Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE847583
This is a sixteen (16) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 4, 2023
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- 11 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
The Role and our Branch
The South Metropolitan Education Region is seeking a Coordinator – South Metropolitan PEAC (Primary Extension and Challenge) Program to join their team.
The South Metropolitan Education Regional Office (SMERO) supports the Department’s priorities in Western Australia and commits to delivering a full and engaging standard of public education, supportive of students, teachers and parents. The South Metropolitan Education Region comprises of more than 270 public schools across the south metropolitan area from Redcliffe to Waroona.
We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.
The successful applicant will provide educational leadership to the PEAC team, including all teaching and support staff, in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Education. They will lead the development and implementation of a strategic plan that contains targets related to student achievement, along with the priorities and strategies to achieve them. The successful applicant will lead the teaching and learning program for the region’s gifted and talented students in alignment with the general capabilities in the Western Australian Curriculum. Additionally, they will manage staff performance and development in accordance with the Public Sector Performance Management Standard and Departmental policy.
Who are we
The South Metropolitan PEAC program provides supplementary courses for gifted and talented students in Years 5 and 6, as well as the Early Years Extension program for students in Year 1-3. Classes are run at 7 school sites across the South Metropolitan region. The PEAC administration is based at Curtin Primary School in Manning.
Visit our Website for more information about the South Metropolitan PEAC program.
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.
Your written application will be assessed against the following Selection Criteria:
- 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. Gifted and Talented, Aboriginal students, students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and students with special needs).
- Capacity to manage physical and financial resources.
For a full outline of the role responsibilities and selection criteria, please refer to the JDF.
It is recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
All inquiries are welcomed
Please contact Dan Watt, Coordinator Regional Services, South Metropolitan Education Region by telephoning (08) 9336 9521 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow all instructions. It is recommended you have relevant documents completed and ready to attach with your online application. Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications must be received prior to the closing date and time.
Your application should include:
- A four (4) page statement addressing the selection criteria listed above, 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.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please phone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please phone (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 before commencing employment
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- training specific to this role required by Department policy; and
- the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
- the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 20 October 2023.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions at, or after, 4:30pm will not be accepted.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
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 division 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.