Project Officer
University of Adelaide

Maths Project Officer (Teacher Professional Learning)

Job no: 504737
Work type: Fixed term - Part-time
Campus: Australia
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Teaching Support, HEO8

(HE08) $98,799 - $110,819 per annum (pro-rata) plus an employer contribution of 9.5% will apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Up to 8 fixed-term, part-time (0.2-0.4 FTE negotiable) positions available across Australia for 12 months

We are seeking highly-skilled mathematics educators who are passionate about inspiring teachers and students with innovative and inclusive pedagogies and in communicating the importance of mathematics to careers and opportunities. 

Mathematics forms the foundation of many critical aspects of life, learning and work opportunities. Teachers play a critical role in the development of student skills and attitudes towards Mathematics. We are excited to be partnering with Education Services Australia with funding from the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment to produce three Mathematics MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) for Australian teachers across Foundation to Year 10. Join us in this exciting opportunity to deliver professional learning workshops and support to Australian teachers to promote the uptake and engagement in Maths in schools by all students.

The Maths Project Officer (Teacher Professional Learning) will work as part of a national team to support the next stage of the Maths MOOC program: a national support program, providing embedded face-to-face support across Australia, with a focus on supporting disadvantaged and Indigenous communities. 

This position will suit a home-based office arrangement with travel to schools and workshop venues within your state/territory. These roles are expected to commence in Feb/March 2021.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the Mathematics learning area (Foundations-10). 
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the Numeracy Capability (Foundations-10).
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in developing and delivering professional learning programs (Foundations-10).
  • Experience, or potential, in establishing learning communities and networking with key stakeholders from a diverse range of organisations. 
  • Active participation in teacher professional learning communities in mathematics education. 

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs—including significant industry, government and community collaborations—offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work’s cutting-edge nature—not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour—provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty’s broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

We proudly support gender and cultural diversity and are passionate about creating a more vibrant and enriching community of staff and students.

Learn more about the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences at:

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 10 December 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Rebecca Vivian
Project Lead, Maths MOOC CSER Group
School of Computer Science
P: +61 (08) 8313 1894
M: +61 422 207 798

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: 12 Nov 2020 12:00 AM

Applications close:10 Dec 2020 11:55 PM

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