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We are seeking a motivated and innovative Head of the English Faculty to join our staff from 2021. The Head of the English Faculty will be accountable for the management and development of the Faculty and its staff and the implementation of the curriculum across the Faculty. The successful incumbent will work closely with the Director of Learning and Innovation and Director of Curriculum to ensure academic rigour is advanced, a holistic approach is taken to the curriculum and the underlying principles and strategies of the School are met. The successful applicant will have significant experience as an English Teacher including VCE English, English Language and English as an Additional Language and ideally have experience as a VCE English Marker. This position is a full time position and appointment is initially for three years with the option of an additional year subject to mutual agreement.

Staff at Ivanhoe Girls’ are expected to be committed to providing a stimulating, challenging and creative learning environment for girls and enjoy working collaboratively with other colleagues within their team.

In addition, all staff are required to participate in the pastoral care program of the School, to take rostered grounds duty and to participate actively in the wider co-curricular program of the School.

Additional Information

Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School has a zero tolerance policy for child abuse and is committed to promoting child safety, children's wellbeing and protecting children from abuse. Ministerial Order 870 requires Ivanhoe Girls’ to implement child safety standards and to accommodate and take the needs of all children (including but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, children with disabilities, and children who are vulnerable) into account when creating a child safe environment.

The incumbent of this role must comply with Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School’s child safety policies and related policies and procedures (including the Code of Conduct), upholding the overarching principles and values set out and conducting themselves in accordance with the commitment to take all reasonable steps to promote the safety of children.

How to Apply

Written applications should be addressed to:

Dr Deborah Priest
Principal
Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School
123 Marshall Street
Ivanhoe VIC 3079

Applications close: 9.00am, Wednesday 8 July 2020