Supporting the teaching of Aboriginal perspectives in the Victorian Curriculum F-10

As the Aboriginal Perspectives Project Manager, you will be responsible to the Executive Director for managing and implementing projects within the Curriculum Division of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. In this role, you will provide advice to both the VCAA and schools on effectively incorporating Aboriginal perspectives across the curriculum and related issues, including at the senior secondary level. You will also provide advice to the Koori Education Workforce (KEW), both further developing their knowledge about Aboriginal perspectives in the curriculum, and how they can support schools incorporate Aboriginal perspectives across the curriculum.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VCAA/210490
Closing Date: 23-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 11059 - Project Manager - Aboriginal Perspectives in the F-10 Curriculum 25-06-19.doc (Word, 222KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Craig Smith
9032 1788

Position Details

To succeed in the role of Aboriginal Perspectives Project Manager, you will have an in-depth understanding of the Victorian Curriculum F-10 and the place of Aboriginal perspectives in this curriculum. This would include experience in developing curriculum materials that support teaching and learning programs based on the cross-curriculum priority “Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander Histories and Cultures” in Victorian schools.

You will have a proven ability to prepare and deliver engaging and informative professional development activities to diverse audiences, including teachers, the Koori Education Workforce and other VCAA stakeholders, on how to use the Victorian Curriculum when developing teaching and learning programs that incorporate Aboriginal perspectives.

You will have sound knowledge of program and project management approaches and have the capacity to plan and undertake professional learning programs for a wide variety of audiences. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to advise and liaise with school communities, Aboriginal communities, the Koori Education Workforce and other interested groups, to confirm and promote the use of appropriate protocols when presenting Aboriginal perspectives in the curriculum.

 Closing Date: 23 July 2019

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