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    Principal Project Officer x 2 positions

    Job Reference QLD/CO1692054/17
    Closing date September 27, 2017
    Location Brisbane Inner City
    Type Full-Time
    Status Temporary
    Contact (07) 3513 5960

    About this job

    Position 1: Principal Project Officer (Curriculum, teaching and learning)

    As the Principal Project Officer (Curriculum, teaching and learning) you will be required to:

    • provide high level and strategic advice to senior management and clients on the Australian Curriculum, assessment and moderation.
    • lead and participate in project teams to develop professional development materials and advice to support the implementation of the Australian Curriculum, assessment and moderation.
    • develop, facilitate and promote professional development for the implementation of the Australian Curriculum and State Schools curriculum policies.
    • prepare briefing materials, correspondence, submissions, papers and reports on curriculum activities related to State Schools —Performance.
    • liaise with and build positive working relationships with key stakeholders.
    • undertake other duties as required to enable Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Unit objectives to be achieved.

     The ideal applicant will have the following key attributes:

    • Thorough knowledge of the Australian Curriculum and the P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework.
    • Experience in teaching and/or understanding of the Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies.
    • High level communication skills, including the ability to deliver professional development and create multimodal resources.
    • Experience in working on complex projects to achieve required outcomes within set timeframes.

    Position 2: Principal Project Officer (Curriculum Activity Risk Assessment)

    As the Principal Project Officer Curriculum Activity Risk Assessments [CARAs] you will be required to:

    • audit and review current and potential future CARAs based on knowledge of both the Australian and Queensland Curriculums and current industry standard.
    • identify and address current and emerging curriculum risks and/or issues which may impact on State Schools Division.
    • provide high level and strategic advice to senior management and clients on the CARAs and their implications for schools.
    • prepare briefing materials, correspondence, submissions, papers and reports on CARA activities as it relates to State Schools —Performance.
    • prepare documents, correspondence and reports on issues related to finance, human resources, records management, information management and general office administration.
    • liaise with and build positive working relationships with key stakeholders.
    • undertake other duties as required to enable Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Unit objectives 

    The ideal applicant will have the following key attributes:

    • Thorough knowledge of contemporary educational practices and the use OneSchool.
    • High level written communication skills.
    • Experience in working on complex projects to achieve required outcomes within set timeframes.

    Your application

    Applicants are to submit:

    • a brief resume;
    • contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor); and
    • a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under “How you will be assessed”
    • Indicate in the online questionnaire whether you would like to be considered for one position or both positions (the questionnaire will open after you have clicked apply and entered your personal details)

    Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

     

    Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.