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Chief Education and Integrity Officer, Victorian Catholic Education Authority

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  • Victoria View on Map
  • Post Date : 23 May 2024
  • Apply Before : 16 June 2024
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Job Description

  • Executive leadership position driving educational governance
  • Pivotal role in integrity and compliance
  • Support the enrichment and development of the Victorian Catholic education system

The Victorian Catholic Education Authority (VCEA) seeks an outstanding candidate for the position of Chief Education and Integrity Officer (CEIO), to lead activities to promote and uphold educational integrity and compliance and support the enrichment and development of the Victorian Catholic education system.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and leading a team of around 20, this important position will oversee education integrity and compliance, strategic education programs, risk and audit and legal counsel.

With demonstrated executive leadership experience, the ideal candidate will bring superior communication skills, with the ability to create and manage a dynamic organisational culture and to foster relationships with a range of stakeholders. Bringing an understanding of the legislative and regulatory environment for schools in Victoria, the CEIO will have strong conceptual and analytical skills. With experience in developing integrity reporting frameworks, the CEIO will be able to lead data driven decision making to inform policy and meet organisational goals, supporting growth and opportunity.

The successful candidate will be personally aligned with the ethos, values and mission of Catholic education, with a commitment to the organisational mission, vision and values of excellence, promoting the common good, integrity, and equity.

The organisation

The Victorian Catholic Education Authority (VCEA) is established by the Archbishop of Melbourne and the Bishops of the Dioceses of Ballarat, Sale, and Sandhurst as the State authority for Catholic school education in Victoria. As the peak body for Catholic school education in Victoria, VCEA receives and distributes funding from state and federal governments for Catholic schools and provides strategic leadership and planning, ensuring proper governance in Catholic education state-wide.

VCEA is responsible for sector leadership in education integrity and governance and is the Review Body for Catholic schools appointed by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA). As a Review Body, VCEA  reviews and assures the compliance of Catholic schools and school boarding premises with the requirements for registration.

For further information about VCEA, please visit:

Applications close: 16 June 2023.

To apply: please visit and choose ‘Apply Online’ from the menu, using reference CEVcei0524 and addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton of Fisher Leadership or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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