Online Professional Learning Program Manager  - Short Term Contract 

Applications close – March 7, 2021 

The Role 

We have a commitment to provide our members and science teachers across NSW with high quality blended learning opportunities both in response to COVID and beyond.  

We are welcoming applications from experienced Professional Learning programmers to lead the development of our Online Professional Learning Program.  This will be a contract position based on set deliverables with flexible working arrangements. 

We are looking for a person who has a rich appreciation and understanding of pedagogy and adult learning, and who ideally has experience with online learning management systems.  

You will be responsible for developing effective online learning courses across identified topics that reflect best practice, with a keen focus on optimising teacher development. 

If you have a teaching background, online learning, instructional design or you have worked in an education setting we would welcome your application. 

About Us 

Founded in 1951, The Science Teachers Association NSW inspires Science Teachers and the learning of science in NSW, providing leadership and promoting excellence in science education. We are an association led by science educators who volunteer their time to foster an environment of supportive collegiality. 
Science teachers seek to infuse their students with a love of science, inspiring curiosity and scientific thinking about the world within which we live. We believe that both education and scientific endeavours remain at the forefront of a progressive society and it will be the next generation of thinkers who will tackle some of the world's greatest challenges.    

We are a hub for Science Educators where they can access resources, support and networks so that they can grow in their profession and continue to provide quality education.       

Our Vision 
To be a Dynamic and Professional Community of Science Educators. 

Our Mission 
To advance the profession in NSW through the provision of quality professional development, information and advocacy for the teaching of science. 

Our Community  
We are a hub for science teachers across NSW, our membership of over 2000 science educators seek and value excellence in a collegiate and supportive atmosphere.   

As education systems and the teaching of science evolves, we aim to play a significant role in being both a voice for our teacher members. We support science teachers to smoothly adapt to change and facilitate the long-term pursuit of excellence in science teaching. 

Our Product  
Learn - We provide opportunities for teachers to continue to learn, supporting them to be inspirational in the classroom and to champion science literacy through the delivery of Professional Learning Conferences, Workshops and Mentoring Opportunities.  
Network – We foster connections for teachers across K-12 to network with their peers, share resources and ideas in person, via our publications and supporting a vibrant online community of practice.   
Discover - We support teachers in discovering innovative advancements in science, linking real world science to the classroom and enhancing teaching and learning through access to the latest research.   

Position Description is available here.  

 

For further information please contact eo@stansw.asn.au or phone 0455 046 712   

Apply now with a cover letter that showcases your experience in line with the requirements of this role as outlined above to eo@stansw.asn.au

Applications which are submitted without a cover letter and CV will not be considered.