Head of Professional Practice

Head of Student Welfare

St Virgil’s College, Hobart, TAS

Full time ongoing positions commencing 2021 Academic Year

St Virgil’s College is a Grade 3 to Year 10 school for boys, founded in 1911 and conducted by Edmund Rice Education Australia. The aim of the College is to support parents in educating their sons within the Catholic tradition and the spirit of Edmund Rice.

The St Virgil’s Junior School (Grade 3 to 6) is located in Patrick Street, Hobart, adjacent to St Mary’s Cathedral. The secondary campus (Grade 7 to 10) has approximately 570 students and is situated on an expansive property at Austins Ferry.

The College is commencing Kindergarten in 2021 and will become a K-12 College by 2024. During this exciting time of growth and development, the College is seeking visionary, experienced and courageous educational leaders to create an innovative, authentically Catholic education with boys at the centre.

The Head of Professional Practice and the Head of Student Welfare will provide leadership from K-12. They will work as part of a collaborative team with the Heads of:

• Identity and Formation;
• Curriculum, Assessment and Standards; and
• Data, Intervention and Personalisation.

St Virgil’s College will develop a collaborative team of educational leaders who will direct the practices that realise personalised education and ensure the best possible outcomes for students in learning, formation, social and emotional domains.

The Head of Professional Practice will, as a member of this team, lead all aspects of staff development, wellbeing and growth to ensure the highest quality teaching and learning.

The Head of Student Welfare will, as a member of this team, lead all aspects of student welfare and transition between the phases of schooling.

These roles are designated by the term ‘Head’ which represents that someone in that role guides the Heads (rational), Hearts (emotional), Hands (practical) and Feet (forward movement) of those whom they serve.

All teaching and leadership within the College is conducted in line with the mission of a Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition.

Position descriptions are available from the links below this advertisement.

For information about the position and how to apply go to the St Virgil’s webpage at www.stvirgils.tas.edu.au/employment

Applications close on Monday, 2 November 2020.