The Assistant Head of Campus – Learning & Pedagogy Leader (AHoC – LaP) has a key role in the implementation of the College’s Learning and Teaching Framework and Educational Strategic Plan. As a member of the Learning & Teaching Executive they set the direction for student learning across all year levels on the Campus, ensuring every student’s opportunities for success are maximised. They provide leadership in curriculum development and support a learning environment that enables staff and students to strive for growth and personal excellence in recognising and utilising their God-given talents.
Effective leadership of learning and teaching explicitly connects high-quality teaching to student engagement, successful learning and positive student outcomes. At Padua, the Learning & Pedagogy Leader will work in partnership with an Instructional Coach to guide and support staff across the Campus to ensure that every student’s learning positions them for success. The position is focused on leadership of curriculum and program development, evaluation and refinement and leading innovation in learning design, implementation and evaluation.
The AHoC – LaP is a key member of the Learning and Teaching Team under the direction of the Vice-Principal – Learning and Teaching and reports directly to the Head of Campus.
MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
The AHoC – LaP’s major areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:
i. in partnership with an Instructional Coach, the AHoC – LaP assumes a lead role in developing capacity and cultivating the learning culture on Campus by modelling and embedding the principles of the College’s Learning and Teaching Framework (2020);
ii. overseeing the learning and teaching program to ensure each student’s learning is challenging, authentic, engaging and continuous;
iii. leading a learning environment where programs are future-focused in theory, practice and design;
iv. Assuming one of the special areas of responsibility outlined in the Schedule attached to this position description; and
v. performing other day-to-day duties as requested by the Principal or the College Improvement Team.
Full position descriptions and College Application Forms can be obtained at the College website at www.padua.vic.edu.au. Application forms for these positions should be returned to the Principal by email to [email protected], accompanied by full Résumé, the names of three referees and university transcripts by 4pm on Wednesday 23 September 2020. All applications will be acknowledged on receipt by return email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Other applicants will not receive further communication from the College regarding the position.