Education Design and Delivery Lead - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 09/11/2023
REF: CITedd0923
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Education Design and Delivery Lead

Close Date: 09/11/2023
REF: CITedd0923

Are you an experienced vocational education and training professional who is committed to delivering future-focused teaching and learning?

Are you an experienced people-leader with a passion for driving innovative design and delivery of quality education and training?

Does playing a pivotal role in unlocking the future of vocational education and training in Canberra excite you?

The Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) is seeking and experienced leader in the VET sector to join our team in the newly created position of Education Design and Delivery Lead.

Details: The Education Design and Delivery Lead provides leadership and expert advice on the design and delivery of quality education and training programs, policies and practices, teacher capability and currency, and training product implementation. Key responsibilities are to provide executive leadership across CIT’s colleges and campuses, to develop a high-performance culture and support the professional development of teaching staff at all levels of proficiency.

Working collaboratively with CIT executives to build and share an understanding, commitment, and capability to implement future-focused teaching, the Education Design and Delivery Lead will be a pivotal position in executing our transformational reform agendas to achieve the goals of the CIT Strategic Compass Futures 2025. Reporting to the Executive Director, Education Futures and Students, this position is also responsible for continuous business process and quality improvements, with a particular focus on the affordances of digitalisation through the cloud campus and contemporary learning spaces.

Leading the development of quality learning resources and delivery options, your extensive experience in the design and delivery of blended and online learning programs, including accredited and non-accredited short courses and micro credentials, will be key to your success. Comprehensive knowledge of the Australian VET legislative, regulatory and quality framework, and experience using Training Packages to design and deliver vocational learning and assessment, are also essential skills for this position.

We are seeking an experienced senior leader who will provide direction and mentoring to empower teams to create a high-performance, inclusive and accountable culture, while focusing on quality education and training programs. We are looking for an ambitious, collaborative leader with comprehensive knowledge of the Australian VET legislative, regulatory and quality frameworks. The successful applicant requires a commitment to of the principles of the Respect Equity and Diversity (RED) Framework, Work Health and Safety, the ACT Public Service Values and Signature Behaviours and CIT Cultural Traits.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Appropriate tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as education, business, management, social sciences or communications, and/or equivalent knowledge and experience as a leading practitioner in competency-based vocational learning and assessment.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $274,784 – $285,773 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicants. This includes a cash component of $244,201.

Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance-based long-term contract for a period of up to five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

For more information on the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), visit:

To apply: please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference CITedd0923, addressing your cover letter and resume to Sharyn Gowans of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information. Your application should include:

  • A brief covering letter clearly quoting CITedd0923
  • A complete and current curriculum vitae (maximum of five pages)
  • A statement of claims detailing your experience relevant to the position and in line with the position requirements and Executive Capabilities outlined in the candidate information pack (no more than two pages)


Career interest categories:

  • Education, Teaching and Training
  • Executive and Statutory Offices
  • Leaders and Senior Management
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