Innovation Zone Coordinator

Endeavour College

Mawson Lakes, SA


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.51 FTE)

Applications Close: 14 May 2021


Endeavour College is seeking to appoint an Innovation Zone Coordinator to join our team. This is a recently created part-time opportunity that will work 22.5 hours per week during school terms over 41 weeks of the year (0.51 FTE). The position is being offered as a fixed term contract for the remainder of 2021 while we determine the ongoing requirements of the position.

<div>The primary responsibility of this role is to coordinate the design, setup, and maintenance of an Innovation Zone (which includes a Media Room), for learning that engages and inspires students, and to support teachers to improve student learning outcomes through the use of integrated creative applications of science, maths, media and a range of technologies and other mediums. The position will also provide hands-on guidance and support to students with an interest in innovation. </div><div><br /></div><div>Specific tasks include:</div><div><br /></div><ul><li>Provide and maintain a well-equipped learning environment</li><li>Research, design, develop, create, purchase, and maintain materials, equipment and resources related to the Innovation Zone<br /></li><li>Create opportunities for students to explore, invent, design, tinker and create, using a wide range of mediums and disciplines including science, art, digital, mechanical, electronic, textiles, robotics, engineering, and construction, while encouraging curiosity and experimentation<br /></li><li>Build awareness of, and promote innovative learning opportunities to students and staff within the College<br /></li><li>Act as an advocate for, and supporter of inquiry and problem-based learning<br /></li><li>Provide training to staff and students on resources and equipment within the Innovation Zone <br /></li></ul><p>A full position description is also available on the College website.<br /></p><p><b>All applications should be submitted through the employment page on Endeavour College&#39;s website (www.endeavour.sa.edu.au/jobs) using the online application form, addressed to Mr Peter Pearse, Acting Principal and include:</b><br /></p><ul><li>Cover letter, clearly stating the position you are applying for </li><li>Resume</li><li>Current Working With Children Check (WWCC)</li><li>3 referees (preferably 2 professional incl current employer &amp; 1 pastoral)</li></ul><p><b>Applications close 9am Friday 14 May 2021</b></p><p>Endeavour College values staff who enthusiastically engage in their work as a Christian vocation that is based on caring relationships with students and staff. All staff are expected to participate in school events and programs. Being able to actively support the aims of a Christian school is essential.<br /></p><p>Endeavour College aims to develop a culture where relationships are valued and members feel connected, safe and respected. This approach fosters an optimal learning environment to fulfill staff and students&#39; God given abilities for life and community. Core to this framework is a focus on Restorative Practice which emphasises working with Endeavour College community members to address behaviour and value relationships. It calls community members to make a personal transformation from a focus on the self towards a focus on others and the common good, and as such it reflects the model of Christ in terms of dealing with others. </p><p><b>The Endeavour Way is: </b></p><p><b>LOVE</b> - it&#39;s about reflecting the unconditional LOVE of God by showing respect, compassion and kindness in our relationships. </p><p><b>COURAGE</b> - it&#39;s about accepting that it takes COURAGE to own our behaviour, take responsibility for our actions and share our experiences with others. </p><p><b>FORGIVENESS</b> - it&#39;s about showing FORGIVENESS and acceptance towards ourselves and others with grace. </p><p><b>HOPE</b> - it&#39;s about resolving issues in a way which brings HOPE to our relationships and instils faith in our capacity to fulfil our God-given abilities</p>