Curriculum Advisor, Modern History SEO 2 (ETS) - 227226

$161,491 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • NSW, Australia
  • 03 Jun, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Department of Education
Job Category: Education And/Or Training
Job Location: Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West
Job Reference Number: 00008BPM
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $161,491. Package includes salary $145,546, employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: P: 0447 225 669 or E: - Nancy Morvillo
Closing Date: 16/06/2021 - 11:59 PM

  • Curriculum Advisor, Modern History - SEO2
  • 1 x Temporary full-time appointment for a period up to 26 January 2022 with possibility of extension.
  • Closing date: 11.59pm Wednesday 16 June 2021

The Quality Teaching Practice Unit in conjunction with the Educational Standards Secondary Learners Unit are recruiting a Curriculum Advisor Modern History to join a dynamic and multidisciplinary team that uses evidence-informed practices to support teachers to improve student learning with a particular focus on improving HSC results.

We are looking for teachers with a passion for developing deep learning opportunities for students and high-level expertise in delivery of stage 6 courses in Modern History.

This position works across the Educational Standards Secondary Learners Unit (0.5FTE) and the Quality Teaching Practice Unit (0.5 FTE) and forms part of HSC Strategy Community of Practice, which includes outstanding HSC teachers that drive the pursuit of excellence in improving student learning.

The role of the Curriculum Advisor is to provide curriculum policy advice, professional support to teachers in NSW schools and managing projects whilst participating in evaluation and deepening the evidence base to support the implementation of high school programs with a particular focus on improving HSC results.

The HSC strategy aims to improve student achievement in the Higher School Certificate, regardless of a student's postcode or socio-economic status and supports the building of teacher capacity, an important driver of student achievement, through high quality professional learning, resources and support materials.

For more information please refer to the attached position description

How to apply: Please submit your application by clicking “Apply Online”. To be considered for this role, you must include:

  • A covering letter (maximum of 2 pages)
  • A resume (clearly detailing your capabilities, knowledge and experience)
  • Answers addressing the selection criteria. Your responses should be between 250 to 500 words per criteria.

Contact Officer: For more information please contact Nancy Morvillo on 0447 225 669 or by email at:

Please Note:

Permanent teachers taking up non-school based temporary appointments, the right of return to their substantive position has been extended to up to 3 years.

The current transitional arrangement for the recruitment of Non-School Based Teaching Service positions, has been extended to include all Senior Education Officer 1 (SEO1) and Senior Education 2 (SEO2) positions across the Department.

Applicants should refer to the transitional arrangements for further information.

This is a child-related role. If you are the successful applicant you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit and in addition your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.

Existing internal employees are encouraged to refer to the vacation guide for teachers taking up a temporary Non-School Based Teaching Service positions.

Please note that it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online via I work for NSW. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted. Application must be attached in either Word or PDF format.

Selection Criteria

  • Teaching qualifications and recent school based experience within the K-12 range
  • Demonstrated commitment to participating in and managing accreditation processes
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies
  • Proven ability to liaise and negotiate with a range of stakeholders and work collaboratively within and across teams
  • Experience in leading curriculum implementation and demonstrated understanding of current trends, resources, quality teaching & assessment practice, relevant legislation and policies
  • Demonstrated ability to build the capacity of staff through the development and delivery of innovative programs and services
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, plan and implement strategic initiatives and innovative practices that support education change for improved student learning outcomes
  • Demonstrated teaching experience and qualifications in targeted HSC courses within the subject.


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

16 Jun, 2021