Head of Junior School

Pedare Christian College


Head of Faculty / Department

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 21 April 2024

Pedare Christian College, respected independent Co-ed R-12 Anglican and Uniting Church school based at Golden Grove

<p>Pedare is an independent, co-educational Anglican and Uniting Church school with over 1,140 students from Reception to Year 12. Founded in 1986, the College is situated at Golden Grove in the northeast of Adelaide, 30 minutes from the CBD. </p><p>Pedare is a progressive school committed to fostering partnerships with families that enable students to excel in their learning, develop a strong sense of self-worth and the skills to contribute to local and global communities. The Junior School offers a broad, engaging, dynamic and student-centred curriculum. </p><p>Reporting to the Principal and as a member of the College Leadership Team, the Head of Junior School will strive to achieve the best possible learning outcomes for students in Reception to Year 5. Key responsibilities include: </p><ul><li>effectively leading and managing day-to-day operations, providing leadership and vision for the future direction and development of the Junior School; </li><li>driving a culture of respect, care, compassion and inclusion; </li><li>overseeing the creation, design and implementation of contemporary and relevant curriculum frameworks from Reception to Year 5; </li><li>proactively contributing to and modelling a culture of excellence consistent with the School’s core values. </li></ul><p>Applications are invited from proven educational leaders with appropriate qualifications and the versatility, warmth, diplomacy, professionalism, vision, drive, energy, and education credibility necessary for a senior leadership role of this nature. A genuine affinity with the values and ethos of the College and independent education is essential. </p><p>Make an enquiry to explore your suitability for this senior leadership role within a connected learning community where respect, kindness, inclusivity and compassion are embodied in culture.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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<p><b>Please visit </b>henderconsulting.com.au<b> to apply and for a job and person specification. For further information on Pedare Christian College, please visit </b>pedarecc.sa.edu.au </p><p><b>Applications including a cover letter and CV should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer at Hender Consulting. </b></p><p><b> For a confidential discussion, please call Hender Consulting on (08) 8100 8827 from Tuesday, 2 April 2024.</b></p><p> </p>