Head of Digital Learning

$85,000 - $119,000 yearly
  • Gippsland Grammar
Full time Teachers - Secondary

Job Description

Gippsland Grammar provides an outstanding contemporary, holistic education where our community has a shared understanding of what we learn, how we learn and who we teach. Our School culture is centred around our core values of Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility and Respect and develops people of character who act with integrity and wisdom.

We seek a talented and inspiring teacher to bring meaningful integration of technology into pedagogy.

If you are passionate and enthusiastic in the use of technology and have proven experience in developing new ideas, collaborating with others and have a natural flare to inspire others in the use of technology in education, we encourage you to apply for this position.

This is a full-time role with an allocation of 0.6FTE for Head of Digital Learning responsibilities, and we are looking for suitable applicants with a current VIT registration and additional teaching methods which the School can utilise.

General and Specific Duties: 

The Head of Digital Learning will work closely with the Deputy Principal, Director of Learning and Head of Teaching and Professional Growth to: 

  • Develop and refine the Digital Learning Strategy for the School.
  • Promote and support the Heads of Department (Garnsey) and Head of Learning – Junior Schools, with the integration of innovative pedagogies into the curriculum.
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop curriculum which meaningfully integrates technology into the teaching, and more importantly, the learning process.
  • Lead, promote and support teachers with the use and sharing of innovative and effective technology integration into classes, the selection and evaluation of learning activities, tools and resources catering for differentiated and extended learning. This includes supporting the staff in the classroom when needed.
  • Oversee and ensure the current implementation of the student notebook programme is effective and comprehensively beneficial (with Head of IT).
  • Lead and promote the sharing of information technology achievements and initiatives between individuals, departments, and other campuses.
  • Conduct the annual software audit for the booklist.
  • Maintain a strong awareness of online resources for teaching and learning.
  • Active development of strategic initiatives through the Head of Department Team.
  • Attend meetings as required.

Gippsland Grammar is a child safe environment.  Every child has a right to be safe, and at the School, we take a zero-tolerance approach to any behaviours that jeopardise student safety (including child abuse and reportable conduct).  As such, preferred applicants will be subject to child protection screening, background and reference checks, verification of identity checks, and must be willing to undertake a current police check and adhere to the School’s Student Protection practices, as outlined in the Student Protection Program policies on the School’s website.

For more detail on the requirements, duties and responsibilities of this role, view the position description on our careers page http://careers.gippslandgs.vic.edu.au.

Applications must include:

  1. A Covering letter that states why you are applying for the position and addresses the key selection criteria (contained within the position description). Please note this should not exceed two pages.
  2. A current resume or Curriculum Vitae outlining your personal and contact details, qualifications, relevant work history (including dates/period of employment and summary of duties and responsibilities), education and professional memberships (maximum three pages).
  3. Name and contact details for three work related referees (note it is possible during the recruitment process you are asked for a fourth – particularly if you have not listed your current manager as a referee).

Only persons with unlimited rights to work in Australia need apply.

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

To apply online using the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Belle Deacon on 03 5143 6388.


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