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SACE Board of South Australia

The SACE Board 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’s strategic plan is an aspirational vision of leading educational change and student transformation.  This plan presents opportunities for innovative educators to influence and drive exciting new initiatives that provide students with the ability to thrive now and in the future.  As recognised leaders in education the SACE Board is seeking educational leaders who will influence and collaboratively drive their change agenda.

The Education Innovation – Project Officer provides systems leadership to the education community in SA by driving innovation to meet emerging education demands, through a diverse range of projects that provide system-wide impact for students through the SACE.  In doing so they build strategic relationships and collaboration with stakeholders to drive and support change that reflects the vision and direction of the SACE.

With a passion for education and a commitment to the SACE Board’s Thrive agenda, the successful candidate(s) will have the ability to manage and lead a complex process and/or project to successful completion with a focus on value and impact.  Demonstrated initiative to apply systems-thinking to solve complex problems with an appreciation for multiple perspectives, nuanced relationships and dependencies within a system, will be critical.  Also important will be an ability to design and develop innovative resources and approaches that support stakeholder engagement, understanding and sponsorship of change.  A sophisticated understanding of national and international directions in curriculum, assessment and quality assurance, including the role of student agency in enhancing student outcomes will be expected, together with an appropriate tertiary degree or professional equivalent in education or other system improvement and innovation.

These exciting positions present an opportunity to be a key leader in managing transformational change, continuous improvement and innovation in education enabling students to thrive.

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 button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.

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