Head of Programs & Staffing | Clunes

Head of Programs & Staffing

Posted on 15-Sep-2017
Application Close Date: 09-Oct-2017
Teacher - Leadership
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Established in 1866, Wesley College is an internationally recognised Uniting Church coeducational school with 3,150 students on three metropolitan sites.

The Wesley College at Clunes residential program provides our Year 9 students with the opportunity to learn about themselves, the wider community and our Australian culture in the unique setting of the small Victorian town of Clunes, 35 kilometres northwest of Ballarat.  The focus for the 8-week program is upon education of the whole person. Emphasis is given to experiential learning, independent inquiry and community living.

Applications are invited from outstanding applicants for the leadership position of Head of Programs and Staffing at Wesley Clunes.

This is a residential positioncommencing Term 1, 2018.

In making this appointment, the College is seeking applicants who, among other qualities can demonstrate the following:

  • The Provision of leadership for staff and students in order to foster an open, productive and collaborative environment, in alignment with the strategic direction of the College
  • Coordination of staff leave and rosters and to organise casual relief staff as appropriate.
  • Curriculum development and delivery within a MYP framework
  • A personal presence and highly effective communication skills in relationships with students, staff and parents
  • A capacity to enjoy the rich diversity of daily life at the school and to contribute to the overall success of the program
  • An understanding and commitment to a residential learning environment and a willingness to participate in student activities outside normal hours
  • The management of the Professional Development Program for staff, management of onsite staff inductions and ensuring compliance requirements are met.

 This is your opportunity to join a close-knit community, shine in a learning environment and work with a collaborative team focussed on positively contributing to the development of young people today.

 Applications close 5:00pm Monday 9 October 2017.

Wesley at Clunes staff work together to create a climate where student rights and responsibilities can be exercised and developed.  It is expected that all staff will have an understanding and commitment to a residential learning environment.

Wesley College is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection. All potential employees and volunteers will be required to comply with the School's Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct. Applicants will be required to undergo police and background checks in accordance with this policy.

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