Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA837302
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Are you a positive and talented leader who strives to enhance student educational outcomes? We are seeking to appointment a leader within our Technologies Learning Area.
Our purpose is to make a positive difference to the lives of young people. The focus of our work is on quality teaching and provision of the widest range of opportunities for individual achievement and learning success. In keeping with this, the successful applicant should be committed to leading the Technologies learning area in maximising the engagement and progress of all students.
The Head of Learning (HoLA) – Technologies should have comprehensive knowledge of the Year 7 to 12 Western Australian Technologies Curriculum and Vocational Education and Training (VET), together with assessment and reporting requirements. This position requires someone who can work collaboratively, in and across teams, to continue to build and develop the Technologies learning area. The ability to effectively use data to inform decision making should underpin your practice.
The successful applicant will ideally lead the implementation of an innovative, dynamic curriculum in and beyond the classroom, and ensure high level engagement and outcomes for our students. The HoLA – Technologies is required to provide instructional leadership, with a commitment to Explicit Instruction, in relation to academic performance and innovative teaching practices ensuring the ongoing commitment of a school culture focused on high performance and high care.
As a Senior Leader of the school, the successful applicant will have the skills and commitment to lead their staff to build capacity in teaching and learning, trauma informed practice, CMS and the use of Information Technologies in their practice.
Lynwood SHS is an Independent Public School that caters for students in Years 7 to 12. We have a reputation for our outstanding approach to the care of every student, together with a commitment to their academic success across all our programs in the school.
With an Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage (ICSEA) of 975, we have over 60 different nationalities represented at the school, we have approximately 49% Language Background other than English (LBOTE) and over 60 different nationalities represented at the school. The school’s diversity and respect for difference is a feature, enabling our students to become positive, resilient and confident about their futures. An Intensive English Centre supports the development of language skills for students new to Australia.
The school learning environment is extremely positive with a strong focus on student wellbeing and the development of social emotional learning through the Teacher Advocacy Group (TAG) program and a strong Good Standing Policy.
Approved Specialist Programs in Soccer and Environment & Life Sciences (EaLS) supports a wide range of General, VET and Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) courses.
Lynwood is complex, diverse, challenging and valued by the school community and staff. The commitment of students, staff and community members working together in a spirit of positivity about what our students can achieve, is a significant hallmark of this excellent school.
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 Lynwood Senior High School can be found by visiting Schools Online
For further job related information:
Please contact Robyn Cleaver, Deputy Principal, by telephoning 0459 875 315 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Robyn Cleaver on 0459 875 315.
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 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 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 Monday, 16 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED