Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/DP677314
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing mid Term 2, 2021 with possible extension
Successful students show Quality, Pride, Respect, and Grace. Are you an innovative, instructional leader who holds these values within their practical leadership experience and will work to find the spark in every child?
Quairading District High School (DHS) is seeking a leader with proven expertise in leading and creating a school environment and culture where the values of pride, quality, respect and grace are consistently upheld by students and staff.
The successful applicant will be highly organised and versatile, ideally with practical leadership experience in actioning whole-school directions. Experience in leading teaching and learning in a diverse Kindergarten to Year 12 setting and a passion for working with children and staff will be highly desirable. Focus areas for 2021 are: empowering excellence in teaching and learning, creating a supportive and engaging learning environment, and achieving a connected school community.
As such, key roles for the successful applicant will include but are not limited to: leading curriculum from Kindergarten to Year 10; promoting explicit teaching and reflective practice to support effective learning of our students; providing strong student services support across the school; creating and maintaining links with the local Aboriginal and wider community; and providing leadership to teachers who have students with disabilities or difficulties.
For over 100 years, Quairading DHS has been providing an exceptional education to students from the surrounding community. The school delivers an outstanding academic program that sets high expectations for all students and inspires lifelong learning, advancing each child and the local and global community. Quairading DHS has a strong reputation for inclusivity, environmental awareness and success in The Arts. Quairading DHS is located 167 kilometres from Perth and currently caters for approximately 115 students from Pre Primary to Year 11.
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 Quairading District High School can be found by visiting www.quairadingdhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
For further job related information:
Please contact Pauline Wray, Principal by telephoning (08) 9645 1208, 0438 915 579 out of hours or emailing Pauline.V.Wray@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, 14 April 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.