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Geelong Grammar School

Head of Outdoor Education (Timbertop Campus)

 Geelong Grammar School - Exceptional Education

A rare leadership opportunity in Outdoor Education
Timbertop Campus
3-Year Fixed Term Appointment

Geelong Grammar School is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools. Offering exceptional educational opportunities across four campuses from Early Learning to Year 12, Geelong Grammar School is committed to making a positive difference for students, staff and the community. We believe in prioritising wellbeing, creativity and academic rigour.

Timbertop is Geelong Grammar School’s Year 9 full boarding campus, located in Victoria’s high country near Mansfield, which offers a full academic and outdoor education programme designed to take advantage of the magnificent environment.  All teaching staff live on campus with approximately 240 students in a supportive residential community. 

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We are currently seeking a Head of Outdoor Education to commence in Term 1, 2022.  The Head of Outdoor Education is a senior leadership role within the Timbertop campus responsible for developing and implementing the Outdoor Educational Programme and overseeing the engagement, safety and welfare of all students and staff involved in the programme. 

Applicants must be highly experienced in outdoor education and possess excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to liaise and work with people at all levels within the campus (adolescent students and all staff), including external services providers. The role demands high level decision making, risk management and organisational skills with an ability to manage the logistics of a diverse range of activities, projects and people concurrently.  The Head of Outdoor Education is responsible for coordinating all Outdoor Education activities and must also be willing and able to participate fully in the School’s pastoral programme and campus life. 

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic Outdoor Education Teacher with a proven record of success and be able to provide evidence that they fulfil the Proficient Level in the AITSL standards. Appointment to this role is for a 3-year fixed term. 

All Teaching staff at Geelong Grammar School have a significant role in enhancing the resiliency and wellbeing of students through the delivery of Positive Education, based on the principles of Positive Psychology. 

Geelong Grammar School is committed to the safety of children and has a zero tolerance of child abuse.

For further details and/or to apply online, visit the careers page on our website: www.ggs.vic.edu.au/careers

Applications close at 9:00am on Monday 16 August 2021

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Where: Merrijig, Victoria, Australia

Workload(s): Full Time, Contract

Closing Date: Monday, August 16, 2021

Contact...
 
Pam Bennett
Geelong Grammar School

Email: bennett_pam@ggs.vic.edu.au

Website: http://www.ggs.vic.edu.au/careers

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