About UsLuther College is a faith-based coeducational secondary school located in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon Hills, just minutes from the picturesque Yarra Valley. Set on 30 acres, our lush, beautiful grounds together with an extensive range of modern facilities offers students the ideal place to learn, grow and achieve their personal best.Driving innovative, contemporary teaching and learning, our college is committed to providing rich, personalised learning experiences that encourage student agency and develop the essential knowledge, skills and attributes young people need to contribute confidently to community.Luther College is proud to offer a values-based, Lutheran educational service that promotes a culture of inclusivity and equal opportunity.An OpportunityLuther College seeks to appoint a talented IT professional to the newly articulated position of Head of IT Services at the college. This is an ongoing, full-time position reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, working 48 weeks per year, commencing ASAP.The Head of IT Services is responsible for the leadership and management of ICT and the delivery of a full range of ICT services to enhance learning and administration. The Head of IT Services is directly responsible for the ICT, project and strategic management, network management, systems integration, and helpdesk team. This position is also an integral member of the ICT Steering Committee.This is an exciting opportunity to lead a supportive team in an environment that provides scope for growth and professional development.Hours of work are Monday to Thursday 8.15am – 4.30pm and Friday 8.15am – 4.00pm.About YouYou are an experienced IT professional with knowledge of current and emerging technologies, standards and services relevant to the educational context. You have excellent technical skills that are practiced regularly, balancing operational needs with strategic thinking and planning. You can demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement in practice and expertise, as well as identifying emerging risks and appropriate mitigation strategies.A strong communicator with great interpersonal skills, you are aware of your impact on all community members and intuitively adjust your style to meet cultural and stakeholder needs, developing lasting professional relationships. You will have a keen eye for the finer details, and a desire to learn through hands on experience in the role.A tertiary qualification is a desirable prerequisite; however the college is open to discussing how your experience and professional development goals complement the expectations of the position and fulfill the key selection criteria.Benefits You Can ExpectOur people are the backbone of our enviable community and culture, and together produce high quality teaching and learning experiences for our students. We offer a range of general and role specific benefits in recognition of the ongoing valuable contributions our staff make. Examples include:4 weeks annual leaveAn additional 5 days of gifted leave per year in addition to 4 weeks annual leaveEligibility to receive gifted leave in recognition of performanceFlexibility to work from home (on application) during the non-term weeks15 days personal carer’s leave per yearAccess to 14 weeks paid parental leave (some conditions apply)Fee relief for student tuition fees (some conditions apply)Approximately 5 days paid professional development per yearGenuine opportunities for growth and development through mentoring and professional developmentCoffee lover? Enjoy coffee prepared onsite by our friendly Baristas at heavily subsidised pricesThe Application ProcessPlease apply via the college employment webpage, addressing your application to Cara Haverkamp, Director of People and Culture, including the following information:A cover letter addressing the key selection criteria (please refer to the Position Description)ResumeReferencesEvidence of a current employer Working with Children Check (WWCC), which will need to be transferred to Luther College if successfully appointedEvidence of a current, satisfactory national police check (within 12 months of issue)Evidence of your right to work in Australia (copy of your passport or birth certificate)For recruitment and role enquiries, please contact the People and Culture Team on 9724 2008.The college reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process. We thank you for your understanding.Applicants must be willing to support the college’s approach to excellence in Christian co-education.Our Commitment to Child SafetyAll students who attend Luther College have a right to feel and to be safe. The wellbeing and safety of all students in our care is our first priority and we have zero tolerance to child abuse. The college has a commitment to child safety and all staff will be responsible for understanding, applying and promoting the college’s commitment to child safety, and it’s related policies and procedures.Luther College requires all applicants to undergo a screening process prior to appointment and comply with the college’s Child Protection Program as a prerequisite condition of employment.Visit our website for more information and for a copy of our Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy and Child Safe Program – Child Safety Adult Code of Conduct (www.luther.vic.edu.au).Head of IT Services Position Description 100000 AUD Croydon Hills 3136