Deputy Head of Primary, Curriculum and Pedagogy

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Regents Park Christian School

Regents Park Christian School, NSW

Deputy Head of Primary, Curriculum and Pedagogy

ABOUT US
Regents Park Christian School is a culturally diverse K-12 school located in the Sydney metropolitan area. We provide an excellent Christ-centred education, preparing our students with purpose. We have been serving families for over 45 years and have a current enrolment of over 670 students. We invest heavily in our staff to ensure high quality evidence-based teaching and learning. Having participated in the NSW Literacy and Numeracy Action Plan, pedagogy in all Primary grades is data-informed, with an Explicit Instruction and Assessment for Learning model.

ABOUT THE ROLE
• We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head of Primary, Curriculum and Pedagogy, ideally for the start of Term 4, 2022.
• As a member of the Leadership Team, the Deputy Head of Primary has responsibility for Curriculum and Pedagogy for the Primary Department.
• The Deputy Head of Primary will report directly to the Head of Primary and work collaboratively as part of the Leadership Team.

ABOUT YOU
This role would suit a dynamic, relational leader. The Deputy Head of Primary will oversee
and develop high quality teaching and learning practices and be instrumental in mentoring
Primary teaching staff.
The successful candidate will be a committed Christian, actively involved in their local
church. Evidence of NESA accreditation and a current Working with Children Check are
required. In addition to completing the RPCS Teaching Application form, please include a
covering letter that addresses the following criteria.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
• A committed Christian who will provide opportunities for students to develop an understanding of the Christian faith and grow up into Christ.
• Commitment to the implementation of the School’s Vision and Values.
• The ability to set an example to students, staff and parents in matters of faith and conduct.
• Demonstrate a continually growing understanding of the place of education, and of teaching and learning within a Biblical Worldview.
• Engagement with current research regarding student achievement and wellbeing.
• Understanding of disabilities, including those of social and emotional nature.
• Implementation of evidence-informed literacy and numeracy practices to improve teaching, learning and assessment across the curriculum.
• Demonstrated ability to provide high-impact instructional coaching that ensures the continual development and growth of teacher expertise across the curriculum.
• Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues to plan, teach and evaluate the impact of evidence-informed teaching strategies for improved student outcomes.
• Strategic skills to strengthen the capabilities of teachers and leaders to progress schoolwide literacy and numeracy priorities through effective collaboration (experience with LNAP would be an advantage).
• Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams.
• Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents.
• Knowledge and deep understanding of curriculum, assessment and student wellbeing, with the ability to lead and design quality inclusive teaching and learning programs across all key learning areas.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
• A current Working With Children Check (or the ability to provide one if successful)
• NESA accreditation
• Active Christian faith and current church involvement

HOW TO APPLY
Please email your application to lday@rpcs.nsw.edu.au and include the following:
• Completed application form – Teaching Application Form
• Cover letter evidencing your suitability and experience to fulfil the criteria above
• Full CV including qualifications and work experience
• A  written Minister’s reference from your current Protestant church

A Position Description is available for interested applicants by contacting lday@rpcs.nsw.edu.au.

Closing date: Monday 22 August 2022

To apply for this job email your details to lday@rpcs.nsw.edu.au.

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