Head of Learning Area - History, Society and Ethics, Avon Road, Pymble

Pymble Ladies CollegeAvon Road, Pymble
Date posted:
Start date: 1 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary

Pymble Ladies’ College is a school of the Uniting Church in Australia for girls Kindergarten to Year 12 with boarding from Year 7. The College is committed to creating a personalised learning environment for every Pymble girl that is universally acknowledged for its outstanding quality and exceptional opportunities. One of the key elements of our strategic plan Towards 2020: Striving for the highest is the development of a high performance and learning culture to enable the delivery of an excellent education. 

The Role

The Head of Learning Area – History, Society and Ethics is responsible for the History, Legal Studies, Religion and Ethics at the College. The position is full-time and commences Term 1, 2019. As a leader of learning in the College this role is responsible for:

  • leading  learning through curriculum design, classroom pedagogy, assessment and    reporting to improve student learning outcomes
  • developing  a deep understanding of, and advancing the College vision for,  personalised learning within the context of History, Legal and Religion
  • developing, coaching and managing staff.

About you

You will:

  • Be willing to support the ethos and values of the College
  • Have the ability to effectively lead teaching, learning, innovation and change
  • Possess a broad vision of holistic curriculum
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate and influence people at all levels of the organisation
  • Have a demonstrated ability to lead, coach and develop others
  • Have a strong understanding of the application of technology to enhance learning
  • Be a reflective professional engaged in ongoing development and research in relation to your practice
  • Be committed to supporting student wellbeing
  • Have demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement 
  • Be willing to actively participate in the College’s coaching program and culture 
  • Possess the ability to demonstrate professional conduct and discretion at all times.

To learn more about this position, the calibre of person we are seeking to appoint and what makes Pymble an excellent place to work please select apply to go to the College website. 

Applications close 3.00 pm Monday 12 November 2018.

Candidates must comply with the NSW Teacher Accreditation Act and provide a Working with Children Check.

Pymble Ladies' College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



Job location

More about Pymble Ladies College
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Address: Avon Road, Pymble, New South Wales, NSW 2073, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 9855 7799