Head of Junior Campus

Good Shepherd College


Deputy / Assistant Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 19 July 2024

An exciting opportunity awaits for an experienced or emerging leader to join the Good Shepherd team from January 2025. We are dedicated to fostering a contemporary learning environment and invite dynamic, visionary individuals to contribute to our strategic goals. If you are passionate about educational excellence, we encourage you to apply to become a part of our forward-thinking leadership team.

<p>Good Shepherd College is a place of faith and learning where every person is encouraged to fulfil their God-given purpose through excellence in education and service to the community. GSC is a P-12 learning community that is innovative, dynamic and progressive. Firmly underpinned by the values and traditions of excellence of Lutheran Education in Australia, students have achieved outstanding success in the academic, sporting and cultural dimensions of their lives. To support our mission, the college maintains small class sizes to build positive relationships between staff and students, caters for students with a variety of abilities and provides access to well equipped facilities. Relocation assistance available for the preferred candidate.</p><p><strong>The Role</strong></p><p>The Head of Junior Campus is a dynamic and contemporary leader who initiates innovative, and effective learning &amp; wellbeing and fosters an innovative and future focused, contemporary student-centred learning environment. Leading the Junior Campus, the Head of Junior is instrumental in the delivery of a high-quality Christian education in the Lutheran tradition. In doing so, they encourage all in the community to learn, care and achieve, to bring glory to God and serve the world in love.</p><p>The Head of Junior Campus is a highly organised and collaborative member of the College Executive Team. The College Executive are responsible for leading the school community to develop a culture of welcome and inclusivity, a culture where learning is innovative, in a contemporary and authentic context and where learners are valued. </p><p>The Head of Junior Campus assumes responsibility for all organisational and managerial matters of the junior years including leading teaching and learning, curriculum, and learner wellbeing.  With a focus on culture and community, the Head of Junior Campus is responsible for ensuring the Junior Campus meets strategic goals as set out in the College’s strategic plan. An authentic leader, the Head of Junior Campus will demonstrate an excellent ability to communicate with all members of the College and wider community. </p><p>The Head of Junior Campus will actively support and promote our Christian ethos and promote our college values: Inspire, Care, Serve.</p><p><strong>What We Offer</strong></p><ul><li>You will be part of a supportive and friendly community</li><li>You will work for a leading school in regional Victoria</li><li>We will support your professional growth with ongoing development opportunities, aligned with your strengths and strategic initiatives</li><li>We offer regular social club and wellbeing activities</li><li>Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) </li></ul><p><strong>How to apply?</strong></p><p>Visit <a href="https://www.gsc.vic.edu.au/about-gsc/employment/" rel="nofollow">https://www.gsc.vic.edu.au/about-gsc/employment/</a> for further information, including how to apply and the Position Description. </p><p><strong>Statement of Faith</strong></p><p>Good Shepherd College is a Lutheran school and offers a Lutheran education to all, regardless of background. The College recognises that each person is uniquely positioned to be a blessing in the lives of others, and that leaders have particular influence over those that they are entrusted to lead. All Staff are expected to model and promote a life lived in accordance with the College’s Lutheran faith, in word and action.</p><p><i>“Good Shepherd College acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.”</i></p><p>GOOD SHEPHERD COLLEGE IS A CHILD SAFE COMMUNITY</p>


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<p>Please head to <a href="https://www.gsc.vic.edu.au/about-gsc/employment/" rel="nofollow">https://www.gsc.vic.edu.au/about-gsc/employment/</a> to obtain a copy of the Head of Junior Campus Position Description. Please email your <strong>Cover Letter, Resume and Response to Selection Criteria</strong> (one document) to Melissa Evans, Principal, at principal&#64;gsc.vic.edu.au </p><p>We look forward to hearing from you!</p>