Arts Coordination Officer


Temporary full-time appointment up to 29 January 2024 Location: Lewisham and Nirimba About the role Supporting teachers and schools in the development and implementation of arts programs, performances and events.
Please address the selection criteria in relation to the Statement of Duties for the position in your application. Please note that it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.
Please Note: Permanent teachers taking up non-school based temporary appointments, the right of return to their substantive position has been extended to up to 3 years.

The Educational Services Division Executive Group has agreed on a transitional arrangement for the recruitment of the Non-School Based Teaching Service (NSBTS) classifications of Senior Education Officer 1 and Senior Education Officer 2 (SEO1/SEO2), pending the outcome of the Educational Services review.

Applicants should refer to the transitional arrangements for further information.


This is a child-related role. If you are the successful applicant 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 https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check and in addition your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.
Existing internal employees are encouraged to refer to the vacation guide for teachers taking up a temporary Non-School Based Teaching Service positions.
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

Key Application Responses

Selection Criteria
  • Teaching qualifications and recent school based experience within the K-12 range
  • Demonstrated commitment to participating in accreditation process
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively and liaise and negotiate with key stakeholder
  • High level written and oral communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain accurate and comprehensive written records
  • Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum content and understanding of current trends in teaching, learning and student wellbeing
  • Experience in the use of systems to analyse, record, manipulate, store and retrieve date
  • Proven successful experience in the planning, design, development, budgeting and evaluation of quality programs
  • Capacity to innovate, problem solve and develop creative solutions to emerging issues
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies

Special Note:
  • Current driver’s licence and ability to engage in travel between work sites.