Manager, Numeracy and Mathematics Education

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage the design, development and implementation of initiatives, programs and resources to support the delivery of the STEM in the Education State plan and the Literacy and Numeracy Strategy, with a specific focus on Numeracy and Mathematics education.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/ECSEG/29045
Closing Date: 29-May-2019
Salary Range: $118,908 - $159,124
Job Duration: 18 Months
Attachments: 10711 - Manager -- Numeracy and Mathematics Education 08-05-19_Final.doc (Word, 230KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Penny Addison
Addison.Penny.J@edumail.vic.gov.au

Position Details

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career and to have an impact on the Victorian education system.

This role comes under the Learning and Teaching Branch, which strategically aligns and coordinates policy, advice and programs to support contemporary teaching and learning practices and broaden educational opportunities. The Branch supports learning accelerated by digital technologies and manages and promotes online systems, tools and resources. It also leads Languages and STEM education.

The role includes:

- raising the profile of Numeracy and Mathematics education in schools and across central and regional offices

- leading the consolidation, extension and evaluation of Departmental supports for educators, leaders and families in Numeracy and Mathematics education, including the Mathematics Teaching Toolkit and the Victorian Maths Challenge

- promoting and extending the evidence-base that informs the Department's work in Numeracy and Mathematics education

- contributing to, designing and developing connected capacity building options across the system to drive collective responsibility for improved Numeracy and Mathematics outcomes.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 29 May 2019


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