Head of Maths - Senior School

Seymour College is a leading independent girls' school with an established reputation for academic excellence and a commitment to helping students flourish. Our vision is to foster young women of strength, optimism and justice. Our aim is to inspire within each student a passion for life-long learning, a celebration of community and a quest for personal excellence.

Closing date September 29, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
LocationGlen Osmond, South Australia, Australia
Type Full-Time
Status Contract
Contact recruit@seymour.sa.edu.au

About this job

The Head of Mathematics (Senior School) is a member of the Academic Leadership Team of the College. They work under the day-to-day direction of the Dean of Teaching and Learning (Senior School) to ensure that each student in the Senior School is known, supported and challenged in their Mathematics learning. The Head of Mathematics is responsible for envisioning and implementing innovative and challenging curriculum, assessment and pedagogy in Years 10-12 Mathematics. They will liaise with class teachers, Clan Guardians and other Senior School leaders to ensure that student performance is tracked and that classroom pedagogy of the Maths Department is dynamic and responsive to a range of learners.

Key Knowledge and Skills

  1. An overriding commitment to, and high aspirations for, rigorous and innovative approaches to teaching and learning in Mathematics classrooms.

  2. Experience in leading course design, curriculum and assessment development.

  3. A deep understanding of the SACE environment and the suite of SACE Mathematics subjects. An experience in IBDP would be desirable.

  4. A willingness and capacity to contribute to the development of a strong Senior School academic team.

  5. An understanding of assessment and reporting practices and a commitment to the development of online and continuous reporting development.

  6. An understanding of future directions of education, including 21st Century learning skills, the use of technology to improve collaboration, deep understanding and higher order thinking.

If this sounds like you and you have a passion for teaching and inspiring learning in others, then submit your Resume and Covering Letter by using the 'Apply' link.  Applications will be accepted up to COB 29 September 2017.

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Seymour College is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity in its community.