Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP844534
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Please note as of 10:20am on Friday 15 September 2023, an amendment was made to the closing date.
Rossmoyne Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a collaborative, forward-thinking leader to join our team in the new created position of Associate Principal - Operations
Who are we looking for?
Rossmoyne Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an inspiring and innovative leader to join our team in the position of Associate Principal - Operations. The Associate Principal will work closely with the Principal and members of the executive to provide educational leadership across the school and the community.
About the role
As the Associate Principal leading operations across the school, you will ideally be a strategic thinker, proactive planner, and skilled negotiator. Your strong leadership and high-level professional knowledge of secondary schooling will assist with the management of timetabling, coordination of standardised testing, and facilitation of staffing and resources across the school.
You will be responsible for supporting the strategies and targets relevant to the role within the school’s Business Plan.
With the commitment and desire to create and sustain a student-centered learning environment, you will identify and implement strategies to meet the diverse needs of students and their families. You should communicate effectively and with diplomacy and modify your leadership behaviour to obtain the best outcomes from all, whilst modelling and promoting the school’s vision, mission and core values to support our staff culture dedicated to the success of all students.
As one of the first Independent Public Schools in Western Australia, Rossmoyne SHS is one of the nation’s leading schools. Our students annually achieve outstanding levels of academic excellence. We provide outstanding visual and performing arts and sports programs, exciting opportunities in vocational education, and strong pastoral care. Our culture is described by staff and community as positive, professional, inclusive, dynamic, and with a focus on excellence. Our students are very proud of the positive reputation of our school. They find the school diverse, progressive and filled with opportunities for growth. They feel a sense of belonging and support each other to balance competition and cooperation to achieve positive outcomes for all.
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 Rossmoyne Senior High School can be found by visiting rossmoyne.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here
For further job related information:
Please contact Michelle Price, Human Resource Manager by telephoning (08) 9235 1617 or emailing Michelle.Price@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Michelle Price on 0419 935 991.
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 three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements one (1) and three (3), in the context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up one (1) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for three (3) work related referees work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager, a peer who has recently worked directly with you, a staff member you recently have line-managed.
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.