Position:  Director of Student Wellbeing and EngagementStatus: Permanent Full TimeCommencement Date: Term 1, 2024Position Location: Valley Campus, 4 The Valley Avenue, GungahlinLine Management:  This position is responsible to the Head of Senior School and ultimately the Principal.Burgmann Anglican School is an Early Childhood to Year 12 School with campuses located at Gungahlin and Forde.The school prides itself on its innovative and creative approach to curriculum and education and its strong sense of community and pastoral care of the students and their families and the staff of the school. The school has a strong link with the Gungahlin Anglican Church which shares facilities and resources with the school.TermsA Level 3 Leadership Allowance and up to 0.6 FTE will be paid, commensurate with the responsibility of the position.The seniority of the position of Director of Wellbeing necessitates that the incumbent may be required to be present on the campus before and beyond the regular timetabled day and during non-term time.  This position also has an after hours component.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe Director of Wellbeing is responsible for;Supervision and leadership of the Heads of House teamCollaboration with wellbeing staff, including school and external psychologists, and inclusion staff, ensuring they are enabled to ensure effective care and support for students in the Senior School.Design and supervision of Wellbeing Program and Wellbeing activities and events, including GCW and House Meeting programSupport the Head of School in student behaviour managementLead the sub-school safeguarding and child protection practices and processes, working closely with the Deputy Principal (Student Engagement)Leadership and supervision of organisation of camps and retreatsManage and ensure the effective triage of complex wellbeing casesLead the Senior School Student Care TeamPromote and advocate for the embedding of Trauma Informed practice, Positive psychology in ensuring that Burgmann Senior School is a safe and welcoming place for all studentsSupervision of selection, monitoring and evaluation of tutorsEnsure effective communication and engagement with parents, including through assistance with Information Nights and external programs and speakersContribute to the whole school Wellbeing team, ensuring a whole school approach and enabling the wellbeing progressions.Communicate with parents regarding wellbeing mattersEngage with professional networks, furthering Burgmann’s position to ensure high level care and wellbeing programs for studentsIf required, take responsibility for a Pastoral Care classActively support the Christian ethos of an Anglican SchoolOther duties as directed by the Head of Senior School, Deputy Principal and Principal Selection CriteriaQualificationsRelevant tertiary qualification; postgraduate qualifications in Wellbeing and/or Education Leadership will be highly regardedRegistered teacher statusExperienceDemonstrated passion for student care, engagement and wellbeingDemonstrated leadership in the wholistic education of young people including, pedagogy, curriculum and wellbeing program developmentDemonstrated capacity as an instructional leaderExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsStrong administration and organisational skillsExperience in delivering professional learning to teachersExperience in trauma informed practiceExperience in enabling the successful engagement challenging situationsUnderstanding of child protection and safeguarding policies, processes and practicesWillingness to participate in the School’s co-curricular programInterest in, willingness and ability to lead, positive education practices and wellbeing initiatives.An understanding and support of a Christian based education in an Anglican contextSalary, Terms and ConditionsThe successful applicant will be employed under the Independent Schools ACT Standards Model (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2021.The applicationApplicants should provide the following documents, via email to: employment@burgmann.act.edu.auCovering letter, addressing the criteria listed above and outlining how you would approach the position (no more than 3 pages in length).Curriculum vitae (no more than 4 pages).A certified copy of your academic transcriptTeacher Quality Institute registration. More information about registration is available at http://www.tqi.act.edu.au/registrationWorking with Vulnerable People checkDetails of three professional refereesApplications close: 9am Monday, 27 November 2022 AUD Gungahlin 2912