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Director Bendigo Tech School

Job No.:567201

Work type:Fixed Term


  • Be part of an innovative global university committed to creating impact.
  • Collaborate with industry, students, and academics on our stunning Bendigo campus.
  • Contribute to the transformation of lives and communities.

Embark on an extraordinary career journey at La Trobe University's Bendigo Tech School, where we are in search of an inspiring Director ready to lead the charge in revolutionising STEM education. This is a unique opportunity to merge your passion for education with the thrill of innovation, creating a brighter future for students and the community in Bendigo, Victoria, full-time, fixed-term.

About the role:

As Director, you'll harness the power of cutting-edge technology and educational practices to fuel a program that's not just about learning—it's about creating innovators, problem-solvers, and future leaders. Your strategic vision will guide a team dedicated to offering students unparalleled opportunities to explore and excel in the digital world.

Key responsibilities:

  • Craft and lead a pioneering STEM education strategy that excites, engages, and empowers.
  • Cultivate rich partnerships across academia, industry, and the community, turning collaboration into the cornerstone of success.
  • Spearhead programs that not only align with the future of work but also ignite students' passion for STEM.
  • Drive a culture of innovation, where students and teachers alike are inspired to think differently and dream bigger.

What We’re Looking For:

  • A proven leader with experience in the secondary,tertiary and/or industry sector.
  • Strategic thinking, excellent organisational, communication, and stakeholder management skills.
  • A commitment to education, innovation, and a passion for STEM.
  • Experience in managing operations, including financial management and team leadership.


Undergraduate degree level qualifications or higher in Education, or relevant management experience. Desirable: Qualifications in STEM fields.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm 19 May 2024

Position Enquiries: Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner E. M.magaton@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File Position Description.docx

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (max 1 page); and
  • An up to date resume

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.




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