director of teaching and learning in Sydney

kate watkins, randstad
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sydney, new south wales
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Director of Teaching and Learning


Qualified teachers with leadership experience who are looking for the next step in their career. The right candidate will be able to gather, inspire and lead others, and have an expert understanding of 21st century learning and teaching. They will be an active Christian who understands how to integrate faith and education in relevant and authentic ways.

The Director of Teaching and Learning will:

  • Lead and oversee the development and improvement of teaching practice in the School. Collaborate with the Grade Co-ordinators to develop strategies for improvement. Research new teacher pedagogies and develop plans to communicate and assist teachers to develop their understanding and use of these strategies in their practice.
  • Modelling, coaching and promoting classroom strategies that maximise student learning through the use of research on best practice in teaching. Initiating strategies for developing a climate for providing and accepting constructive feedback and recognition of achievement.
  • Supporting teachers in the analysis of school performance data. Monitoring student and school literacy and numeracy performance to identify areas of student need and staff professional learning. Assisting teachers in the design and implementation of classroom strategies as part of their response to intervention.
  • Leadership regarding the Professional Development program for school staff. Reviewing and improving the effectiveness of the delivery of Professional Development.
  • Develop Staff Professional Development Plans that are in alignment with the goals of the Strategic Plan, Learning Frameworks and their own needs to improve their practice.
  • In collaboration with the Grade Leaders in the analysis of learning outcomes data for continued improvement of educational outcomes, the promotion of its use by teachers and co-ordinators.
  • Providing leadership to ensure the effective induction, mentoring, training and professional development of staff.
  • Overseeing the academic reporting process.
  • Regularly meeting with the Principal and Deputy Principal, communicating the School vision and policies to staff.
  • Overseeing the leadership of the established teams to facilitate the development, monitoring and implementation of the ‘Strategic Plan’ strategies.

The School

This Christian Independent school offers co-educational primary education. Based in western Sydney this small school is looking for a Director of Teaching and Learning for the Primary school to be part of the community and to lead and nurture their students.

The Successful Teacher Will:

  • Relevant Teaching Qualifications
  • Proven Leadership Experience
  • Knowledge of Self-directed Learning
  • Valid working with children check
  • Willingness to adopt ethos of the school
  • Resident of Australia

The benefits of working with randstad education:

Please note that your details will not be sent to any school without your consent or any referees listed on your CV contacted without your permission.

With locations in every capital city in Australia, Randstad's Education team is the biggest and most experienced education & childcare agency in the country, and that means we're here to help you with your next career move.

How to apply:

In order to apply for this full time role please contact via email, with a copy of your CV as a word document with limited formatting.

Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide a valid state-based Working with Children Check which is thoroughly screened. In some circumstances, a Federal Police Check and an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.

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Primary, Independent, Director of Teaching and Learning, Junior School, Leadership, Management


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Masters of Education

educational requirements

Master's Degree