Assistant Principal - Noble Park Campus

Job No: Berry2808
Location: Richmond, VIC

  • Berry Street School (Independent School) + Education Support Services
  • Noble Park location
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits + annual motor vehicle allowance

The Berry Street School is a specialist independent school consisting of four campuses based in Ballarat, Morwell, Noble Park, and Shepparton. The School adheres to standards set by the Victorian and Federal Governments. We offer an adaptation of the Victorian Curriculum for years 7–10 and the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL).

The Children In Residential Care (CIRC) Program which provides trauma-informed education support and tutoring to young people who reside in Berry Street Residential Units, mainstream schools and alternative education settings in the region.

Many of our students have experienced trauma and disrupted attachment, and have significant gaps in academic achievement. They have found it difficult to learn in a group setting, presenting with behavioural and social problems in school.

About the role

You will be responsible for the overall management of the Noble Park Campus & CIRC Program. This includes:

  • Overall accountability for a high standard of delivery and the continued improvement of curriculum, competency based learning, student intake, welfare & emotional wellbeing within the campus.
  • Maintaining a cohesive team bringing together the disciplines of education and welfare and ensuring team members are provided with supervision, support and professional development.
  • Establishing, and growing local community partnerships and networks representing Berry Street’s educational programs.

This is a full time, permanent position which includes a motor vehicle allowance of $10,500 per annum.

About you

  • A minimum Bachelor level qualification in Education/Teaching.
  • Minimum four-year trained and have provisional or full registration from the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).
  • Highly developed capacity to respond to the educational needs of young people who are disengaged from education and training and a knowledge of the educational models/responses which address the needs of children with a history of trauma.
  • Ability to maintain a cohesive team environment, bringing together the disciplines of education and welfare and ensuring team members are provided with supervision, support and professional development.
  • Capability to establish and grow local community partnerships and networks representing Berry Street’s educational programs.
  • Exceptional leadership experience.

What can Berry Street offer you?

  • A thorough induction program
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A great harmonious environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual Employee Opinion Survey participation
  • Focus on positive work/life balance
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • An organisation that cares about you

 For further information about this role please refer to the position description.

 

Queries to Tom Brunzell - Director of Education on (03) 9429 9266

Applications including resume, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria to be submitted by 5pm Wednesday, 07 November 2018

To download the position description, please click here

To download the key selection criteria template, please click here

 

Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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