Principal Malkara School

ACT Gov - Education Directorate (see more jobs from this school)

Canberra , ACT 


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 17 October 2022


Malkara School is located in the suburb of Garran within the South Weston Network of schools

<p><b>Education<br /></b><b>School Performance and Improvement<br /></b><b>South and Weston Network<br /></b><b>Malkara School</b></p><p><b>Principal Malkara School</b></p><p><b>School Leader A 1<br /></b><b>Salary Range: </b>$175,964 (PN: 02215)</p><p>Malkara School is located in the suburb of Garran within the South Weston Network of schools and caters for students with a significant intellectual disability and other complex needs.</p><p>Malkara students are educated in a positive, student-centred environment that ensures maximum growth and development. Our staff are committed to meeting the education and social needs of each and every student, preparing them to contribute in a meaningful way to their community.<br /></p><p>Malkara School offers a diverse, rigorous, and engaging curriculum for students. Teachers develop learning programs using both the Australian Curriculum and Victorian Towards Foundation Curriculum. There is a strong, school-wide focus on building communication skills for all students. <br /></p><p>Malkara School personalises learning for all students and focuses on ensuring all students are ready for learning through providing a learning environment tailored to meet their diverse sensory needs. Core characteristics of ASD (autism spectrum disorder) are supported in every classroom and teachers’ practice. <br /></p><p>The regular Malkara curriculum is enriched through additional educational programs including hydrotherapy, the &#39;Walking Together&#39; program, regular assemblies, operating a school shop, participating in excursions, managing our school garden, attending camps and our inclusion partnership with Lyons Early Childhood School. <br /></p><p><b>Eligibility/Other Requirements: </b>Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (act.gov.au) <br /></p><p><b>How to Apply:</b> For further information, please visit <a href="http://www.jobs.act.gov.au/jobs/education/permanent/02215" rel="nofollow">www.jobs.act.gov.au</a>  </p><p><b>Contact Officer:</b> Lucy Barrett (02) 6205 8219 <a href="mailto:Lucy.barrett&#64;act.gov.au" rel="nofollow">Lucy.barrett&#64;act.gov.au</a></p><p>Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position</p><p>Applications Close: 17 October 2022</p>