About the position
The Scots College is an innovative and creative teaching and learning environment for boys T-12. We pride ourselves on our quest for excellence, our faith and tradition and a culture of leadership through teams for both our students and staff.
We are seeking an exceptional Head of Humanities (7-9) to join our progressive and supportive team. This is a full-time 3 year fixed term leadership opportunity commencing immediately.
Key Responsibilities, Education and Experience
The Head of the Humanities (7-9) leads the delivery of education in the disciplinary areas in History and Geography in the Middle School. They will be responsible for the establishment of a Centre for Excellence and will contribute to the development of the distinctiveness of a Scots Education. They will have a strongly developed knowledge of their discipline and will be responsible for the ongoing development of staff, ensuring that programs and pedagogy support students in the development of the skills needed for life in the 21st Century and is aligned with the Brave Hearts Bold Minds Educational Philosophy.
- Qualifications in Secondary Education
- Current accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
- Experience of teaching History and Geography
- Support the Philosophy, Ethos and Strategic Intent of the College
- Lead talented teaching teams and delivery of effective teaching and learning programs
- Foster an inclusive and challenging learning environment
- Engage with the school community within and beyond the classroom
- Commit to the development of ‘best practice’ strategies in all aspects of College operations
- Support and implement the whole-College model of Christian leadership
We offer outstanding opportunities for professional development, a supportive work environment and new experiences.
Candidates must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.
- Professional and personal integrity
- Superior inter-personal relationships
- Being flexible and open-minded
- Being proactive and innovative
- Communicating effectively with others
- Being both a leader and a team player
All applicants must have a current NSW Working with Children Clearance. Information on obtaining a Working with Children Clearance Number can be found at https://www.ocg.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check.
How to apply
To learn more about this position, view a copy of the role description and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.tsc.nsw.edu.au/careers-at-scots/
The Scots College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.