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General Manager, Curriculum

Feb 04, 2013 23:10PM / Print /

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Take on a key role in developing the curriculum for Australian students.


Job description

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is the independent authority responsible for the development of a national curriculum, a national assessment program and a national data collection and reporting program that supports 21st century learning for all Australian students

ACARA is looking to appoint a new General Manager, Curriculum, who will have a key role in the development of the Australian Curriculum. This year will see the completion of the F-10 curriculum across all learning areas, as well as collaboration with states and territories to integrate the senior secondary Australian Curriculum into local courses. The ongoing challenge is to ensure that the Australian Curriculum continues to be of a world-class standard, responsive to the needs of young Australians and the broader community; supporting teachers in providing high quality learning for all children.

Reporting to the CEO, the General Manager, Curriculum will work closely with leading educators from across Australia, and with governments at state, territory and federal level.

This is a senior leadership role requiring high level communication skills; the capacity to sustain and strengthen stakeholder relations; successful experience in curriculum policy, development and implementation; and a proven record of managing and delivering highly complex, dynamic projects to time and within budget.