Inclusion and Diversity Leader

Sacred Heart College - Newtown (see more jobs from this school)


Head of Faculty / Department

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 25 May 2022

Strategic Educational Leadership| Beautiful Geelong and surrounds | Generous salary packaging | Excellent employee benefits

<ul><li>3 year tenure to the Position of Leadership; permanent appointment at the College</li><li>12 period time allowance per week (0.5 of the full load)</li><li>POL 4 allowance of $11,921 gross per annum </li><li>Salary package up to $15,900 annually</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow">Superb facilities and grounds</a></li></ul><p>Sacred Heart College is a proud, dynamic, high performing school community with strong traditions, a rich history and a deep sense of community and welcome. Our Catholic identity is best exemplified through a program of education that encourages students and staff to pursue the Mercy values of compassion, justice, respect, hospitality, service and courage. The Sacred Heart Way is identified through actions that uphold and advance Catherine McAuley’s vision of the lived Gospel, which is at the heart of our community.</p><p>Strategy 2021 and Beyond articulates our vision of educating girls in the Mercy tradition to make a difference in our changing world. Key elements of the strategy focus on opportunities to reimagine learning that enables members of our school community to be creative, self-directed and critical thinkers, who are inspired to learn, whose natural inquisitiveness is nurtured and who strive for excellence.<br /></p><p><b>The Position</b><br /></p><p>The Inclusion and Diversity Leader leads a team that supports, empowers and enables all students to flourish in an inclusive, engaging and mutually respectful environment.</p><div>The College’s approach to inclusion and diversity is informed by the Universal Design for Learning Principles which offer a framework for curriculum development that provides all students with equal access to learning. The framework provides a blueprint for creating challenging instructional goals, methods, materials and assessments that accurately assesses learner progress (Rose and Meyer 2011).</div><div><br /></div><div>The Inclusion and Diversity Leader plays a key role in leading, shaping and managing the College’s strategic direction by developing practices in the following areas:</div><div><br /></div><ul><li>Learning and Teaching</li><li>Development of self and others</li><li>Leading improvement, innovation and change</li><li>Administration and operational management</li><li>Engaging and working with the community</li></ul><div>Please refer to the position description on the College website for more information regarding this opportunity.</div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>About You</b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><div>In addition to being able to expertly lead the key responsibilities of the position, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:<br /></div><div><br /></div><div><b>Key Selection Criteria</b></div><div><b>Essential:</b><br /></div><div><br /></div><ul><li>Tertiary qualifications in Education with evidence of continuous formal learning in a relevant field.</li><li>Extensive experience and knowledge leading inclusion and diversity in an educational setting</li><li>Accreditation to Teach RE or Lead in a Catholic School, working towards attainment or preparedness to commence working towards attainment</li><li>Experience in the development and analysis of plans and initiatives that support achievement of strategy</li><li>Demonstrated success leading others and positively influencing change</li><li>Experience managing projects and resources</li><li>Strategic and forward-thinking approach</li><li>Highly developed written and verbal communication skills</li></ul><div><b>Desirable:</b></div><div><br /></div><ul><li>Experience in a faith-based setting, and capacity to positively advance the College’s mission and Mercy values.</li></ul><p>This position requires VIT registration and evidence of full vaccination (boosted) against Covid-19. The successful candidate will have relevant background checks conducted by the College.</p><p>Classification is in accordance with the Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018:<br /></p><ul><li>Teacher T1-1 to T2-6 plus 10% superannuation<br /></li><li>POL 4 allowance of $11,921 gross per annum</li></ul><p><b>Application Process</b></p><p>The Position Description and supporting documents are also available on the College&#39;s employment site.<br /></p><p>Applications must include:<br /></p><ul><li>a cover letter addressing each of the key selection criteria above <br /></li><li>a resume</li></ul><p>and can be addressed to Ms Anna Negro, Principal.</p>