Why the Department for Education?

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The Department for Education has a clear vision – to build a stronger future for children and young people by making South Australia’s public education system world-class. We are one team, state-wide, working together to provide high quality services across early childhood, education and training.

Our work is driven by six key levers, all of which are evidence based and feature in the highest performing education systems across the globe. You can find out more about these levers here.




Our Strategic Plan outlines the work we have done so far, and the steps we are taking next as we build toward world-class education in South Australia.

Through our Action Plan we have identified key priority areas for reform, one of which reflects a commitment to providing digital technology and approaches as an enabler to world-class teaching, learning and site operations.

In support of this we have proudly launched our Digital Strategy 2022 – 2025. Learn more

Our Digital Strategy includes 17 key reform initiatives, one of which reflects the establishment of an ICT Corporate Business Partnering function.

We recognise that currently, there is a variance across corporate divisions in terms of their digital maturity and process modernisation. Through the establishment of a business partnering function, central leaders will be supported by their ICT Corporate Business Partner to establish an understanding of their current level of digital maturity, and identify key business processes for improvement through the use of digital technologies. Corporate divisions will be supported to develop a clear path for improvement over time, ensuring that central operations are as effective and efficient as possible in the delivery of support services to schools and preschools across the state.

The ICT Corporate Business Partnering team will play a key role in driving the ICT Services divisional and overarching departmental strategic agenda, and will partner closely with executives to connect lines of business and ICT strategies and initiatives to long term business plans and objectives.

To establish this model we are now on the lookout for a number of high performing, ICT professionals with a passion for business improvement and stakeholder engagement. Reporting to the Director, Business Improvement, we are seeking 1 x Team Leader who will undertake team leadership responsibilities and manage a small portfolio, and 4 x ICT Business Partners who will be responsible for managing allocated client portfolios end-to-end. 

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