Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA610728
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term, 1, 2020
Are you able to help aspirant Aboriginal students follow their dreams?
Wanneroo Secondary College, an Independent Public School, is seeking to appoint an innovative and knowledgeable Program Coordinator who is committed to leading our newly approved Follow the Dream (FTD) program for our school in 2020 and beyond.
As the Program Coordinator you will be instrumental in establishing a robust program that is visible within the current school setting and actively promoted throughout our community. Initially, a major responsibility will be to develop a program structure that meets the needs of the school and local community. Thereafter, the identification and ability to influence student and family “buy in” to build the program will extremely important in determining a successful start-up.
As a member of our Senior Staff team, the Program Coordinator (FTD) will be expected to manage and support students within the program, both through in-class assistance and after school study sessions; build an increased level of attendance and participation at existing after-school clubs, selection and management of tutors; and the planning and implementation of camps/excursions as relevant to student need and aspirations. The successful applicant will also collaborate with other key stakeholders to provide expert advice and support to school leaders and teaching staff in developing and implementing targeted programs, plans, strategies and whole school approaches for improving student achievement, aligned with the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework
It is important that the Program Coordinator FTD) actively and regularly collaborates with their students' teachers, as well as Heads of Learning Areas, Heads of Year and the Executive. This will ensure that Program Coordinator is kept up-to-date and have a holistic perspective of each students' current educational needs, learning progress and future dreams.
The Program Coordinator (FTD) will ensure that the program has a prominent presence in the school and the local community. This will to be achieved through a variety of means, such as newsletters and Connect notices, representation at community events, and participation in whole-school meetings and professional development.
Wanneroo SC is a co-educational secondary school located across two campuses. The Wanneroo Campus caters for years 7 to 12 and the Joondalup Campus caters for year 11 and 12 students who wish to access traineeships, apprenticeships and an extensive VET program. The college opened in 1977, it is located 24km north of the Perth CBD in a rapidly developing area. Student numbers are around 1100 will rise over the next few years. The staff of WSC are dedicated and hard-working, sharing in a strong collegiate spirit and a school ethos that encourages and rewards effort and excellence.
Our stated aim and over-riding desire is to have all of our students leave school well prepared for their chosen futures, be it university, TAFE or the workplace. They will be equipped to prosper in life; literate and numerate and able to incorporate the use of technology in their day-to-day lives. They will be happy and secure in themselves, ready to contribute to the community and to excel in whatever pathways they have chosen.
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:
Further information about Wanneroo Secondary College can be found by visiting www.wanneroosc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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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.
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.
For further job related information:
Please contact Pauline White, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9206 6555 or emailing Pauline.White@education.wa.edu.aau
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:
- Up to a five (5) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirement, 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 Monday, 16 December 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.