Do you possess an exemplary understanding of best practice, with a deep commitment to implement rigorous, highly differentiated programs in a Junior School setting? Are you an excellent communicator, creative, able to work well with all students, parents and staff members, and are willing to take an active and enthusiastic part in the full life of the School, including co-curricular activities and School events outside normal teaching hours?
The Leader of Learning and Wellbeing is a new position developed in recognition of the understanding that in order for students to flourish in their learning they need to be flourishing emotionally. The creation of this role recognises the importance of effective wellbeing programs and frameworks to support students alongside rigorous academic programs. This role will bring together several strands of responsibility including leadership of academic programs alongside the Leader of Contextual Learning, development and implementation of wellbeing strategies and programs for students and staff and offerings to support and educate parents.
As a member of the Junior School’s Executive team, it is vital the Leader of Learning and Wellbeing is a strategic thinker with outstanding interpersonal skills, capable of building highly effective working relationships with all members of the School community and of devising and delivering effective programs to promote student and staff learning and wellbeing. Working with key Executive and pastoral care staff, this role will continually revise and adapt the School’s frameworks and programs to ensure it delivers to staff, students and parents the key messages and information necessary to support the academic development and wellbeing of all members of our School community.
The Leader of Learning and Wellbeing is responsible for building a learning community and developing a holistic curriculum reflecting the School's commitment to providing a challenging, enriching, inspiring and supportive education environment for students and teachers. Consistent with the School’s Strategic Plan, Vision, Mission and Values, the Leader of Learning and Wellbeing alongside the Leader of Contextual Learning will lead the development and implementation of a school-wide Vision for Learning.
The Leader of Learning and Wellbeing will be expected to take a systematic and strongly evidence-informed approach which supports the School’s values and strategic objectives. A key aspect of the role is evaluating the effectiveness of programs and ensuring consistency and quality for all students and staff.
Kinross Wolaroi School
Orange, New South Wales