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The Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) is an equal opportunity employer. BOSTES welcomes applications for current job vacancies described on this page from both government and non-government sector applicants. Whenever possible applications should be submitted online using jobs.nsw.

BOSTES is located at – Level 4, 117 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000
The BOSTES postal address is – PO Box 5300, Sydney NSW 2001
View a map of how to get there and where to park.

Current positions

Administrative Assistant

  • Clerk Grade 5/6
  • Enquiries: Alexa Dodge (02) 9367 8315
  • Closing date: 8 February 2016

Executive Assistant

  • Clerk grade 7/8
  • Enquiries: Justine Ferrari (02) 9367 8066
  • Closing date: 8 February 2016

Senior Project Officer, Special Education

  • Senior Education Officer grade 2
  • Enquiries: Karen Ingram (02) 9367 8150
  • Closing date: 10 February 2016

Senior Registration Officer, School Registration (2 roles)

  • Senior Education Officer Grade 2 (SEO 2)
  • Enquiries: Stan Browne (02) 9367 8156
  • Closing date: 14 February 2016

Clerical Officer

  • Clerk General Scale
  • Enquiries: Catherine Munro (02) 4224 9940
  • Closing date: 14 February 2016

Communications Officer, Media Directorate

  • Clerk Grade 7/8
  • Enquiries: Michael Charlton (02) 9367 8248
  • Closing date: 16 February 2016

Administrative Officer, Scheduling

  • Clerk Grade 2/3
  • Enquiries: Tammy Kelly (02) 9367 8456
  • Closing date: 16 February 2016

Expressions of interest

Register of curriculum writers

The Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) maintains a register of writers and reviewers to assist with syllabus development processes in NSW. People with expertise in writing and reviewing syllabuses, support documents, work samples or teaching units are invited to express their interest in being included on the register. The register will be used to identify potential writers and reviewers to undertake tasks associated with the analysis of consultation feedback and development of materials to support curriculum implementation.

BOSTES projects require people with expertise in the following areas:

  • Primary Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Human Society and Its Environment
  • Languages
  • Creative Arts
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Technology Education
  • Aboriginal Education
  • Special Education/Life Skills
  • Learning across the curriculum

Selected writers and reviewers may be drawn from metropolitan and regional areas of NSW and may be required to work in an online environment following initial briefings at BOSTES offices. Writers and reviewers will work under the direction of a Project Manager who will have responsibility for coordinating and managing tasks and ensuring that the project is completed to an acceptable standard, on time and within budget. For some projects there may be more than one person involved and team members will need to work collaboratively in these cases.

Writers and reviewers will be selected from the register at various times of the year. There is no closing date for this register. Expressions of interest will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

Confidentiality

Writers will be required to give an undertaking that they will maintain confidentiality in relation to the project.

Placement on the register

Selection of potential writers and reviewers for placement on the register will involve consideration of the following criteria:

  • demonstrated expert knowledge of and practical teaching experience in the learning area/s
  • demonstrated experience in curriculum and assessment development and evaluation in a school context
  • a high level of writing skills
  • a capacity to review and develop materials in an online environment.

These criteria should be addressed in your supporting documentation.

You will be advised if your name has been placed on the register.

Submission of an Expression of Interest

The Expression of Interest form and accompanying statements of support should be submitted to:

Rhonda Clarke
Principal Project Officer
rhonda.clarke@bostes.nsw.edu.au
GPO Box 5300
Sydney NSW 2001

Enquiries regarding the Register of Curriculum Writers can be directed to Rhonda Clarke on (02) 9367 8246.


Register as a VET curriculum writer/reviewer

To assist with curriculum development and review for Vocational Education and Training (VET), the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) is updating its register of VET curriculum writers and reviewers. This register will be used to select writers and reviewers to perform tasks at various stages of the year.

People with experience in writing and reviewing syllabuses, support materials and/or samples or units of work are invited to submit an expression of interest for inclusion on the register.

Projects anticipated for 2015 require writers/reviewers with expertise in:

  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Information and Digital Technology

Those with expertise in industry areas covered by the other Industry Curriculum Frameworks are also invited to submit an expression of interest for inclusion on the register.

Selected writers and reviewers will work under the direction of a project manager who will have responsibility for coordinating and managing each of the tasks and ensuring that the project is completed to an acceptable standard, on time and within budget. For some projects there may be more than one person involved and the writers/reviewers will need to work collaboratively.

In the majority of cases, selected writers/reviewers will be required to work at the BOSTES offices at 117 Clarence Street, Sydney.

Confidentiality

Writers/reviewers will be required to give a commitment to maintain confidentiality regarding the project being undertaken.

Placement on the register

Selection of writers/reviewers will involve consideration of the following criteria:

  • demonstrated knowledge in the area(s)
  • teaching experience in relevant area(s)
  • demonstrated experience in curriculum development or evaluation in an educational environment
  • high level of writing skills.

These criteria should be evident in your application and supporting documentation.

Submission of an Expression of Interest

The expression of interest along with accompanying statements of support should be sent to:

Principal Project Officer, Vocational Education and Training
Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW
Curriculum and Assessment Standards Directorate
GPO Box 5300
SYDNEY NSW 2001
vet@bostes.nsw.edu.au

Questions regarding this call for Expressions of Interest can be directed to the Vocational Education Team, Curriculum and Assessment Standards Directorate at vet@bostes.nsw.edu.au or (02) 9367 8310.

Statement of Equity Principles

The BOSTES Statement of Equity Principles and related guiding statements inform project and writing teams of syllabuses, support documents, examinations, assessment guidelines and other relevant educational materials produced by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW.

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