Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA866218
This is a three (3) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 2, 2024 with possible extension and/or permanency
Belmont City College (CC) is seeking a highly capable and passionate Program Coordinator to join our Student Services team. The successful applicant will ideally have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and will be required to work collaboratively with all members of the Student Services team to support the health and wellbeing of students.
The Program Coordinator - Student Services, will be responsible for the behaviour, attendance, and social/emotional wellbeing of our Year 8 and 9 students. The successful applicant will ideally have knowledge of the Positive Behaviour in Schools framework and a growth mind-set should be evident in their communications with students, parents and staff.
This position requires excellent interpersonal skills as the successful applicant will need to work effectively with many stakeholders across the school and wider community. This includes, but is not limited to, parents/carers, teachers, other schools, external agencies and community groups. Ideally they would understand Trauma Informed Practice, have a restorative approach to conflict and be able to apply their knowledge to broker the best outcomes for students through their outstanding complex case management skills.
The Program Coordinator - Student Services is a member of the College senior leadership team and contributes to whole school review and planning. They will also be responsible for performance development of non-teaching staff and have the ability to utilise a growth coaching approach to mentor staff on a needs basis.
Belmont CC has modern facilities and is set in the heart of the City of Belmont which provides the backdrop for our many innovative programs. We pride ourselves in being able to give individualised care and attention to help each student reach their potential, developing their self-confidence, independence and the knowledge and skills necessary to enable them to take advantage of increasing opportunities beyond school.
Our focus is on providing a safe and caring learning environment that encourages students to become self-motivated, independent learners who demonstrate pride in themselves, their school, and their community. A strong pastoral care program supports the social and emotional needs of the students, whilst the diverse range of academic and life skills programs nurture academic excellence for all students.
Belmont City College offers programs ranging from our highly successful Department of Education Approved Specialist Contemporary Drama Program to our Music Excellence program and the selective A Plus Academic Excellence Program in partnership with the University of Western Australia, the Follow the Dream: Partnerships for Success program for Aboriginal students aspiring to attend university and Clontarf Academy and Deadly Sista Girlz engagement programs.
Our students are also provided opportunities to participate in a variety of sporting activities at both school and inter-school level.
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 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 Belmont City College can be found by visiting www.belmontcc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Kerry Clarke, Manager of School Operations by telephoning (08) 9473 9800 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 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.
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:
- hold a recognised qualification in teaching and be currently registered or eligible for registration to teach in Western Australia
- 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, 22 February 2024
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.