Head of English, Arden Anglican School (NSW)

  • Permanent role
  • Applications close: Thursday 28th September, 2023 at 5.00pm.
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Kirsti Hitz-Morton
Senior Education Consultant
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Michael Bignill
Senior Education Consultant

Arden Anglican School is a vibrant coeducational independent school spread over two campuses in the leafy suburbs of Epping and Beecroft. The School offers a comprehensive curriculum that caters to over 1,000 students from Preschool through to Year 12, providing them with a solid foundation for their academic and personal development. The Arden motto, “In God, My Joy,” encapsulates the School’s commitment to being centred on the Christian faith and finding joy in God. Arden provides an exceptional learning experience that nurtures the uniqueness of confident, capable global citizens.

With a preferable January 2024 start, The Head of English is responsible for the efficient and effective management of daily operations within their department, ensuring that all teaching and learning practices align with NESA requirements and the high standards embodied within the School’s Academic, Pastoral Care and Professional Development Frameworks and associated cycles. Reporting directly to the Director of Teaching and Learning, the Head of English will support the development of the quality of teaching and learning of the class teachers within their department and be responsible for developing the strategic direction of the department in line with the School’s Mission and Vision; implementing change and managing the activities, finances and resources on a daily operational basis.

 The successful candidate will:

  • Model and reflect the Christian beliefs and values of the School
  • Possess the capacity to lead a high performing team and to foster positive and supportive professional
  • relationships
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of NESA curriculum, assessment and reporting processes, including
  • developments within the Australian curriculum
  • Ensure that all Teaching and Learning approaches and implementation methodology aligns with the School’s strategic plan
  • Deliver strategic professional learning to fellow department members, and encourage members of the
  • department to deliver professional learning in line with their skills and expertise
  • Liaise with Year Coordinators regarding student pastoral care and academic growth

Arden Anglican School has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, as outlined in the Child Protection Policy. https://www.arden.nsw.edu.au/policies/

Hutton Consulting Australia is partnering with Arden Anglican School in the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to obtain the candidate information pack and associated documents, please contact Kirsti Hitz-Morton on 0434914188 or  Kirsti.hitz-morton@hutton.education or Michael Bignill on 0425 271 822 or michael.bignill@hutton.education  

Please ONLY APPLY directly to Hutton Consulting Australia. Applications should be emailed to 1425256@hutton.education  by 5:00pm on Thursday 28th September 2023.