Head of Pastoral Care (Middle School)

Trinity College


Head of Faculty / Department

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 13 October 2021

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced educator to join a dedicated Middle School team.

<p><b>Full Time, Permanent - Trinity College </b></p><p><b>Play a Key Senior Role in offering Expertise in Pastoral Care in the Middle School </b></p><ul><li><b>Join a vibrant well-established school team </b></li><li><b>Play a leading role in furthering Positive Education practices </b></li><li><b>Benefit from the collegiate support of an experienced School Executive Team </b></li></ul><p>This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced educator to join a dedicated Middle School team. The successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of middle school students and suitable pastoral care programs. In addition, the person who fills this position will be recognised as an exemplary teaching practitioner and demonstrate excellence in their own classroom performance. </p><p>This Middle School role has three significant responsibilities to it: </p><ul><li>leading the teaching staff in the development and delivery of an engaging and coherent pastoral care program </li><li>supporting student wellbeing with a strong presence overseeing and implementing an exciting and inspiring House system </li><li>leading the teaching team in the implementation of the Positive Education program </li></ul><p><b>Trinity College</b> is a multi-site, independent, co-educational Anglican College founded in a liberal educational tradition and located in the northern Adelaide region. Co-curricular activities (cultural and physical) are part of a total education in a caring, Christian environment. </p><p><b>To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and attributes: </b></p><ul><li>Suitable tertiary qualifications (a postgraduate qualification in a field related to pastoral care or similar would be an advantage). </li><li>Registered to teach in South Australia or be eligible to obtain registration. </li><li>Have an understanding of and commitment to Christian education. </li><li>Have the desire and skills to participate in the College&#39;s extra-curricular program. </li><li>Have the interpersonal skills to quickly achieve trust and respect from the teaching team. </li><li>Be able to respond positively to the expectations of a modern school. </li><li>Be able to set high standards for student behaviour and teacher performance. </li><li>Have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people both verbally and in writing. </li><li>Have the knowledge of and a commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and work safety. </li></ul><p>Please see the role statement for the position. </p><p>All teachers are expected to support the Christian ethos of the College. It would be hoped that the successful applicant would be able to actively contribute to the Christian life of the College. </p><p>All Trinity College Staff are expected to abide by the College&#39;s child safety policies. </p><p>The successful candidate would be able to demonstrate competence at the Lead Teacher or Highly Accomplished Teacher level (refer to the AITSL Professional Standards). </p><p>Please ensure that you include a <b>covering letter</b> addressing the following criteria: </p><ul><li>Experience and expertise in teaching and education, including what you value in a good pastoral care program and your leadership style and experience. </li><li>Knowledge of contemporary teaching practices. </li><li>Commitment to and understanding of Christian education. </li><li>Skills and ability to contribute to the co-curricular programme </li><li>A current cv, including 2 referees and their current contact details </li><li>You will be asked to answer a video question as part of the application process </li></ul><p>The leadership aspect of this teaching position is a three year contracted position, paid at a Position of Responsibility Level 3 standard and with a 350 minute per week time allocation for the role. </p><p><b>An attractive salary is available to interest the highest quality person. </b></p><p>We are seeking to appoint a highly-motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for leading a team of teachers in the use of the best teaching practices possible. If this is you, we would like to hear from you. </p><p>This position will start at the beginning of the 2022 school year. </p><p>Online applications should be addressed to: </p><p>Mr Nick Hately </p><p>Head of Trinity College </p><p><b>Applications close Wednesday, 13th October at 4pm </b></p><p>An appointment will be made at the earliest opportunity. For enquiries relating to this process and/or the role, please call Susan Hart-Lamont, Deputy Head on 8522 0666. </p><p><b>Apply Now! </b></p><p>Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity Employer</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><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> </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>
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