Head of Languages

Head of Languages

William Clarke College


William Clarke College is a K-12, independent, Anglican College and is highly regarded for its commitment to providing quality learning opportunities for its students.  The College has a strong Christian foundation and offers a broad range of co-curricular programmes designed to challenge each student, so they are equipped to make a Christian difference in the world. Established in 1988, William Clarke College is located in the heart of Kellyville, with an enrolment of approximately 1,500.


The College is committed to enhancing the expertise of our teachers, placing a strong focus on individual professional development and seeking leadership opportunities for our staff.  We are a vibrant community that values passionate and committed teachers who engage and challenge their students in both their Christian faith and studies.  


The College is seeking an exceptional current Head of Faculty or Languages Teacher looking for a leadership opportunity, who is committed to delivering quality learning experiences for students that are engaging and meaningful.


This role will commence Term 1, 2014 


Your key responsibilities will be to:


  • Be a leader of learning in pedagogy and pastoral care
  • Provide leadership for the teachers within your Faculty, seeking opportunities for their professional development and career progression, and developing their leadership capacity
  • Develop and drive strategies for growth and progression of your Faculty by appropriating and adapting learning’s gained through your own professional development
  • Coordinate and assist in the development of Languages education programmes of the College from Years K - 12
  • Promote and develop academic learning within your Faculty
  • Championing the College Performance Feedback system and providing regular feedback and mentoring to your team


The successful candidate will possess:

  • An active Christian faith
  • A demonstrated work ethic reflecting a commitment to excellence in teaching
  • A comprehensive knowledge of relevant subject content
  • Proven ability to effectively engage and build rapport with students
  • Demonstrated initiative in integration of ICT into the learning programme
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and growth
  • Excellent administrative, organisation and planning skills
  • A desire to actively engage in and deliver a pastoral care programme as a Tutor for students in years 5 – 12


For more information regarding the above role and to access our Employment Application Form which must form part of your application, please refer to our website:www.wcc.nsw.edu.au/employment/open-roles.


Applications for this role close Monday 2 September 2013


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