Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP710495
This is a permanent part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2022
Morley Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and focused school leader to the position of Deputy Principal who is committed to promoting the school’s moral purpose and mission; and contributing to the progression of the school’s strategic direction.
In collaboration with the Principal and members of the leadership team, the Deputy Principal provides educational leadership in curriculum, student engagement and wellbeing. In addition, there is likely to be a small teaching role.
The successful applicant will be required to help lead a strong and growing culture that embraces whole school practices particularly in teaching, learning, and assessment, as well as positive behaviour support. At Morley PS, we do our best for every learner, every day and the Deputy Principal will work within the Leadership Team to embed a culture of capacity building, support, and accountability to ensure we work collaboratively to achieve the best student outcomes possible. They will lead a culture of professional development and improvement through evidence based practice, and support this with mentoring as required.
The successful applicant will ideally be a highly capable instructional leader who is able to display a clear understanding of collective efficacy and connected practice with a focus on student achievement and progress. They will monitor, analyse, and respond to school data in order to lead targeted programs that address student needs and inform learning programs.
Applicants who are able to display proven impact on student progress and teacher development will be highly regarded. Knowledge of Teaching Sprints, high impact teaching strategies and evidence based literacy and numeracy strategies is highly desirable. Leading the implementation and embedding of whole school programs and practices is a core component of the role.
Skills in community development and engagement as well as supporting EAL/D students are highly desirable.
Located in the centre of Morley for over 80 years, Morley PS is a small school with a big heart. Our dedicated staff are committed to ensuring all students achieve their potential through excellence in teaching and learning. We have high expectations for our Kindergarten to Year 6 students and support them to be their best while they enjoy a safe, friendly and inclusive environment.
Knowing strong relationships between all members of our school community support student learning and wellbeing, we work hard to develop and sustain genuine partnerships with our families and the wider community.
We are actively involved in the Morley School Network and collaborate with neighbouring schools to ensure we deliver best practice to our students.
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 Morley Primary School can be found by visiting morleyps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Nicole Kovalevs, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9218 1500 or emailing 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 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 three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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, 2 November 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.