Education Consultant

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Posi­tion avail­able at Inde­pen­dent Schools Tasmania

Posi­tion title: Edu­ca­tion Consultant

Report­ing to: Deputy Exec­u­tive Director

Loca­tion: North and North-West Tasmania

Pur­pose of the position

Inde­pen­dent Schools Tas­ma­nia (IST) is a non-prof­it organ­i­sa­tion whose core pur­pose is to serve the inde­pen­dent schools of Tas­ma­nia through rep­re­sen­ta­tion, advo­ca­cy and support.

The pur­pose of this posi­tion is to sup­port schools to devel­op, main­tain and enhance qual­i­ty teach­ing, qual­i­ty learn­ing, empow­er school lead­er­ship and to meet stu­dent needs.

The schools to be sup­port­ed and the areas of sup­port will be as direct­ed by the Deputy Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, Inde­pen­dent Schools Tasmania.

Respon­si­bil­i­ties & duties

Respon­si­bil­i­ty 1 – To sup­port inde­pen­dent schools to imple­ment edu­ca­tion reform ini­tia­tives includ­ed in the Bilat­er­al Agree­ment between the Com­mon­wealth and Tas­man­ian governments.

Respon­si­bil­i­ty 2To sup­port inde­pen­dent schools to imple­ment edu­ca­tion reform ini­tia­tives includ­ed in annu­al NGRSF work plan but not part of the Bilat­er­al Agreement.

Respon­si­bil­i­ty 3To sup­port inde­pen­dent schools in oth­er pro­grams fund­ed by the Tas­man­ian State government.

Respon­si­bil­i­ty 4To assist the Deputy Exec­u­tive Direc­tor to facil­i­tate pro­fes­sion­al learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for inde­pen­dent school lead­ers and teachers.


Details of rela­tion­ships rel­e­vant to this role:

  • The Deputy Exec­u­tive Direc­tor will pro­vide ongo­ing sup­port and supervision.
  • Col­lab­o­rate with the IST Con­sul­tan­cy team.
  • Build trust and respect of inde­pen­dent school lead­ers and teachers.

Aca­d­e­m­ic qual­i­fi­ca­tions, expe­ri­ence and skills

Essen­tial and desir­able qual­i­fi­ca­tions, expe­ri­ence and skills are set out in a sep­a­rate Selec­tion Cri­te­ria doc­u­ment (below).

How to Apply

To apply email admin@​ist.​tas.​edu.​au with your résumé, cov­er let­ter and a response to the fol­low­ing questions:

  • Do you have a cur­rent Work­ing With Chil­dren (WWC) Check?
  • Are you avail­able to trav­el for this role when required?
  • How much notice are you required to give your cur­rent employer?
  • How many years’ expe­ri­ence do you have in a con­sult­ing role?

IST is not an employing agency for its member schools, nor does it have any part in the selection and appointment of teachers to positions in Independent Schools. All appointments are handled entirely by the individual school. Schools should contact us to arrange for positions to be advertised on this site.

Posted on 30/05/2022

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