Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS802013
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
Willetton Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic Curriculum Support Officer. This role will provide operational support to the Executive team.
Due to the complex nature of the role the successful applicant should be a hardworking individual, with highly effective communication and interpersonal skills and sound conceptual and analytical skills.
The ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams, both internal and external to the school is highly desirable to the role. The successful applicant should possess exceptional organisational and time management skills and the ability to effectively work autonomously as required.
The successful applicant should possess well-developed computer skills, you will use various Microsoft Office and Department of Education databases that relate to all aspects of curriculum, staff and student management systems.
In this role you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Executive team and school community. Experience with the School Information System (SIS) software modules, Timetabling and Examination Scheduler will be an advantage. As the school seeks to improve service delivery to our community, the Curriculum Support Officer should be flexible and have a high willingness to adopt and develop innovative practices.
Willetton SHS is one of the largest schools in Western Australia, drawing its student enrolment from diverse geographic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. With a student population in excess of 2600 and approximately 220 teaching staff and 120 support staff on campus the school is inclusive and comprehensive providing courses for Years 7 to 12. It is the school of choice for many local and international families.
The school is committed to the intellectual, creative and social development of our students by the provision of stimulating and relevant programs and orderly teaching and classroom practices. Pastoral care and academic achievement are very strong. Community support and parental involvement are cornerstones of our culture.
The school offers a number of specialist programs to meet student needs and interests. These programs include Gifted and Talented, a Business Internship with Murdoch University and Specialist Basketball. There are numerous after school sporting teams, debating and poetry clubs and we are a Lead Language School. Willetton SHS prides itself on an ethos that all students will be successful.
Willetton SHS has a strong, positive culture and as a staff member you will have a key role in ensuring our school values of Care, Respect and Excellence are reflected and underpin all actions.
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 (selection criteria):
- ability to provide effective administrative support and input into the development, implementation and monitoring of business systems.
- initiative and sound organisational skills with the ability to identify priorities and meet deadlines.
- sound research, conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to provide innovative thinking in problem solving.
- well developed computer skills, including the ability to create, operate, manipulate databases, spreadsheets and extract reports.
- sound written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to liaise with individuals at all levels and work effectively in a team environment.
Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) 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 Willetton Senior High School can be found by visiting willettonshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Jordan Newton, Deputy Principal, by telephoning 0416 473 733 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 four (4) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), 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:
- 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 3 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 6 months of appointment
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement.
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 27 January 2023.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.