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. Due to the current Head of Science being internally promoted we are seeking an exceptional Head of Science to join our progressive and supportive team. This is a full-time 3 year fixed term opportunity commencing January 2022.Key Responsibilities, Education and Experience The Head of the Science Department leads the delivery of education in the disciplinary areas of Sciences in the Senior 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 21 st Century and is aligned with the Brave Hearts Bold Minds Educational Philosophy.Qualifications in Secondary EducationCurrent accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)Experience of teaching ScienceSupport the Philosophy, Ethos and Strategic Intent of the CollegeLead talented teaching teams and delivery of effective teaching and learning programsFoster an inclusive and challenging learning environmentEngage with the school community within and beyond the classroomCommit to the development of ‘best practice’ strategies in all aspects of College operationsSupport and implement the whole-College model of Christian leadershipWe 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.Personal AttributesProfessional and personal integritySuperior inter-personal relationshipsBeing flexible and open-mindedBeing proactive and innovativeCommunicating effectively with othersBeing both a leader and a team playerPre-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 by Sunday 14 November 2021.Please see a copy of the role description attached.The Scots College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.Role Description - Head of the Science Department AUD Bellevue Hill 2023