Leader of Literacy

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


Curriculum / Learning

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 6 October 2020

Parade College is a learning community that recognises that literacy is foundational to all learning. Literacy empowers students to communicate effectively, succeed academically, and engage successfully in society.

<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>Parade College is a learning community that recognises that literacy is foundational to all learning. Literacy empowers students to communicate effectively, succeed academically, and engage successfully in society. Literacy teaching at Parade reflects the EREA Touchstones as we strive to provide all students with an Inclusive, Liberating Education, in the light of Gospel Spirituality, and Justice and Solidarity. </p><p>The College is committed to a whole school approach to literacy, and to enacting differentiated literacy learning for our diverse student cohort. Each learning area has specific disciplinary literacy demands encompassing the five modes: speaking, listening, reading, viewing, and writing. Each mode is taught and assessed explicitly by all teachers. Staff at Parade College share a common language for literacy learning across subjects, and apply a systematic and consistent approach to supportive literacy instruction. </p><p>Informed by the College Mission statement and the College’s Vision for Literacy, the Leader of Literacy will provide support and guidance to staff, in the development and implementation of the latest literacy initiatives to enhance programs that support the learning needs of all students with specific literacy needs. </p><p>Applications are invited for the position of Leader of Literacy from suitably qualified, highly motivated, collaborative and innovative educational leaders with a passion for Catholic Education in the Edmund Rice Tradition and the safety and wellbeing of children. </p><p>Well versed in contemporary teaching and research, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate and discuss how they use data to drive improved student learning. Well organised, emotionally intelligent and in possession of excellent communication skills, the successful applicant will have a deep affinity for and understanding of the educative needs of boys’ in secondary education. </p><p>The successful candidate 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></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, 6 October 2020.</b><br /></p><p><br /></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> This community is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care. </p>
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