Head of Student Wellbeing x 3 | Fisher Leadership
Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 01/10/2021
REF: WEShsw0921
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Head of Student Wellbeing x 3

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 01/10/2021
REF: WEShsw0921
  • Lead innovation in contemporary wellbeing practices
  • Build strong learning and wellbeing connections
  • Campus based role – St Kilda, Glen Waverley & Elsternwick

 
The Position
Wesley College seeks to appoint three exceptional and contemporary wellbeing leaders to the position of Head of Student Wellbeing at each of the College campuses – St Kilda Road, Glen Waverley and Elsternwick.  Reporting to the Head of Campus, and a member of the Campus Executive Team, the role will work in partnership with the Heads of School, Student Counsellors and their Wellbeing Teams to support and manage the day-to-day pastoral care and wellbeing management of students from ECLC – Year 12.
The Head of Student Wellbeing is responsible for implementing and further developing the College Framework for Wellbeing, with specific responsibility for the design and implementation of the Wellbeing curriculum from ECLC – Year 12.  The role will support the integration of wellbeing practices and initiatives into the Homeroom/Tutor group program.  In addition, the Head of Student Wellbeing is also considered the Campus Child Protection Officer.  The challenge for these positions will be to build wellbeing into the overall curriculum and ensure that the concept of wellbeing is built into the culture of the College.
The successful candidates for these critical positions will be genuine wellbeing experts and demonstrate a sound understanding of contemporary research, knowledge and best practice in the development and application of pastoral and wellbeing management practices that develop and enhance the overall wellbeing of students.    Displaying excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the roles will work closely with all key stakeholders including staff, parents, carers and wellbeing service providers.  Well-developed leadership and people management skills will be evident from prior leadership positions in addition to the ability to develop trust in diverse populations and manage change successfully in complex environments.
Post-graduate qualifications in education (Master’s degree) in educational leadership and/or student wellbeing/positive psychology or equivalent is desirable.  The positions will retain a specified teaching load, which will vary between campuses due to their size.
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 the school visit: www.wesleycollege.edu.au
To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ using reference WEShsw0921, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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