House Leader

Parade College - Bundoora (see more jobs from this school)

BUNDOORA, VIC


Head of Faculty / Department

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 23 September 2020


All relationships and procedures within the House will reflect Parade College’s belief in the centrality of pastoral care, student wellbeing and restorative processes to ensure good teaching and learning and appropriate student outcomes. The House Leader has the primary responsibility for the care, wellbeing, academic progress and guidance of the students in the House.

<p>Parade College is a member of the national body of Catholic schools known as Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA). The College aims to help young men grow into well-rounded individuals who will make a meaningful contribution to society. In a vibrant learning community, students are encouraged to explore and develop their talents to the fullest and aim for excellence in all their endeavours. </p><p>As a long-standing Catholic school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition, Parade College strives to be a learning community that offers best practice education and pastoral care to its students to foster fullness of life and holistic growth for all. </p><p>Applications are invited for the position of House Leader from suitably qualified, highly motivated and innovative leaders with excellent organisational skills and a passion for Catholic Education in the Edmund Rice Tradition and the safety and wellbeing of children. </p><p>The House Leader has the primary responsibility for the care, wellbeing, academic progress and guidance of the students in the House. Whilst all teachers have an important pastoral care role, the House Leader has a key role in providing a pastoral focus for students in their House. All relationships and procedures within the House will reflect Parade College’s belief in the centrality of pastoral care, student wellbeing and restorative processes to ensure good teaching and learning and appropriate student outcomes. </p><p>The House system is also expected to give strong support and expression to the spiritual and social justice aims of the College. The role of House Leader is to demonstrate leadership in the spiritual life of the College, actively promote school policies and procedures, model excellence in teaching, encourage peers in the development of best practice, and foster a sense of community and care that supports the academic progress of students, within a team situation with other House Leaders. </p><p> The House Leaders are part of a team charged with the implementation of student wellbeing policies and the development of community at the year level. This team focuses upon developing strategies that respond to student needs and which are consistent with the College mission. </p><p>The successful candidates for this position will commence 27 January 2021. The leadership appointment is for a two year term, with an ongoing teaching position associated with this appointment. </p><p><b>Application Requirements</b><br /></p><p>In preparing an application, please read the advertisement and position description carefully to ensure that you can demonstrate your ability to meet the position requirements and have a good understanding of the role. </p><p></p><p> Applications must include: </p><ul><li>a <b>covering letter </b></li><li>a separate statement addressing the <b>Key Selection Criteria</b> addressing your skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the role </li><li>a current <b>Curriculum Vitae</b>; together with </li><li>a completed <b>Application for Position of Leadership Form</b> available on the College website. </li></ul><p></p><p> Applicants should have, or be eligible for, full registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. </p><p></p><p>An Application Form and Information Package outlining the Selection Criteria and key responsibilities for the position can be obtained from the Parade College website: https://www.parade.vic.edu.au/Employment.aspx.</p><p><b>Applications close at 4pm, Wednesday 23 September 2020.</b><br /></p><p><br /></p><p><i>This community is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care. </i></p><p><i>Parade College acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. </i></p><p><br /></p>
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