Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 02/10/2020
REF: WESdol0920
Apply now
All Permanent Opportunities

Director of Learning

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 02/10/2020
REF: WESdol0920
Apply now All Permanent Opportunities
  • Lead innovation in contemporary learning
  • Facilitate academic excellence
  • Provide positive and inspirational leadership

The Position

Wesley College seeks to appoint an exceptional and contemporary leader to the position of Director of Learning.    Reporting directly to the Principal, and a member of the College Executive, the Director of Learning will be responsible for building an outstanding culture of learning through the College  by raising student achievement, development and improvement of academic programs and classroom pedagogies whilst improving the quality of teaching and learning across the College.

The incoming Director of Learning will bring a strong strategic sense of teaching and learning to inform the development and implementation of future directions for education and will provide leadership direction and support to the College Teaching and Learning Committee with the aim of fostering a culture of innovation and excellence in teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will possess a strong knowledge of contemporary research and best practice pedagogy.  Presenting with outstanding interpersonal skills and a natural ability to engage with and influence at all levels, the appointee will demonstrate an ability to shape strategy around learning in a complex, multi-campus setting.  It is expected the appointee will present as a strong, open-minded leader who is able to think critically and challenge the team to reach exceptional outcomes.  The appointee will demonstrate a track record of success in curriculum and staff leadership at an executive level within a school environment.

The Organisation

Wesley College Melbourne, a Uniting Church school with a rich tradition spanning 153 years, is a diverse, dynamic, coeducational learning community with more than 3,350 students aged between 3 and 18 years.  The school offers a rich and comprehensive program promoting not only excellent academic results, but also a concentrated focus on the Arts, Sport, Outdoor Education and Community.

Wesley comprises three metropolitan campuses in Melbourne, at St Kilda Road, Glen Waverley and Elsternwick, outdoor education sites at Chum Creek, Mallana and Lochend, a Year 9 residential campus at Clunes, and the Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School in the Kimberley, Western Australia.

For more information on Wesley College visit:  wesleycollege.edu.au

To apply – please go to fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference WESdol0920 addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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