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Chief Education and Integrity Officer – Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (VIC)

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  • Post Date : 11 May 2023
  • Apply Before : 10 June 2023
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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 Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV) seeks an outstanding candidate for the newly created 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 Executive Director 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 and experience in developing integrity reporting frameworks, with the ability to lead data driven decision making to inform policy and meet organisational goals, supporting growth and opportunity.

Relevant postgraduate qualifications in education, law or a related field are expected, and 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 integrity, respect and excellence.

The organisation

Established by the Archbishop of Melbourne, and Bishops of Ballarat, Sale and Sandhurst, the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV) is the peak body for Catholic education in Victoria.  As the single body representing Catholic education providers in Victoria with Australian and State governments and other relevant organisations and agencies, CECV provides strategic leadership, planning and ensures proper governance in Catholic education.

CECV receives and distributes funding from state and federal governments for Catholic schools and acts as the overarching, strategic planning and policy-making body for the Catholic school system in Victoria.  It is responsible for sector leadership in education integrity and governance and has a Memorandum of Understanding to act as a Review Body for Catholic schools with the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA).   As a Review  Body, CECV  supports, reviews, and monitors the compliance of Catholic schools with all registration, reporting and other requirements under relevant laws and takes whatever steps are necessary in supporting Catholic schools for the purposes of ensuring such compliance.

For further information about CECV, please visit:

To apply: please visit and choose ‘Apply Online’ from the menu, using reference CEVcei0523 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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