Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS600542
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 4, 2019
Commencing as soon as possible or thereafter
The School of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE) is seeking an enthusiastic, organised and innovative Curriculum and Training Development Officer to join our Registered Training Organisation (RTO) administrative team.
In this role you will be responsible to the SIDE RTO Manager for all aspects of curriculum and training development within an online delivery environment. The Curriculum and Training Development Officer will have an in-depth theoretical knowledge of the education and Vocational Educational Training (VET) sectors and possess detailed knowledge and experience of the development of competency based training and assessment materials that are compliant with nationally recognised training packages and the relevant clauses in the Standards for RTOs 2015.
As the Curriculum and Training Development Officer, you will have excellent communication, interpersonal, consultation and negotiation skills to facilitate engagement with a wide range of stakeholders with respect to the development of innovative, contemporary, contextualised training and assessment materials. There is also a requirement to build the capacity of internal and partner school staff through the identification, development and provision of professional development as required. The Curriculum and Training Development Officer will be instrumental in leading and facilitating validation and moderation activities for training and assessment materials of all training products on the SIDE RTO scope of registration.
The School of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE) is the Kindergarten to Year 12 centre of distance and online learning within the Department of Education. SIDE is a cutting edge e-school providing students with broad and rich learning experiences that focuses on academic excellence, via the use of interactive technology. The SIDE provides quality education for students who for various reasons cannot attend classes in a regular school. In addition, the newly established SIDE RTO provides contemporary, fit for purpose vocational education and training (VET) services that will be available to all WA public schools and students. This provision of service has significant benefits for students and schools, particularly in regional and remote areas.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Experience in identifying, designing, developing, delivering and evaluating high quality education and training courses and associated resource materials.
- Well-developed ability to lead, manage, facilitate and work in a collaborative team environment, including the ability to prioritise and lead training programs and courses.
- High level interpersonal and verbal communication skills to undertake consultation, collaboration, negotiation and deliver training programs and courses.
- Well-developed written communication skills, including considerable experience in the development of high quality training and development programs, courses and resources.
- Project management and organisational skills to provide innovative solutions and the ability to prioritise tasks to meet conflicting timelines.
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about School of Isolated and Distance Education can be found by visiting www.side.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
For further job related information:
Please contact Nicole Gazey, Principal Consultant, by telephoning 0436 819 364 or emailing Nicole.Gazey@education.wa.edu.au
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for three (3) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Eligibility and training requirements
Employees will be required to:
- hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent or higher qualification) in education or equivalent;
- hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and units compliant with the current standards for RTOs;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy;
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment; and
- hold a current “C” class driver’s licence.
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 18 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.