Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA621971
This is an eight (8) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 2, 2020 with possible extension twelve (12) months and/or permanency
Warnbro Community High School (CHS) is seeking an energetic, inspiring and dynamic educational leader to take up a position as Head of Learning Area – The Arts. This represents an exciting opportunity for you as an instructional leader to demonstrate the vision, experience, professional knowledge and skills required to support staff and students on our whole school journey.
As Head of Learning Area – The Arts you will take on significant levels of accountability, have the ability to bring people together and work collaboratively with the members of the senior leadership team and the wider school community to provide educational leadership, developing and promoting the school’s vision and strategic directions. The successful applicant will be responsible for the management of a complex, multi-disciplinary Arts team.
To successfully fulfil the role, you will apply a high level of understanding of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) standards and the Western Australian Curriculum. You will monitor and track student progress in The Arts, reflect and assess the effectiveness of teaching practices and engage staff to revitalise curriculum to ensure that teaching and learning programs, including the Creative Arts Specialist Program, are responsive to the needs of our students.
At Warnbro CHS out school motto is “I am because we are” as it epitomises the concept that the individual cannot exist without the community they live in – we are all interdependent on each other. Our school vision is that “Our school will work together to create a vibrant and nurturing environment where students have a strong sense of self-belief in achieving success now and in the future.” As a leader in our school you will need to ensure that our students and a focus on improving their outcomes is at the centre of your work.
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 Warnbro CHS can be found by visiting www.warnbro.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Cindy Kerr, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9553 0100 or emailing Cindy.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 five (5) page statement addressing the Work Related, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to five (5) 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, 30 March 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.