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February

Principal Consultant - Secondary Curriculum And Assessment - Humanities And Social Sciences

Education, Department of - Cannington, WA

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE
This is a permanent full-time position commencing ASAP.

The School Curriculum and Standards Division is seeking to recruit a qualified, highly motivated and committed Principal Consultant, Secondary – Curriculum and Assessment (Humanities and Social Sciences with specialisation in Accounting and Finance and one other Humanities and Social Sciences course).

The School Curriculum and Standards Division provides administrative and secretariat services for, and implements the decisions of the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (the Authority). The Authority provides quality curriculum, assessment and standards to enable all students being taught the Western Australian Curriculum to become confident, creative learners and active, informed citizens who contribute positively to society.

Located in the Curriculum, Assessment and Strategic Policy Directorate, the Principal Consultant – Secondary Curriculum and Assessment (Humanities and Social Sciences) manages and provides leadership for course moderation and the development and review of curriculum, assessment and standards support materials in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences, for Years - with a particular emphasis on Humanities and Social Sciences in Years - (Accounting and Finance and one other Humanities and Social Sciences course).

The Successful Applicants Will Ideally

  • 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 Authority’s policies and procedures
  • manage contract writers and associated physical resources, if required, in a manner which meets legislated requirements and provides executive support for advisory committees as required
  • provide high level advice, correspondence and briefings to the Minister, the Board, the Executive Director, school systems/sector as required
  • develop and implement moderation processes for secondary years schooling and also organise, facilitate and coordinate seminars, school visits and information sessions for staff from schools, regions, professional associations and school systems/sector as required.
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 the Division for up to 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.

Cannington, WA

Education, Childcare & Training




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