Education Officer: Early Years Curriculum

Sydney Catholic Schools, Leichhardt (see more jobs from this school)

Leichhardt, NSW


Curriculum / Learning

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 18 November 2021



<p>Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with over 150 schools, more than 71,000 current students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community. </p><p><b>Education Officer: Early Years Curriculum </b></p><p>The Education Officer: Early Years Curriculum role focuses on implementing the vision and pathways for learning in the early years of education within Sydney Catholic Schools.</p><p><b>The Role </b></p><p>The successful candidate for this position will be a highly effective leader responsible for: </p><ul><li>The implementation of the SCS Statement on Learning. </li><li>Developing and implementing directions, intents and strategies for Early Years learning. </li><li>Designing and providing professional learning opportunities that build the capacity of teachers early years pedagogy. </li><li>Analysis of the Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) and ensuring schools know and understand their data. </li><li>Supporting and providing expert advice on the implementation of the K-4 syllabus. </li><li>Developing a transition to school program for schools to implement. </li><li>Remaining current with contemporary Early Years research. </li><li>Exploring opportunities for curriculum engagement for early years teachers. </li><li>Liaising with key stakeholders in the development of partnerships in early years education. </li></ul><p><b>The Person </b></p><p>The successful candidate will also possess the following qualifications: </p><ul><li>University Degree in Education or Teaching. </li><li>Minimum five years experience teaching experience in a school. </li><li>Demonstrated success improving student outcomes in the Early Years of schooling. </li><li>Demonstrated success in implementing school wide initiatives across the Early Years. </li><li>Experienced in using data analysis to inform educational initiatives in the Early Years. </li><li>Experienced in leading staff in professional learning. </li><li>Demonstrated ability to articulate contemporary educational trends in both local and international contexts. </li><li>Willingness to respect, support, and uphold the mission, ethos, and teachings of the Catholic Church and the values of Sydney Catholic Schools. </li></ul><p>You will have attained the following qualifications: </p><ul><li>Education Specialists are required to be qualified and accredited teachers with NESA. </li><li>Education Specialists are required to operate at the Highly Accomplished or Lead level of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. </li></ul><p><b>The Process </b></p><p>To apply for this position please click on the APPLY button and follow the prompts. </p><p>For any internal candidates please apply via your ‘Careers tile’ in Employee Self Service. </p><p>To support your application, you will be required to provide: </p><ul><li>Your current resume </li><li>Cover letter</li></ul><p><b>Location</b>: Central Office, Leichhardt (relocating to World Square in 2022)</p><p>If you encounter technical issues or for any general enquiries please contact the People &amp; Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (Mon-Fri). </p><p><b>Working With Children Check (WWCC) </b></p><p>This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment. </p><p><b>OUR MISSION </b></p><p><i>To know and love Christ through learning. </i></p><p><b>OUR VISION </b></p><p><i>Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning. </i></p><p><b>OUR VALUES </b></p><p><i>Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration. </i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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