Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP810596
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2023
Broome Senior High School is looking for a dedicated and professional Deputy Principal to join their team.
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $10,210 a year
- locality allowance of $3,469 a year
- Attraction and Retention Incentive of $7,000 see info below
- 5 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
- more than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
- subsidised accommodation where applicable
- free relocation
Teachers and School Administrators employed Broome Senior High School in 2023 are eligible to receive an Attraction and Retention Incentive of $7,000 (pa, gross – to be adjusted pro rata for FTE and tenure). Eligible staff will receive a percentage of this payment on commencement at the school, with the remainder paid at the end of the school year. Staff must remain employed in the location until the end of the school year to be eligible to receive the second payment.
The ARI payment is in addition to other incentives that may apply in this school.
About the Role
The successful applicant will ideally have exceptional leadership and communication skills and work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership Team, particularly with Head of Learning Area’s (HoLA’s) and Deputy Principals. In this role the successful applicant will ideally be highly motivated, relationship focused and dedicated to creating a timetable and processes that provide every student with a pathway to a successful future.
Responsibilities of the Deputy Principal role includes:
- Planning and oversight of assessment, reporting, and testing processes,
- DoE and SCSA compliance,
- Staffing and workforce planning in conjunction with HoLAs,
- Planning within the Schools Resourcing System with the MCS and Principal,
- Managing course selection processes from Year 7 to Year including course handbooks,
- Overseeing timetable creation, grid development, maintenance, and review,
- Managing all areas of Year 10 to Year 12 exams, including ESTs,
- Managing all aspects of OLNA and NAPLAN, including developing processes for data analysis generation and usage,
- Overseeing reporting setup, timelines, maintenance, SEN reports,
- Line management and Performance development of HoLAs,
- Delivering professional learning in any of the areas above.
The Deputy Principal will lead and manage sustainable change towards improving whole school performance in relation to effective teaching and instructional practice. The successful applicant will assist the school Principal to facilitate workforce effectiveness in leading and motivating staff in planning directed at improving educational outcomes for students within the classroom.
The successful applicant will ideally have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, contributing positively to the school's collaborative culture, vision, and strategic direction. They will play a key role within the Broome IPS Cluster, coordinating the organizing committee for the annual Broome Cluster Conference. The ideal candidate will be culturally responsive, committed and well-organized and have strong emotional intelligence.
The successful applicant will require a high level of understanding of school and departmental operations, reporting systems, HRMIS, system data bases and be able to demonstrate effective communication to ensure deadlines are met. The role requires a highly organised individual who can coordinate and contribute to whole school activities such as School Development Days and after-hours staff meetings. The successful applicant will demonstrate the capacity to operate effectively within a focussed and distributive leadership team environment and have the flexibility to take on areas under any of the Deputy Principals portfolios.
About the School
Broome SHS is a premier high school in Western Australia and winner of the WA School of the Year for 2012. The school's vision is to realize the potential of every student to achieve personal excellence in all endeavours. The successful candidate will join an outstanding staff who make a significant difference to our students' lives, promoting learning in a safe environment embedded in a deep belief that every student is capable of success. At Broome SHS we are dedicated to selecting specialist staff with strong curriculum knowledge and the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with students, parents/guardians, colleagues and the wider school community. Broome SHS is an Independent Public School (IPS) that offers a wonderful opportunity for students to access a high-quality secondary education.
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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 Broome Senior High School can be found by visiting www.broomeshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Mathew Burt, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9195 3100 or emailing email@example.com
During the school holiday period, please contact Mathew Burt on 0409 106 957.
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 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 three (3) 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.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 21 April 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.