Head of Junior School (commencing January 2024)

Advertiser: Launceston Christian School

Start Date: 21/01/2024 - Closing Date: 16/06/2023

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Posi­tion avail­able at Launce­s­ton Chris­t­ian School

Launce­s­ton Chris­t­ian School (TAS) is a sin­gle cam­pus co-edu­ca­tion­al inde­pen­dent K – 12 school which pro­vides a car­ing and stim­u­lat­ing envi­ron­ment for learn­ing. The school is dis­tinc­tive­ly Christ-cen­tred and is com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing effec­tive spir­i­tu­al, emo­tion­al, phys­i­cal and aca­d­e­m­ic sup­port for all its stu­dents. LCS places a sig­nif­i­cant empha­sis on the part­ner­ship between home and school cre­at­ing a warm, sup­port­ive, infor­mal cul­ture in which strong rela­tion­ships are built among stu­dents, staff and families. 

We are seek­ing to appoint a Head of Junior School to join our team in Jan­u­ary 2024. This is an impor­tant lead­er­ship role and forms an inte­gral part of the school Lead­er­ship Team. 

About the Role:

The Head of Junior School pro­vides out­stand­ing and impact­ful lead­er­ship, man­age­ment and admin­is­tra­tion of the Junior School in accor­dance with the vision, val­ues, mis­sion and ethos of Launce­s­ton Chris­t­ian School.

A full Posi­tion Descrip­tion can be down­loaded from our web­site:

What we offer:
  • Salary range of $128,000 — $133,000 (includes annu­al leave loading)
  • Min­i­mum of 10 weeks com­bined annu­al and school hol­i­day leave
  • Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Rea­son­able relo­ca­tion expens­es for the suc­cess­ful applicant
The suc­cess­ful appli­cant will be:
  • A com­mit­ted Chris­t­ian with an evi­dent per­son­al rela­tion­ship with Jesus Christ, evi­denced by reg­u­lar atten­dance and engage­ment in a local church com­mu­ni­ty. The expres­sion of that faith will be con­sis­tent with LCS’s State­ment of Faith.
  • Able to apply Bib­li­cal per­spec­tives to the day-to-day run­ning of the school and to lead in a Chris­t­ian man­ner. Show a pas­sion and vision for the devel­op­ment of Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion in the school.
  • A rela­tion­al leader with excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and a pas­sion for build­ing culture.
  • Com­mit­ted to build­ing and sus­tain­ing aca­d­e­m­ic excellence.
  • A respect­ed prac­ti­tion­er with appro­pri­ate aca­d­e­m­ic qual­i­fi­ca­tions, lead­er­ship expe­ri­ence, up-to-date knowl­edge of cur­ricu­lum and ped­a­gogy and an ongo­ing com­mit­ment to pro­fes­sion­al improve­ment. Reg­is­tra­tion with the Tas­man­ian Teacher’s Reg­is­tra­tion Board (TRB) is essential.
  • A com­pe­tent, pro­fes­sion­al man­ag­er in areas such as bud­get­ing, staffing, plan­ning and policy.

To find out more about the fab­u­lous ben­e­fits of teach­ing in Tassie, vis­it https://​www​.teaching​in​tassie​.com​.au

Appli­ca­tion Clos­ing Date: Fri­day 16th June 2023 how­ev­er ear­ly appli­ca­tions are encouraged!

(The review of appli­ca­tions will begin as soon as they are received and LCS reserves the right to close the selec­tion process at any time if the right can­di­date is found)

How to Apply

Appli­ca­tion details can be down­loaded from our web­site: www​.lcs​.tas​.edu​.au/​e​m​p​l​o​yment

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, please con­tact our HR Coor­di­na­tor, Liz Win­ter – winterl@​lcs.​tas.​edu.​au

IST is not an employing agency for its member schools, nor does it have any part in the selection and appointment of teachers to positions in Independent Schools. All appointments are handled entirely by the individual school. Schools should contact us to arrange for positions to be advertised on this site.

Posted on 18/05/2023

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