Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE727607
This is a permanent part-time (0.52FTE) position commencing in Term 1, 2022
Bletchley Park Primary is a large level 6 school with approx. 840 students. It is located in Southern River and has an ICSEA of 1043. It frequently out performs Like Schools in (National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy) NAPLAN and consistently performs above NAPLAN state averages. It has approximately 100 dedicated and caring staff who work in unison to meet the needs of all students academically, socially and emotionally. Bletchley Park Primary School has a strong focus on creating a positive culture and providing quality teaching and learning programs. Bletchley Park Primary School staff challenge and inspire students to meet their individual potential. We forge strong parental partnerships which enables students to achieve their personal best. Our culture of high performance high care and our mission and vision means we are nurturing and empowering each child to reach their full potential.
We are a blend of cultures and we celebrate diversity, achievement, excellence, innovation and imagination.
Bletchley Park Primary School is a nurturing community where we can ‘Be, Think, Grow’.
Be, think and grow reflect the aspirations and the core beliefs of our school and community.
Our vision is the driving force behind all decisions, policies and processes and is reflected in all aspects of the daily management and operations of the school. It is the key focus of teaching and learning programs, defines the physical environment to optimise student learning and fosters productive and sustainable relationships to enhance learning.
The school is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, organised registered psychologist who can ideally provide a high level of consultancy to the leadership team and support the implementation of the schools Business Plan.
Suitable applicants will be required to conduct assessments and support the collaborative development of plans to meet the needs of individual and small groups of student’s. They may be required to provide professional learning to both teaching and non-teaching staff in behaviour management, social skill programs and student well-being. They will need to work collaboratively with the school chaplain to support staff, students and the wider community.
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 (selection criteria):
- Ability to implement school psychology services and programs in an educational environment to maximise student learning outcomes.
- Knowledge of the implementation and evaluation of a variety of psychological approaches appropriate for individual, group and system-level intervention.
- High level written and oral communication skills, demonstrating the capacity to produce correspondence, reports and case notes, and interview and training (facilitation) skills.
- Highly developed interpersonal skills, which demonstrate an ability to function in a self-directed way, and as a member of an interdisciplinary team, working with a range of clients across the lifespan, Department personnel and inter-agency partners across a variety of contexts.
- Ability to apply analytical and conceptual skills to issues identification, risk assessment and analysis, intervention and evaluation.
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) 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 Bletchley Park Primary School can be found by visiting www.bletchleyparkps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Wayne Walpole, Principal, by telephoning 9234 6400 or emailing Wayne.Walpole@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Wayne Walpole on 0459 850 654.
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 (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV of up to two (2) 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 or be eligible for general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia; or
- hold or be eligible for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia with:
- an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited 5th year qualification in psychology; or
- an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited 4th year qualification and a recognised qualification in teaching (or Graduate Diploma in School Psychology)
- 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 any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
Information about registration with the Psychology Board of Australia can be obtained by calling 1300 419 495 or by visiting www.psychologyboard.gov.au. Please see the Department’s Careers website for the support provided to graduate school psychologists undertaking provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 3rd February 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.