16692


Executive Teacher P-2 Early Childhood School
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 06 July 2020

Classification: School Leader C
Salary: $122,856 plus superannuation
Position No: 16692
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 June 2020
Contact Officer: Jenny Loudon on jenny.loudon@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 3828


Details: O’Connor Cooperative Early Childhood School is seeking a dynamic, motivated school leader to deliver excellent results with particular expertise in developing early childhood pedagogical practice and curriculum knowledge.  The successful applicant will lead with integrity, courage and purpose to build trusting respectful relationships with colleagues, students and families across the school. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing leadership for the Professional Learning Team (P-2) teaching and learning, pedagogy, assessment and student engagement, in accordance with the school’s strategic directions and within the school and Directorate policy framework.
  • Leading Information Communication Technologies
  • Classroom coaching and peer observations
  • Lead curriculum development inquiry/play based learning and community engagement activities.
  • Demonstrate commitment to implementing a whole school approach to Positive Behaviours for Learning (PBL).
  • Demonstrate outstanding skills in connecting with the whole school community.
  • Early Childhood qualifications desirable.
  • Undertake an appropriate teaching load as determined by the principal.
In accordance with legislative requirements and Directorate policies:
  • As a member of the executive team, contribute to the development and achievement of whole school strategic goals and the implementation of the school plan.
  • Manage team and faculty resources to achieve optimal social and educational outcomes and ongoing support for all students.
  • Lead and support classroom teachers to implement Directorate policies and procedures in all aspects of curriculum development and delivery, assessment and reporting and program evaluation.
  • Lead and develop effective professional teaching and learning teams through collaborative processes, supervision and professional development.
  • Support staff to establish and maintain positive and respectful relationships with students, staff, parents / carers and stakeholder groups in the wider community.
  • Seek appropriate feedback, advice and ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • Lead and support staff in promoting values, priorities and initiatives of the public education system.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: 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 - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
  • Providing leadership for the Professional Learning Team (P-2) teaching and learning, pedagogy, assessment and student engagement, in accordance with the school’s strategic directions and within the school and Directorate policy framework.
  • Lead curriculum development, inquiry/play based learning and community engagement activities.
  • Leading Information Communication Technologies
  • Classroom coaching and peer observations
  • Undertake an appropriate teaching load as required.
Note: This permanent position is available immediately. Applications for this positions will be assessed in accordance with the EDU Procedures for filling school leader positions i.e. existing school leaders applying for transfer will be considered in isolation prior to assessment of any application for promotion/appointment.
How to Apply:  Applicants are to provide a current curriculum vitae, statement of claims based on the five leadership capabilities outlined in the application package (maximum five pages) and two referees. For more information about this opportunity, please contact the Contact Officer.
Statement of claims based on the Position Information and School Leader Capability Framework:
The statement of claims is integral to the application. The capabilities are supported by descriptors. Consider work practice examples that focus on what you do, how and with what impact, relating your prior experiences and performance to your potential for achieving outcomes in the identified position.
Curriculum Vitae:
Your curriculum vitae should be up to date and provide relevant information about your education, employment history, experience and workplace achievements. It should be formatted to make it easy to read.
Referees:
In choosing referees, consider how well they know your work and can speak about your capabilities. Referees may be contacted at any time during the selection process. The focus may in general terms relate to the capabilities, or a specific aspect for which clarification would assist the selection panel in making their decision.
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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