Deputy Head of Junior School Teaching and Learning

Bellfield College (see more jobs from this school)

ROSSMORE, NSW 


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 17 February 2023



<p></p><p><b>About the College </b></p><p>Bellfield College is a Kindergarten to Year 12 Independent Co-educational school, in South Western Sydney, educating young Australians in a nurturing and affirming community. The College promotes the pursuit of academic excellence and social responsibility and aspires to develop people of faith with high moral standards and integrity. </p><p>The College endeavours to foster the intellectual, spiritual and emotional needs of each student and has adopted a family centered approach toward education and a commitment toward supporting each student and every family in their endeavours to strive to live out the values of the College in an Australian local and global context. </p><p><b>Purpose of the Role </b></p><p>The Deputy Head of Junior School will report to the Head of Junior School and lead the implementation of effective change processes which lead to better student and staff educational outcomes. They will play a vital role in continuing to build coherence and alignment in policies and procedures, praxis and frameworks, in the K-12 College context. </p><p><b>About the Role </b></p><p>The College is seeking a Deputy Head of Junior School Teaching and Learning to commence in 2023 who will continue to build upon a culture of excellence and growth. </p><p>The focus of this role is to build capacity in teaching staff through evidenced-based professional development, lead the implementation of innovative teaching strategies through mentoring and coaching, lead diverse learning (EAL/D, Disability Provisions, NCCD, G and T and Literacy and Numeracy), ensure academic compliance, and deputising for the Head of Junior School in their absence.</p><p><b>Essential Criteria </b></p><ul><li>Demonstrated commitment and outstanding ability to support and nurture the vision, purpose, values and beliefs of the College and the College community</li><li>Demonstrated capacity for visionary pedagogical leadership</li><li>Highly developed skills in strategic thinking, planning, leading and managing change, including the leadership of others in the process of change</li><li>Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven capacity to promote a family centered approach toward education in individual, small group and community contexts</li><li>Demonstrated ability to effectively implement the College’s policies, procedures and practices, including managing and leading curriculum and meeting NESA accreditation standards</li></ul><p><b>Desirable Criteria </b></p><ul><li>Experience in timetabling and daily operations</li><li>Experience in the effective implementation of ICT teaching and learning policy and procedures and related classroom teaching practice which improve student outcomes</li></ul><p><b>Applying </b></p><p>Applicants for the Deputy Head of Junior School Teaching and Learning are required to complete the following:</p><p>1) Covering Letter of no more than 3 pages</p><ul><li>Addressing the Essential/Desirable Criteria above</li><li>A Working with Children Clearance Check and NESA accreditation number</li></ul><p>2) Resume which includes </p><ul><li>Qualification(s) and Employment history (From current to previous)</li><li>Key Achievements AND how they have led to positive student/teacher outcomes (Projects and/or initiatives which you have led and/or managed)</li><li>Key Professional Development (which has shaped your thinking and practice)</li><li>Three Professional Referees (one of whom must be a current employer)</li></ul><p>A Role Description is also available on the College website and enquiries may be made to Ms Amy Carrigg, Head of Business Operations, on 9606 2666. </p><p>Applicants must have the citizenship/residential/visa right to work in Australia. </p><p>All applications should be addressed to Miss Jennie Harold, Head of Junior School, and emailed to: <a href="mailto:hr&#64;bellfield.nsw.edu.au" rel="nofollow">hr&#64;bellfield.nsw.edu.au</a></p><p> </p><p><b>Applications close Friday, 17th February 2023 at 5:00pm. </b></p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>