Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA824082
This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2023
Perth Modern School is seeking a highly motivated and suitably experienced Program Coordinator for Senior Years 10-12, to join their Student Services team.
In collaboration with the Principal and members of the administrative team, the Program Coordinator provides educational leadership in the school and the community by developing and promoting the school vision, and encouraging school staff, volunteers from the community and others to share ownership of the school’s vision and goals.
The successful applicant should possess a high level of interpersonal skills in working with gifted and talented students on Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) pathways, parents, staff and the wider community. In collaboration with year leaders, you will need to monitor academic progress, support students at educational risk, and cultivate aspirations and interests to develop and implement strategies aimed at improving educational outcomes. You will ideally understand complex learners and be able to design and support individual plans to accommodate the needs of gifted learners in a senior school context.
We are seeking a professional and dedicated applicant who will ideally possess sound knowledge and skills in student wellbeing and pastoral care. Thriving Minds is a whole school initiative that embraces the PERMA-H model of wellbeing. Focus Day programs give students a chance to consider different perspectives and challenge stereotypes.
The successful applicant will ideally have a proven ability in fostering and developing effective partnerships with external agencies, the School Curriculum and Standards Authority, Tertiary Information Services Centre, local and national universities, mental health, and wellbeing support services. To be successful you should apply strong communication skills to maintain school operations and knowledge of system data bases to assist the Associate Principals to ensure appropriate processes are in place to support student success and school compliance requirements.
Perth Modern School, a proud government school, is Western Australia's only fully selective school for academically gifted students in Years 7 to 12. Centrally located in Subiaco, our teachers' deep subject knowledge and passion for their profession ensures every student is challenged, engaged and supported every day.
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 Perth Modern School can be found by visiting perthmodern.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Nikki Reilly, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9392 6855 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, 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 induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 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.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 8 June 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.