Curriculum Writer Job Position

A Passion for Curriculum Writing 

Grossard Education is an innovative education business with a focus on providing premium online teaching resources. Our mission is to improve student outcomes by enhancing teacher capacity through the delivery of premium curriculum and online professional learning.

Over the past five years, we have developed and refined 32 concept-based integrated learning sequences that are currently being delivered in over 4000 classrooms around Australia. Whilst these resources will be continually updated and improved, we are also developing subject-specific learning sequences called ‘Tangents’. To make this happen, we are looking for a passionate self-motivated, creative curriculum writer to join our team. A successful applicant will be instrumental in the development of an educational resource that has a far-reaching impact on the lives of students across the country. 

Detailed Job Description

Job title: Curriculum Writer

Reporting to: Mark Ritterman - Head of Product Development

Salary: $80,000 per Annum (pro-rata equivalent for part-time position) + superannuation.

Hours: Full-time or part-time (three or four days a week).

Location: Anywhere in Australia

Purpose of the position

This curriculum writer position is designed to support the current Product Development team as we widen the scope of the content that we offer to schools.

Responsibilities & duties

Your initial role will be to develop subject-specific learning sequences which link to the Australian Curriculum, Victorian Curriculum, Western Australian Curriculum and the New South Wales Syllabus. These subject-specific learning sequences, named ‘Tangents’, will provide teachers with greater flexibility as they deliver our current integrated learning sequences. Here is a sample of a tangent that we have recently published.

Upon completion of the ‘Tangents Project’, you will be responsible for the development of other curriculum writing projects such as the development of rubrics, teaching resources and templates. 

Experience

Essential experience

  • You will need to have experience teaching in an Australian Primary School. This may include experience as a classroom teacher or a specialist teacher.

Desirable experience

  • Experience implementing MAPPEN in a classroom.

  • Experience in developing teaching resources that have been published.

Personal qualities & behavioural traits

Essential qualities or behaviours

The successful applicant will have highly developed written communication skills, with a focus on clarity and precision when writing lesson plans. They will have the ability to create practical and engaging learning opportunities to address the mandated curriculum in Australia for primary students.

Our team is as a distributed workforce, which means that each member of the team works remotely. The successful applicant will collaborate with members of the Product Development team and Management through the use of online tools. It is important that the applicant is confident using technology to collaborate. The successful applicant will also be required to develop teaching resources using Word and PowerPoint.

Although there will be opportunities to collaborate, the successful applicant will need the capacity to work independently.

The successful applicant will be trained by the Head of Product Development with ongoing support and supervision.

Applications Close:  25th of October, 2019

Please send your application to mark@getmappen.com.


Mark Ritterman