Learning Leader (POL 3)

Good Samaritan Catholic Primary School


Curriculum / Learning

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 17 February 2023

It's not often that there are vacancies at Good Samaritan - once people join our team, they like to stay. Why is that so? 1. Our children are full of love and enthusiasm for learning. 2. Our families are extremely supportive and grateful for the work we do. 4. Every staff member is valued and respected. 5. We are a great team - there's a strong sense of belonging and unity of purpose.

<p>We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified teachers to join our learning community in the role of Learning Leader (POL 3). </p><p>This is a senior leadership role.  The Learning Leader is a member of the school&#39;s Leadership for Learning Team and plays a pivotal role in the ongoing strategic leadership and development of the school.<br /></p><p><b>This position will appeal to you if you: </b></p><ul><li>want to be part of a welcoming, faith filled and thriving community;</li><li>are driven by a strong moral purpose of optimising the learning and wellbeing for every child;</li><li>love working with children and want to make a positive impact in their lives; </li><li>want to work as a valued member of a highly supportive and professional team;<br /></li><li>love learning and continue to seek ways to improve your own practice;</li><li>want to learn and develop your skills for strategic leadership and leadership for learning; <br /></li><li>enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues in pursuit of school goals.</li></ul><p><b>This position requires you to:</b></p><ul><li>actively support our Catholic school vision; </li><li>engage in the ongoing development of the school as an inclusive Catholic community;</li><li>work collaboratively as a member of the Leadership for Learning Team to drive an explicit and detailed school improvement agenda.</li><li>lead a team of educators while building their capacity to create effective teaching and learning experiences that are purposeful, engaging and meaningful so that every child&#39;s learning and wellbeing is optimised;<br /></li><li>lead colleagues in a cycle of continuous professional inquiry while building their capacity to design and implement differentiated teaching strategies that are responsive to the assessed learning strengths and needs of the child<br /></li><li>develop respectful, learning-centred relationships with children and their families; </li><li>participate in the broader life of the school including the Sacramental program, camps and community events; and<br /></li><li>behave professionally and ethically in all forums.</li></ul><p><b>To be considered for this position you must:</b></p><ul><li>have a commitment to the ethos of a Catholic school and its mission;</li><li>have an understanding of a school leader&#39;s role in the mission of the Church;</li><li>either have, be undertaking, or intend to undertake accreditation to teach Religious Education;<br /></li><li>be committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care; and</li><li>have appropriate registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.</li></ul><p><b>Desirable:</b> </p><ul><li>Previous leadership experience.</li><li>Post-graduate qualifications in one or more of the following areas: <i>educational leadership</i>; <i>literacy</i>; <i>numeracy</i>; <i>curriculum development</i>.</li></ul><p><b>Application Procedures:</b><br /></p><p>Applicants are encouraged to contact the Principal should they have any questions before submitting their application.</p><p>Applications should be made in writing and forwarded via email to the Principal: <a href="mailto:principal&#64;goodsam.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">principal&#64;goodsam.catholic.edu.au</a> </p><p>Applications must include: completed online application form, a cover letter and a resume including the names of three (3) referees.</p>


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Application Instructions

<ul><li>Applications should be made in writing and forwarded to the Principal, Mr Paul Sedunary: principal&#64;goodsam.catholic.edu.au </li></ul><p>Applications must include: </p><p>1. application form </p><p>2. cover letter </p><p>3. resume including the names of three (3) referees.</p>


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