Head of Inclusive Learning

Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta


Head of Faculty / Department

Teaching Subject: Gifted and Talented , Special Needs

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 30 January 2022

Leadership opportunity within our Inclusive Learning team. Permanent full-time role.

<p><strong>Who we are</strong><br> <br> Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta is a leading Catholic Independent Girls' School established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1889. We are committed to excellence in education and our aim is to foster the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and social wellbeing of all members of the OLMC community within a safe, healthy, caring and sustainable environment.<br> <br> <strong>The Role</strong><br> <br> We are currently seeking a passionate leader to join as our Head of Inclusive Learning Department. Start date is negotiable for the right candidate.<br> <br> Our Inclusive Learning faculty supports and develops the capacity of students across the College. The Head of Inclusive Learning leads a team of Inclusion teachers and Learning Support Assistants. Each Inclusion Teacher leads a particular stage (4-6) and collaborates and coaches subject Teachers to develop strategies to effectively ensure the learning needs of all students in the classroom are met.<br> <br> The successful applicant will possess:<br> </p> <ul> <li>Tertiary qualifications in special education (essential)</li> <li>Experience teaching to Stage 6</li> <li>Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills that support and challenge teachers to engage in transforming learning</li> <li>Experience in mentoring teaching staff in collaborative curriculum planning and cooperative teaching</li> <li>Clear understanding of contemporary pedagogy including the use of technology in a 1:1 notebook environment</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal, communication, administrative, organisational and collaborative working skills</li> <li>Relevant tertiary qualifications and approval to teach in NSW</li> <li>Ability to support the Catholic mission and Mercy values of the College and participate in the life of the College</li> <li>A valid Working with Children Check clearance</li> </ul> <p>Applications close Sunday, 30 January 2022.<br> </p>
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