Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH601490
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
Are you a passionate, innovative and strategic professional leader who wants to make a positive difference?
Geraldton Senior High School (GSHS) is seeking an enthusiastic and committed Teacher - Year Coordinator. The role of the Year Coordinator supports the work of the Student Services Manager and is a key member of the Student Services team. Your role will have a central focus on a specific cohort of students and you will be expected to take on a key role in creating a positive environment for that cohort whilst supporting transition, attendance and the behavioural and social/emotional development needs of your students.
We are seeking a passionate, innovative and committed professional who can provide leadership in the school and community by promoting the school vision, values and culture. This is a very “hands on” role where a high level of interpersonal skills and drive is necessary, along with an ability to establish and maintain internal and external networks.
The successful applicant will be a highly effective communicator who can architect positive relationships with students, staff and parents. The ultimate goal in working in partnership with others is to get the best outcomes for our students. It is expected you will have an understanding of a whole school Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) approach, and understand the importance of restorative practices to strengthen the school community. A strong case management approach with exceptional organisational skills, including the ability to manage your time effectively, prioritise, keep accurate records and analyse data to inform interventions and future practice is an important part of your role.
The implementation of mental health and wellbeing programs form an important part of your work with all students along with organising school assemblies, activities such as reward days, information sessions and excursions. In working with behaviour, Restorative Practice is utilised to resolve conflict.
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 your competency against the following domains (that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers):
- Professional knowledge;
- Professional practice; and
- Professional engagement.
Applications will be assessed against these domains. 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.
Applicants currently completing the Department of Education Leap program (formerly known as the Switch program) can apply for vacancies using their current or Leap qualification – even if they have not completed the program at the time of applying. Applicants may be appointed to a vacancy based on the qualification being completed via the Leap program.
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 Geraldton Senior High School can be found by visiting www.geraldtonshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information:
Please contact Kim Treffone, Deputy Principal, Student Services by telephoning (08) 9965 8400 or 0407 875 513 over the school holiday period or by emailing Kim.Treffone@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 domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school;
- A CV of 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.
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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;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- be eligible for, or registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or trb.wa.gov.au.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement; and
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 21 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.