Principal Consultant Secondary Curriculum and Assessment - Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Education Curriculum, Assessment and Strategic Policy K-12 CASP Team 3 Principal Consultant Secondary Curriculum and Assessment - Humanities and Social Sciences 00026667 Level 7, $117,725 - $126,033 per annum (PSGO CSA GA 2017) Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE606058 This is a permanent full-time position commencing in January 2020 in time for the commencement of the school year. 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 7-12 with a particular emphasis on Accounting and Finance in Years 11-12. 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; and 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 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 o....