Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/DP647046
Governor Stirling Senior High School (GSSHS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and strategic Deputy Principals who are committed to achieving exceptional educational outcomes for all students. This pool will be used to fill any permanent or fixed term, full-time or part-time positions that may arise during the 2021 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements up to the end of Term 4, 2021.
The Deputy Principal will work closely with the Principal, School Executive team and other members of the school to provide educational leadership in the school and the school community in developing and promoting the school values, ethos and priorities, and encouraging school staff and others in the school community to share ownership of the school’s vision and goals.
Applicants will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills that will enable you to effectively develop and maintain strong relationships with staff, students and the school community.
A key aspect of the role is ensuring a positive school culture, highly effective teaching and learning, and a culture of high expectations for all students.
The Deputy Principal also assists the Principal to facilitate workforce effectiveness, leading school staff in planning, and leading school improvement that is directed at improving outcomes for all students. This includes the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of whole school programs and processes, and plan and implement strategic initiatives. The ability to work with students and parents/carers from a range of cultural backgrounds is highly desirable.
Governor Stirling SHS caters for students of varying abilities, and offers the Department of Education Gifted and Talented Education Program, a range of academic and Vocational Education and Training programs, and Approved Specialist Programs in Engineering, Arts Media and AFL Football. Our students enjoy a positive and supportive learning environment, responsive to their particular abilities and learning style. We believe in an educational experience that promotes respect, hard work and achievement. Our school motto of 'Honour before Honours' underpins our approach to teaching and learning.
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 Governor Stirling SHS can be found by visiting www.govo.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Pasco Putrino, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6274 0300 or 0419 931 822, or by emailing Pasco.Putrino@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 four (4) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch;
- A CV of up to four (4) 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 Wednesday, 30 September 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED