Advertised Vacancy Number DOE861205
This is a 5 year fixed term, full-time position commencing ASAP
The Department of Education is seeking a highly experienced senior executive with professional expertise in supporting student achievement to join the Disability and Inclusion Directorate.
About the Directorate
The Disability and Inclusion directorate is a part if the Professional Capability team at Statewide Services. Statewide Services provides the services and support required by schools to enable student achievement, with a focus on schools and students that need it most. The Disability and Inclusion directorate builds the professional capability of school staff to improve student achievement by enabling teaching and learning excellence. It influences system strategy and system input into government/cross-agency initiatives to improve outcomes for children and young people with disability.
About the Role
As a key part of the senior leadership team, the Director, Disability and Inclusion leads the strategic direction and works collaboratively with senior executives and teams across the Department to deliver integrated services and programs that are designed to meet the needs of individual students and school staff.
As Director, Disability and Inclusion you will lead the development of disability resource allocation methodologies. You will inform and influence disability strategy at national, state and Departmental levels and lead the development of related strategic approaches that build the capacity of school staff enabling them to improve outcomes for students with disability.
As Director, Disability and Inclusion you will direct the development, implementation and review of policies that relate to students with disability.
You will be the subject matter expert and will represent the Department on matters relating to services and professional standards in the areas of disability and inclusion.
This is a critical role within the Department, therefore we are looking for someone who exemplifies personal integrity and is committed to enhancing public education for all students and in particular students with disability.
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.
Want to Know More?
More information on this position can be found in the attached Job Description Form (JDF).
For specific information relating to the role, please contact Stuart Percival – Assistant Executive Director, Statewide Services on (08) 9264 4267 or Stuart.Percival@education.wa.edu.au
How to Apply
To be considered for this position, your application should include:
- A 5 page statement addressing all selection criteria in the context of the role and business needs of the branch (as outlined in the JDF)
- A CV of up to 3 pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for 2 work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
All applications must be submitted online. 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 application. 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 8317.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable may be considered if this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
The Department applies a 4 day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) Monday 22 January 2024
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