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Early childhood teachers and educators expression of interest - Data Collection Statement

Data Collection Statement

This Data Collection Statement outlines how personal information will be handled as part of workforce attraction activities for the Three-Year-Old Kindergarten and Best Start, Best Life reform. The Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) is seeking expressions of interest from qualified early childhood professionals and graduates are interested in taking up early childhood teacher and educator positions in Victorian kindergarten services.

Data collected

Submissions will require a minimum of an email address alongside other identifying information such as first name, last name, mobile phone number (optional), postcode and state of residence. You will also be asked whether you live in a metropolitan or rural/regional area, and whether you will be keen tomove.All information collected will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Data and Protection Act 2014(Vic) (the PDP Act), the Health Records Act 2001(Vic) (the HR Act) and the Public Records Act 1973(Vic).

Purpose and use of data collected

The primary purpose for collecting this information, via Mailigen, is to facilitate the attraction activities for the ongoing delivery of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten and Best Start, Best Life reform, and to contact interested parties in relation to employment opportunities as the project progresses. The information will be used to contact you about working in early childhood in Victoria, including with additional information on financial incentives and available jobs across Victoria. Information collected will only be disclosed to staff within DET assisting with the project or providing the collected data to recruitment agencies(managing early childhood roles). The information collected may also be disclosed to Department staff who need to know in accordance with the Department's privacy policy and also disclosed where otherwise permitted by law. Demographic information may be used in a de-identified and aggregated form for DET reporting on this project and/or for research purposes, which may be made publicly available.

Means of collection and storage of data

The information will be collected on the Mailigen online platform and transferred to a restricted location on the Department's servers. Only those with a need to access the information for the purposes of the project or related reporting will have permission to access the information. Your information will be stored on Vision6 servers located in Australia and on secure Department servers, and will only be used for the purposes described above. Collected information will be sent in a secure manner to recruitment agencies. These agencies are subject to the same obligations as the department under Victorian privacy law to store and protect your information securely. For further information on this initiative or the information in this statement, or to request access and correction of personal information, contact

For more information regarding access and correction to your personal information or DET's handling of personal information please read DET's Privacy Policy. For more information about Mailigen and how it handles and where it stores information please read their privacy policy.

By completing the expression of interest form, you agree that you have read this Data Collection Statement and consent to your information being collected by DET and for DET to collect your information and use and disclose your personal information and other information you have provided in the expression of interest form to the parties described, including recruitment agencies, for the purposes outlined in this Data Collection Statement.