Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA714261
This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension (6 months)
This role is for a proactive and innovative leader ready to take on new challenges.
Narrogin Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an energetic and aspirational leader who ideally has a high level capacity in leading the operations of a school.
We are looking for an applicant with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills who is committed to achieving optimal outcomes for all students. These skills will see you negotiate effectively whilst building and maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders. We are looking for someone highly motivated, energetic and who possesses the qualities needed to bring people together, inspire confidence in identifying new opportunities to inspire new initiatives to engage students.
The role will appeal to an aspirant looking for a rewarding challenge and committed to the best educational outcomes for our students.
To be successful in this role you will provide leadership in supporting teachers and students with the operational aspects of the school. The position will focus on leading and managing all aspects of NSHS operations.
The role will include, not limited to, the construction and maintenance of the NSHS timetable, staffing: from induction, performance management process to human resources coordination. This position is responsible for managing student enrolment and transition processes, which incorporates working with local feeder schools, and close country towns within the Wheatbelt region.
The successful applicant will also be responsible for the effective transition process of students for students from DHS into the NSHS, managing course selection and changes to enable students to select a pathway which will meet their future aspirations. It is most like that applicants will have possessed managing some operations and systems which impact the day to day operations such as: Yard Duty rosters, relief teacher coordination, examination and online literacy and numeracy assessment (OLNA) timetable, assemblies, communications with staff, and possibly staffing responsibilities and inductions/mentorship of new staff.
To complement the role there may be a 0.2FTE teaching or special responsibility role according that will be negotiated according to applicant’s strengths and/or career aspirations.
Narrogin SHS has an improvement agenda focused on improving student outcomes through consistent approaches to pedagogy and positive behaviour strategies. This is supported by a comprehensive professional learning program to provide quality educational experiences through promoting the school's vision and strategic directions. The school reflects the values of the local community, promoting the values of respect, responsibility and tolerance.
NSHS is a year 7 to 12 campus, with over 600 students, and has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere with a committed and competent workforce. The school is recognised for its flexible approach to education and training.
Narrogin is located in a picturesque valley surrounded by woodlands, farming country and rolling hills. Narrogin is approximately two hours from Perth, has an excellent range of commercial services, beautiful gardens and a reputation as a great place to live. You will be supported in moving to Narrogin with relocation costs and subsidised housing provided. The school also delivers a comprehensive induction program which involves the opportunity to connect with the wider community.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be appointed to 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 Narrogin Senior High School can be found by visiting www.nshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here
For further job related information:
Please contact Sandii Stankovic, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9881 9300 or emailing Sandii.Stankovic@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 school.
- A CV of up to two (2) 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:
- 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 Monday, 6 December 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.