Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA656591
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021.
As part of Southern River College’s (SRC) focus to proactively support student and staff wellbeing, we are looking for a dynamic leader who is looking for a rewarding, challenging and innovative opportunity to make a difference to students who require interventional supports and case management for complex behaviours. The role requires understanding of complex needs, interventions that may support the young person and the ability to build good relationships with all stakeholders in case management processes. In this role you will align with interagency support services, and support staff in working with students with complex needs and provide leadership in building positive skillsets and understandings. The ability to apply best practice research to develop and lead our centre is desirable.
The role of Program Coordinator – Complex Behaviour is dynamic, strategic, proactive, and hands on. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the Well Being personnel and Executive Team to develop, manage and deliver relevant programs and initiatives to support the school's core values. They will be an effective communicator and be able to handle difficult conversations in a compassionate and empathetic way.
As Program Coordinator, you will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on students in relation to attendance, behaviour, social/emotional wellbeing, educational engagement and Students at Educational Risk. This role is an integral part of our Well Being Team and the successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to motivate and lead by example working across the school and providing the support and intervention strategies for Tier 3 students. You will be required to provide support to teachers and curriculum leaders in the area of student wellbeing and work with a collaborative team of professional colleagues to develop a student case management approach. To ensure high quality outcomes for students, the Program Coordinator will be highly regarded to build positive, professional working relationships with students, staff, parents and agencies.
SRC seeks to inspire students and teachers while closing the gap of social equality, creating a school that has something for everyone to achieve success. The college operates a general education program Year 7 to Year 12 plus an Inspire Future Learning Academic Program, Vocational Education, STEM and MESH options and Inspire programs in Music, Netball and Soccer. We provide support programs via our Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC), Literacy and Numeracy Development Classes and Specialised Autism Learning Program (SALP). We are a Positive Support School. Our values are linked to our PBS program are: Relationships, Identity, Virtues, Excellence and Respect. Our values are integral to who we are and what we practice.
SRC is focused on students reaching their potential, becoming positive contributors and leaders in the future. We give back and teach our students the importance of community and culture as we inspire our students to be the best they can be. We seek partnerships with industry and educational providers to help enrich our learning programs. Our Motto INSPIRE leads to our priorities: Inspired Students; Inspiring Teachers; Inspirational Leaders and Inspire Community as our framework for growth. Our school works collaboratively to improve classroom practice using best practice research, explicit and inquiry based pedagogy and visible learning practices.
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 Southern River College can be found by visiting www.southernrivercollege.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Frank Di Filippo, Deputy Principal by telephoning (08) 9495 3200 or emailing Frank.diFilippo@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 five (5) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- 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 Friday, 27 November 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.