Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA789111
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity?
Bob Hawke College is seeking to appoint a hardworking and motivated Program Coordinator – Student Services to join our invested and supportive team.
To be successful you will ideally be committed to making a difference in the lives of young people by promoting student wellbeing and self-efficacy. This includes the commitment and desire to create and sustain a safe, student centred learning environment.
As Program Coordinator – Student Services, you will work closely with the Associate Principal and School Psychologist to establish and develop policies, plans and programs in the area of Student Wellbeing. Emphasising the creation of a positive culture and learning environment, you will play a lead role in establishing the processes and practices that will support students in their first years at the College. This role will include the planning, monitoring and support for students identified as being at educational risk.
Leading the Student Central team, including administrative assistants, the School Nurse, the School Psychologist, Year Coordinators and the Chaplain is an important part of this role.
The role will also require the successful applicant to have the capacity to:
- Work closely with the Program Coordinator – Inclusion to promote an inclusive philosophy and practice at Bob Hawke College;
- Facilitate transition for individual students to secondary context from primary school settings;
- Facilitate interagency links to maximise support for students with a variety of presentations;
- Strategically plan, reflect on and revise systems to support the pastoral care, behaviour, social-emotional development and mental health needs of students as the school population grows;
- Continue the development of the Social-Emotional curriculum and CREW;
- Carriage of the Student leadership portfolio;
- Leadership of whole school events – e.g. Year Assemblies, Immunisation, school photos, CREW days;
- Develop and support student connection and engagement through a strong sense of self, community and active citizenship;
- Facilitate parent links and parent participation to enhance positive educational outcomes for students with disabilities and learning difficulties; and
- Maintaining effective case management and attendance systems
In this role, you will ideally create a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students, focussing on the development of the whole child. Ideally, the successful applicant will have the following attributes: They will be able to practice care; be curious about learning and about learners; be invested in the College and the community; and be reflective of themselves and their practice.
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 Bob Hawke College can be found by visiting bobhawkecollege.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Please consider the attached documents in applying for the position: The Bob Hawke College Business Plan 2021-23, and the OECD paper “What Makes a School a Learning Organisation?”
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For further job related information:
Please contact John Burke, Principal by telephoning 0427 083 997 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 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 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:
- 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 Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course;
- 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 Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 1 December 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.