Head of Department - STEM

Bellfield College (see more jobs from this school)


Head of Faculty / Department

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 28 August 2020

Bellfield College is an Independent co-educational school looking for a dynamic and experienced educator able to coach, mentor and model innovative pedagogy and collaborative practice as a Head of Department in Science and Mathematics.

<p><b>About the Role: </b></p><p> As the Head of Department, the successful applicant will lead curriculum focus in line with school and departmental initiatives. The Head of Department is responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of the Science and Mathematics Department.  </p><p> The role also includes assisting the team of educators to develop and embed high performance academic opportunities for students in Science and Mathematics in line with the strategic directions of the School. </p><p><b> Key Selection Criteria: Qualifications, Skills and Experience;</b></p><p>• Strong interpersonal skills to manage a variable and diverse faculty to encourage effective communication and improve student learning outcomes </p><p>• Relevant educational qualifications and experience gained in a similar role with sound understanding of the Australian curriculum </p><p>• Innovative classroom practitioner with a proven record of student outcomes </p><p>• High level of ICT skills, knowledge and effective incorporation into classroom practice </p><p>• The ability to form positive relationships with Mathematics and Science teachers in the ongoing development of the curriculum and enhancing the interest and capability of students in 7-12 </p><p>• Capacity to provide curriculum leadership </p><p>• A commitment to outstanding student well being </p><p><b>Key Selection Criteria: Personal Qualities;</b></p><p>• Enthusiastic, resilient and optimistic educator </p><p>• Strong work ethic and commitment to working in a collaborative workplace </p><p>• A high level of organisational ability; is flexible and can prioritise and manage multiple demands in a fast-paced environment </p><p>• Proven ability to maintain positive relationships with students, staff, parents and community members </p><p><b>Conditions </b></p><p>• Appropriate teaching qualifications to Higher School Certificate level </p><p>• Accreditation with NESA to teach in NSW or be an existing teacher </p><p>• Current Working with Children Check (WWCC) </p><p>Salaries and conditions for the position are governed by the Independent Schools NSW (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017. </p><p><b>How to apply</b> </p><p>Applicants must send their curriculum vitae and an expression of interest letter outlining how they fulfill the selection criteria to the Head of Senior School, mouina.ramadan&#64;bellfield.nsw.edu.au and sarah.fisher&#64;bellfield.nsw.edu.au </p><p><br /></p>
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