Director - Education

Job No: Berry2542
Location: Richmond, VIC

At Berry Street, we’re proud of our 140 year history of providing high quality services and support to children, young people, women and families. With a multidisciplinary team of over 1300 staff passionate about delivering our diverse range of services, we’re making a real difference in the lives of thousands of Victorians every year.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director: Services, this newly created role will lead and grow our portfolio of education-focussed programs and identify and maximise opportunities for collaboration with the Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services and a range of other stakeholders within the human services and education sectors.

This key role will be accountable for raising the profile of education as one of Berry Street’s key interventions and for collaborating with Directors and the Executive Leadership Team to ensure that education is a critical and integral part of all of the work we do.

The role has particular responsibility for overseeing the work of the Berry Street Education Model (BSEM), Berry Street’s School (with four campuses) and a range of other education programs focused on engaging vulnerable young people.


We want to hear from you

If you are an experienced and creative educational professional with a passion for improving the educational outcomes for vulnerable young people this role is for you.


Tell us why you’re interested!


Queries to Jacqui Riters, Director Office of the CEO on 03 9421 7501

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm on 27 June 2018

To download the Position Description, please click here

To download the Key Selection Criteria, please click here


Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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