Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE595004
This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 4, 2019
The Curriculum, Assessment and Strategic Policy Division is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and committed Principal Consultant – Secondary – Curriculum and Assessment (7-12 Mathematics).
The Principal Consultant, with specialisation in Mathematics Applications and Mathematics Foundation, manages and provides leadership for course moderation and the development and review of curriculum, assessment and standards support materials in the area of Mathematics for Years 7 to 12, with a particular emphasis on Mathematics Applications and Mathematics Foundation in Years 11 to 12.
The successful applicant will facilitate consultation and collaborative processes between school systems/sector, schools and other stakeholder organisations to share ideas and devise common approaches on the implementation of the School Curriculum and Standards Authority’s policies and procedures. The Principal Consultant will manage contract writers and associated physical resources, in a manner which meets legislated requirements and provides executive support for advisory committees. As the successful applicant, you will provide high-level advice, correspondence and briefings to the Minister, the Board, the Executive Director, and school systems/sector. Additionally, you will develop and implement moderation processes for the secondary years of schooling and organise, facilitate and coordinate seminars, school visits and information sessions for staff from schools, regions, professional associations and school systems/sectors.
The School Curriculum and Standards Division provide administrative and secretariat services for, and implements the decisions of the School Curriculum and Standards Authority. The Authority provides quality curriculum, assessment and standards to enable all Western Australian students to become confident, creative learners and active, informed citizens who contribute positively to society.
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 branch 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:
- High-level knowledge of curriculum and assessment in the context of the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline, the WACE, ATAR course examinations, performance monitoring and review.
- High-order conceptual and analytical skills.
- Substantial project and program management skills, including the ability to implement processes to facilitate monitoring, reporting and successful delivery and objectives in a timely manner.
- Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, including experience in undertaking consultation, stakeholder engagement, collaboration and negotiation.
- Ability to provide strategic leadership.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the branch 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.
For further job related information:
Please contact Graeme Quelch, Manager, by telephoning (08) 9273 6758 or emailing Graeme.Quelch@scsa.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 two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) 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.
Employees will be required to:
- hold a recognised qualification in teaching and be currently registered or eligible for registration to teach in Western Australia;
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance before commencing employment.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Department policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 11 September 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED