Lutheran School Wagga Wagga


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 26 February 2024

Like you, we at Lutheran School aspire to make a positive difference. The role of Deputy Principal is to assure that the day-to-day operations empower staff to make that difference. We offer: • A safe, calm campus • Well-resourced classrooms • Opportunities for development • Enthusiasm for new ideas, and • A true sense of community. Lutheran School Wagga Wagga – A place to grow your career.

<p><b>About the role</b></p><p>Deputy Principal (full-time, permanent/ongoing contract)<br /></p><p>We’re looking for an experienced leader to manage the operations of the School. This includes supporting staff, coordinating pastoral care for students, overseeing student leadership and supporting the Principal to move the School forward as the school of choice in Wagga Wagga. The role requires very strong communication and organisational skills. The successful candidate will implement and maintain the use of efficient school procedures that align with the greater strategic objectives. Grow your career in a progressive and welcoming school.</p><p>The school is committed to helping you build a career by investing in professional development related to our school priorities. Specifically, the vision is for research-based, contemporary teaching and learning in a faith-based environment. We invite you to be part of this exciting journey.</p><p>You do not have to be Lutheran to work at Lutheran School. As a Deputy Principal, you must have or be willing to <a href="" rel="nofollow">obtain certification as a leader in a Lutheran School (Al)</a>. The journey toward accreditation involves university work in the area of leadership. Lutheran School will support you professionally and financially on this journey. </p><p>You are a good fit for Lutheran school if you have the following:<br /></p><ul><li>Heart for service to making a real difference in the lives of students, staff and families</li><li>Desire to work in a school that values your ideas, unique experience and efforts</li><li>Commitment to work in a collaborative and innovative team with a track record of achieving excellent results</li><li>Aspiration to grow your career in a school that values professional development</li></ul><p><b>About us </b></p><p>Established in 1982, Lutheran School Wagga Wagga is a Kindergarten to Year 6 double-streamed co-educational Christian school and Wagga Wagga’s longest-established independent primary school. Providing an outstanding education for students from all backgrounds and walks of life, Lutheran School’s community is built on a culture of relationships, which we believe is an important part of the educational experience. </p><p>Our staff care for our students, supporting their academic pursuits and encouraging them to grow in all areas of their lives. The principles of the Lutheran Church of Australia form the foundation of our approach.</p><div><p><b>About you </b></p><p>We believe our students deserve extraordinary teaching and pastoral care so only those dedicated to being the best and bringing out the best in others need apply. While your qualifications and experience are important, we also look for the right person with the right values to fit our team. </p><p>You’ll have:</p><ul><li>Accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)</li><li>Exceptional interpersonal skills</li><li>Professional and personal skills that foster effective learning partnerships with students, parents and staff</li><li>Desire to support the Christian ethos of the school, and some experience leading worship and/or devotions</li><li>Experience in leading, supervising and supporting staff</li><li>Knowledge and organisational skills to lead and coordinate pastoral care for students</li><li>Demonstrated skills in research-based pedagogy and curriculum implementation</li><li>Resilience and humility necessary for ongoing personal and professional growth</li></ul></div>


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Application Instructions

Applications for this position are to include: <div> </div><ol><li>A cover letter, introducing yourself and including your motivation for wanting to serve in this role</li><li>Response to the selection criteria (see information in the pack)</li><li>A curriculum vitae</li><li>Contact details for two professional referees and either a pastor (or equivalent) or a character reference</li></ol><div>Please contact the Principal with any questions you have about the position. Your application, marked confidential, should be received by 8:00am, Monday, 26 February 2024. Interviews for shortlisted applicants will follow shortly after this date.</div><div><br /></div><div>Your application should be addressed to: </div><div>Mr Dylan Evans, Acting, Principal </div><div>Lutheran School Wagga Wagga </div><div>Tamar Drive, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 </div><div>Email: <a href="mailto:admin&#64;" rel="nofollow">admin&#64;</a></div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>Applications close: 26-02-2024</div><div>Position commences: 29-04-2024</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div>


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