Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/DP843419
We are seeking to establish a pool of Deputy Principals for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2024 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2024 school year.
Port Kennedy Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a hardworking and motivated Deputy Principal with exceptional people skills to join our friendly and supportive Administration team. We take pride in fostering a restorative climate and culture using the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) model, and we are dedicated to the provision of an inclusive, safe and supportive learning environment for all students.
The successful applicant should have outstanding communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, and be committed to achieving the best outcomes for each and every one of our students. You will ideally have strong experience leading fine-grained curriculum development, building teacher capacity using evidence informed practices to improve learning outcomes for all students, and be able to think and respond strategically and identify innovative and practical solutions to challenges and opportunities.
Recent experience in leading school improvement is desirable, to support the school’s current improvement agenda which is reflected in our Business Plan 2023 – 2025. The successful applicant will ideally possess a deep knowledge of curriculum (Literacy and Numeracy), Explicit Instruction, and experience in providing support to staff in High Impact Teaching approaches from Kindergarten to Year 6. A commitment to working in professional learning teams, with a focus on collaboration, learning based on student needs and continual, rigorous school self-assessment and improvement cycles is desired. Experience in engaging and motivating staff in new and innovative approaches and an understanding of best practice in the Early Years will prove advantageous to the role.
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 Port Kennedy Primary School can be found by visiting portkennedyps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here
For further job related information:
Please contact Rebecca Fall, Deputy Principal by telephoning (08) 9192 3388 or emailing Rebecca.Fall@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Rebecca Fall on 0459 026 592
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 to six (4-6) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to four (4) 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 Tuesday, 10 October 2023.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED