Recruitment Online

Advance Notice: Upgrade to Recruitment Online for Applicants

From Sunday 27 September, the Recruitment Online Applicant Portal will be transformed into an intuitive, easy to navigate portal for both employees and external applicants as part of eduPay reimagined 2020.

Before we share all the exciting new features, we need to ensure your applications' house is in order, and ready for the upcoming changes.

Please take note of the closing date for all of the jobs you are applying for and manage your application process, according to the guidelines below…

  • Submit any 'draft' applications by midnight on Friday 25 September
  • The Applicant Portal will be 'closed for maintenance' on Saturday 26 September
  • New applications can be created in the new portal from Sunday 27 September

Applications currently saved as 'Draft' will not be carried forward to the new recruitment portal.

Bookmark this space - further updates will be provided along with details on support guides, how-to videos and FAQs to assist with the transition


Welcome to Recruitment Online (ROL).  Recruitment Online is the Department’s online job advertisement and recruitment management system for Victorian Government school jobs.

Whether you are an employee seeking a promotion or transfer opportunity to take the next step in your career or looking for your first job, you will find all Victorian Government school jobs, including executive class, principal, assistant principal, teacher and education support class vacancies, advertised on Recruitment Online

For student support services positions (social workers, speech pathologists and psychologists) see: Public Service Jobs 

Recruitment Online Availability

Please refer to the HR Systems Availability page below for Recruitment Online availability.

Note:  Following system upgrades, some users may experience usability issues with their internet browser where stored data is not automatically refreshed.  This may present as missing buttons, search functionality not working, drop down menus not available, browser freezing and other similar errors.  Login issues with ROL may also occur where the password entered reverts to 'three dots'.

To resolve these issues and the login password issue, the internet browser cache must be cleared.  The document below provides help to complete this process.

  • Clearing Browser cache resolving usability issues (WORD)

Applicants - Searching or Applying for a Job

Recruitment Online allows you to:

  • search for and apply for current vacancies
  • be notified of relevant new vacancies by setting up a Job Alert, and
  • choose to be included in the Job Opportunities section (previously Talent Pool) for Principals to search for potential applicants.

Help is available for ROL by clicking the Applicant Help link below.


Recruitment Online is used to manage all aspects of advertising a vacancy and progressing applicants through the recruitment process.  For employees involved in managing the recruitment process help can be accessed at any time by clicking the "Help" link on each page in ROL or by accessing the Recruiter help link below.

A fully revised Recruiter User Guide covering all functions for the recruiting role in Recruitment Online is now available on the Recruiter help page below.

Selection Panel Members

Recruitment Online can be used by members of selection panels in performing their role to

  • view the vacancy
  • access applications; and
  • review any attachments an applicant provides to support their application.

Assistance for selection panel members is available below

School Appointments (provisional)

Provisional Appointments for vacancies advertised on Recruitment Online can be viewed from the Applicant login page using the  provisional appointments link below. 

Provisional Appointments for Regional Senior Education Improvement Leader (SEIL) Vacancies, where applicable, are available in the Excel spreadsheet below. 

Employees who wish to view the provisional appointments are advised to review both the excel file for SEIL vacancies and the provisional appointments on the link below.


Teaching Service  |  Public Service 

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