VCAL Coordinator's Resource Kit

VCAL Coordinator - Sample Job Description


Sample Job Description

  • Coordinate all aspects of student administration in VCAL including enrolment, assessment, monitoring and record keeping
  • Review student VCAL programs on a regular basis and revise as needed in consultation with the student and parent/guardian whilst prioritising the desired outcomes of VCAL participation for individual students
  • Develop appropriate assessment instruments for the learning outcomes of the VCAL units delivered in the school in conjunction with VCAL teachers
  • Develop learning materials and activities in conjunction with VCAL teachers in order to meet the VCAL criteria and individual student needs
  • Document good VCAL practices and case studies
  • Attend VCAA Quality Assurance sessions and participate in the quality assurance process
  • Provide support services or referrals for VCAL students
  • Develop and strengthen the relationships with VCAL teachers, VET/Careers Coordinator, Year level Coordinators, and external stakeholders in order to provide a high standard of delivery within the VCAL Program
  • Establish connections with external agencies (including Registered Training Organisations) that will promote community links, support and structured work placements for VCAL students
  • Attend professional development activities and local network meetings in order to maintain support and information for the VCAL program
  • Provide information to the school community about VCAL in order to promote and support the integration of VCAL into a whole school approach to post compulsory initiatives
  • Provide information and advice to the VCAL team at the VCAA as part of the implementation, evaluation and ongoing VCAL monitoring process
  • Maintain an annual budget and maintain financial records of expenditure
  • Provide enrolment and assessment advice to VET and VASS Coordinators within the required time frame for VASS data requirements.

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Sample Selection Criteria

  • Highly developed administrative and time management skills
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Excellent knowledge of VCAL
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge of competency based training, including ability to develop training plans, assessment and reporting requirements
  • Ability to advise and liaise with a wide range of stakeholders including the school community, the wider community and education and training bodies
  • Ability to work closely and demonstrate empathy with students and parent/guardians while maintaining the professional role of a guide and administrator.