Please note the JDF has been updated to the current August 2019 version for SSEN: BE - the criteria remains the same.
Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SA590851
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2019 with possible extension and/or permanency
Are you looking for a rewarding change?
The School of Special Educational Needs: Behaviour and Engagement (SSEN:BE) is seeking to appoint dedicated and hardworking Program Coordinator – Engagement to join our friendly team.
In collaboration with the Principal and members of the administrative team, you will provide educational leadership in the school and the community by developing and promoting the school vision, and encouraging school staff, volunteers from the community and others to share ownership of the school’s vision and goals. You will use effective change strategies, across a Kindergarten to Year 12 (K-12) environment to lead the school community to accept and develop opportunities for improved service in the relevant area of responsibility.
As the successful applicant you will be required to facilitate workforce effectiveness and provide a role model for self-development to improve professional performance, working autonomously as site manager for the Engagement Centre. You will contribute to the development of the school plan through participative decision making, including assisting in developing policy and establishing and maintaining systems. As the successful Program Coordinator you will establish and manage administrative and operational systems in the relevant area of responsibility to ensure the effective operation of the school within departmental policy and guidelines and liaise extensively with the Principal, Deputy Principals, Heads of Department/Learning Area and relevant specialist staff.
Strengths in Behaviour Management and knowledge of current behaviour support principles and practice, consistent with the Department of Education Managing Student Behaviour are desirable for this position.
SSEN:BE provides educational support and services for students with extreme, complex and challenging behaviours across a K-12 context. A continuum of consultative support with schools for students is delivered through 13 engagement centres and the Midland Learning Academy. The services of the engagement centres and the Academy are coordinated through SSEN: BE which provides the administrative structure that oversees and manages these services as a State-wide model of support for schools, teachers and students. The services complement other teams working in networks, regions and schools, supporting a greater number of students across the state. Support is available across the public school system.
Engagement Centres coordinate the K-12 provision of the following three services:
- Professional learning to improve student engagement and behaviour
- Consultative support for schools needing additional assistance with planning for those students with very complex needs
- Intensive support for individual students exhibiting the most extreme, challenging and complex needs.
The successful applicant will be situated at the Reid St Engagement Centre in Bassendean. You will be required to do some metropolitan travel as part of your coordination role.
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 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 SSEN:BE can be found by visiting www.ssenbe.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
For further job related information:
Please contact Kristen Gould, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9402 6467 or emailing email@example.com.
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 four (4) to six (6) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch;
- A CV of up to seven (7) 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 Thursday, 22 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED