Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP861568
This is twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024 with possible extension and/or permanency
Broome Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Deputy Principal - Curriculum.
In collaboration with the Principal and members of the administrative team, the Deputy Principal provides educational leadership in the school and the community by developing and promoting the school vision and facilitating workforce effectiveness. Curriculum knowledge and expertise, along with data analysis and ability to impact teaching and learning programs to achieve sound educational outcomes are essential. .
Broome PS is currently a decile 10 school with an ICSEA of 880. The school was established in 1901 and is the oldest public school in the Kimberley. Broome PS is established on Yawuru land and embraces the rich Aboriginal culture, along with the diverse and multicultural aspects of the Broome community. The school actively promotes a culture that strives to maintain positive and respectful relationships with students, parents and the wider community. Programs delivered by staff are aimed to promote student self-esteem, well-being and the teaching of sound core values. The four expectations of Care, Respect, Pride and Success form the cornerstone of the school’s values and are evident in the teaching and learning programs throughout the school.
To be successful in this role, you will ideally be a passionate educator, committed to making a difference in the lives of the BPS student clientele. You will require excellent communication and interpersonal skills, expertise to lead professional learning as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team environment. The successful applicant will continue to build the culture of improvement, empowerment and responsibility that continues to support the development of staff through Instructional Coaching and Professional Learning Communities. You will implement professional dialogue within the school that is informed by feedback, analysis of research and practice, to improve the educational outcomes of students. The successful candidate in consultation with the leadership team, will engage in and evaluate professional learning aligned to the priorities of the school.
Broome PS is closely aligned to the Kimberley Schools Project which has a strong emphasis upon targeted teaching, early years learning and care, attendance and increased community engagement. The school actively promotes the “Be You” program which is aimed at enhancing social and emotional well-being and promoting self-esteem. The PBS (Positive Behaviour Support) program is also incorporated throughout the school to promote polite, positive and respectful behaviours. There is also has e a KindiLink program on site which is a play and learn initiative for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who are not old enough to attend school. . Broome Primary School is renowned for its warm and friendly atmosphere and sense of community spirit. The staff take great pride in providing a safe, caring and nurturing environment and students know they are valued, appreciated and in the very best of 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 Broome Primary School can be found by visiting broomeps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Daryl Mansfield, Principal by telephoning (08) 9194 7500 or emailing email@example.com
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 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;
- consent to a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and obtain a current Screening Clearance Number issued by the Department of Education’s Screening Unit prior to commencement of employment
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration requirements;
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment and every three years thereafter;
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement; and
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday , 30 November 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.