Mathematics & Numeracy Project Officer (Content Developer)

Updated: 25 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Nov 2020

Job no:504679
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Teaching Support, Project Management and Project Support, HEO8

(HE08) $98,799 to $110,819 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% will apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently applied for a temporary variation to its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed term full-time 6-month contract or part-time equivalent

Multiple positions available

Mathematics forms the foundation of many critical aspects of life, learning and work opportunities. Teachers play a critical role in the development of student skills and attitudes towards Mathematics. We are excited to be partnering with Education Services Australia with funding from the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment to produce three Mathematics MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) for Australian teachers across Foundation to Year 10. Join us in this exciting opportunity to create comprehensive, engaging and inclusive professional learning resources to support the uptake of Maths in schools by all students.

We are seeking highly-skilled mathematics educators who are passionate about inspiring teachers and students with innovative and inclusive pedagogies and in communicating the importance of mathematics to careers and opportunities. 

The Mathematics & Numeracy Project Officer (Content Developer) will work as part of the MOOCs development team to build content for the new Mathematics MOOCs drawing on existing high-quality and innovative mathematics learning teaching resources and careers advice. We are seeking experienced curriculum writers/teachers with solid knowledge in and practical application of the Mathematics Learning Area (F-10) and the Numeracy Capability (F-10). Experience in designing and delivering teacher professional learning is highly desirable.  

This position is offered as a home-based role and therefore is not limited to South Australia, applications are welcome from across Australia.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the Mathematics learning area and Numeracy Capability (Foundations-10) 
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in developing and delivering high-quality curriculum resources in Mathematics and Numeracy (Foundations-10) 
  • Good knowledge of innovative and evidence-based practice in primary and/or secondary mathematics education. 
  • A working knowledge of high-quality and contemporary resources that support mathematics learning and teaching and careers awareness. 
  • Active participation in teacher professional learning communities in mathematics education. 

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs—including significant industry, government and community collaborations—offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work’s cutting-edge nature—not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour—provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at:

 Your faculty’s broader role

 The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

 We proudly support gender and cultural diversity and are passionate about creating a more vibrant

Learn more about the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences at:

 If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 2 November 2020.

 For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Rebecca Vivian
Project Lead, Maths MOOC
CSER Group
School of Computer Science
P: +61 (08) 8313 1894

You’ll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


Download the Position Description Apply now

View or Apply

Similar Positions