Head of Primary - Aldinga Campus

Southern Vales Christian College (see more jobs from this school)


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 21 September 2020


<p>Southern Vales Christian College is a co-educational, interdenominational College. We have two campuses; one located in Morphett Vale and the other situated in Aldinga. Each campus enrolls students from Foundation to Year 12. Our Morphett Vale campus has the addition of an Early Learning Centre and we have a Trade Training Centre at Aldinga. </p><p> </p><p>Our College is a Christ centered, child focused environment filled with learning and discovery, deep thinking and understanding, excitement, fun, creativity, music, sport, drama, challenge, celebration, care, friendship, family and encouragement. </p><p> </p><p>Our teaching philosophy is based on the belief that children are capable of thinking deeply and creatively. Each student is created with an insatiable, innate drive to explore and understand the world around them. </p><p> </p><p>Southern Vales Christian College students present themselves with an engaging mixture of openness, sincerity and passion. Be it in classrooms, on the sporting field, on a stage, debating competitions, Chess Club, Apex Fashion Awards, engineering challenges or in Worship Assemblies, they are enthusiastic and determined; they care for each other and they aspire to learn. </p><p> </p><p>THE APPLICANT: </p><ul><li>will be an exceptional educator and leader with a passion for student wellbeing in the Primary across both campuses </li><li>will be able to inspire and guide others </li><li>will have appropriate qualifications, significant leadership experience and a clear commitment to personal and professional growth and development </li><li>will have a genuine interest and commitment to young people and their overall development </li><li>will have a capacity and commitment to nurturing the unique gifts of each individual and a commitment to ongoing professional development that in turn informs best practice </li><li>will have strong project management skills applied to the development and implementation of student’s wellbeing policy, programs and initiatives </li><li>will research, design, develop and implement a range of staff health and wellbeing programs, initiatives and resources to support staff health and wellbeing planning and implementation. </li></ul><p>Student Wellbeing and Leadership’s primary role is to support the Principal in ensuring Southern Vales Christian College offers excellent student wellbeing support and enrichment programs in a faith-centred environment. </p><p> </p><p>To be successful in this role you will need the following skills and attributes: </p><p> </p><ul><li>Suitable tertiary qualifications. Ideally applicants should hold or be studying towards a Postgraduate Award in educational leadership and Wellbeing. </li><li>Registered to teach in South Australia or be eligible to obtain registration. </li><li>High-level verbal and interpersonal communication skills with proven ability to undertake complex collaboration, consultation and negotiations. </li><li>Have a commitment to Christian education. Experience in enquiry-based methodology and pedagogy. </li><li>Be passionate about understanding how learning occurs and teaching pedagogies suitable for primary school aged students. </li><li>Be able to set high standards for student learning and teacher performance. </li><li>Be able to lead other staff in the use of appropriate information and communication tools in classroom pedagogy. </li></ul><p> </p><p>This is a rare opportunity to make your mark within an environment that has well-established strengths but is continually implementing innovation changes to benefit students’ academic and wellbeing outcomes. </p><p> </p><p>Applications are invited from suitably credentialed leaders who have vision and a commitment to the highest standards of education in a Christian environment. </p><p> </p><p>Ideally applicants should hold or be studying towards a Postgraduate Award in educational leadership and Wellbeing. </p><p> </p><p><br /></p>
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