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The team – ICAS Assessment

As a global leader in educational assessments and academic competitions, the team at ICAS Assessments is dedicated to equipping teachers and parents with powerful insights to improve learning and reward academic excellence. For 40 years our team of expert educators have been developing assessments that are engaging, relevant, insightful and easy to administer.

ICAS Assessments is proud to be a division of Janison.

The role

ICAS Assessments are currently developing a range of exciting new assessment products. As a result, we are looking for educational assessment writers to fill the positions as Assessment Project Officers (APOs) in the ICAS Assessments’ Test Development team. The team produce a range of online formative and summative assessments for use in educational settings within Australia and internationally. These assessments cover the full range of educational areas including aspects of literacy (such as reading, writing, spelling, and grammar and punctuation), mathematics, science and digital technologies. An APO has the opportunity to not only to work in their area of expertise but to contribute to other teams. A strong understanding of assessment principles and how schools and parents use assessment is essential.The role’s based in Sydney but we are open for remote working too.

  • We are seeking applications for the following APO positions:
    • APO STEM-Science (full time, 12-month contract with extension possible).
    • APO STEM-Science Mat leave cover

About you

You are a creative communicator who believes that high-quality, engaging assessments can help students to reach their full potential. To be successful in this role, you will have a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree and demonstrated primary, secondary or tertiary teaching experience as well as an understanding of student performance in your subject area at primary and/or secondary levels of schooling.  You will have knowledge of current assessment and reporting issues, locally, nationally and internationally. Experience at all stages of test construction, including the use and production of innovative computer-based educational material will give you an advantage.

To succeed in this role, you will have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to negotiate effectively and build relationships. A strong customer focus is a key requirement.

This is the perfect opportunity for teachers looking for a move away from the classroom to continue to make a real difference to students while enjoying a supportive and flexible work environment.

Next Steps

If you are looking for an organisation that will support your growth, provide you with the flexibility you need and are looking for a greater purpose to exercise your skills, then please apply by submitting your CV today. Should your application be shortlisted; a member of our P&C team will be in touch for a confidential chat


About Janison

Janison is a global force for good – we exist to improve education and unlock the potential in every learner. Founded 20 years ago, we are an award-winning Australian owned, publicly listed edtech pioneer thriving on the global stage and delivering more than 10 million assessments annually in over 120 countries.

Janison’s culture is built on our commitment to our relationships with our clients, partners and each other. We empower each other, work together to ‘find a way’ and act with respect to our people, community and planet.

Benefits & Culture

People are everything to us at Janison. Our culture is collaborative, inclusive and fun, and our team have a passion for excellence and innovation.

You can expect a fantastic team environment, flexible working arrangements, and investment in your personal and professional development.

We are also proud of our highly competitive Employee Share Ownership Plan, extra leave and bonus program, which enables you to share in our company’s accelerating success.

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