Permanent
Port Augusta
Close Date: 01/11/2018
REF: DESsoa1018
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All Permanent Opportunities

Head of Campus, School of the Air (SOTA)

Permanent
Port Augusta
Close Date: 01/11/2018
REF: DESsoa1018
Apply now All Permanent Opportunities
  • Collaborative and Innovative Leader
  • Leading distance education leadership in a system focussed on becoming world-class
  • Increasing access to learning for remote communities

The Position

The South Australian Department for Education is seeking to attract an emerging and inspiring leader to the role of Head of Campus for the School of the Air (SOTA).

As part of the Open Access College, SOTA plays an important and critical role in addressing educationally disadvantaged students in South Australia who are unable to attend school in person or to access aspects of the full curriculum at their local school.  The School of the Air, located in Port Augusta, catering from reception to Year 7 geographically remote students, provides dynamic and innovative teaching and learning programs.

The successful incumbent will participate as a member of the Port Augusta/Quorn Partnership, providing valuable access to networking and professional learning opportunities. Working with a highly experienced and progressive leadership team you will have the opportunity to further develop your leadership skills as Head of Campus, SOTA and as a member of the Open Access College Executive Leadership team, contributing to innovative distance education programs across South Australia.

The Head of Campus will be a results-focused, collaborative leader who drives continuous improvement in teaching and learning outcomes of remote students. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with instructional leadership coaching skills, as well as the capability to lead innovation and change. Building strong and effective partnerships with community stakeholders will be critical to the success of the role.

All applicants will also need to demonstrate a commitment to public sector values.

 

About the Open Access College, School of the Air

The College is a leader in distance education and operates from Campuses located in Adelaide and Port Augusta.

Port Augusta is located approximately 300 kilometres north of Adelaide and is situated on the quiet waterways at the head of the Spencer Gulf, in close proximity to the spectacular Flinders Ranges.

For more information regarding the School please visit: www.openaccess.edu.au/sota

 

About the South Australian Department for Education

The South Australian Department for Education is committed to ensuring the best educational outcomes for children and young people in South Australia.  The Department manages South Australia’s public education system, with the goal of delivering world-class preschool, primary and secondary education in all areas of the curriculum.

For more information regarding the Department please visit: www.education.sa.gov.au

 

Applications close: Thursday 1st November 2018

To Apply: Please note that all applications need to be submitted directly to the Department for Education via https://jobs.decd.sa.gov.au/. Applications not submitted via this website will not be considered.

For a confidential discussion on the role please contact Mira Bacelj of Fisher Leadership on +61 3 9016 6000.

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