Temporary full-time up to 2 October 2022 Location:  Parramatta   Opportunity to make the role your own Career development available Invest into Education in NSW   About the role The role assists in developing policies for the NSW Government funded VET market that deliver ongoing improvements for the outcomes achieved by students.     The Policy Officer manages and coordinates the development and implementation of a range of vocational education and training (VET) policy and market management initiatives to contribute to the effectiveness of the NSW market. This includes improving information for students and employers about the performance of providers and the outcomes achieved from different training options.   About the Department of Education The NSW Department of Education serves the community by providing world-class education for students of all ages.   We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population. We are committed to fostering vibrant, sustainable and high-performing vocational and higher education sectors.   We are responsible for enacting NSW Government policy, driving improvement in education, and overseeing policy, funding and compliance issues relating to non-government schools. We respect and value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as First Peoples of Australia.   For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education   How to apply The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.   To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.   Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.   If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.   Proof of Identity information Informed Consent Form Declaration for non-child work   ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Knowledge of and commitment to the Department&39;s Aboriginal education   policies For more information, please call Jarna Virtanen on 0459 618 059   Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months. Closing date:  5 February 2021