Education Officer - Learning Technology, Newcastle West

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleNewcastle West
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Location NEWCASTLE WEST Catholic Schools Office
Vacancy TypePermanent Full Time
Description The Education Officer, Learning Technology, is responsible for providing support and advice to a group of primary schools on how innovation and the application of learning technologies in quality pedagogy will support the improvement of learning outcomes for students with the following two aims:
• To utilise learning technologies to promote contemporary high quality teaching and learning
• To support teachers in the use of technology in their day to day teaching The successful applicant joins a team of 2 within Teaching & Learning Services, who will have responsibility as a first point of contact as well as Cybersafety awareness, BYOD discussions with schools, and the general integration and development of teaching and learning with technologies into all areas of the curriculum. This is not an IT position. The location of the role is negotiable - The Catholic Schools Office and/or a school
Position Requirements The successful applicant will:
• demonstrate a sound understanding of Catholic principles across the curriculum
• be an excellent classroom teacher with at least 6 years’ experience
• have a four-year teaching classification with significant and successful teaching experiences
• have shown to be innovative, flexible and open in thinking and pedagogical practice
• have the ability to interact with colleagues in a constructive and professional manner
• have demonstrated initiative, and the ability to work in a team setting or unsupervised, as required
• have high level organisational, communication and ICT skills.
Essential Criteria • have a comprehensive knowledge about and understanding of current NSW curriculum requirements in primary schools
• have a sound understanding of the demands of across-curriculum and ICT content in syllabuses
• An ability to work collaboratively with other members of the Learning Technologies Team to ensure consistent, strategically planned, effective and educationally focussed, service delivery.
• The capacity to work collaboratively with members of the broader Curriculum Team and other teams to support the development of engaging, interactive and outcomes-focussed student learning
•Evidence of engagement with online learning
•Ability to support the development of MN online learning courses for teaching and learning
•Ability to support school use of Video Conferencing facilities
• Your current Working With Children number must be recorded on your application
Desirable Criteria • A knowledge of current research and developments in data-informed practice used to improve performance across a range of educational settings.
• An ability to assist schools/teachers/administrators with short and longer term education technology planning according to system policy.
• Experience in leading Learning Technology.
Conditions of EmploymentThis position with be for an initial contract of 2 years and extended dependent upon a successful performance review. The position will be remunerated at level of 3.3 of the Catholic Schools Office Education and Professional Officers salary scale.
Applications Close Monday 18 February, 2019
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Debby Wettig ( 4979 1248
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Debby Wettig

By post:

Catholic Schools Office
PO Box 714

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Applications together with Current Curriculum Vitae to be emailed as one pdf document (Ref 8344) to Debby Wettig ( Applications should address each of the criteria as listed for this position and provide names and contact details of three referees, one being the applicant's immediate supervisor. A leased vehicle through salary packaging is available.

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More about Catholic Schools Office Maitland- Newcastle
Address: PO Box 714, Newcastle, New South Wales, NSW 2300, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4979 1200