Head of Learning and Teaching (POL 4)

Thomas Carr College (see more jobs from this school)


Head of Faculty / Department

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 26 January 2022

Thomas Carr College is a Year 7 - 12 Catholic Co-education College in Tarneit, west of Melbourne. We currently have 1100 students. The College serves the Parishes of St Peter the Apostle and St James the Apostle, located in Hoppers Crossing.

<p><b>About the College </b></p><p>As a Catholic School Thomas Carr College aims to educate our students with an appreciation of the spiritual as well as the intellectual and physical aspects of their lives. We aim to work with our parents to produce young people of faith and character. </p><p>At Thomas Carr College you become a member of a caring community built on Catholic values that have underpinned this emerging school over its history. Established in 1997 we have a proud tradition of transitioning students from primary school taking them on an inspiring learning experience, to create students who leave us after this six-year partnership as well-rounded individuals. Student centered learning is enhanced via a highly developed middle-years program, abundant technology for all students and state of the art new buildings and refurbishments. </p><p><b>About the role</b></p><p><b> </b></p><p>The Head of Learning and Teaching Senior School, upon appointment, agrees to share in the Principal’s leadership and represent the Principal in discharging the duties as outlined below. </p><p>The Head of Learning and Teaching Senior School, facilitates the development of curriculum and reporting structures at the College within the Senior School. This leader assists the Deputy Principal Learning and Teaching in developing a team of learning leaders in their capacity as educators and as leaders of subject specific curricula at Years 10 to 12. <br /></p><p>This leadership role oversees the administration of VCAA and other VCE related examinations as well as key programs and initiatives to improve student learning outcomes at Years 10 to 12. Through the focussed lens of learning and teaching, this role supports teachers and other staff in utilising learning data to achieve improvements in VCE student outcomes.<br /></p><p> The Head of Learning and Teaching Senior School&#39;s major areas of responsibility are:</p><ul><li>Leading School Improvement within Learning and Teaching</li><li>Leading Curriculum Development and Implementation</li><li>Leading Assessment and Reporting</li><li>Leading the College Community (People and Resources) and</li><li>Child Safety</li></ul><p>Applications are currently invited from suitably qualified candidates to commence at the 28 January 2022.</p><p>Suitably qualified and enthusiastic applicants who are prepared to support the religious ethos of the College and possess the following are encouraged to apply </p><ul><li>Demonstrates a strong understanding of, and commitment, to Catholic education. </li><li>Demonstrates an understanding and acceptance of the Thomas Carr College Mission Statement and the values that underpin it. </li><li>Demonstrated passion, energy, optimism, the ability to make things happen, and a genuine interest in and commitment to serving students and parents. </li><li>Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment skilled at developing sustained relationships with staff students and parents. </li><li>Demonstrated ability to develop and lead a learning environment that enables the pursuit of excellence, including planning, implementation and evaluation of programs that are consistent with the approach to learning and teaching at Years 10 to 12 (Senior School). </li><li>Be a visible leader.</li></ul><p><b>To apply for this position </b></p><p>All applications are to include 3 referees, the applicant&#39;s CV and the Thomas Carr College Employment Application Form located on the Employment page of the College website: https://www.thomascarr.vic.edu.au/Employment. </p><p>For more information regarding these positions please email; employment&#64;thomascarr.vic.edu.au </p><p>Applications close 4pm Wednesday 19 January 2022 with interviews conducted on Friday 21 January 2022. </p><p>This school community promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children</p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p><p><b> </b></p>
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