Director Learning

Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW 


Curriculum / Learning

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 19 February 2023


This is your opportunity to transform the Learning agenda at CSPD, drive positive change and influence our strategic direction.

<p><b>Location: </b>the Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta</p><p dir="ltr">Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) are committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is rapidly changing. With over 5,000 employees located across 80 primary and secondary schools, CSPD has the intent and the resources to transform the learning experience and unlock the full potential of each of the 44,500 plus student community.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About the opportunity</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The Director Learning is accountable for:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Working with school communities to drive a robust and contemporary learning agenda that is transformational, strives for continuous improvement and ensures that CSPD is a leader in best practice&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Using data to benchmark and measure success and inform decision-making&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Leading system responses to national and state issues that relate to learning, including curriculum development, teacher accreditation and professional standards and staff professional learning&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Initiating and driving programs that support leaders and teachers in developing and remodelling learning environments and pedagogies to meet current learning requirements&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Contributing to shaping and implementing the system’s strategic intent</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Collaborating with the Chancery, Mission, Strategic Delivery, Finance &amp; Infrastructure, Wellbeing and Technology &amp; Information Services directorates and external providers in the delivery of services to schools&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Identifying and initiating research projects that support the system learning agenda</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Mentoring, supporting and coaching team leaders within the directorate to ensure all staff are able to work to their potential and are provided with opportunities for professional growth consistent with the organisation’s culture and values&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Monitoring and managing business risk within the directorate to ensure full compliance with all CEO, CSPD and legislative requirements&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Skills, qualifications and experience</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Significant relevant experience as both a teacher and senior leader in primary and/or secondary education&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Experience in developing and implementing strategic initiatives aligned with organisational objectives and business needs</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Experience in building strong functional relationships with both internal, board and external stakeholders and partners to deliver outcomes</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Experience in mentoring, leading and transforming large teams&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>To find out more about the role and our organisation, please review the attached&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtG8U8TknF_BcmMzEamckYOsdkWDO_t9NQBBNooDeXiaZBQhRdVmnjiiR1DuxyGlp6-WTDlz6lw3AGoBK3FCWr3d5UCH1Q3AqYzWx8G-pwBnbxoWPs8Lz9Z3aU8zBZidCMdfduGf6aNSzVnYu8BROonw%7e%7e">Position Specification - Director Learning.pdf</a></strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>For a confidential discussion, please reach out to Alex Davis, Senior Recruiter, <a href="mailto:adavis12@parra.catholic.edu.au">adavis12@parra.catholic.edu.a</a>u or 0428 141 993.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CSPD’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, <a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/">https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">CSPD promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Apply today and make a difference in the lives of our staff and students!</p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Applications close Sunday 19 February 2023 at 11:55pm&nbsp;</strong></p>