STAFF VACANCIES & VOLUNTEERS
Assistant Principal AP2 - Curriculum, Teaching and Learning and Innovation
Specific Responsibility Area Statement
Each Assistant Principal will be designated areas of special responsibility within the overall Principal team, but will be expected to assist in other areas as needed and as a collegiate team member.
The designated area of special responsibility for this advertised position will be in overseeing Curriculum, Teaching and Learning and Innovation
This will include overseeing whole school process for
assessment and reporting,
staff professional development,
development of student individualised learnings plans,
careers and pathways,
ICT and elearning.
This also includes Leading a number of Leading Teachers and Learning Specialists in these areas
Applicants should note that this job description may change over the duration of the contract subject to negotiation. Whittlesea Secondary College is a growing school and the leadership structure will continue to evolve in response to such.
The Assistant Principal will work as a member of the Principal Class team to:
1. Support the work of the College Council.
2. Implement the Performance and Development process, participate in staff selection and provide support for staff.
3. Contribute to the smooth daily operation of the College.
4. Provide support to staff and supervise students by being a visible presence in the buildings and grounds during the day.
5. Take a high profile in ensuring that the policy on student discipline and welfare is implemented across all year levels.
6. Oversee a high standard of student personal presentation and correct wearing of uniform at all times.
Assistant Principals will regularly report to the Principal, and the Principal Class team as a whole will co-ordinate its activities through weekly meetings.
Tours will be held on Monday 22nd July at 4.30pm and Friday 26th July at 3.30pm.
Please refer to the College Website to view the current Strategic Plan (2018-2021) and Annual Implementation Plan 2019
Leading Teacher - eLearning and Innovation - Ongoing
The position of Leading Teacher: eLearning and Innovation will involve the continued coordination of the 1:1 device program introduced in 2019. 85% of students now have their own devices since Term 1, 2019. The successful applicant will be able to build a positive and exciting view of technology in school, and adapt to a rapidly evolving school culture. Superior communication skills will be essential, as the successful applicant will organise and address large forums of students and parents.
Leading Teacher – eLearning and innovation
Lead the role out of 1:1 devices across the school
To promote and advocate the use of eLearning across the college and to ensure that eLearning practices are effectively integrated into programs across the college
Leading and managing the implementation of the school operations and policies related to eLearning and innovation
To explore and introduce new and innovative technology into student learning and develop subject offerings in the area of technology
Provide training and coaching to staff in the use of eLearning technologies
Provide targeted professional development for teachers, including induction for new staff
Provide information sessions and training to parents and students
To oversee eSmart program at the college
Model exemplary classroom practise
To develop, implement and monitor online/social media protocols for students, staff and parents
Develop whole school digital storage and filing conventions for curricular materials and school documentation
Support role out of programs such as Literatu and Achieve 3000
Analyse data to evaluate approaches and to determine future directions and goals
Leading and managing professional development and performance documentation for staff directly reporting to you
Support the information and training of students and parents during student transition process annually–year
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WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR IN STAFF?
We value highly skilled staff who are experts within their field, but we also value those who may be new to teaching or their area of expertise who have a wealth of prior experiences, or are young and have a burning passion to help other young people grow and develop as learners. Whether teaching or support staff we all work towards achieving the one school vision.
The qualities we are looking for in our staff include, but are not limited to:
A demonstrated passion and ability to help young people achieve their goals
Creativity in your approach to education
Being a good role model as a life-long learner
Highly developed ICT skills and an ability to use these to assist learning
An enjoyment for working both inside and outside your own area of expertise
Having a broad range of experience, skills and passions
Being able to demonstrate how you know when students are making progress
Being skilled at motivating students
Being adaptable and flexible