Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP617353
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2020
Do you possess excellent communication skills and are ready to take on new challenges?
White Gum Valley Primary School (PS) is seeking an energetic, knowledgeable and positive Deputy Principal committed to achieving the best educational outcomes for our students. You will work as part of a dedicated team and have the opportunity to make a lasting contribution to our school community.
In collaboration with the Principal and members of the administrative and leadership teams, the Deputy Principal provides educational leadership in the school and the community by developing and promoting the school vision, Business Plan and facilitating workforce effectiveness. The initial priority for this position is to establish strong relationships with students, staff and the community. The successful applicant would have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and be a collaborative team administrator. Our focus is on promoting our leadership teams across the school. The deputy principal has a major role in coordinating these teams.
The successful applicant will possess a deep understanding of contemporary curriculum and pedagogy along with an understanding of differentiated practice and strategies to cater for the needs of all students.
The applicant will be committed to engaging in a progressive teacher improvement agenda which will include: modelling practices in classrooms, coaching, mentoring and providing constructive feedback in class observations.
Significant successful experience in managing the behavioural and pastoral needs of students along with the ability to lead the digital learning agenda and working with system data bases would be highly valued.
Our successful applicant would also be required to undertake a minor teaching load in a priority area identified through planning processes.
White Gum Valley PS is a community of learners striving for excellence in an environment of care, support and cooperation. With its country look and family feel, the school is attractively situated in White Gum Valley, close to the city of Fremantle. The school was established in 1901 and has retained the sense of community with parents being actively involved in the school.
The staff is highly qualified, experienced and dedicated to teaching and learning. Integrated, W.A. outcomes based curriculum between Kindergarten and Year 6 aims to cater for the individual needs of each child and specific education planning is in place to meet the specific needs of students when required. Our students have opportunities to be involved in a variety of competitions, excursions/incursions and activities along with Sporting and Arts focussed subject areas.
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 White Gum Valley Primary School can be found by visiting www.whitegumvalleyps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Glenn Rondoni, Principal by telephoning (08) 9435 6900 or emailing Glenn.Rondoni@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 maximum of four (4) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements in context of the role and business needs of the branch.
- A CV 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:
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, 28 February 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.