Department for Correctional Services

About the Department for Correctional Services

The Department employs approximately 2,000 staff and has responsibility for nine prisons and sixteen Community Correctional offices across the state. Our vision is for a safer community by protecting the public and reducing re-offending. We work towards this through the contribution of staff who are employed in a wide variety of fields, from correctional officers and teachers, to social workers, psychologists and supervisors of court orders. Their commitment ensures we deliver quality services to prisoners, offenders and victims of crime. We strongly promote diversity and equity in our workforce, which directly contributes to greater effectiveness and better outcomes. In a supportive and collaborative environment, you will encounter interesting professional challenges and you will work alongside dedicated and passionate people who help to turn around the lives of offenders and rebuild lives affected by crime.


The Education Administrator is responsible for the provision of an administrative service that supports the prisoner education services and Correctional Educators at Port Augusta Prison.  The position is responsible for ensuring that VTEC enrolments, registrations and assessment record data are compliant with National Standards and frameworks.

Special Conditions

  • Section 47 of the Public Sector Act 2009 applies in conjunction with other provisions of the act and other applicable industrial entitlements.
  • The incumbent is required to satisfactorily complete a National Criminal History Check
  • A current South Australian Driver’s Licence is essential
  • A flexible approach to working hours is required
  • Some interstate and intrastate travel will be required which may necessitate overnight absences.




ASO2 ($56,987 – $61,301 pa)


Amanda Havelberg
Manager Offender Development, Port Augusta Prison
8648 5400

Additional Information

This is a part time ongoing vacancy at 0.5 FTE (37.5 hours per fortnight).

It is a requirement for any non-ongoing DCS employees to be fully vaccinated with a Therapeutic Goods Administration approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Application Instructions

For more information on how to apply please visit the website and job reference 508504

Applications close:  22 November 2022, 11pm

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