Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Coordinator / Teacher

Department of Education, Northern Territory GovernmentKatherine

Agency: Department of Education

Work unit: Katherine High School

Job title: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Coordinator / Teacher

Designation: Classroom Teacher

Job type: Full Time

Duration: Fixed to 27/01/2023

Salary: $77,047 - $110,496

Location: Katherine 

Position number: 32517 RTF: 204868

Closing: 27/01/2021

Contact: Karen Walsh, Assistant Principal on 

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Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume-. 

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all diversity groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective

The STEAM Coordinator/teacher is a new role at Katherine High School. The successful applicant will be responsible for collaboratively leading the STEAM Committee and to the Maths/Science Assistant Principal for providing leadership, mentoring and support to staff to ensure the delivery and effective implementation of STEAM. 

Context statement

Katherine High School is the only government secondary school in Katherine. It provides an educational service to students from Year 7 to 12. The school caters to a diverse student population from a range of social, educational and cultural backgrounds. Katherine High School takes great pride in its inclusive practices and works hard to live up to our core values: Inclusion, Respect, Effort and Resilience.

Key duties and responsibilities

1. Provide leadership and support to staff to ensure the delivery of quality curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in STEAM. 

2. Provide mentoring and coaching for teachers, with a focus on building capacity to use data and current research to reflect on and refine pedagogical practices aligned to 21st century teaching and learning.

3. Provide support to address the educational, well-being and behaviour needs of all learners through relevant, high quality and culturally aware teaching and learning, including School Wide Positive Behaviour.

4. Undertake a 0.4 Coordinator and 0.6 teaching role in STEAM and/or Science learning area.

Selection criteria


1. Registration with the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory and current Working with Children Clearance Notice (Ochre Card).

2. Proven ability to implement effective cross-curricula pedagogy and assessment practices, with a focus on the design process and general capabilities to develop student skills in enquiry based learning.

3. Demonstrated leadership to coach and mentor teachers and to build capacity of teachers in STEAM.

4. Demonstrated application of high level communication, interpersonal and change management skills.

5. Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships.

6. Commitment to the whole school Positive Behaviour in Schools processes and philosophy.

Approved: January 2021                                                                                                                Sharon Oldfield, 

Department of Education, Northern Territory Government


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