Department of Education & Training VIC

Department of Education & Training VIC

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3.6538 out of 5
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5 out of 55.0
10 months ago

Specialist Technician

Mar 2021

Specialist Technician

Victoria, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, current employee

Overall great experience, the people here will help you excel.

The good things

Supportive people who help you through everything.
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The challenges

To change your work location can be daunting while changing the schools you work for.
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4 out of 54.0
last year

Administration Officer

Sep 2020

Administration Officer

Victoria, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, current employee

Great place for career development

The good things

Big department with plenty of opportunities for secondments and trying out new roles. Big on upskilling staff and promoting professional development. Supportive managers and flexible working arrangements.
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The challenges

Government red tape and protocols. Public perception of organisation.
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Education Support Officer Level 3

Jun 2020

Education Support Officer Level 3

Victoria, Australia
More than 12 years in the role,

Enjoyable, friendly and challenging with scope to learn

The good things

Taking on the various areas required, especially for the begining of each term and end of year.
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The challenges

Priortising ad hoc tasks to be completed within the specified timeline
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3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

Project Manager

Jun 2020

Project Manager

Victoria, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role,

Challenging

The good things

There are a lot of opportunities to learn and collaborate with other divisions and teams.
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The challenges

The weak stance executives take on disciplining bad behavior within the department.
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1 person found this helpful
4 out of 54.0
2 years ago

Special Educational Needs Teacher

Mar 2020

Special Educational Needs Teacher

Cranbourne VIC, Australia
9 to 10 years in the role, current employee

Working for the Department of Education and Training in the 20th Century!

The good things

The department of Education are fantastic to work for they have very clear intentions for the workers.
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The challenges

Finding a family and work life balance.
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Incident Response Officer - Emergency Management Division

Dec 2019

Incident Response Officer - Emergency Management Division

Melbourne VIC, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role,

Join another Government department over this one.

The good things

Some of the people you get to work with. Building positive relationships with external agencies. Varied shifts.
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The challenges

Management - No action taken to change poor culture. All talk and no action, no consistency in policies and procedures. Multiple managers in 12 months. No stability for staff.
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3 persons found this helpful
2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Business Manager

Nov 2019

Business Manager

Sydenham VIC, Australia
current employee

Typical Govt Dept who dont value or support their employees!

The good things

Working to improve the education of students
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The challenges

Lack of support from the Dept Over demanding parents with ridiculous expectations of schools. Schools were once an education institution, but now parents expect swimming pools, nurses, social workers and baby sitting services who tolerate deplorable behaviours!
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2 persons found this helpful
4 out of 54.0
2 years ago

Authorised Officer

Nov 2019

Authorised Officer

Dandenong VIC, Australia
current employee

Good, somewhat overworked but that could be remedied by hiring more Authorised Officers. J

The good things

Being able to engage in genuinely meaningful work.
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The challenges

We NEED MORE AUTHORISED OFFICERS, especially in the Southern and Eastern Metro areas
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1 person found this helpful
1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Primary Teacher

Nov 2019

Primary Teacher

Glen Waverley VIC, Australia
9 to 10 years in the role, former employee

Exhausting and demoralising.

The good things

Working with kids, making a difference.
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The challenges

Bad pay, bad parents, bad principals and working all hours of the day and night.
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2 persons found this helpful
3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

Teacher

Nov 2019

Teacher

Melbourne VIC, Australia
9 to 10 years in the role, current employee

Rewarding in many ways. But I'm so tired.

The good things

Seeing children learn and making progress. Having an impact on so many little lives.
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The challenges

Overworked. Stress. Not enough celebration of success. Not enough funding or resources. Lack of respect from students and parents.
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