Head of Junior School

Holy Trinity Lutheran College


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 12 November 2021

We are seeking a passionate Head of Junior School (Foundation–Year 6) to join our collaborative, supportive and vibrant teaching staff at Horsham's leading independent school. This full time, 5-year contract position commences Term 1 2022.

<p>The Head of Junior School is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and leadership of the activities of the students and teachers within the following areas—pastoral care, academic performance, classroom practice, administration, budget and staff management. The focus of this role is on student development, and development and support of pedagogical practices with the teaching staff. The Head or Junior School will work closely with the Deputy Principal and Heads of Sub-School to ensure curriculum development is appropriate to the learners and will support the pedagogical practices with teachers throughout the college. The Head of Junior School, with other members of the college’s Leadership Team, will take responsibility for and lead the development of Christian ethos and culture in the college. </p><p><b>Responsibilities</b></p><p>The successful applicant will: </p><ul><li>drive strategic direction, innovation, improvement and change in teaching and learning, pastoral care and operations in the Junior School in a manner that is consistent with whole-college strategic intent and policies</li><li>develop and implement innovative and inspired learning programs within the Junior School. </li><li>lead, manage and support the Junior School staff ensuring they are a highly professional, motivated, collaborative and an effective team that support and promote the vision of the college </li><li>oversee and manage pastoral care issues in the Junior School in conjunction with the Wellbeing Team, the Deputy Principal and the Principal</li><li>oversee all Junior School operational issues and support the organisation of Junior School events and activities.</li></ul><p><b>More information</b></p><p>Read more information about the position, the selection criteria and the college on the <a href="http://htlc.vic.edu.au/about/employment/" rel="nofollow">Holy Trinity Lutheran College website</a>.</p><p><b>How to apply </b></p><p>Applications should include: </p><ul><li>a cover letter </li><li>your resume or curriculum vitae outlining your contact details, relevant experience, qualifications and details of professional referees </li><li>your responses to the selection criteria </li><li>any other supporting documentation you would like to include. </li></ul><p>Return applications, addressed to the College Principal, by: </p><ul><li>email: <a href="mailto:principal&#64;htlc.vic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">principal&#64;htlc.vic.edu.au</a></li><li>post: Holy Trinity Lutheran College<br />PO Box 822<br />Horsham 3402  </li></ul><p><b>Applications close at 5pm on Friday 12 November 2021.</b></p>
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