Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS712071
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
Are you able to form positive relationships with young adults?
WA College of Agriculture – Cunderdin (WACOA) is seeking a Residential Supervisor – to join their team.
Residential Supervisors care for male and female students (ages 15 to 18 years old) in residence at the WACOA – Cunderdin. Rosters operate after school hours and include weekends and active night shifts.
As this college is a Co-educational Residential Facility, appointments from this vacancy will be Gender Specific.
As a Residential Supervisor you will provide appropriate pastoral care and supervision of residential students, as required and implement discipline and behaviour standards in accordance with the Departmental and College policy. You will be required to supervise students undertaking sporting and recreational activities along with ensuring student receive appropriate care to maintain health and wellbeing.
Residential Supervisors are responsible for the day to day care of teenage students, they must be able to work with colleagues to ensure appropriate supervision of large groups of students and to work with parents and staff to coordinate care needs for students and as such will require excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
The successful applicant will assist students to develop personal and social capabilities, in accordance with the College plan while also planning, organising and transporting student to activities such as interschool visits, camp outs, sporting fixtures and entertainment events. You will provide appropriate security and supervision of College facilities to visiting groups and also implement operational procedures and standards, including security and emergency.
WACOA – Cunderdin provides Year 11 and 12 students with a unique educational experience focused on innovation and excellence, with STEM a key priority of the College. The College is located adjacent to the Wheatbelt town of Cunderdin approximately 2 hours east of Perth and 45 minutes from Northam. Subsidised single room housing in Cunderdin may be available subject to availability. Students are offered the opportunity to achieve the best possible educational outcomes within the context of a commercially operating farm, state of the art trade training workshops and a 144 bed residential facility.
For this position, the person's gender is a genuine occupational qualification (Equal Opportunity Act 1984). Only applicants possessing the required qualification will be considered for appointment in these circumstances
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 (selection criteria):
- Sound written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interact with students, parents and teaching professionals.
- Interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively work independently or as part of a team.
- Skills and understandings appropriate to the supervision and care of young people in a residential environment.
- Organisational skills with the ability to plan, organise, implement and record activities.
Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) 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 WA College Of Agriculture - Cunderdin can be found by visiting www.cunderdinag.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Kristine Van, Residential Manager, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Cunderdin, by telephoning (08) 9635 2100 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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 (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV 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.
Eligibility and training requirements
Employees will be required to:
- hold or obtain, within the first three months of appointment:
- a MR Class Vehicles Driver’s Licence with F endorsement;
- a Senior First Aid Certificate;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to
- commencement of employment
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 30 November 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.