Learning Area Leader, Mathematics

Parade College - Bundoora (see more jobs from this school)


Curriculum / Learning

Teaching Subject: Mathematics

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 8 October 2023

Exciting opportunity to foster a sense of unity, growth and development within the Mathematics Learning Area.

<p>Parade College is a member of the national body of Catholic schools known as Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA). The College aims to help young men grow into well-rounded individuals who will make a meaningful contribution to society. In a vibrant learning community, students are encouraged to explore and develop their talents to the fullest and aim for excellence in all their endeavours.</p><p>As a long-standing Catholic school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition, Parade College strives to be a learning community that offers best practice education and pastoral care to its students to foster fullness of life and holistic growth for all.<br /></p><p>Parade College is the oldest Edmund Rice School in Australia, dating back to 1871, and has a proud history of excellence in the education and pastoral care of young men. Parade offers a multitude of curriculum options for boys whatever their interest may be; from academic, sporting, music, visual arts and trade options.<br /></p><p>The professional environment for staff at Parade College emphasises innovation, the importance of lifelong learning and quality relationships between staff, students and the College community.<br /></p><p>For further information about the College, please visit <a href="https://www.parade.vic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">www.parade.vic.edu.au</a>.<br /></p><p>Applications are invited from suitably qualified, highly motivated and innovative leaders with excellent organisational skills and a passion for Catholic Education in the Edmund Rice Tradition and the safety and wellbeing of children, for the <b>Learning Area Leader, Mathematics</b> position.</p><p>Learning Area Leaders are responsible for fostering a sense of unity, growth and development within their own Learning Area and within Year levels.<br /></p><p>The role of a Learning Area Leader involves working closely with the Teaching and Learning Executive, the Teaching and Learning Team and with subject teachers as a team in decision-making.  Through personal commitment Learning Area Leaders work to inspire more enthusiastic, effective teaching within each subject, ensuring that resources, talents and facilities are fully and effectively utilised in achieving the Curriculum aims and goals as stated in the Mission Statement. The Learning Area Leader provides vision, inspiration, encouragement and assistance to all members of their team, providing support to the Leadership Team. <br /></p><p>The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate excellence in the knowledge, understanding and research in the respective Learning Area. They will show leadership in their field and promote their Learning Area’s part of the holistic education offered at Parade College.<br /></p><p>The study of Mathematics at Parade College aims to develop the critical-thinking, problem solving and general Mathematical skills of all students. There is a wide range of subject options that cater for a range of Mathematical interests and abilities. Mathematics provides students with access to important mathematical ideas, knowledge and skills that they will draw on in their personal and work lives. The curriculum also provides students, as life-long learners, with the basis on which further study and research in mathematics and applications in many other fields are built. At a senior level, Mathematics is designed to provide access to worthwhile and challenging mathematical learning in a way which takes into account the interests, needs, dispositions and aspirations of a wide range of students, and introduces them to key aspects of the discipline. It is also designed to promote students’ awareness of the importance of mathematics in everyday life in a technological society, and to develop confidence and the disposition to make effective use of mathematical concepts, processes and skills in practical and theoretical contexts.<br /></p><p>The successful candidate for this position will commence 29 January 2024.  The leadership appointment is for a two year term, with an ongoing teaching position associated with this appointment.  The position attracts a generous Position of Leadership Allowance and time release per cycle.<br /></p><p>Please view the <a href="http://ww.parade.vic.edu.au/siteassets/Files/Employment/Learning-Area-Leader.pdf" rel="nofollow">Position Description</a> for further details about the role and the selection criteria.<br /></p><p><b> Application Requirements</b><br /></p><p>In preparing an application, please read the advertisement and position description carefully to ensure that you can demonstrate your ability to meet the position requirements and have a good understanding of the role.<br /></p><p>To apply, please visit the College website <a href="https://www.parade.vic.edu.au/school/employment" rel="nofollow">Employment Page</a> click ‘APPLY’ and follow the prompts.<br /></p><p>Please address your application to Mark Aiello, College Principal.Applications must include:<br /></p><ul><li>a <b>covering letter</b></li><li>a separate statement addressing the <b>Key Selection Criteria</b> addressing your skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the role; together with </li><li>a current <b>Curriculum Vitae</b>.</li></ul><p></p><p>Enquiries should be directed to the Director, Human Resources via email hr&#64;parade.vic.edu.au.<br /></p><p><br /></p><p><i>This community is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care. </i></p><p><i>Parade College acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. </i></p><p><i>Parade College is an Equal Opportunity Employer</i></p>


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