Maths Curriculum Coordinator (Secondary) – Suva, Fiji

  • Entry-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 17 January 2021

Job Description

  • Full time contract till December 2021
  • Based in Suva, Fiji.

The Program

The Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) was established in 2017 to support and implement Australia’s aid programs such as health, education, Australia Awards and governance in Fiji. The Facility also supports the Australia Awards and education programs in Tuvalu. The Facility integrates cross-cutting themes, including gender equality, disability inclusion, climate change, emergency preparedness and response and civil society engagement, across sectoral programs. In particular, the Facility seeks to strengthen program outcomes by better addressing the needs of targeted beneficiaries including those who are often marginalized.

Australia’s Support to Fiji’s Education Sector program works in close partnership with the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts (MEHA) to enable all girls and boys to learn. It focuses on strengthening MEHA HR capacity, literacy and numeracy, inclusive education, Fiji Education Management Information System (FEMIS) and teacher preparation and development.

The Position

The Math Curriculum Coordinator (Secondary) will support MEHA, as a key member of the Literacy and Numeracy team, to develop and implement the Math’s Curriculum Scoping and Sequencing for Year 9 to Year 13 in order to achieve optimum learning outcomes based on international best practice. The role will work closely with Curriculum Specialist – Mathematics (Secondary), Literacy and Numeracy team (Primary), and Curriculum Advisory Services (CAS) counterparts to ensure a seamless transition in the scoping and sequencing of the Early Childhood Education (ECE), Primary and Secondary Mathematics curriculum.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated capacity to plan and deliver high quality and effective training workshops around Math strategies. The successful candidate will also have advanced knowledge in Numeracy strategies and procedures and the capacity to coach, encourage and support head teachers and classroom teachers to adopt and implement new strategies in their classrooms. In addition, the successful candidate will understand how to work in a child safe environment and demonstrate cultural sensitivity and the capacity to mainstream crosscutting themes into program activities. A Bachelor’s degree in Education with a major in Mathematics or related area is a requirement for this position.

This position is locally engaged and is reserved for National Citizens of Fiji.

How to Apply

To apply for this position or to view a detailed position description, please visit www.coffey.com/careers and search for job number 498569. Please not that applications will only be accepted via the online application process on Coffey Careers.

For any enquiries, please contact HR@ausfijifacility.org and quote the job reference number 498569.

Applications close: 6:00pm (Fiji time) Sunday 31 January 2021.

This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection

About the Organization

Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.

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