Established in 1879, St Aloysius' College is a Catholic, Jesuit day school for boys from Year 3 to Year 12. Situated in the shadow of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, it has an enrolment of over 1200 students.
The College is conducted by the Society of Jesus and is part of a worldwide network of Jesuit primary and secondary schools and universities.
About the Role
St Aloysius' College is seeking to appoint an outstanding educational leader to the role of Director of Teaching and Learning, to commence January 2023. This role is a member of the College Executive and is responsible for the academic programs for students across Years 7 to 12 and provides strategic leadership to ensure that excellence in teaching and learning is at the heart of the College’s mission.
Reporting to the Deputy Principal, the Director of Teaching and Learning will be responsible for leadership in the following areas:
• Lead in a manner that is consistent with the College's essential nature as a Catholic, Jesuit School;
• Ensure that teaching and learning at the College is underpinned and informed by the Characteristics of Jesuit Education and the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm.
• Lead the continued implementation of the SAC Teaching & Learning Framework across the College;
• Enrich the academic orientation of the College by pursuing initiatives designed to extend students in their learning in both the Junior and Senior schools and St Aloysius’ College, Rozelle;
• Oversee academic research initiatives in line with the strategic direction of the College;
• Ensure the College is at the forefront of learning and innovation to enable the most effective teaching and learning to take place in each classroom.
• Lead an evidence-based approach to innovation as it relates to the integration of digital learning technologies into the academic curriculum;
• Work closely with the College Executive to provide a balanced educational program that cultivates the academic, spiritual, physical, cultural and social development of each student;
• Provide leadership in curriculum design and manage the systems and processes to fulfill NESA and Australian Curriculum requirements;
• Provide advice and recommendations to the Executive and school community on relevant curriculum trends and directives from NESA, ACARA and other relevant bodies to ensure best practice.
• Lead the Dean of Studies and Heads of Department in the Senior School and other middle leaders in a manner consistent with the Ignatian charism and Jesuit tradition of the College;
• Contribute to the professional learning programs at the College that build a culture of continuous improvement in pedagogical practice amongst all teachers;
• Work with others to create a culture that enables collaboration, high performance, innovation and the engagement of teachers.
At a minimum the successful candidate will demonstrate:
•Alignment to the Christian values and mission of the College;
•An understanding of the educational needs of boys and young men
•Hold relevant education qualifications including current NESA accreditation.
• Post-graduate qualifications at Masters level in Education;
• Inspirational leadership and expertise in curriculum design, implementation and evaluation of innovative and effective pedagogy across Years 7-12;
• Knowledge of current global educational research and its application in the classroom;
• Ability to develop and implement policy, structures and systems which ensure teaching and learning programs meet required NESA standards and reflect contemporary pedagogy.
How to apply
For more information about the College, this opportunity, selection criteria and the application process please visit the College website: https://www.staloysius.nsw.edu.au/about-us/employment/current-opportunities
Only applications received via [email protected] will be considered, and St Aloysius’ College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.
St Aloysius’ College is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.
Applications Close: 5.00 pm, Wednesday, 10 August 2022.