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Head of Schools (Primary)

General Duties

  • The role of Head of Primary School is to support the daily organisation, administration and operations of the Primary School at Moama Anglican Grammar. This includes the pastoral, academic, spiritual and cocurricular life of the school connected with secondary students, staff, parents and links with the wider community.
  • The role of the Head of Primary is primarily a role of building positive relationships amongst staff, students and families ie assisting, advising, supporting, directing and problem solving. While this role also includes areas requiring direct oversight and decisive decision making in the management of the sub-school, the overall focus remains on positive collaborative interaction with members of the community.
  • In addition, this role needs to work collaboratively within the School Executive (Principal, Deputy Principal, Head of Secondary School, Head of Teaching and Learning (Secondary), Head of Teaching and Learning (Primary), Business Manager and the Executive Assistant to the Principal) to support and assist with the daily management of the School. The Principal is responsible for clarifying decision making processes and management boundaries between members of the Executive.

Primary School Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Lead, manage and develop the Primary School to ensure that the specific needs of primary aged students are central to the practices and policies that are implemented.
  • Lead the development of the School’s values and the achievement of its aims to maximise the potential of each student and to support the development of social and personal responsibility in each student.
  • Model and develop a culture of accountability, reflection and individual learning which will underpin improvement for both staff and students
  • Responsibility for the pastoral care and wellbeing of each primary school student
  • Liaise with the Head of Teaching and Learning (Primary) to influence and implement a dynamic curriculum that engages Primary students.
  • Promote and lead a professional learning culture through the development of a coordinated,
  • longitudinal professional learning program that embeds professional collaboration and learning into the routine practice of the school.
  • Support the Head of Teaching and Learning (Primary) in working with the Primary Numeracy, Literacy and Pastoral Care Co-ordinators to maximise the performance and impact of each key learning area.
  • Build and nurture a strong school.

Method of Application

Send your application to [email protected]



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