Science Writer – Educational Resources

About us

Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA) partners with schools and school systems to support school improvement along a journey from Poor to Fair, Fair to Good and Good to Great.

GGSA is modern and innovative and we are well set up to support roles from being carried at home base.

The Opportunity

The Science Curriculum Writer is responsible for creating units of work which include detailed PowerPoint lessons, assessments, teacher guides and student worksheets. The units of work form part of GGSA’s Class curriculum for primary aged students (F-6) that are to be implemented in remote Queensland schools. These units are created using the Explicit Direct Instruction pedagogical approach, are developed to align with the Australian Curriculum standards, and draw on Indigenous perspectives and community knowledge.

Essential criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in Science
  • Knowledge of Direct Instruction and Explicit Direct Instruction models
  • Strong track record of successful project delivery, including managing multiple projects concurrently;
  • Experience in project scheduling; including activity definition, duration estimating and activity scheduling;
  • Experience in coordinating cross-functional team members;
  • Experience in leading and undertaking education related research, analysis and design;
  • Strong writing skills in curriculum, briefs and presentations;
  • Proven ability to develop strong networks with diverse key partners with demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to address difficult or contentious concepts;
  • Exceptional research, communication skills (oral and written), IT skills (Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint), and strong organisational and time management skills;
  • Empathy with less advantaged peoples and a desire to see them gain access to the same opportunities as other Australians;
  • Willingness to travel away from base location to spend time visiting regional and remote areas of Australia;
  • Ability to obtain a working with children check (QLD Blue Card); and
  • Ability to obtain a successful police check.

Applicants need to submit a resume and an application letter that addresses the essential selection criteria above. GGSA does not consider applications that do not address the selection criteria. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and previous applicants need not apply.

Submit your application to workwithus@goodtogreatschools.org.au

Good to Great Schools Australia believe that a child’s prospects are not determined by their ethnicity, location or socio-economic status.