Teacher Accreditation Consultant

Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Closing Date:

We are currently seeking a full-time Teacher Accreditation Consultant to join our Independent Schools Teacher Accreditation Authority (ISTAA) team in 2021. This role involves developing and delivering professional development courses and consultancies and supporting the implementation and assessment of teacher accreditation processes at all levels of accreditation through NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and ISTAA.

The Independent Schools Teacher Accreditation Authority (ISTAA) was established by AISNSW to support the accreditation of teachers in the NSW, ACT and Tasmanian independent school sectors. ISTAA formally recognises the achievements of teachers within the classroom, school and educational community through a process of accreditation at key career stages.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of NESA and ISTAA teacher accreditation processes and experience in providing professional development to teachers.

Position Description

  • Planning, organising and delivering professional learning regarding teacher accreditation
  • Supporting the administration of teacher accreditation processes through the Independent Schools Teacher Accreditation Authority (ISTAA) and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
  • Assisting with the organisation of ISTAA Council meetings, assessment panels and working parties
  • Providing information and support to schools and teachers involved in accreditation processes
  • Developing support material for teacher accreditation processes
  • Assisting with the maintenance of the ISTAA website
  • Representing AISNSW and the NSW independent schools sector on committees and in a variety of forums
  • Supporting teachers applying for accreditation at Proficient Teacher level
  • Other duties as required by the Chief Executive.

Position Analysis

A Teacher Accreditation Consultant at AISNSW needs to possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Sound knowledge of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and ISTAA teacher accreditation processes
  • Understanding of the legislative and educational context of independent schools and a willingness to provide support to schools in NSW and the ACT
  • Ability to project manage, including the ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively, balance competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Experience in providing professional development to teachers
  • High level of proficiency in the use of the Microsoft office suite, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill
  • Ability to deal respectfully with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Application Process

Application closes Friday 23 April 2021.

Candidates are required to provide the following information:

  • Covering letter
  • Resume
  • Statement of Suitability for the role (see Position Description above)

NSW Child Protection legislation applies to this position.

Please direct any questions to Margaret Molloy, Manager Human Resources on 9248 3778 or mmolloy@aisnsw.edu.au