Director of Student Wellbeing

Mount Scopus Memorial College (see more jobs from this school)

Burwood, VIC


Chaplains / Pastoral Care

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 25 September 2020


Mount Scopus Memorial College is seeking an experienced person in the position of Director of Student Wellbeing commencing from Term 1 2021.

<p>Mount Scopus Memorial College is a co-educational Jewish School from Early Learning to Year 12 across three campuses; St Kilda East, Caulfield South and Burwood. </p><p> The College is an IB World School and authorized provider of the Middle Years Program, and Primary Years Program. These programs help develop independent thinking, positive attributes, responsibility and a global outlook in students. Scopus students enjoy an extensive curriculum and are encouraged to participate in a full range of academic, artistic, sporting, community and leadership activities. Because they learn what they love, our students love what they learn. The result is high achievement and an enjoyable school experience.  </p><p> The College is seeking a suitably experienced person to the full-time position of Director of Student Wellbeing to work across the whole School from Kinder to Year 12 commencing from Term 1, 2021 to be based at our Gandel campus, Burwood with regular presence at the other campuses.  </p><p> As a member of the Leadership team, the Director of Student Wellbeing will be responsible for developing and implementing best known contemporary practices in pastoral care, management of behavioural development and welfare, and to enhance the overall wellbeing of students. The successful candidate will; </p><ul><li>?ensure high-quality Wellbeing education by monitoring, reviewing and improving the programming, content, and pedagogy of Teachers <br /></li><li> foster a wellbeing culture with a coherent philosophical approach that is consistent with the College’s mission and values across the School by monitoring, reviewing and improving all wellbeing projects. </li><li> Oversee the development, application and review of all School wellbeing policies and practices by ensuring they are consistent with the philosophies of the College regarding the management and development of student behaviour. </li><li> Encourage and coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of professional development and publication of relevant articles to teaching and pastoral care support staff on all matters relating to student wellbeing. </li><li> ?Provide appropriate wellbeing focus relevant to different cohorts of students by establishing specific year level goals and communicating these to staff, students and parents. </li><li> Promote and improve student wellbeing, safety, resilience, engagement and connectedness across the school by leading, directing, participating in and promoting a Wellbeing Framework that focuses on primary prevention and early intervention, and a development of positive relationships between staff and students. </li></ul><p> An excellent salary package will be negotiated in order to attract candidates of the highest calibre.   </p><p> To view the Position Description, please refer to the attached document below. Should you require further information, please contact Jared Alford, Director of Student Development on email jalford&#64;scopus.vic.edu.au. If you are interested in applying for the position, please click on the &#34;Apply Now&#34; button and complete the Application Form uploading your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter addressed to Maria Di Paolo, Human Resources Administrator. </p><p> <b><i>Applications Close: Friday, 25 September 2020. </i></b></p><p> </p><p><br /></p>
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