Year Level Leader (Leading Teacher Range 3) | (Q629)

Year Level Leader (Leading Teacher Range 3) | (Q629)

15 Sep
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Schools (Government)
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Fitzroy

15 Sep

Schools (Government)

Fitzroy

Location Profile





Wyndham Central College is located in a high growth corridor, approximately 20 minutes west of Melbourne and caters for students in Years 7 to 12 across the Wyndham district. In 2021 Wyndham Central College will be in the first year of a new strategic plan. Recent data sets in key areas have demonstrated significant improvement in line with the goals and targets identified in the previous Strategic Plan and reflect the dedication and commitment by the staff.



The Staff at Wyndham Central are committed to delivering a rigorous curriculum enhanced by the AVID program that aims to prepare students by developing a set of strategies to support their learning and chosen pathway.

The college programs are innovative and challenging and include an Enrichment program, Spanish Immersion Program (SIP), the STEM Academy and our flagship program AVID. The college is the first school in Australia to achieve certification as an AVID school and are currently recognized as Australia’s first secondary Site of Distinction.



To further complement the academic program all students are provided with a Careers Action Plan (CAP), and a learning plan from Year 7 that requires commitment, reflection and regular consultation between student, teacher and parents/carers. This three-way partnership is crucial to the successful progress of all of the students at Wyndham Central College. 



Underpinning the educational improvement plan the College has modern facilities including a Trade Training Centre, a designated Year 7 Centre, Year 8 & 9 Centre and a Senior Years Centre, and dedicated content learning environments for the performing and visual arts, Science and STEM and Gymnasium and sporting facilities. Complementing the whole school buildings is the extensive active/passive landscaping plan and recreational outdoor plan, a student centered study and student services area.



The Leadership Team comprises of the Principal Team- Principal and three Assistant Principals, Leading Teachers - Year Level Leaders (Engagement & Wellbeing), Literacy Leader, Numeracy Leader, Pathways & Transitions Leader, AVID Leader and Campus Leader. The team is complemented by five faculty based Learning Specialists.



Applicants who are short listed for an interview may be invited to discuss their application in an interview via Microsoft Teams. If an applicant who is shortlisted for an interview requires any adjustments to the process these can be discussed with the Panel Chairperson when the interview is being organised.



Please ensure that you include as part of your application a full employment history and copies of your academic transcripts.





Selection Criteria





SC1 Demonstrated expert knowledge of the relevant curriculum. Demonstrated ability to lead and manage the implementation of school priorities, and the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills across the curriculum.



SC2 Demonstrated ability to lead the planning and implementation of high impact teaching strategies that respond to student learning needs. Demonstrated ability to support teachers to evaluate the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.



SC3 Demonstrated exemplary ability to monitor and assess student learning at a class, cohort or whole-school level and use this data to lead improvement initiatives. Demonstrated ability to support others in using data to inform teaching practice and to provide feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.



SC4 Demonstrated exemplary interpersonal and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to lead collaborative relationships with students, colleagues, parents and the broader school community focused on student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.



SC5 Demonstrated ability to model behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values and support colleagues to adopt these behaviours and attitudes. Demonstrated ability to reflect upon their own, others and whole-school practice and contribute to the provision of whole-school professional learning.





Role





Leading teachers will be highly skilled classroom practitioners and undertake leadership and management roles commensurate with their salary range. The role of leading teachers is to improve the skill, knowledge and performance of the teaching workforce in a school or group of schools and to improve the curriculum program of a school.



Typically, leading teachers are responsible for coordinating a number of staff to achieve improvements in teaching and learning which may involve the coordination and professional support of colleagues through modelling, collaborating and coaching and using processes that develop knowledge, practice and professional engagement in others.



Leading teachers are expected to lead and manage a significant area or function within the school with a high degree of independence to ensure the effective development, provision and evaluation of the school's education program.



Leading teachers will be expected to make a significant contribution to policy development relating to teaching and learning in the school. A leading teacher has a direct impact and influence on the achievement of the school goals.



Leading teachers are usually responsible for the implementation of one or more priorities contained in the school strategic plan.





Responsibilities





In recognition of the importance of leadership and management combined with exemplary teaching practice for improved student learning outcomes, the key roles of the leading teachers may include but are not limited to:



- Leading and managing the implementation of whole-school improvement initiatives related to the school strategic plan and school priorities



- Leading and managing the implementation of whole-school improvement strategies related to curriculum planning and delivery;



- Leading and managing the provision of professional development and developing individual and team development plans for teaching staff within the priorities of the school;



- Leading and managing staff performance and development (review of staff);



- Teaching demonstration lessons;



- Leading and managing the development of the school's assessment and reporting policies and practices;



- Leading and managing the implementation of the school operations and policies related to student welfare and discipline;



- Leading the development of curriculum in a major learning area and participating in curriculum development in other areas;



- Responsibility for general discipline matters beyond the management of classroom teachers;



- Contributing to the overall leadership and management of the school;



- Contributing to the development of proposals for school council consideration;



- Developing and managing the school code of conduct.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjobau.com/job/7727059/year-level-leader-leading-teacher-range-q629-fitzroy/?utm_source=html

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