Overview

Commencing Term 1, 2019, Ballarat Clarendon College is seeking a Head of Outdoor Education Programs for its residential King Island campus. This is a full-time fixed-term position until the end of 2020 (with the possibility of extension).

As part of an integrated curriculum, the Head of Outdoor Education Programs will assist in the coordination of outdoor education programs and provide instruction in practical educational activities to secondary students. Due to the nature of the residential program, a strong focus on pastoral care is a critical aspect of the role. A special requirement of the role is to reside on King Island during school term time. Please note that accommodation is provided by Clarendon.

Staff members are responsible for areas of the program, including mentoring a house group of students (typically 6-8 students); academic subjects; outdoor activities, including hikes, surfing and other events during the term; as well as participation in fitness and sporting programs. Staff members will be designated particular areas to co-ordinate.

The salary offered will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s skills, qualifications and experience. The Head of Outdoor Education Programs also receives a Position of Responsibility allowance.

Interested applicants should apply online and are required to submit a cover letter outlining their skills and experience in outdoor education, running an outdoor education program in a school environment and why they are interested in this role along with an up-to-date resume, including details of 2 referees.

Before commencing work at Clarendon and throughout a teacher’s time at Clarendon, teaching staff must
be registered with the Teachers Registration Board of Tasmania (https://www.trb.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx) and the Victorian Institute of Teaching (https://www.vit.vic.edu.au/registering-as-a-teacher).

For further information and to submit your application, please visit https://www.clarendon.vic.edu.au/about-clarendon/jobs/

Applications close: Sunday, 18 November 2018.