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Leading Teacher Range 3 - Curriculum, Data and Assessment Leader

Job posted: 29/06/2024
Applications close: 19/07/2024 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Full time / From 28/01/2025 - 26/01/2028

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1423350

Reference: 1423350

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Selection Criteria

SC1      Demonstrated expert knowledge of the relevant curriculum. Demonstrated ability to lead and manage the implementation of school priorities, and the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills across the curriculum.

SC2      Demonstrated ability to lead the planning and implementation of high impact teaching strategies that respond to student learning needs. Demonstrated ability to support teachers to evaluate the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.

SC3      Demonstrated exemplary ability to monitor and assess student learning at a class, cohort or whole-school level and use this data to lead improvement initiatives. Demonstrated ability to support others in using data to inform teaching practice and to provide feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4      Demonstrated exemplary interpersonal and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to lead collaborative relationships with students, colleagues, parents and the broader school community focused on student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.

SC5      Demonstrated ability to model behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values and support colleagues to adopt these behaviours and attitudes. Demonstrated ability to reflect upon their own, others and whole-school practice and contribute to the provision of whole-school professional learning.

Role

Leading teachers will be highly skilled classroom practitioners and undertake leadership and management roles commensurate with their salary range.  The role of leading teachers is to improve the skill, knowledge and performance of the teaching workforce in a school or group of schools and to improve the curriculum program of a school.

Typically, leading teachers are responsible for coordinating a number of staff to achieve improvements in teaching and learning which may involve the coordination and professional support of colleagues through modelling, collaborating and coaching and using processes that develop knowledge, practice and professional engagement in others.

Leading teachers are expected to lead and manage a significant area or function within the school with a high degree of independence to ensure the effective development, provision and evaluation of the school's education program.

Leading teachers will be expected to make a significant contribution to policy development relating to teaching and learning in the school. A leading teacher has a direct impact and influence on the achievement of the school goals.

Leading teachers are usually responsible for the implementation of one or more priorities contained in the school strategic plan.

Responsibilities

¿     Model College values in all dealings with members of the college and broader community

Model College values in all dealings with members of the college and broader community

Contribute to whole school decision making and liaise with other members of the College leadership team to develop consistent strategic responses to school issues, reinforce the College purpose and values, implement agreed policies and procedures

Involve staff in the leadership and management of the curriculum and develop the leadership capacity of self and others relating to curriculum implementation

Model, support and provide opportunities for staff to improve their capacity to deliver effective teaching and learning programs to all students in line with the Crusoe Model Lesson, High Impact Teaching Strategies, Victorian Teaching & Learning Framework, EAL Framework and others as applicable 

Lead the documentation and alignment of teaching and learning within the College including the implementation and preparation for pathways into VCE, VPC, VM and VET

Work with the Assistant Principal: Learning and Teaching, to implement and monitor the use of the Maestro data dashboards

Work with the Learning & Teaching Team to analyse relevant student data and plan for improvement based on results

Support Domain Leaders and work with Learning Specialists in the development of consistent curriculum documentation, consistent teaching practices, assessment, including exams, and resources.  

Share responsibility with the Learning and Teaching Team for the development of Domain Leaders and other staff through coaching to grow their individual strengths and talents

Develop, publish and maintain a College wide assessment schedule that is regularly monitored and used to inform reporting cycles and decisions about teaching and learning

Work alongside the Engagement Leader, Attendance and Voice, to continue to implement the college¿s REAL Rewards program

Lead the implementation of reporting cycles and work with the Compass and Reporting Leader to deliver timely and meaningful Progress and Semester Reports

Liaise with external organisations including BEP schools and initiatives to facilitate professional learning opportunities to staff within and beyond the College including the updates to curriculum required by DE and VCAA

Work towards addressing goals which are common across all BEP schools

Support the involvement of students with specific talents and interests in learning programs such as VHAP, Tech School, Competitions and others.

Oversee the implementation of college programs related to assessment, including but not limited to NAPLAN and exams.

Make a significant contribution as a member of the College Leadership team including the development of Rapid Action Plans that align with the implementation of the AIP and SSP

Other related duties as requested by the Principal

Who May Apply

Teachers currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and qualified to teach and/or have demonstrated experience in the curriculum area(s) specified for the position.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

Applicants seeking part-time employment are encouraged to apply for any teaching service position and, if they are the successful candidate, request a reduced time fraction. Such requests will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and will be subject to the operational requirements of the school.

The Department of Education 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. It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Additional support and advice on the recruitment process is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders from the Koorie Outcomes Division (KOD) via marrung@education.vic.gov.au

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:

 https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/child-safe-standards/policy

DE Values

The department's employees commit to upholding the department's Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. The department'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 department values is available at:

 https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/values-department-vps-school-employees/overview

VIT LANTITE

To be eligible for employment, transfer or promotion in the principal or teacher class a person must have provisional or full registration from the Victorian Institute of Teaching. In addition, from 3 August 2020, to be eligible for employment in the principal class or teacher class, a person who graduated from a Victorian Initial Teacher Education program after 1 July 2016, must demonstrate that they have passed the literacy and numeracy test for initial teacher education (LANTITE) requirements. This condition is satisfied where the LANTITE requirement is part of the Victorian Initial Teacher Education program completed by the person.

Location Profile

Crusoe College, serving students in years 7-10 in the Bendigo region, was originally Kangaroo Flat Secondary College before merging with Golden Square Secondary College and upgrading its facilities in 2008. We are dedicated to providing high-quality education in a safe and engaging environment, offering comprehensive Victorian Curriculum, VCE and VET programs.

Our mission is to foster a collaborative learning environment where every student can thrive. We focus on ensuring daily attendance, wearing the proper uniform, punctuality, preparedness with necessary equipment, attentiveness to teachers, and consistent effort in completing learning tasks. Our goal is to achieve at least one year of learning growth for each student annually through the combined efforts of teachers, students, and families.

At Crusoe College, our values are Respect, Endeavour, Aspiration, and Learning. These values guide everything we do and are integral to creating a positive and inclusive school culture. We are seeking passionate and dedicated educators who share these values and are committed to making a difference in students' lives.

We support our staff with a comprehensive wellbeing strategy and professional development opportunities. Our Advisory Teachers and Wellbeing Team provide personalized assistance to students, fostering a supportive and nurturing environment. Additionally, the SWITCh (Students Working Independently Towards Change) initiative offers a unique opportunity to work with at-risk students, helping them re-engage with their education and achieve positive outcomes.

We strive for excellence, confidence, and diversity in a respectful, sustainable environment. Partnering with the wider community, we prepare students to be responsible, successful adults who can navigate their future paths. At Crusoe College, you will be part of a team that fosters strong relationships and creates a safe environment, ensuring every student can and will learn. Join us in our mission to inspire and support the next generation of learners.

Leading Teacher Range 3 - Curriculum, Data and Assessment Leader

Job type:

Full time / From 28/01/2025 - 26/01/2028

Job classification:

Leading Teacher Range 3

Contact:

Michael Lennon | 0407 329 840

Leading Teacher Range 3 - Curriculum, Data and Assessment Leader