Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP744472
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2022
Orelia Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of confident and well organised Deputy Principals for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year and up to the end of Term 2, 2023. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year, up to the end of Term 2, 2023
Orelia PS is looking for Deputy Principals who are committed to achieving the best educational outcomes for our students, suitable applicants will work as part of a dedicated team within a committed positive culture environment and can make a lasting contribution to our school community. Suitable applicants will ideally have outstanding interpersonal skills and be collaborative team administrators.
As the Deputy Principal you will be working with staff to plan for students with special needs within the School of Special Educational Needs (SSEN) and working with the School Psychologist and other agencies such as the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). You will also manage the allocation of the Education Assistants time and be involved in the development of Performance Management Cycle. This role will require high level knowledge and skills to lead and support the staff in managing students with high educational needs and supporting staff and students with trauma.
Knowledge and understanding of students with a disability is important as well as the ability to coordinate case conferences and liaise with external service providers. The suitable applicants will ideally have experience and a strong concept of student engagement and current professional learning in areas including strategies to manage de-escalation, team teach, zones of regulation and trauma-informed practice. Knowledge of the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) process is desirable to coordinate SSEN planning, NCCD, class adjustment to suit student needs and ongoing monitoring for staff accountability and student progress.
Sound knowledge of the Western Australian curriculum is also desirable to support the delivery of professional learning as part of the Administration team and to support staff in the planning, teaching, monitoring and assessment cycle. Experience and confidence in working with the processes associated with Reporting to Parents program is an advantage.
At Orelia PS, we want children to reach their academic, social and emotional potential, and to become valuable members of the community. Our mission is to deliver an excellent standard of education that supports children to achieve results equal National benchmarks.
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 Orelia Primary School can be found by visiting oreliaps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Joanna Stewart-Magee, Principal by telephoning (08) 6174 1200 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 five (5) 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.
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;
- Complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
- 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 (www.wa.gov.au)
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 1 July 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.