Closes: 15 August 2022
Classification: School Leader B
Salary: $154,033 plus superannuation
Position No: 57867
Advertised (Gazettal date): 19 July 2022
Contact Officer: Jenny Priest on Jenny.Priest@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6205 5844
Details: Garran Primary has a growing multicultural enrolment and an articulate community that has high expectations for student care and academic achievement. The school is currently engaged in a process to modernise the school campus, with new facilities predicted to open in 2025. Next year will be the beginning of a new five-year strategic plan with the remainder of 2022 focussing on developing in consultation with the staff and community aspirations for the next school improvement period.
Garran Primary is seeking a collaborative and motivated school leader with outstanding interpersonal skills to lead learning with a focus on P-2 and Early Childhood. Qualifications to teach and lead Early Childhood, knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework, NQS standards and compliance is essential. The position requires proficiency in managing compliance and duties within tight time frames and a high level of organisation and attention to detail. Working collaboratively with the leadership team to support student wellbeing, pedagogy and curriculum across the school are key components of the role. This role will have a teaching load, shared responsibility for relief day-to-day staffing, timetabling and leading teams as well as other duties as determined by the Principal.
The successful applicant will;
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Qualifications to teach and lead Early Childhood, knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework, NQS standards and compliance is essential. Prior to commencing in this role, a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (act.gov.au)
Notes: This is a permanent position commencing Week 8, term 3 2022.
How to apply: Please submit your curriculum vitae, statement of claims based on the five leadership capabilities outlined in the Position Description (maximum five pages) and Application Coversheet with three referees.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.
Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.
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