Manager, BASC Program, Clerk Grade 11/12 - 214591

$128,473 - $148,578 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 07 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Department of Education
Job Category: Projects | Project Management
Job Location: Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00008H60
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $165,442 Package includes salary ($128,473 - $148,578), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 0417 871 996 - Anthony Futia
Closing Date: 20/09/2021 - 11:59 PM

  • Be part of the team that is delivering the NSW Government’s Before and After School Care (BASC) commitment.
  • Are you a strong leader with a proven track record in the delivery of large projects?
  • Do you want to be part of a program that make a difference to the families of NSW? This position is for you!
  • Temporary full time appointment up to 30 June 2022
  • Sydney CBD Location

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

About School Infrastructure
School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW) is delivering new school buildings, major upgrades and maintenance strategies to ensure every school-aged child has access to high quality education facilities at their local public school. This encompasses the largest investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW.

About the role
The Manager, BASC Program will lead and manage the Before and After School Care (BASC) program and related projects to achieve government priorities and improved outcomes for NSW early childhood and school populations.

This role is responsible for the development and delivery of BASC Program and project deliverables, identifying interdependencies and leveraging resources to maximise efficiencies and achieve required organisation outcomes.

How to apply
We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all candidates including people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all diversity groups, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation.

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


  1. Describe how you have set goals for your team’s performance. What did you do to ensure the team meet these goals? (300 words maximum).
  2. Describe a challenge you faced and how had you decided on your approach? What was the result?. (300 words maximum).


  • Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.
  • Extensive project management experience to plan, manage and deliver multiple projects on time and within resources.

Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated equivalent, relevant professional experience.

For enquiries about this role, contact Anthony Futia, Director, Early Childhood, Canteens and Uniforms, Department of Education, at 0417 871 996.

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.