Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP718591
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
Belridge Secondary College (SC) is seeking an innovative and dynamic Deputy Principal to join the Executive Team.
The successful applicant should possess outstanding interpersonal skills and have the ability to work alongside students, teachers, parents, and the community to forward our college vision and values. They should be able to work as part of a team and display high levels of professional conduct, communication and integrity.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to join a leadership team dedicated to designing and developing a distinctive, world class educational environment. They will play a significant role in supporting the continued implementation of Belridge SC’s RLEARNERS Teaching and Learning Framework that underpins the teaching and learning that takes place at the College. The successful applicant will lead staff to reflect and assess the effectiveness of their teaching practice, promote an environment of active and positive learning, and provide educational leadership which enables students to achieve their highest potential.
The successful applicant will support and forward our clear focus on high standards of student achievement. Systematic assessment and reporting procedures are carried out at the highest level, confirming performance and guiding the setting of future targets for the school. The Deputy Principal will play a key role in school planning processes including: the analysis of student performance data, development of performance and improvement plans and implementation of evidence based approaches to support student performance. The successful applicant will work closely with students, staff and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for all students.
Depth of experience and ability across a range of portfolios would be highly regarded by the panel. These portfolios could include but are not limited to Leadership in:
- Leading Teaching and Learning
- Student Services
- Staffing and Human Resources
Belridge SC is committed to teaching excellence, ensuring all students are provided with the best opportunities for future success. Our strong culture of respect for self, others and the environment ensures that our students are able to develop as learners in a safe, supportive environment. Our wrap-around student services model provides the highest possible care, placing the student at the centre of everything we do.
A clear focus, on “Every student, Every classroom, Everyday” ensures our students are supported in the best possible way to reach their full potential and achieve success. Our highly qualified and experienced staff provide a quality learning environment for all students through a variety of curricular and extracurricular learning experiences. With award winning Specialist Programs in Cricket, Netball and Fashion Design and an Academic Enrichment Program (AEP) across our Maths, English, Science, and Humanities subjects, there is something for everyone.
At Belridge we pride ourselves on our ability to form strong relationships with our families and the community, setting the foundations that support and nurture our young people. A priority of the College has been on developing a culture of high expectations, with the values “Respect Yourself, Respect Others, Respect the Space” underpinning student, teacher and staff relationships.
Belridge SC is co-located with Belridge Secondary Education Support Centre (ESC). There is a respectful and supportive relationship with the Belridge Secondary ESC. “Two schools, one community” is the underlying ethos for the relationship between the staff and students. Integration happens at a meaningful, authentic level with the schools sharing teachers, facilities and students over the course of the school day.
Belridge SC is part of the Joondalup Leaning Community (JLC), and is committed to strengthening this partnership as the sole mainstream secondary school. This partnership continues to enhance opportunities for students in Kindergarten to Year 12 across the Joondalup schools.
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 Belridge Secondary College can be found by visiting belridgecollege.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Mario Pisano, Vice Principal, by telephoning (08) 9408 8000 or emailing Mario.Pisano@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 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.
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 Monday, 6 December 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.