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 World School for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Primary Years Programme (PYP).

Preshil is committed to the protection of children and young people and safeguarding children from harm.

Description of Position:

Preshil seeks an IB Diploma Coordinator who is an experienced curriculum leader who provides leadership and has responsibility for creating a productive and vibrant learning environment for students studying, and staff delivering, the IB Diploma Programme. The IB Diploma Coordinator must be an experienced IB educator and IBDP Coordinator. This is a full time, ongoing position commencing in January 2022. Preshil will be undergoing the Diploma Programme Evaluation across 2022/2023 therefore experience in this area is highly desirable.

  • This is an ongoing, full time position commencing January 2022

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and hold current VIT registration

The candidate must:

The IB Diploma Coordinator is expected to:

  • fullfill the requirements specified for IB Diploma Coordinators by the International Baccalaureate Organisation

  • ensure that appropriate student records are maintained

  • follow up students who are not meeting internal or external assessment requirements and ensure they are on track to complete their Diploma

  • liaise with the Principal and Head of Campus on staffing and training requirements

  • arrange training and accommodation for staff at IBO led workshops

  • keep up to date with information from the IB, including the Diploma Coordinator notes

  • attend Diploma Coordinators workshops and meetings as required

  • monitor internal assessment and moderation according to Diploma requirements

  • conduct formal processes and documentation required for the evaluation of the Diploma Programme

  • ensure that the conduct of examinations, including mock examinations, orals and arrangements for visiting examiners meet IB Diploma Programme requirements

  • register students for examinations and organise the distribution of results to students

  • be conversant in the IB DP curriculum frameworks and requirements as outlined in the IB DP Coordinator’s Handbook, the IB Programme Standards and Practices, the IB DP: From Principles into Practices

  • carry out other duties as directed by the Principal

Full Position Description is found on the Preshil website

Application for Position:

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: Please include: REF: - Application for Position as Coordinator and Teacher - DP in the subject line of your mail.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and hold current VIT registration.