Assistant Head of Faculty - Languages

Saint Ignatius' College Riverview

Lane Cove, NSW


Head of Faculty / Department

Teaching Subject: Classical Greek , French , Italian , Latin

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 3 November 2021


The College is currently seeking applications for the leadership position of Assistant Head of Faculty - Languages to commence Term 1, 2022,

<p>Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview was established in 1880 as a Catholic boys’ school in the Jesuit tradition. Located in Lane Cove, Sydney, Cammeraigal Country, this leading independent school delivers a holistic education to both day and boarding students from Years 5 to 12.</p><p>As one of the most prominent schools in New South Wales, Riverview aims to transform young men by empowering them to strive for excellence in all areas of their lives – in their studies and their co-curriculum activities, underpinned by a deepening experience of their faith and involvement in the Ignatian Service Program.</p><p>Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview acknowledges the Cammeraigal people who are the Traditional Custodians of this land upon which we are privileged to live and educate. We pay our respects to the Elders past and present and extend that respect to all First Nations people who dwell on this land.</p><p>The College is currently seeking applications for the leadership position of Assistant Head of Faculty - Languages to commence Term 1, 2022. The Assistant Head of Faculty works closely with the Head of Faculty to ensure the ongoing development and supervision of the curriculum and the quality of teaching and learning that is provided to each student within the Languages Faculty.</p><p>In addition to demonstrating strong leadership capabilities the successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher of French across Years 7-12. The ability to teach Italian, Latin or Classical Greek would be seen as an advantage.</p><p><b>SELECTION CRITERIA</b></p><ul><li>Appropriate teaching qualifications and eligibility to teach in NSW</li><li>Appropriate graduate and/or postgraduate qualifications</li><li>Demonstrated leadership capabilities with a well-developed understanding of contemporary educational issues and pedagogical approaches related to the faculty and broader school context</li><li>Outstanding classroom teacher of French across Years 7-12, the ability to teacher Italian, Latin or Classical Greek  would be seen as an advantage</li><li>Demonstrated understanding of and a commitment to the Mission and Values of the College</li><li>Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and professional development</li><li>Strong interpersonal and communication skills</li><li>High level administrative and organisational skills</li><li>Willingness to contribute to the co-curriculum programs at the College</li><li>Hold a current Working with Children Check and be committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety, welfare and well-being of children and young people</li></ul><p><b>HOW TO APPLY</b></p><p>Application must be submitted via our online system and should include the following information in PDF format:</p><ul><li>Cover letter</li><li>Resume which includes details of qualifications, relevant experience and the names and contact details of three referees</li><li>Copies of academic transcripts</li></ul><p><b>Applications close Wednesday 3rd November, 2021</b></p><p>For all questions related to this position please contact Sally Tranter on <a href="http://employment&#64;riverview.nsw.edu.au" rel="nofollow">employment&#64;riverview.nsw.edu.au</a></p><p><br /></p><p><i>Saint Ignatius&#39; College Riverview is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.</i></p>
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