Head of College / Principal

St Mary and St Mina's Coptic Orthodox College


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 12 April 2024

The NSW Coptic Orthodox Board of Education (BoE) invites you to join the vibrant community at St Mary and St Mina's Coptic Orthodox College as it looks to place a dynamic leader to serve as Head of College.

<p>The NSW Coptic Orthodox Board of Education (BoE) invites you to join the vibrant community at St Mary and St Mina&#39;s Coptic Orthodox College as it looks to place a dynamic leader to serve as Head of College. </p><p>Located across two campuses in the St George area (Rockdale and Bexley), the K –12 College is renowned for fostering excellence in all pursuits, both intellectually and spiritually. The vision of the College is: </p><p>“To enrich our children with Christian teachings founded upon the Coptic Orthodox faith, becoming value-driven Australian citizens, connected as one body with unique gifts”. </p><p>Immersed in a rich tradition which dates back to the first century, the College has evolved into a thriving co-educational learning community that provides exceptional education and cultivates personal growth in every student through the use of their God given talents. </p><p>The successful applicant will be an inspiring leader who will build upon the College’s strong foundations and explore new opportunities for innovation and growth. With a focus on student success and community engagement, the Head of College will play a pivotal role in shaping the next chapter of the College’s legacy. </p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Key Selection Criteria: </b></p><p>The successful candidate will demonstrate: </p><ul><li>Values that uphold the teaching, faith and ethos of the Coptic Orthodox Church. </li><li>An ability to liaise closely with an Executive Team made up of the Head of Primary, Head of Secondary and the CFO. </li><li>Educational leadership to manage change successfully and deliver continuous improvement. </li><li>A track record of building and mentoring highly effective teams. </li><li>Skills to develop, review and deliver College strategy and operational plans. </li><li>Ability to motivate and engage staff, students, and parents to ensure a climate of support and high expectations. </li><li>Experience in integrating and enabling technology for learning and using data to track and improve student performance. </li><li>Exposure to implementing Wellbeing policies and programmes. </li><li>Preparedness to play an active role in the College&#39;s religious program and ethos. </li><li>Experience in leading professional learning and performance management of staff. </li><li>Effective management and monitoring of all school administration and operations. </li><li>Excellent communication skills in a range of formal and informal settings. </li><li>Extensive teaching experience, preferably in an independent, co-educational school. </li></ul><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Qualifications: </b></p><ul><li>The ideal candidate for the Head of College position must possess suitable academic qualifications along with a distinguished record of teaching and demonstrated leadership capabilities.</li><li> As a benchmark, the successful applicant should hold, at minimum, an undergraduate degree in Education or a Master of Education qualification with a focus on Educational Leadership (preferred). </li><li>The Head of College must be registered with NESA or an Australian interstate equivalent. </li><li>Eligibility/ Other Requirements: </li><li>A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Head or Deputy Head of College. </li><li>A current Working with Children Check is required. </li></ul><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Terms of Employment: </b></p><p>The terms of employment include a competitive remuneration package tailored to the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Additionally, tuition fee concessions will be provided for the children of the successful applicant (if applicable) to attend St Mary &amp; St Mina&#39;s Coptic Orthodox College. </p><p>If you are a passionate advocate for education and possess the leadership skills to inspire positive change, apply now to be part of the journey at St Mary &amp; St Mina&#39;s Coptic Orthodox College. </p><p><b><br /></b></p><p><b>Application Process: </b></p><p>To apply, attach the following documents in one PDF document and address your email to the Acting Head of College at hoc&#64;stmary.nsw.edu.au </p><p>A Curriculum Vitae, which includes contact details of two current or recent workplace referees, and one personal referee. </p><p>A concise Cover Letter outlining your educational philosophy and no more than two pages specifically addressing the Key Selection Criteria.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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<p>Queries may be addressed to the Acting Head of College </p><p> </p><div> </div><div>email: hoc&#64;stmary.nsw.edu.au<br /></div><div><br /></div><div>Phone: 02 9597 4833</div><div><br /></div><div>Please include a Cover Letter, CV, copy of qualifications and transcripts.</div><p></p>


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