Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP624151
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2020
Greenwood College is seeking an engaging and dedicated Deputy Principal, committed to the best educational outcomes for all students.
The successful applicant will be a whole school leader, motivated and highly effective with exceptional interpersonal skills. The Deputy Principal position provides Leadership of teaching and learning and can engage with students, staff and parents.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate proven skills and experience in curriculum leadership, working as part of a collaborative team and the ability to manage change and build capacity to improve student outcomes. Participative decision making is essential, especially in developing, implementing and maintaining policy and procedures. Working with the Executive Team in the development of the next Business Plan and implementing it across the whole school community will be a key part of the role.
A high level of understanding of school operations, timetabling, HRMIS, system databases and the ability to demonstrate innovative and strategic employment of resources in a complex environment will be favourable.
The successful applicant will ideally be able to demonstrate that they can operate effectively within a focussed and distributive leadership team environment and have versatility to take on areas under any of the Deputy Principals portfolios should it be deemed necessary by the Principal.
Greenwood College values cooperation, achievement, respect and engagement from students, staff and the community. The College has a well-established, professional staff and a unique environment – with an on-site Intensive English Centre. This gives the whole school a rich and diverse multicultural demographic. The school is focused on student improvement with excellent students and an engaged community. The College is developing its ICT capabilities and leadership in embedding ICT in all operations, including developing staff capacity in the use of ICT in the classroom is a current focus.
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 Greenwood College can be found by visiting www.greenwood.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Jennifer McMahon, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9243 9206 or emailing Jennifer.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 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:
- 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 Friday, 3 April 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.