Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA848837
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Carine Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an innovative leader to undertake the role of Head of Learning Area – Mathematics (HOLA). The successful candidate should be collaborative, working alongside a second HoLA of Mathematics to provide effective and dynamic curriculum leadership, and be a skilled communicator with parents, staff and students and a passionate educator. The HOLA - Mathematics will work in collaboration with both the Executive and the Senior Management teams in all areas of leadership.
As the Mathematics HOLA, you will provide instructional leadership in relation to academic performance and innovative teaching practices ensuring the ongoing commitment of a school culture focussed on high performance and high care. Other school responsibilities connected to this pivotal position include a significant role in the school’s focus on improved pedagogy and engagement through initiatives such as classroom observation and feedback and development of differentiated teaching throughout all programs. The successful applicant should facilitate leadership through professional learning for staff, ideally be a highly effective communicator, and preferably display a depth of understanding in assessment practices and embrace an active role in the Senior Management Team.
Carine SHS represents the very best that government schools have to offer and is a proud independent public school receiving a number of education awards in recent years. The school has a very high student retention rate, an experienced staff, and an active School Council, made up of students, parents, staff and community members. The school has achieved an enviable reputation for strong academic achievement and pastoral care.
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 Carine Senior High School can be found by visiting carinehs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
For further job related information:
Please contact James Lorimer, Program Coordinator, by telephoning (08) 9243 9100 or emailing James.Lorimer2@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact James Lorimer on 0438 850 330
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 to four (3-4) 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.
- 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 Thursday, 19 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED