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Leadership Behaviours - Individual Leaders

The following tables provide detailed behavioural descriptors for each of the six Leadership Capabilities at the Leadership Level of Individual. They are not exhaustive and seek to illustrate the types of the behaviours for each Capability grouped by level.

Live Your Faith

by ensuring Jesus is at the heart of all you do, giving witness to Catholic faith and setting an example of faith, hope and love in word and action

  • Collaborating with colleagues to support the faith formation of students and colleagues
  • Promoting and modelling Catholic teaching and values into curriculum areas, programs and professional conduct in an integrated and authentic way
  • Promoting and supporting system and school pastoral care policies and programs
  • Demonstrating a commitment to social justice and action in the school community

Engage and Work Collaboratively

by building and maintaining respectful relationships with students, colleagues, families, parish and external agencies and considering the impact actions and decisions have on others

  • Coming together with colleagues and actively contributing to professional networks to share ideas, tools and strategies
  • Engaging in meaningful partnerships with families that enhance student learning and wellbeing outcomes

Develop Self and Others

by demonstrating commitment to building capacity through self-reflection, own professional learning, and through supporting the professional learning of others

  • Supporting the school leadership team in the development of teacher knowledge, professional practice and engagement
  • Contributing to a collaborative learning and wellbeing culture of shared responsibility focused on quality outcomes
  • Active engagement in the PP&D process

Maintain Focus on Evidence and Impact

by identifying and implementing evidence-based strategies to deliver improved student outcomes and engage with the community to focus on what matters most

  • Utilising data to evaluate improvement and adjusting implementation as required
  • Maintaining awareness of School and System Improvement priorities and key priorities relevant to own area of responsibility
  • Ensuring clear understanding of own role and professional responsibilities and how it interacts with team members

Lead Improvement, Innovation and Change

by working purposefully to support a shared system and school vision and the delivery of improvement initiatives

  • Taking initiative to identify and make suggestions for sustainable improvements and efficiencies in own area of responsibility
  • Working collaboratively to deliver continual improvement and excellence using an evidence-based approach
  • Demonstrating an inquiry mindset and a willingness to consider alternatives
  • Consulting with colleagues when considering new ideas

Manage Resources Effectively

by implementing and supporting structures and processes that contribute to the effective management of school and system resources and policies

  • Effectively managing resources to contribute to improved outcomes
  • Supporting the welfare needs of each student in compliance with School policies and procedures
  • Supporting the implementation of effective systems for review and compliance processes
  • Complying with school and system policies and procedures to minimise risk and ensure a strong safety culture whereby safety is everyone’s responsibility