Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP655704
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Glencoe Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated Deputy Principal to join our friendly team.
Established in 1981, Glencoe PS is located in the coastal suburb of Halls Head in close proximity to the City of Mandurah and is 75 kilometres south of Perth situated between the Indian Ocean and the Peel Inlet.
The successful applicant will work collaboratively as part of the school administrative team and provide educational leadership in progressing the school’s strategic direction and facilitating workforce effectiveness. They will actively lead and promote a strong collegial culture of mutual trust and high expectations of self, other staff and students. The Deputy Principal has a firm sense of community and a commitment to supporting staff and student wellbeing and restorative practices.
The role of Deputy Principal will include possessing the ability to manage a range of complex operational responsibilities. High level technology skills and an in depth knowledge of the Technologies curriculum to enhance student learning are very much desired for the position. An ability to develop capacity of staff through utilising coaching, mentoring, peer observation and performance management processes would also be advantageous.
The successful applicant will be committed to overseeing and supporting an inclusive, differentiated learning program of outstanding quality. A high level of pastoral care in managing student behaviour and knowledge of PBS is strongly regarded. We have an established Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) framework aligned to four embedded Behaviour Expectations: Be Respectful, Responsible, Safe and Caring and Your Best.
We require a leader with a proven ability to systematically analyse school data in order to inform consistent teaching programs and practices across the school. You will ideally possess highly developed interpersonal skills to foster and maintain positive working relationships and engage in the school community. A solid working knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum, including the early years and associated planning and assessment strategies (Early Years Learning Framework, NQS, and On Entry Testing), is essential for the role.
The successful applicant will ideally have the capacity to support and progress whole-school initiatives, such as Origo Mathematics, VCOP Big Write, Primary Connections and Explicit Instruction. Applicants with experience in contemporary/innovative pedagogical practices within a diverse range of educational settings are encouraged to apply.
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 Glencoe Primary School can be found by visiting glencoeps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Karl Palinkas, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9586 6800 or emailing Karl.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 three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to two (2) 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 Thursday, 26 November 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.