Head of Inclusive Learning

Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta (see more jobs from this school)


Head of Faculty / Department

Teaching Subject: Special Needs

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 14 December 2021

Leadership opportunity within our Inclusive Learning team. Permanent full-time role commencing T1 2022.

<p><strong>Who we are</strong><br> <br> Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta is a leading Catholic Independent Girls' School established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1889. We are committed to excellence in education and our aim is to foster the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and social wellbeing of all members of the OLMC community within a safe, healthy, caring and sustainable environment.<br> <br> <strong>The Role</strong><br> <br> We are currently seeking a passionate leader to join as our Head of Inclusive Learning department commencing in Term 1, 2022.<br> <br> Our Inclusive Learning faculty supports and develops the capacity of students across the College. The Head of Inclusive Learning leads a team of Inclusion teachers and Learning Support Assistants. Each Inclusion Teacher leads a particular stage (4-6) and collaborates and coaches subject Teachers to develop strategies to effectively ensure the learning needs of all students in the classroom are met.<br> <br> The successful applicant will possess:<br> </p> <ul> <li>Experience in teaching to Stage 6</li> <li>Capacity to teach within another faculty area</li> <li>Clear understanding of contemporary pedagogy including the use of technology in a 1:1 notebook environment</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal, communication, administrative, organisational and collaborative working skills</li> <li>Relevant tertiary qualifications and approval to teach in NSW</li> <li>Ability to support the Catholic mission and Mercy values of the College and participate in the life of the College</li> <li>Experience teaching in Special Education desirable</li> <li>Experience in coaching and mentoring teaching staff in collaborative curriculum planning and cooperative teaching desirable</li> <li>A valid Working with Children Check clearance</li> <li>Evidence of Covid vaccination status required</li> </ul> <p><strong>Benefits at OLMC</strong><br> <br> For the successful applicant, OLMC provides:<br> </p> <ul> <li>Support for teachers undertaking accreditation</li> <li>Access to professional development</li> <li>Salary sacrificing and packaging</li> <li>ubsidised parking close to the College</li> </ul> <p><strong>Apply today</strong><br> <br> If you are interested in joining us, please send your resume and cover letter addressed to the College Principal via our website.<br> </p>
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