10 Aug 2018

Full-Time Head of English Department, full time permanent from Term 1 2019- Erina Heights

Central Coast Grammar School – Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Central Coast Grammar School – Erina Heights NSW
Full-time, Permanent
Position Vacant
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
Fulltime / Permanent Position to commence in 2019
Central Coast Grammar School is a leading K-12 independent, coeducational and nondenominational school.
Located on a single 19 hectare campus overlooking the Matcham Valley close to the heart of Erina, our school
offers a spacious environment where students can grow and flourish.
We have a full time / permanent position of Head of the English Department available from 2019.

The key objectives of this role are to:

Support the School Executive by contributing to the development of the total ethos of the School in
accordance with the School’s Aims and Objectives
Lead, develop and manage teaching staff within the department
Implement and manage all aspects of the curriculum in accordance with the requirements of the NSW
Education Standards Authority
Commit to the strategic direction and ethos of the school

Educational/Professional experience required:
Experience/expertise with all levels of the English curriculum
Tertiary qualifications in English/Education and accreditation in NSW
Knowledge and experience to ensure compliance with Board of Studies requirements
Previous experience in a leadership position within a school environment would be desirable
Masters Degree in an Educational discipline would be desirable
Proven experience in assisting students to achieve high level academic outcomes
Commitment and skills in digital literacy

Special Requirements:
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to communicate at all levels across
the School
Ability to work outside normal business hours of the School for the purpose of meeting with students,
parents, external providers; for Outdoor Education, co-curricular expectations, parent information
evenings, Speech Night, P&F functions, etc
Sound understanding of contemporary issues in education
Capability to lead and contribute to ongoing school improvement through evidence based interventions;
Understanding of, and commitment to professional teaching standards
Commitment to personal professional learning
To foster collaborative learning cultures
Ability to utilise, teach and lead in the Next Generation Learning facility
Commitment to collegial involvement with the middle management team

Interested applicants should familiarise themselves with the School’s Strategic Plan ‘Next Generation Teaching and
Learning 2015-2020’, available on our website at www.ccgs.nsw.edu.au. It is expected that every member of
staff will commit to the Strategic Plan. It is expected that staff will participate in Digital Learning and Teaching
for Understanding professional learning.
All teaching staff at Central Coast Grammar School are expected to take part in the whole life of the School,
including participation in Outdoor Education and involvement in co-curricular school activities.

The school complies with the requirements of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. The
position requires the successful applicant to have a Working with Children Check in accordance with the Act,
prior to employment.

To apply you will need to provide a cover letter, CV, a copy of your academic qualifications, NSW Education
Standards Authority (NESA) number, telephone numbers for referees and Working with Children Check
number. If you are accredited with the Independent Schools Accreditation Authority (ISTAA), please provide a
copy of your certificate.

Please email your application to the Human Resources Manager by 3pm Tuesday 21st August, 2018 to:
ccgscareers@ccgs.nsw.edu.au.

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