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2022 Head Of Middle School

Trinity College - Australia,

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Play a key senior role in leading a school community in achieving an exciting educational vision

  • Join a vibrant well-established school team
  • Play a leading role in ensuring outstanding, evidence-based teaching and learning practices
  • Lead the culture and collaboration of a high performance, senior team

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced educator to lead a dedicated Middle School team. The successful applicant will have a strong knowledge of secondary schooling and be at the forefront of high impact pedagogy. In addition the person who fills this position will be recognised as an exemplary teaching practitioner and demonstrate excellence in their own classroom performance.

The Head of Middle School position is based at the South School of Trinity College. The position is allocated a Level 4 Position of Responsibility allowance. A strong experience, or training, in Positive Education and Student Wellbeing will be an advantage. The position description is attached.

This Middle School role has the following significant responsibilities:

  • Staff leadership and management
  • Student leadership and management
  • Community relations
  • Curriculum support
  • General administration

Trinity College is a thriving multi-site, independent, co-educational Anglican College founded in a liberal educational tradition and located in the northern Adelaide region. Co-curricular activities (cultural and physical) are part of a total education in a caring, Christian environment.

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Suitable tertiary qualifications.
  • Registered to teach in South Australia or be eligible to obtain registration.
  • Have an understanding of and commitment to Christian education.
  • Have the desire and skills to participate in the school's pastoral care programme.
  • Have the desire and skills to participate in the College's co-curricular programme.
  • Be passionate about understanding how learning occurs and teaching pedagogies suitable for secondary aged students.
  • Be able to build and lead a cohesive staff team with a common vision.
  • Have the interpersonal skills to quickly achieve trust and respect from the teaching team.
  • Be able to respond positively to the expectations of a modern school.
  • Be able to set high standards for student learning and teacher performance.
  • Be able to lead other staff in the use high impact, evidence-based, classroom pedagogy.
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people both verbally and in writing.
  • Have the knowledge of and a commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and work safety.

All teachers are expected to support the Christian ethos of the College. It would be hoped that the successful applicant would be able to actively contribute to the Christian life of the College.

All Trinity College staff are required to comply with the College's Child Safe policy and adhere to the Child Safety Code of Conduct.

Please ensure that you include a covering letter addressing the following criteria:

  • Experience and expertise in teaching and education, including what you value in a good education and your leadership style and experience.
  • Knowledge of contemporary teaching pedagogy and assessment practices.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Christian education.
  • Skills and ability to contribute to the co-curricular programme.
  • A current cv, including 2 referees and their current contact details.
  • You will be asked to answer a video question as part of the application process.

An attractive salary is available to interest the highest quality person.

We are seeking to appoint a highly-motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for leading a team of teachers in the use of the best teaching practices possible. If this is you, we would like to hear from you.

This position will start at the beginning of the 2022 school year.

Applications should be lodged electronically by clicking the Apply Now button. Your cover letter should be addressed to:

Mr Nick Hately
Head of Trinity College

PO Box 131

GAWLER SA 5118

Enquiries about the role can be directed to Nick Hately, Susan Hart-Lamont or Sean Watt.

Applications close at 4.00 pm on Wednesday 2nd June 2021.

Apply Now!

Trinity College is an equal opportunity employer

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