Head of Junior School

Blue Mountains Grammar School (see more jobs from this school)

Wentworth Falls, NSW


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 1 November 2021



<p>Blue Mountains Grammar School is a co-educational Christian School in the Anglican tradition for students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. Established in 1918, the whole community; staff, parents and students; are committed to achieving the highest academic outcomes possible for each student, whilst maintaining an emphasis on values, faith and hope. The School maintains a proud tradition of academic excellence founded on high quality teaching, learning, and interpersonal relationships within an inclusive community in the heart of a beautiful World Heritage listed National Park.</p><p><b>The Position</b><br /></p><p>The Head of Junior School is expected to provide inspirational leadership focused on empowering staff and enriching opportunities for students by identifying opportunities for, planning and facilitating continuous improvement. As a strategic and supportive member of the School’s Executive team, this position shares the collaborative leadership of the whole School and is expected to contribute to its development with specific consideration and advocacy for the distinct needs of Primary aged children.<br /></p><p>This role carries responsibility for the day to day operations of the Junior School. It centres on efficient and effective administration and management, the setting and maintenance of culture, supporting students in their learning and wellbeing, and the operation of effective pastoral care and student leadership programs. The Head of Junior School is also expected to effectively manage an agenda of change, consistent and coordinated with other members of the Executive; one that supports the School’s evolution as an innovative, high performing and emotionally intelligent 21st Century organisation.<br /></p><p><b>Employment Conditions</b><br /></p><p>The successful candidate will be employed on the following basis:<br /></p><ul><li>Start January 2022<br /></li><li>Full-time Permanent</li><li>Supervisor - the Headmaster</li><li>Remuneration - Leadership Allowance 3</li><li>Salary in accordance with the MEA.</li></ul><p><b>Who Should Apply?</b></p><p>We intend to appoint a passionate, courageous, strategic, forward thinker with high standards, an eye for detail, strong management capabilities and a relentless approach to improvement. If this sounds like you, visit our website www.bmgs.nsw.edu.au/employment for a full position prospectus and application guidelines.<br /></p><p>Applications close 4:00pm, 1st November 2021. Please note, early applicants may be interviewed prior to closing date.<br /></p>