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SACE Board of South Australia

The SACE Board of South Australia is an independent statutory authority of the South Australian Government.  It shapes the education of young people in all education sectors across South Australia, the Northern Territory and in a range of schools in Asia through the certification of students’ knowledge, skills and capabilities across a wide range of education and training experiences.  The SACE Board is a recognised leader of education in Australia and is excited by the opportunity ahead.  New leadership opportunities have been created to help influence and drive exciting new initiatives designed to ensure students experience the education they deserve and are ready to take the next steps into the rest of their lives.

The Director, Education Services is a member of the Executive Team responsible for the effective leadership and management of Education Services, enabling the objectives of the organisation’s Strategic Plan 2020-2023, the impact of which will see the SACE Board shape education so that students thrive. The Director, Education Services will lead and assume responsibility for the strategic development, recognition and implementation of curriculum, assessment and quality assurance.  The role will drive strong strategic partnerships with schools to ensure maximum positive impact on students' ability to thrive in a complex and dynamic education system.

Leading the Education Services Group, this important role will have responsibilities including:

  • inspiring a sense of purpose and achievement, translating strategy into priorities and enabling a high-performance culture focused on purpose and impact;
  • effectively managing the strategic plan, strategic priorities and organisational KPIs in the areas of curriculum, assessment and quality assurance;
  • implementing effective stakeholder management and solid partnerships across jurisdictions at national and international levels promoting innovation and best practice within education. 

Applications are encouraged from professionals with a demonstrated ability to lead and manage transformational change with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation in an educational context.  Knowledge of curriculum development, review and accreditation will be expected. 

This role presents a rare opportunity to play a leadership role at the forefront of educational change and student transformation. 

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit 

Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora.  Please click on the Apply Today buttont to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Hannah Way on (08) 8100 8827.

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