Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP645319
Aveley Secondary College (SC) is seeking two committed and effective leaders to join our leadership team in the role of Deputy Principal/s.
We currently have two (2) permanent full-time positions commencing Term 1, 2021.
Aveley SC has a strong vision with a clear plan which all staff are expected to implement. These positions will be part of a newly formed sub-school structure and will involve a range of responsibilities and portfolios. These newly formed positions are seen as vital roles to assist in the overall implementation of the school plan and provide strong leadership, accountability and role delegations.
As a leader your key focus areas will require commitment and capacity to drive our moral purpose of success for every student. As a key member of the school leadership team, you will be instrumental in achieving the deliverables in the College’s school plan and strategic directions document. You will be an instructional leader who leads, manages and supports change to embed our signature pedagogy of Explicit Direct Instruction. Successful applicants will lead their sub-schools, overseeing relevant activities and workflow. A main component of the role also includes data analysis and tracking skills to support key initiatives and programs.
We are seeking individuals who possess the capacity to manage complex issues and situations. You will have outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to build a team and nurture a professional learning culture. You will possess the ability to establish effective relationships across the school community. Successful applicants will model excellence and application of new technologies and innovation.
Aveley SC opened in 2018 with a Year 7 cohort and has a current enrolment of over 820 students. It will continue with an additional cohort each year until 2023 when it will have the full range from Years 7 to 12. The College is committed to an ethic of excellence. There is a strong progressive and future focused approach in meeting student needs. Our aim is to prepare students with the 21st century skills of teamwork, collaboration, and creative problem solving. The College has an emphasis on engaging curriculum that has high levels of integrated technology embedded in lessons, opportunities for STEM and the Arts. The College utilises current research into teaching and learning and school improvement, which has led to the implementation of Explicit Direct Instruction as the College’s signature pedagogy and approach to curriculum planning. Although this is a mandated whole school approach, there is support and professional development for staff to build proficiency in utilising EDI for planning and lesson delivery. Aveley SC has a positive behaviour framework that is built on the premise that we develop the whole child: academic skills, social and emotional intelligence, as well as students who are engaged with the local community and with the contemporary world with a strong sense of global citizenship.
Aveley SC has a diverse offering of Academy courses for students that operate as extra curricula options. The College has state-of-the-art facilities including spacious general classrooms, dedicated Science labs, Cooking and Textiles rooms including a commercial kitchen, Sports Hall, playing courts and oval. It includes a dedicated Education Support Hub with specialist facilities and staff for students with high needs. The Stage 2 building program will be ready for the commencement of the 2021 school year and will include outstanding Visual and Performing Arts facilities.
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 Aveley Secondary College can be found by visiting www.aveleysc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Beverley Day, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 6296 1000 or emailing email@example.com
During the school holiday period, please contact Beverley Day, Associate Principal, on 0402 636 271.
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 [optional to select specific WRR], 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 Tuesday, 6 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.