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Executive Class

Job posted: 10/05/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 11/07/2022 - 10/07/2027

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1278006

Reference: 1278006

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

(a) Vision and values

Demonstrated capacity to create a shared vision, define and gain acceptance of school goals and set and communicate expectations for effective performance.

(b) Teaching and Learning

Demonstrated ability to manage the quality of teaching and create a positive culture of challenge, support and collaboration.

(c) Improvement, Innovation and Change

Demonstrated capacity to produce and implement clear, evidence-based improvement plans and policies and lead innovation and change.

(d) Management

Demonstrated capacity to ensure that the school’s human, physical and financial resources are efficiently allocated and managed.

(e) Development

Demonstrated capacity to create a professional learning community that is focused on the continuous improvement of teaching and learning, supporting all staff to achieve high standards and commitment to their own learning and wellbeing.

(f) Engagement

Demonstrated capacity to develop positive relationships with students, parents/families and the local community and participate in and contribute to system-level activities.

(g) Community Criterion

Demonstrated skills in supporting and developing staff teams to achieve the best possible outcomes for each student and enhance pride and confidence in the school within the broader community.

Role

The Executive shall carry out any and all duties as directed from time to time and shall comply with any statutory obligations applicable to his or her employment. Specific duties shall also include those set out in the role of the Principal below.

The Executive shall:

  • undertake such duties and exercise such powers, authority and discretion in relation to the business of the Employer as may from time to time be delegated to the Executive;
  • undertake such other responsibilities and perform such other duties from time to time as the Employer may reasonably require to meet the operating needs of the Employer;
  • in the discharge of such duties and the exercise of such powers, authority and discretion, conform to, observe and comply with the directions, restrictions and regulation of the Employer, made or given from time to time;
  • comply with all legal requirements, statutory or otherwise pertaining to the responsibility of the Executive;
  • at all times comply with all lawful orders and instructions given to the Executive by the Employer or an authorised delegate of the Employer and comply in all respects with all or any rules and regulations, Code of Conduct, Professional Lobbyist Code of Conduct and the Act which have been or which may hereafter be established governing the employment of the Executive which rules, regulations and provisions are specifically incorporated into this Contract; and
  • faithfully serve the Employer and at all times use the Executive's best endeavours to promote the interest of the Employer.

The role of the principal is to lead and manage the planning, delivery, evaluation and improvement of the education of all students in a community through the deployment of resources provided by the Department and the school community.

At the same time, the principal, as executive officer of the school council, must ensure that adequate and appropriate advice is provided to the council on educational and other matters, that the decisions of the council are implemented and that adequate support and resources are provided for the conduct of council meetings.

Responsibilities

The principal is accountable for the overall management and development of the school within statewide guidelines and Government policies. A clear set of accountabilities, which distinguish their work from other members of the Teaching Service and the education community are set out in detail in the contract of employment.

The core accountabilities of all principals are to:

  • ensure the delivery of a comprehensive education program to all students
  • be executive officer of the school council.
  • establish and manage financial systems in accordance with the Department and school council requirements.
  • represent the Department in the school and the local community.
  • implement decisions of the school council.
  • contribute to system-wide activities, including policy and strategic planning and development.
  • manage and integrate the resources available to the school.
  • appropriately involve staff, students and the community in the development, implementation and review of school policies, programs and operations.
  • report to the Department, school community, parents and students on the achievements of the school and of individual students as appropriate.

Who May Apply

Appropriately qualified individuals currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education and Training is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department.  The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Other Information

To be eligible for appointment as a principal a person must either already be a Principal or have met the Victorian Aspiring Principal Assessment (VAPA) requirement as follows:

  • For principal positions advertised between 1 August 2021 and 31 December 2021 a person will be required to have registered to undertake the VAPA before being appointed to a principal position.
  • For principal positions advertised on or after from 1 January 2022 a person must have completed the VAPA and be provided with a statement of readiness before they can be appointed to a principal position.

Conditions of Employment

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Vaccination Requirement

A person is not eligible for employment in the Teaching Service unless that person meets the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Glenroy Secondary College is located in Glenroy 20 minutes from the CBD on the corner of Glenroy and Cardinal Roads. It has easy access to public transport centred between Glenroy and Fawkner Train Stations.

The diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the 460 students enrolled at the College are drawn from the surrounding areas, including Glenroy, Oak Park, Hadfield, Pascoe Vale, Coburg and Broadmeadows. In 2020, the College confirmed a significant increase in enrolments, testament to the strategic changes that have been implemented over the past 3 years which have created a positive perception of the College in the community. The College completed a rebuild of the main teaching and administration areas over 2020.

Our students are our greatest ambassadors and they continually and positively represent the College values of Achievement, Respect, Integrity and Teamwork, in their own learning and their behaviours towards others. 

Glenroy College is committed to successful outcomes for all our students. We work to equip students with the essential learning skills they will need to succeed in our complex, flexible and constantly-changing world. The College staff has adopted High Impact Teaching Strategies across all domains, implemented Literacy and Assessment for Learning, College-Wide Positive Behaviour Support and Professional Learning Communities. We also have a collegiate classroom visit structure based around teaching teams to support effective teaching practices. 

The College actively supports our learners with Junior (Years 7-9) and Senior (Years 10-12) Sub Schools with Year Level Leaders and a Sub School Manager. Each Sub school is further supported with teams of staff who provide individualised attention to the academic progress and wellbeing of each student. Increased enrolments suggest that the College may structure the year levels across 3 Sub-schools in the near future.

Our programs encourage the highest standards of achievement in every activity undertaken by our students. We collect literacy and numeracy data on students in years 7 to 10 through established testing schedules. Feedback is provided to students and data is provided to teaching teams whose major role is to improve academic outcomes for all students. This data is also used to inform parents of their child’s progress through our system of parent interviews and online parent portal. In 2020 we implemented a five weekly progress reporting system and, due to covid19 Remote and Flexible Learning, conducted inaugural virtual Parent Teacher Interviews which received a very strong positive endorsement from our families.

Our teaching and learning methods recognise that students must be able to use computers and multi-media technologies with confidence and understanding to enhance both their learning and their ability to fully participate in our information-filled world. This has been further highlighted during 2020 where teaching and learning was significantly conducted through remote platforms.

Additional special programs are available to support and extend students including our interactive and supportive Junior and Senior Back on Track, Instrumental Music and inter-school sport, Middle Years Literacy and Numeracy Support, High Achievers Program, Drama and music performances through partnerships with local community organisations. We conduct a successful Year 6 to 7 transition program incorporating extended orientation with trained Year 9 Buddies. All Year 9 students participate in the Rite Journey and $20 Boss, programs designed to assist young people transitioning into adulthood and provides them with experiences of community volunteering and developing business awareness. The College uses the adaptive, individualised online Maths Pathway to replace the textbook in Years 7-9 to develop their understanding and application of numeracy. Our Senior students have access to both VCE and VCAL from Year 11. 

The strength of Glenroy College lies in our ability to provide an excellent, balanced and diverse program, while blending innovation and tradition, allowing freedom and creativity within a caring, co-educational setting in which each student learns and grows in an environment of mutual respect and co-operation. The College uses the framework of the Positive Behaviour Support to structure and implement student management and wellbeing through the years with a strong focus on the College Values: Achievement, Resect, Integrity and Teamwork.

The College has a strong and interconnected Engagement and Wellbeing Team, comprising Wellbeing Team Leader, Mental Health Practitioner, Inclusion Co-ordinator and Inclusion Aides, Family Liaison Officer, Chaplain, Adolescent Health Nurse, Doctor in Schools, visiting professionals including psychologists, speech therapists and social workers. Students also benefit from a range of programs and services provided by local organisations, including Moreland Council.

Students are careers counselled extensively when moving through the year levels and into VCE/VCAL, developing pathways built around their interests and strengths and acknowledging their aspirations. Accelerated year 10 students are invited to access VCE subjects. The College also offers access to VET programs along with VCAL.

Our College develops student leaders through all levels with Class Captains, College Year 12 Captains and Sports Captains. We provide a high quality and extensive student wellbeing structure involving mentors and level leaders supported by a wellbeing team that provides programs, case management and counselling. 

The College welcomes and encourages parent and community involvement. Our facilities are used extensively by community groups after school and on weekends.
 We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic leader, committed to working with staff teams to achieve the best possible outcomes for each of our students.

Executive Class

Job type:

Full time / From 11/07/2022 - 10/07/2027

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Melissa Vangelovska | 0430 114 817

Executive Class