Executive Officer 

Science Teachers' Association of NSW Inc 

About the business 
The Science Teachers Association of NSW provides leadership and promotes excellence in science education. It has a 70 year rich and deep history of supporting science teachers in NSW and actively engages in providing teacher professional learning and a collective voice for science teachers.  
About the role 

This is a permanent full-time position of Executive Officer. The Executive Officer will have strong leadership skills and a vision to lead and manage the activities of the association into the future. Leadership experience in either a school setting, an educational sector office or a not-for-profit association are essential for this position.  

The Executive Officer will work closely with the Executive and the Council to provide exemplary service to the membership of Science Teachers from all NSW school sectors and allied professionals.  They will manage and lead a office small team in the delivery of a new 5 year Strategic Plan. The ability to develop funding partnerships to realise our strategic visions will be regarded highly.  

Applicants should submit a cover letter, statement against selection criteria and resume that summarises qualifications. Applications should be sent to the President, Science Teachers Association of NSW at [email protected] by midnight on 19th December, 2021. Applications selected for interview will be contacted shortly after close of applications, with interviews expected to take place the week starting December 20.  

The Position Description is available here

Benefits and perks

Science Teachers Association  NSW shares office space with other professional associations within the Professional Teachers Council offices. 

The office is located close to public transport and is centrally located with ample staff parking.  There are opportunities to grow the Association into the future. 

Skills and Experience: 
  • Excellent leadership, people management, time management and administration skills 
  • Demonstrable experience with financial management and funds development 
  • Experience with marketing, social and digital media communications and publicity 
  • Experience and or knowledge of political engagement  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop consultative and collegial relationships with the members of STANSW and stakeholders 
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a Not-For-Profit Environment 
  • Effective proof reading and attention to detail  
  • Experience with reporting to and preparing reports for a Council or Board 
  • Advanced skills in the full suite of MS Office and an ability to learn and develop skills in software applicable to the position requirements 
  • Software skills in iMIS and Xero  

Should you have any questions please contact [email protected] or phone 02 9763 2751