Debating Convenor

Ravenswood School for Girls (see more jobs from this school)

GORDON, NSW 


Tutors / Coaching

Contract Type: Casual/Relief Position

Applications Close: 10 August 2022


This role is responsible for the management of the Debating Co-curricular Program at Ravenswood. Working closely with our Coordinator of Voice, this role coordinates training programs for students and coaches within the debating program as well as liaising with external providers and other schools for the purposes of facilitating interschool events.

<p>Ravenswood is a Uniting Church Prep to Year 12 day and boarding school for girls located on Sydney’s North Shore. Ranked as a top 20 school in NSW, Ravenswood offers both the HSC and the IB Diploma Programme as well as the PYP in the Junior School. It is a school where staff enjoy a range of benefits that foster health and wellbeing, and students achieve outstanding academic success supported by innovative teaching practices that are underpinned by a whole school approach to Positive Education.</p><p>We are seeking an experienced leader to join our co-curricular team on a casual basis as our Debating Convenor. This role is responsible for the management of the Debating Co-curricular Program at Ravenswood. Working closely with our Coordinator of Voice, this role coordinates training programs for students and coaches within the debating program as well as liaising with external providers and other schools for the purposes of facilitating interschool events.</p><p>At Ravenswood, we wish to excite students&#39; interest in pursuing their studies both in the classroom and through co-curricular experiences. The successful applicant will be an excellent and engaging leader who has demonstrated experience working with students, teachers, parents and external parties in a school setting.</p><p><b>Essential criteria:</b></p><ul><li>Ability to implement the Debating competition rules and regulations whilst working within school procedures;</li><li>Experience communicating with students, teachers, parents and external parties;</li><li>Experience with Microsoft Office suite and ability to use other web-based management applications;</li><li>Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team;</li><li>Strong commitment to ongoing professional development and ethical practice;</li><li>Experience with managing events, such as hosting an interschool Debate.</li></ul><p><b>Desirable criteria:</b></p><ul><li>Experience participating in, coaching or organising Debating in a school or other setting;</li><li>Experience with management systems such as Clipboard and Synergetic.</li></ul><p><b>To Apply:</b></p><p>Please include a cover letter as the first page of your resume.</p><p>Ravenswood School for Girls is dedicated to maintaining a child safe environment and is committed to the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children. </p><p>Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide the School with their Working With Children Check number in order to be eligible for this position.</p><p>It is a requirement of employment to be fully vaccinated (2 doses) for COVID-19.</p><p><b>Applications close </b>3pm Wednesday 10 August, 2022</p><p>Ravenswood will begin to review applications prior to the application closure date. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.</p><p><b>If you have any questions</b> Kathy Stewart, Coordinator of Voice on 02 9498 9898 or by email <a href="mailto:kstewart&#64;ravenswood.nsw.edu.au" rel="nofollow">kstewart&#64;ravenswood.nsw.edu.au</a> </p><p><b>Ravenswood is a Uniting Church IB World School.</b></p>
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