Head of School - Middle School

St Patrick's College


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 19 February 2024

4-year Position of Leadership (Level 4+) - 2024 - 2027 Full time, Permanent Ongoing Teaching Position Commencing, Term 1 2024 Join a highly reputable school in a senior leadership position

<p><b>The Opportunity</b></p><p>Are you a dynamic and dedicated educational leader, passionate about inspiring young minds and shaping the future leaders of tomorrow? St Patrick’s College is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team as Head of School – Middle School. This is an exceptional opportunity to provide visionary leadership, foster a positive and inclusive Middle School culture and ensure the academic excellence and holistic development of students commencing their journey in secondary college. Middle School aims to build St Patrick’s College people who are; resilient, open to the spirit, lifelong learners, respectful and inspired. </p><p>In this role you will work with the Principal in ensuring that the aims of the College are faithfully pursued and will be responsible to the Principal for the overall operation of the Middle School (Years 7 &amp; 8). As an innovative and collaborative leader, you will oversee all aspects of leadership in the Middle School, including pastoral care, administration, discipline, learning and teaching, religious education and co-curricular activities. Leading the Middle School leadership team you will ensure alignment with the College’s Mission Statement and policies, ensuring a holistic and enriching education experience for students in years 7 and 8. </p><p>Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and in accordance with the Tasmanian Catholic Education Single Enterprise Agreement 2018.</p><p><b>About You</b></p><p>As an experienced educational leader, with a passion for Catholic education, coupled with your outstanding communication and organisational skills, you will have:</p><ul><li>Post-graduate qualification in educational leadership or similar (or working towards)</li><li>Relevant experience in educational leadership, with a focus on Middle School education and pastoral care</li><li>Strong understanding of adolescent development, curriculum development and faculty development</li><li>Excellent communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, with the ability to foster positive relationships with diverse stakeholders</li><li>Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in education</li><li>Visionary leadership style, with the ability to inspire, empower and motive others towards a shared vision of excellence, modelling professionalism, respect and collaboration.</li><li>Understanding of the Mission of St Patrick’s College as a Catholic school community.</li></ul><p>CET supports the rights of children and young people and is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment directed at ensuring their safety and wellbeing. The successful candidate will require satisfactory registrations relevant to child safety.   </p><p><b>About Us</b></p><p>St Patrick’s is a Catholic co-educational Year 7-12 college of approximately 1,500 students with a strong academic culture that encourages individual students to develop to their full potential through a broad educational experience. The College is structured into a three school model of learning, incorporating the Middle School (Years 7 and 8), Croagh Patrick (Year 9) and Senior School (Years 10-12). While each School has unique features and purposes, the tapestry which forms our College binds us together in academic, social justice and co-curricular excellence for all students. We are an energetic, positive and lively learning community, with supportive, highly qualified staff, outstanding facilities and with our focus on the growth of the whole person.  </p><p><b>How to Apply</b></p><p>Further information and instructions on how to apply, is available from https://www.stpatricks.tas.edu.au/our-college/employment or by phoning Human Resources on 03 6341 9988. We demonstrate our commitment to Reconciliation by encouraging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. Applications with required accompanying documentation, including an introductory cover letter stating why you wish to work at St Patrick’s College and what you can bring to the role, responses to the Key Results Areas, St Patrick’s College application form and resume should be emailed to hr&#64;stpatricks.tas.edu.au. </p><p>Applications close 9:00 am, Monday 19th February 2024</p>
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<h4>Human Resources<br /></h4><div>St Patrick’s College </div><div>PO Box 401 </div><div>Prospect 7250 </div><div>hr&#64;stpatricks.tas.edu.au </div><div>http://www.stpatricks.tas.edu.au/</div>


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