About the School:
- Hume Anglican Grammar is a multi-campus co-educational Anglican Diocesan School offering education from Prep to Year 12 in the Northern growth corridor of Melbourne. Hume Anglican Grammar has an open enrolment policy so educates children from many faiths and with a diverse range of backgrounds and abilities.
- Since 2011, the School has occupied the Mt Ridley P-12 campus and has1,400 students. In 2019, it opened a second campus in Donnybrook. Commencing with junior primary, and will ultimately have an enrolment of 1,300 from Prep to Year 12.
- In 2023, the School opened its third campus in Kalkallo, as a Primary (P-6) school and as feeder to the Mt Ridley and Donnybrook Secondary schools, it will follow a similar growth pattern to Donnybrook with eventually some 600 students.
- This year, the school has 2,287 students and employs some 240 staff – 163 teaching and 77 non-teaching. Currently, the student enrolment at each campus is: Mt Ridley 1,400, Donnybrook 672 & Kalkallo 215.
- The school is on a growth trajectory and in 2024 is projected to increase to 2,573 students and ultimately have some 3,300 students (Mt Ridley 1,400, Donnybrook 1,300 and Kalkallo 600) with a corresponding cohort of teaching and general staff on its three campuses with plans for further expansion.
About the role:
Hume Anglican Grammar acknowledges the critical role of school leaders in developing a wellbeing culture across the school community, which draws links between student wellbeing and improved learning outcomes.
The Head of Student Wellbeing ensures the pastoral needs of students are met and the Classroom teachers within their year level group deliver a relevant, stimulating and effective pastoral care program. With knowledge of contemporary student wellbeing practices, the Head of Student Wellbeing will create a safe, stimulating and challenging environment, whilst promoting the School’s vision, values,policies and procedures.
The Head of Student Wellbeing is recognised and respected by colleagues, parents and community members, as an exemplary teacher. They have demonstrated consistent and innovative student wellbeing practices and the ability to initiate and lead activities that focus on improving educational opportunities for all students.
They are well respected in their ability to implement and to have oversight of innovative and effective student wellbeing programs. They continue to seek ways to improve their own practice and to share their experience with colleagues. They are skilled in mentoring teachers, using activities that develop knowledge, practice and professional engagement in others. They promote creative, innovative thinking and practice among colleagues.
The Head of Student Wellbeing is a middle leadership position reporting to the Assistant Principal – Primary in establishing a holistic student wellbeing curriculum and creating a ‘culture of care’. The Head of Student Wellbeing has the closest of relationships with the Director of Student Wellbeing supporting them in the operational implementation of the strategic approach to the student wellbeing curriculum.
This position is 1.0 FTE working at our Kalkallo Primary campus, commencing Term 1, 2024 (22 January 2024).
- Breadth and depth of understanding in contemporary student wellbeing practices
- Leadership experience
- Experience in supporting and mentoring Classroom teachers in the effective implementation of pastoral care, wellbeing programs and behaviour management
- Post graduate qualifications in educational management and leadership
- Involvement in professional communities
For the full position description please visit our website.
All teachers share a significant responsibility in preparing young people to lead successful and productive lives. The quality of the teacher is the single-most important in-school factor influencing student achievement. Teachers can be a source of inspiration and, equally importantly, provide a dependable and consistent influence on young people as they grow and flourish, and ultimately make choices about their future. All Teachers are expected to actively engage in the co-curricular and pastoral care program.
How to apply?
- Applications are required via SEEK, attaching the Hume Anglican Grammar Application Form
- Please visit our website for the Application Form and the Position Description (which contains the KSC) humegrammar.vic.edu.au/employment
- Please address your application to the Director of Human Resources and include the following three separate documents; Cover Letter, Resume and Application Form.
- ***Applicants who do not upload a completed Application Form will not have their application considered. ***
For any enquiries, please contact the Assistant Principal – Kristen Smith via email: [email protected]