Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA644757
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021.
Kiara College is seeking to appoint a highly focused and enthusiastic individual to lead their Student Services team.
Forming an integral part of the school leadership team, the successful applicant will have proven and effective leadership qualities. They will lead the coordination and implementation of tiered responses (which includes case formulation processes), and targeted intervention programs for students. The ability to contribute to the implementation of whole school strategic initiatives such as WA Positive Behaviour in Schools is highly desirable.
The Program Coordinator – Student Services will lead the Student Services team to work collaboratively with Heads of Learning Area (HOLA’s) and teaching staff to enhance student engagement to ensure high educational outcomes for all students. They will establish and manage administrative and operational systems in the relevant areas of responsibility to deliver effective school operations within legislative and industrial policy guidelines. The successful applicant will play a significant role in the daily management of staff and student wellbeing.
The successful applicant will have the ability to promote a positive whole-school culture, and a sense of belonging. They will work to promote positive educational outcomes of all students including those with diverse and identified learning needs.
Kiara College is a vibrant learning community located on the western edge of the Swan Valley. Catering for Years 7-12, students can follow an ATAR, General or VET pathways, preparing them for university entry, TAFE or the workplace. We have a diverse student population with nearly 30% of our students identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. We celebrate and embrace our diversity with a range of programs and events aimed at promoting respect for all.
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 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 Kiara College can be found by visiting www.kiaracollege.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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For further job related information:
Please contact David Sullivan, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9378 0200 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 four (4) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the College;
- 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, 5 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.