About the positionThe 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 Learning Enrichment Department (Senior School) to lead the delivery of support services to learners with identified educational support needs across the learning support, behavioural support and Gifted & Talented spectrum in the Senior School. This is a full-time 3 year fixed term opportunity commencing in 2023.Essential to this roleQualification in Secondary Special EducationRegistration with The NSW Institute of TeachersAbility to infuse the Christian ethos into teaching practicePropensity to recognise the value and uniqueness of each individual within the College communityCommitment to one’s own ongoing learningProfessional and personal integrityBeing flexible and open to changeBeing proactive and innovativeEnthusiasm for a team environmentCommitment to inclusive educational practicesExperience in successful classroom teaching practiceAbility to co-teach or support students in the regular classroomExperience working with students with a range of special needsAbility to both implement differentiation strategies and consult with other teachers regarding their useExperience with devising and implementing Individual Education PlansExperience in formal Special Education assessment and reporting to parentsThe ability to support teachers to implement effective support strategies and programs Knowledge of special education laws, special provisions, practices, program development and program evaluationEffective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, parents and caregiversSpecial Requirements:The nature of this position is such that the Head of Learning Enrichment Department (Senior School) is required to be available outside the ‘normal’ school hours, is required to participate fully in the life of the school, to attend meetings and make presentations when necessary.The Head of Learning Enrichment Department (Senior School) will, from time to time, be asked to take on extra duties that are assigned by their immediate superior or the Principal. These extra duties will be discussed with the Deputy Principal - Education and Planning and the decision to allocate them will be taken jointly.We offer outstanding opportunities for professional development, a supportive work environment and new experiences.Further InformationThe College has a strong Christian mission and provides a dynamic educational experience, inspiring our Scots boys to become fine young men of integrity and principle who support each other in their quest for excellence. Strong and positive values are integral to our College and we aim to build a culture of respect in our community towards God, others, self and our environment by aligning our policies and practices with Christian principles.Candidates must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.Pre-employment checksAll 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 applyTo learn more about this position, and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.tsc.nsw.edu.au/careers-at-scots/Please register your interest as soon as possible.The Scots College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment. Please refer to the Role Description here. 80000 AUD Bellevue Hill 2023