HEAD OF SENIOR SCHOOL – Scots School, Albury (NSW)

Scots School Albury
  • Permanent role
  • Applications close: Friday, 9 August, 2019 at 5:00pm
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Founder & Director Executive Search

The Scots School Albury is a leading education destination in the Albury Wodonga Region, and a ‘first choice’ boarding school provider in the wider rural region and beyond. With a rich history spanning over 150 years and located half way between Melbourne and Canberra, The Scots School Albury offers a rich and diverse regional lifestyle on the Murray River. At Scots our young people are placed at the centre of their educational experience by providing challenges and opportunities that enable them to flourish as individuals, with others and within the broader community.

Shortlisted as a finalist in the 2018 Regional School of the Year, and again in 2019, Scots is seeking a strong relational educational leader who will inspire a passion for learning within the whole Senior School community and understands that a student’s academic success is underpinned by a comprehensive wellbeing program.

Beginning in 2020, the successful candidate will collaborate and lead a compelling vision for secondary school learning, student engagement and school wellbeing. Supported by a team of dedicated leaders and reporting directly to the Principal, the Head of Senior School will lead innovation in teaching and learning practice, professional learning for staff, contemporary assessment and reporting processes, and will be committed to empowering students and staff to have agency of their own learning.

The successful candidate will be able to:

Play an active role in the leadership, development and implementation of the current and future pedagogical strategies and objectives for the Senior School, including possible implementation of the IB Middle Years Programme.
Provide leadership and guidance in facilitating a contemporary Professional Staff Growth program, ensuring the needs of colleagues are consistently met in regards to inspiring teaching excellence.
Lead a contemporary approach to assessment for learning and reporting procedures.
Develop an innovative vision for Digital Technologies and support staff in implementing a range of tools in the classroom.
Engage and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with a range of internal and external community stakeholders.
Provide leadership and responsive care for students and staff in their wellbeing.
Respond strategically and proactively to the changing education sector, lead innovation collaboratively and model a positive approach to change.
The Scots School Albury is committed to child safety. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening, and adhere to the School’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct.

The Scots School Albury has engaged Hutton Consulting to assist with the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to obtain the full position description please contact Fiona Hutton on 0499 000 973 or email fiona@hutton.education

Applications close: Friday 9 August, 2019 at 5.00pm