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    Principal Project Officer

    Job Reference QLD/CO270917/18
    Closing date March 27, 2018
    Location Brisbane Inner City
    Type Full-Time / Part-Time
    Status Temporary
    Contact 07 3513 5960

    About this job

    The Principal Project Officer will work in the Student diversity project team and:

    • provide high level strategic advice to senior management and clients that supports the implementation of the Australian Curriculum for all students.
    • lead  project teams to develop Departmental policy advice that aligns with current legislation
    • research best practice to develop a framework for personalising learning
    • create resources and professional development materials to support curriculum implementation and pedagogy appropriate for personalised learning
    • coordinate project work across branches and work units in State Schools Division, including State Schools – Disability and Inclusion
    • prepare briefing materials, submissions,  papers,  reports and correspondence on inclusive curriculum activities related to State Schools —Performance.
    • liaise with and build positive working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including special educators
    • 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 Department’s strategic plans and policies related to student diversity
    • High level communication skills including the ability to create high quality professional development materials. 
    • Experience in working on complex projects to achieve required outcomes within set timeframes.

    How to apply

    • Interested applicants are invited to forward a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
    • A maximum 2 page written response to ‘How you will be assessed’ found in the Role Description document below.

    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.

    Employees Requiring Placement will be considered on merit.