Head of School - Adelaide Hills Campus

King's Baptist Grammar School

Wynn Vale, SA 


Head of Faculty / Department

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 4 July 2022


Opportunity to join our Executive Leadership team leading the Vision and Mission ofKing's Baptist Grammar School within the new Adelaide Hills Campus.

<p><b>About King&#39;s </b></p><p>King’s Baptist Grammar School is a co-educational Christian school from ELC to Year 12, built on a Jesus-centred foundation of faith, hope and love where every individual is known and valued. We inspire hope by creating opportunities for people and families to do life better, together.</p><p>Staff at King’s are expected to model the principles that we expect our students to abide by in showing Fairness, Integrity, Service, Humility, Excellence and Respect for themselves, others and the School community and environment.</p><p><b>Adelaide Hills Campus </b></p><p>Our brand new Adelaide Hills Campus will offer ELC and Reception-Year 2 classes commencing in 2023, extending by one year level each year thereafter.  Students in the Adelaide Hills will be given every opportunity to discover who they are and what ignites their passion. And we don’t limit learning to the classroom. A King’s student approaches the whole world as a source for discovery and a place to make their own contribution. King’s encourages excellence in sporting, music and performing arts arenas, and promotes the values of working together and in service of others.</p><p><b>Opportunity </b></p><p>We are excited to be at the stage of inviting applications for our Head of School, Adelaide Hills Campus. This key leadership role will join the Executive Leadership Team to realise the Vision and Mission of King&#39;s Baptist Grammar School, across both campuses.</p><p>The role will initially work closely with key staff in the lead up to the opening of the King’s Adelaide Hills Campus.</p><p>The successful individual will:</p><ul><li>have expert knowledge of contemporary teaching and learning pedagogy;</li><li>have experience in leading teams to provide excellence in learning; and</li><li>have a passion to demonstrate the love of Jesus, and the hope He provides to the world, to the King&#39;s community.</li></ul><p>As key leaders, Heads of School are required to be models of a servant leadership culture which recognises the responsibilities of leaders are ever-present.</p><p>Heads of School frequently deal with matters requiring tact, sensitivity and the highest levels of confidentiality. At all times, Heads are to demonstrate a high level of moral and Christian spiritual integrity and act on behalf of the Principal.</p><p><b>Essential Criteria </b></p><p>Essential to this role is a personal commitment to King’s Vision, Mission and Values that underpin the delivery of a Christian-based education of excellence, to students in the School community.</p><p>Applicants must also meet the following criteria: </p><ul><li>Degree or higher in education</li><li>Registered as a teacher in South Australia</li><li>Experience in educational management - curriculum and pastoral care</li><li>Able to meet standards of a Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher</li><li>Experience in or understanding of leadership coaching or peer coaching</li></ul><p><b>Skills and Experience </b></p><ul><li>Demonstrated skills in establishing healthy working relationships with staff, students and parents</li><li>A record of success in achieving agreed goals in collaboration with others</li><li>Successful experience in leading others</li><li>Experience and understanding of moving an organisation towards high standards and excellence</li><li>In managing workflows, developing work plans</li><li>Effective use of relevant technologies used in administration especially in terms of data analysis and representation</li></ul><p>Applications via Seek or to <a href="mailto:HR&#64;kingsbaptist.sa.edu.au" rel="nofollow">HR&#64;kingsbaptist.sa.edu.au</a></p><p>by 4pm Monday 4 July 2022</p><p>Please refer to the <b>Head of Schools Application Pack</b> on our website for details regarding the role and application guidelines. </p><p><a href="https://www.kingsbaptist.sa.edu.au/our-community/careers" rel="nofollow">https://www.kingsbaptist.sa.edu.au/our-community/careers</a></p><p>Employment conditions are contained in the King&#39;s Baptist Grammar School current Enterprise Agreement.</p>
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