Dean of Students

St Augustine's College, Sydney

Brookvale , NSW 

Chaplains / Pastoral Care

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 13 June 2023

- The College is seeking a Dean of Students to join our team - Exciting and rewarding position - Prominent school on the Northern Beaches

<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><div><b><u>About the College </u></b></div><div>St Augustine&#39;s College - Sydney is a Catholic Congregational school for boys in Years 5 to 12, teaching the Augustinian values of Truth, Love and Community. The College has a strong academic tradition and commitment to pastoral care.</div><div><b><u> </u></b></div><div><br /></div><div>The College is seeking a full-time Dean of Students to join our team, commencing Term 1, 2024 however an earlier start would be considered based on the candidate&#39;s preference. This is one of two Dean positions, reporting to our Deputy Principal - Students and will initially be a 3-year appointment.</div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div><b><u>As the Dean of Students, your responsibilities will include: </u></b></div><ul><li>Supporting the Deputy Principal - Students, in managing pastoral care-related situations for years 7-12 </li><li>Embedding and maintaining appropriate levels of student behaviour throughout the College </li><li>Work closely with the Heads of House, Heads of Year and College psychologists to support the wellbeing of students and address concerns </li><li>Role model and support the development of staff within the pastoral team, and all teachers, in regards to classroom and behaviour management practices </li><li>Positively and proactively contributing to the College culture as a senior leader and team member </li><li>Ensuring teachers understand and have access to up-to-date research relating to pastoral care, and they are supported to translate that research into consistent and effective practice </li><li>Driving continual improvement with our staff and students </li><li>Supporting the Augustinian Catholic culture of the College </li><li>Providing an exemplary in-class experience for students </li><li>Working effectively with, and supporting, the Deputy Principal - Students and Leadership to implement the aims and practices of the College </li><li>Be willing to contribute to the College&#39;s academic, spiritual and co-curricular life. </li></ul><div><b><u>To be successful in the role you will have: </u></b></div><ul><li>demonstrated capacity in pastoral leadership </li><li>experience leading staff (directly or indirectly) </li><li>demonstrated success in developing, implementing, and evaluating pastoral and behaviour management processes, policies and best practice </li><li>the ability to develop insights and make recommendations from the analysis of data </li><li>a track record of fostering positive relationships with staff and students </li><li>the capacity to self-reflect on performance and leadership, with a focus on continuous improvement </li><li>strong administrative and organisational skills </li><li>required qualifications to teach in NSW schools </li><li>a commitment to the Catholic and St Augustine&#39;s educational values </li><li>a commitment to child safety </li><li>the ability to work collaboratively with peers and leadership </li><li>a commitment to ongoing personal and professional development </li></ul><div>Child Protection legislation applies and only applicants with full work rights in Australia will be considered.</div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>Applications, including curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees, must be submitted in PDF format via the <a href="" rel="nofollow">College website</a>.</div><div><b><br /></b></div><div> </div><div><b>APPLICATIONS CLOSE TUESDAY 13 JUNE HOWEVER WE WILL BE CONSIDERING CANDIDATES AS THEY APPLY AND POTENTIALLY PROCEEDING WITH INTERVIEWS SO ENCOURAGE EARLY APPLICATION.</b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b> </b></div><div>For further information regarding this position, please contact Camilla Smith via email recruitment&#64;</div><div><b><u> </u></b></div><div><b><u> </u></b></div><div><b><u> </u></b></div><div><b><u> </u></b></div><div><b><u> </u></b></div><div><b><u> </u></b></div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div>
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