Head of Junior School

Good Shepherd Lutheran College


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 30 May 2022

The College wishes to appoint an innovative and passionate educator, with a strong commitment to the Christian faith and a deep understanding of the psychological development of young children in order to deliver programs which equip students to flourish.

<p>Good Shepherd is an International Baccalaureate World School providing outstanding education for Early Learning - Year 12 students. It consists of three campuses in Howard Springs, Palmerston and Leanyer.</p><p>The Head of Junior School is responsible for leading a dedicated, highly professional and exemplary group of educators at the beautiful Howard Springs Campus. (25 minutes south of Darwin).</p><p>This campus is committed to the excellent teaching and delivery of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP), as well as the strong foundations and principles of Lutheran Education. It focuses on values and student strengths and is supported by a very strong community.The Head of Junior School assists in the leadership and management of the activities of students and teachers, in line with the College Mission statement in the following areas – student well-being, academic performance, classroom practice, administration, and budget and staff management. The Head of School is responsible for the relationship and interaction of the students, staff and parents of that particular sub-school and campus. Implicit in the role of the Head of School is involvement in campus-wide initiatives, responsibilities, events and programs. The appointee will have a leading role in articulating the values and culture of the College and a personal presence and highly effective communication in relationships with students, staff and parents.  </p><p><b>Main Responsibilities</b><br />•    Leadership and pursuit of academic excellence through the International Baccalaureate Primary years Programme<br />•    Leadership of the College Visible Wellbeing program<br />•    Maintaining the highest standards of student behaviour and presentation<br />•    Lead the team of classroom teachers and education support assistants<br />•    Liaise with the Deputy Principal in the management of staff performance within the Junior School<br />•    Organisation and administration of the sub-school’s daily operation<br />•    Student Leadership Program at the Campus<br />•    Manage new students and families to the Campus in partnership with the College registrar<br />•    Development of structures and processes to enable College and Campus priorities to be achieved<br />•    Promotion of the school within the parent and wider community<br /></p><p>Good Shepherd has a comprehensive website, Facebook / Instagram page and College App (Good Shepherd Lutheran College NT). <br /></p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Please note that the commencement date for this position ideally would be first day of Semester 2 2022.<br /></p><p>A Role Description for this position is available on the College&#39;s website: <a href="http://www.goodshepherd.nt.edu.au" rel="nofollow">www.goodshepherd.nt.edu.au</a></p><p>To receive an &#39;Information for Candidates&#39; package, please email: <a href="mailto:employment&#64;goodshepherd.nt.edu.au" rel="nofollow">employment&#64;goodshepherd.nt.edu.au</a></p><p>Applicants must satisfy the requirements for registration to teach in the Northern Territory. </p><div> </div><div>Applications must include a CV, introductory letter and contact details for at least three referees.</div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>Please forward your application via email by: Monday 30 May 2022 to:</div><div><br /></div><div>Ms Heather Vogt</div><div>Principal, Good Shepherd Lutheran College </div><div> </div><div><a href="mailto:employment&#64;goodshepherd.nt.edu.au" rel="nofollow">employment&#64;goodshepherd.nt.edu.au</a></div><div> </div><div><br /></div><p></p>


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