Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP606042
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020 with possible extension (12 months) and/or permanency.
At East Kimberley College we are seeking to appoint a dedicated Deputy Principal – Secondary to join our dedicated, capable and friendly team.
Here at East Kimberley College, we have a strong focus on Explicit Instruction, student performance, academic rigour and classroom management strategies. As the successful applicant, you will represent the Secondary area of the college on the Explicit Instruction Committee (K-12) and by working in partnership with your Primary counterpart, drive school-wide pedagogy to increase levels of academic improvement, performance and outcomes. If you were to be the successful applicant, you will implement a solution-focussed approach and clearly demonstrate the schools vision of a “School of Choice”, empowering all students to succeed.
An effective skill set in the area of data analysis and research-based practices would be advantageous. This role includes the line management and performance management of Technologies and Arts Teachers, and the development of effective working relationships with a variety of school-based and external agencies. Part of the role would be the effective transition of Year Six students into the Secondary area of the college, from a variety of different school settings.
As the successful applicant you will desirably be experienced in the management of student behaviour and be committed to collaborative teaching and learning practices to increase student engagement. You will also be an exceptional practitioner, ideally with a proven ability to bring about successful outcomes in all dealings, especially with students who may experience challenges external to the college setting.
Additional desirable skills include:
- organisational skills such as human resource management and recruitment;
- extensive knowledge of systems such as Reporting to Parents, Connect, SAIS, OSI and SIS (for example), and the ability to effectively utilise and communicate data to inform future planning
- knowledge of Departmental policy and compliance (Attendance, Excursions, Code of Conduct, etc)
- capacity to lead the case management of high-risk students when necessary
- ability to effectively partner with and communicate with external agencies and support services, along with parents and the broader community
- ability to build the capacity of teachers through classroom observations, feedback, modelling or coaching; and
- innovative and strategic approaches to planning and problem solving.
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 East Kimberley College can be found by visiting www.eastkimberleycollege.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Matt Dowell, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9168 4400 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 maximum five (5) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to a maximum of 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 Thursday, 28 November 2019.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.