Director of Community and Partnerships
Closes: 11 December 2019
Classification: School Leader B
Position No: 23497
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 December 2019
Contact Officer: Angela Spence on Angela.Spence@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 1301
Details: The Director of Community Partnerships will be a member of the senior leadership team together with the Principal, Associate Principals, Facilities Manager, Human Resources Manager and Finance Manager. You will provide strategic and operational support to the Principal in the implementation of school improvement plan. You will:
- Work collaboratively with the DECO and the school psychologist and lead the Student Services team with a focus on inclusive education at Gold Creek School.
- Provide leadership and high level professional support to all members of the Preschool to Year 10 school staff, students and families, including information and implementation of current community development opportunities, health and family support programs. The successful applicant will provide one to one support to students and families who are experiencing difficulty with educational programs or at home.
- Coordinate and promote partnership initiatives with external agencies, e.g. Gungahlin Community Services, ACT Health and any other appropriate external organisation to deliver relevant and appropriate programs.
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.
Note: This temporary position is backfilling a maternity leave period and is a vacancy of 12 months with possibility of extension. The successful applicant must have the ability to pick up the current program and continue its delivery during this period. Split equally between both primary and secondary sites.
How to Apply: Applicants are to provide a curriculum vitae, statement of claims based on the leadership capabilities outlined in the application package (maximum five pages) and two referees.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.
This is a temporary position available for 12 months with the possibility of extension.