Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA720507
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
Are you a passionate, dedicated and professional instructional leader who is making a difference to the learning outcomes of students? Do you inspire, innovate and work collaboratively with others to effect whole school improvements to teaching and learning?
Joseph Banks Secondary College (SC) is seeking a passionate and committed Program Coordinator who will work closely with the Principal and collaboratively with members of the leadership team to provide educational leadership in the school and the community by promoting the school vision and facilitating workforce effectiveness.
You will promote positive relationships between students, staff, parents and the local community as you lead a Professional Learning Community (PLC) which is proactive, innovative and supportive, to ensure successful learning achievement outcomes for a community of students and teachers. The successful applicant will ideally apply their professional knowledge and understanding of contemporary instructional strategies to promote teaching, learning and student well-being within the school community.
You will ideally display a sound understanding of the case management of students that includes knowledge of effective intervention, monitoring and reporting strategies. You will also ideally possess the ability to provide direction and purpose to staff, to build team capacity, capabilities and cohesion, and to promote an environment of positive quality academic learning experiences for all students.
The College has a clear focus on learning at all levels, for students, staff and our community; and the college was founded upon the following priorities: High expectations and positive relationships; Consistent learning protocols; Consistent teaching protocols and an emphasis on enquiry focussed learning.
As an instructional leader, you will ideally be able to display an ability to build and sustain quality teaching, and to develop a culture of orderliness and high expectations for student achievement through effective data analysis.
Joseph Banks SC, an Independent Public School, is located in the suburb of Banksia Grove, approximately 27 km from the Perth CBD. We currently accept students from Years 7 to 12. The vision for Joseph Banks SC is to create a vibrant culture of excellence, innovation, opportunity and success for students, staff and the community. The focus of our work is on quality teaching and provision of the widest range of opportunities for individual achievement and learning success. Our goal is to develop the school as a centre for best practice in teacher development and student attainment through professional conversation and shared practice.
Our goal is for all students to be literate, numerate and curious, through the provision of a broad based 21st Century curriculum. It is expected that all students will receive individual attention, and support will be provided for all students no matter their background. Parents expect an assurance that “no child will fall through the cracks.” Teachers are passionate about student learning and will create a culture of curiosity to support students to be inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.
We provide our students with multiple opportunities to excel throughout their secondary education, with access to quality programs, both within the curriculum and extra-curricular. Such programs range from support initiatives through to extension and challenge for students who are academically talented. On completion of secondary school at Joseph Banks SC, students will have a clear well-defined pathway to employment, further training and/or education.
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 Joseph Banks Secondary College can be found by visiting jbsc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here
For further job related information:
Please contact Liz Smith, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9303 7400 or emailing Liz.Smith@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 three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to five (5) 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.
Eligibility and training requirements
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
- 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 Thursday, 2 December 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.