START DATE: JANUARY 2020
CLOSING DATE: 7 NOVEMBER 2019
Description of School:
Preshil is a small, secular and progressive co-educational school for ages 3 and 4 through to Year 12. The students take an active role in their education and develop responsibility for their actions; they are encouraged to ask challenging questions, to know themselves, care for others and achieve excellence on their own terms. The school philosophy is inspired by the work of Margaret J R Lyttle and the ideas of other educational theorists relevant to progressive education in 21st century Australia. Preshil is an authorized International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP) and IB Diploma Program (IBDP) and a Candidate school for the IB Primary years Program (PYP).
Preshil is committed to the protection of children and young people and safeguarding children from harm.
Description of Position:
We are seeking a vibrant, passionate and experienced educational leader to join our team. In selecting our DP Coordinator, preference will be given to experienced IB educators. Ideally the Coordinator will have undertaken DP Coordinator training.
This is a full time, ongoing position, with a maximum teaching allotment of 0.7, commencing in January 2020
The DP Coordinator, at the Blackhall Kalima Campus, will be responsible to the Principal and Head of Campus for the implementation and coordination of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, including oversight of the professional development of the teachers and the organisation for all Year 11 to 12 students, to ensure the success of this element of the school’s strategic plan.
“As far as is humanly possible the children are seen only as individuals, each
one very different from every other one, with varying rates of growth and
abilities. To work with them as individuals there must be real warmth and
complete acceptance of each child as he or she is…”
- Margaret E Lyttle
They will work in close cooperation with the Principal, the Head of Campus, Year 11 and 12 Coordinator as part of the Preshil Strategic Plan Implementation Team, to ensure that Preshil remains a strong and united school across both campuses in the progressive tradition. This position is supported by an IB Administrator.
They will understand and respect the history and the progressive ethos of the school and of the collegiate working relationships of Preshil staff and will work to nurture and enhance that collegiality and sense of community through their own leadership style.
A letter of application, together with current CV and contact details for three referees (in one complete file) should be emailed to Kate Bowers, Human Resources Coordinator.: firstname.lastname@example.org - Please include: REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Diploma Programme Coordinator in the subject line of your mail.
Interviews are ongoing and we will appoint when we find the right candidate, so do not delay in applying.