Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/DP587587
This is a three (3) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2019 with possible twelve (12) month extension
The Deputy Principal - School and Community position is located at the Full Service School pilot program located on the Armadale Senior High School site. At times this position maybe required to work between Statewide Services and Armadale Senior High School. The position will report to the Director - Student Support Services.
The Deputy Principal - School and Community will work closely with the Director - Student Support Services, and Secondary Principals in the Armadale area to implement the State Government’s commitment to a three-year pilot of a Full Service School model as a way of addressing the needs of vulnerable young people and their families living in the Armadale-Kelmscott region.
The successful applicant will establish and maintain effective working relationships and networks within the Department, schools and their communities and other agencies for the implementation of evidence-based approaches that support the wellbeing, development and achievement of all students through coordinated case management to deliver on the implementation and operational plan, programs and procedures for extended service provision for schools in the Armadale – Kelmscott area.
The Deputy Principal - School and Community will build partnerships and develop a climate of trust within the school and local community, and with service providers. In this role, the successful applicant will:
- assist with the management and coordination of the delivery of integrated services from the Full Service School pilot located on the Armadale Senior High school site;
- use their knowledge and school experience to support the implementation and delivery of student support initiatives;
- undertake the monitoring and review of the delivery of extended services;
- undertake research and systemic analysis of student, school and system-level data to identify areas for improvement and to inform the targeting of services and support; and
- coordinate the external evaluation of the Full Service Schools pilot.
The Student Support Services Directorate, and all other functions of Statewide Services, support successful outcomes for all students. This is achieved through a focus on better integration of services with schools, students, families and external service providers; supporting schools and networks of schools to deliver high quality teaching and learning in every classroom; and creating expanded opportunities for students to develop the academic, personal and social competencies they will need for participation in the workforce and society of the future.
Please note, while this position will be based within the Student Support Services Directorate located at the Department of Education, Statewide Services Centre in Padbury, the Deputy Principal - School and Community will be required to work primarily ;within the Armadale – Kelmscott area.
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.
Further information about the School Of Special Educational Needs: Behaviour And Engagement can be found by visiting Schools Online.
For further job related information:
Please contact Catherine Shepherd, Project Manager, by telephoning (08) 9402 6384 or emailing Catherine.Shepherd@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 three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- 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, 26 July 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED