Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE584837
This is a permanent full-time position commencing ASAP
Please note that the advert closing date has been extended
Albany Residential College is seeking an Aboriginal Boarding Supervisor to join their Friendly and professional team.
The Aboriginal Boarding Supervisor will support and reinforce appropriate values and behaviours in students, particularly Aboriginal students whilst fulfilling an appropriate duty of care in the creation of a positive, happy and responsible boarding environment and service for students. The successful applicant will respect and embrace diversity within the student population whilst providing, and supervising, opportunities that enrich students’ personal and social development.
The successful applicant will plan and implement a wide range of suitable activities for all students to enjoy whilst ensuring Aboriginal students receive appropriate care to maintain health and wellbeing. The Boarding Supervisor will undertake regular, positive communication and liaison with colleagues, parents/guardians, school staff, other professionals and members of the local community in support of Aboriginal students’ development and wellbeing.
The successful applicant will uphold Public Sector Code of Ethics, the Code of Conduct, and the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Plan, and will work in accordance with Departmental policies and guidelines.
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 branch 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:
- Sound written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interact with Aboriginal students, parents and teaching staff.
- Interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively work independently or as part of a team.
- Skills and understandings appropriate to the supervision and care of young people in a residential setting.
- Organisational skills with the ability to plan, organise, implement and record activities.
- Ability to manage risk through assessment and procedure to fulfil Occupational Safety and Health standards in a residential setting.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the branch 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.
For further job related information:
Please contact Andrea Hearn, Manager, by telephoning (08) 9842 1077 or emailing Andrea.Hearn2@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 statement addressing the Work Related Requirements , in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV 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.
Aboriginality is considered essential for this position under section 50(d) of the Western Australian Equal Opportunity Act 1984.
Employees are required:
- to obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- to obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
- Within six months of commencement of employment to obtain and maintain a current: o First Aid Certificate – Provide CPR (HLTAID001);
- First Aid Certificate – Provide First Aid (HLTAID003); o LR Class Driver’s Licence with F endorsement;
- Aquatic Rescue for Group lll Pool Award*;
- Surf Rescue Certificate*; and
- within twelve months of commencement of employment obtain a Certificate IV in Community Services – Student Residential Care (CHC42015).
* Dependent on operational requirements as determined by College Manager.
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 Department 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, 26 July 2019.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED