Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA824137
This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2023
Pemberton District High School (DHS) is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Program Coordinator – Instructional Leader to join their team.
This position includes a 0.6FTE Secondary English teaching component, so the successful applicant should ideally be a dynamic and engaging English specialist with a displayed commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.
The Instructional Leader will work in partnership with the school’s Executive and Leadership teams, leading consultative and collaborative processes across the Kindergarten to Year 10 (K-10) context to continue development of a school-wide Instructional Framework in line with the Department of Education’s Quality Teaching Strategy.
The successful applicant should be a strategic leader who enhances learning outcomes for all students. They should have a strong capacity to develop others through coaching and the ability to work with others to ensure quality processes and procedures. We are seeking a leader who is highly reflective and committed to evidence-based decision making. Applicants require a willingness to engage with the Department of Education’s Teaching for Impact model and demonstrated experience in utilising high impact teaching strategies within the classroom.
The successful applicant should have a proven record of engaging in whole-school improvement activities and should be willing to commit to developing shared practices that align with school priorities. As a member of the Pemberton DHS team, you will be supported to achieve your own professional goals and to build the capacity of colleagues. At Pemberton DHS we are driven by our firm belief in the capacity for all students to achieve success. We treat each student as an individual and tailor educational programs to celebrate their strengths and extend their potential. Our students are enthusiastic learners with inquisitive minds and caring natures. They are recognised across the community for their responsible and respectful approach, seeking out and successfully facing challenges with positivity and self-belief, truly embodying our school values of Choose Respect, Be Resilient and Challenge Yourself.
Pemberton DHS’s priorities focus on student progress and achievement, teaching quality, learning environments, and partnerships and relationships. While we provide all the academic opportunities and standards of a large school, it is our small size that so successfully promotes the development of well-rounded young people. As a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) school, our friendly and respectful culture is reflected within all classrooms, where eager and focused students are well supported by passionate and dedicated teachers. Behavioural issues are minimal, allowing students and teachers to focus on the core business of learning.
Educational success is measured by more than just academic results and we aim to meet the emotional, physical and social needs of all students. At Pemberton DHS we believe this is best achieved through positive partnerships between school and home. Teachers know each family individually and maintain clear and consistent communication within this vital relationship.
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 Pemberton District High School can be found by visiting www.pembertondhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Lee Illingworth, Principal by telephoning (08) 9776 5800 or emailing Lee.Illingworth@education.wa.edu.au
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, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to three (3) 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 Friday, 9 June 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.