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Job vacancies

The Office of the Board of Studies is an equal opportunity employer. The Office 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.

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

Statement of Equity Principles

The 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.

The Statement of Equity Principles relates to the following strategic objectives of the Board:

  • to strategically review and update NSW syllabuses, courses and support materials that promote high standards of achievement for the full range of students from Kindergarten to Year 12
  • to develop and provide comprehensive assessment resources and advice to schools to ensure the consistent assessment and reporting of student achievement of standards from Kindergarten to Year 12
  • to promote relevant, flexible and inclusive pathways for student learning that enable the full range of students from Kindergarten to Year 12 to maximise their levels of attainment.

The Board of Studies NSW Annual Reports

2010 Annual Report cover

The Board of Studies NSW Annual Reports: The Office of the Board of Studies NSW is responsible for the development and delivery of professional and administrative services to the Minister for Education and the Board of Studies and its committees to enable the Minister and the Board to fulfil their respective legislated functions under the Education Act 1990. These functions include responsibility for NSW curriculum development, monitoring and support; registration and accreditation of non-government schools and home schooling, and the assessment and examination of student achievements for the awarding of the Higher School Certificate.

Current positions

Senior application support officer

2015 HSC examination development vacancies

The Board invites HSC examination development applications from teachers and academics with appropriate experience and qualifications who wish to take part in the development of the 2015 Higher School Certificate examinations.


Expressions of interest

Register of curriculum writers

The Board of Studies is seeking expressions of interest from people qualified to be included on a register of curriculum writers and reviewers.

This register will be used to select writers for a range of curriculum support projects including:

  • Analysis of NSW consultation feedback on the Australian curriculum
  • Development of support materials for implementation of the Australian curriculum in NSW
  • Other tasks associated with the development of support materials

People with experience in curriculum development and support, together with expertise in relation to one or more of the curriculum areas of Primary education, English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Languages, The Arts, PDHPE, Technology, Special Education/Life Skills and/or Cross-curriculum areas are invited to submit an expression of interest for inclusion on the register of writers.

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

Curriculum Writers – expression of interest form (PDF)

The expression of interest form and accompanying statements of support should be submitted to: Rhonda Clarke Head National Projects rhonda.clarke@bos.nsw.edu.au

Read more about the Australian curriculum in NSW


Register as a VET curriculum writer/reviewer

To assist with curriculum development and review for Vocational Education and Training (VET), the Board of Studies NSW 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 2013 require writers/reviewers with expertise in:

  • Automotive
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism and Events

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 Board of Studies NSW 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 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
Board of Studies NSW
Curriculum and Assessment Directorate
GPO Box 5300
SYDNEY NSW 2001
vet@bos.nsw.edu.au

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

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