Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA583824
This is a Twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2019 with possible extension and/or permanency
Fremantle College is looking for an exceptional curriculum leader to share our vision for student success and engagement.
This is your opportunity, as a learning area leader at Fremantle College, to model innovative, solution-focused and evidence based thinking to develop the college as a centre of teaching and learning excellence.
Leading the HASS team, your exceptional engagement practices will result in high level successes and engagement of our students.
The College’s vision is to provide a vibrant and inclusive learning environment that delivers excellence in education. You will have a lead role in implementing this vision – which is aligned to our ethos and strategic plan –encompassing strong and respectful relationships and effective curriculum leadership. Working collaboratively with your team you will implement whole school policies, processes and procedures, embedding a culture of professional leadership, trust and ongoing improvement for our students and staff.
To be successful in this role you will actively demonstrate, support and develop the HASS learning area. You will use high level data literacy and monitoring processes to support all students, including those at educational risk, and those who are not performing to their full potential. You may also be required to take on additional leadership portfolios as required. Desirable is the ability and recent experience teaching ATAR History and/or Geography.
Fremantle College is seeking excellence through creativity and innovation, and the use of evidence based teaching practice. In addition to the highly regarded Gifted and Talented Selective Academic Program requiring staff to appreciate and be responsive to the needs to gifted students, the College is a diverse and fully inclusive school delivering outstanding services and programs to all students. Specialist programs in Contemporary Music, ICT (focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), and Marine Studies are a priority, as well as Academic Excellence programs AFL Academy and Performing Arts.
Focusing on positive education (PERMAH framework), along with our values of Curiosity, Enthusiasm for Learning, Kindness, Perseverance, and Leadership, will ensure the wellbeing of our students and staff. Your positive support of staff will ensure students are encouraged to excel and flourish in a caring and friendly environment.
In this exciting role, you will ideally lead your team to practice the following:
- Analyse, diagnose and adjust classroom teaching practices; Teachers seek and are responsive to feedback from students and teachers in regards to the impact of their teaching. This will include the provision of differentiation for the range of students in classes.
- Use information and communication technology; Enhance student learning experiences, reinforce teaching and effectively communicate with parents, staff and students.
- Have clear lesson goals and high expectations of the learning that will occur in classes; How it will occur and the evidence produced by students to demonstrate their learning.
- Give students the opportunity to learn and work effectively as part of a team; Recognising that learning is an experiential process linked to solving real world problems.
- The use of a positive education philosophy (PERMAH) and positive behaviour management and the implementation of the Fremantle College Way.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Capacity to provide effective leadership in a diverse range of educational settings;
- High level of interpersonal and public relations skills that demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to achieve planned outcomes;
- Professional knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to ensure a high level of educational outcomes for all students (e.g. Aboriginal students, students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and students with special needs).
- Capacity to manage staff, physical and financial resources.
Applications will be assessed against the work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
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For further job related information:
Please contact Emma Walker, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9338 8900 or emailing Emma.Walker@education.wa.edu.au
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements in context of the role and the college.
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- hold a recognised qualification in teaching and be currently registered or eligible for registration to teach in Western Australia;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 7 June 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.