Debating And Public Speaking Support Officer, Clerk Grade 1/...

Temporary full-time for a period up to 28 January 2024 Location: Lewisham
School Improvement and Education Reform Group SPN Student Support and Specialist Program division leads and directs the effective provision of educational, corporate and business services that add value to teaching and learning across more than 2200 public schools in NSW. The Division is responsible for coordinating the development and delivery of quality and responsive policies, processes, services, technologies, or business systems that contribute to maximising achievement for every student in a NSW public school. The overarching goal of the SNP Student Support & Specialist Program division is the strategic, future-focussed planning and quality assurance of service delivery to achieve equity of access and outcomes for every student regardless of where he or she lives or attends school.
About the role
The Debating and Public Speaking Support Officer plays a significant role in the delivery of debating and public speaking programs to students, teachers and schools around NSW by providing clerical services and administrative assistance.
About the Department of Education
We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education and care 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.
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.
Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.
This is a child-related role. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit
In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.
If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:
Proof of Identity information Informed Consent Form Declaration for child-related work

  • Describe a situation where you have worked individually and as a team member to successfully improve program outcomes. In your answer outline the key challenges and how you worked to successfully overcome these (300 word maximum)
  • How do you organise and prioritise your daily work activities and what methods do you use to achieve success when dealing with competing work priorities and multiple deadlines? (300 word maximum)

Working with Children Check for paid employment
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.