Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA849017
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Joseph Banks Secondary College (SC) are seeking to appoint a Program Coordinator - Leading Teacher.
Joseph Banks SC are seeking a passionate and committed Program Coordinator who will work closely with the principal and collaboratively with members of the leadership team to provide educational leadership in the school and the community by promoting the school vision and facilitating workforce effectiveness.
The successful applicant will ideally promote positive relationships between students, staff, parents, and the local community as you lead a Professional Learning Community (PLC) which is proactive, innovative, and supportive, to ensure successful learning achievement outcomes for a community of students and teachers. Your leadership should be supported by the capacity to build positive relationships with staff, students, and the wider college community. The successful applicant should have highly efficient communication skills and should be able to collaborate very effectively with others to sustain a professional team culture whereby staff feel supported to share effective teaching and learning practices.
The College has a clear focus on learning at all levels, for students, staff, and our community; and the College was founded upon the following priorities: High expectations and positive relationships; Consistent learning protocols; Consistent teaching protocols and an emphasis on enquiry focussed learning. The successful applicant will ideally apply their professional knowledge and understanding of contemporary instructional strategies to promote teaching, learning and student well-being within the school community.
The successful applicant will ideally display a sound understanding of the case management of students that includes knowledge of effective intervention, monitoring, and reporting strategies. The successful applicant will also ideally possess the ability to provide direction and purpose to staff, to build team capacity, capabilities, and cohesion, and to develop a culture of orderliness and high expectations for student achievement, promoting an environment of positive quality academic learning experiences for all students.
As an instructional leader, the successful applicant should be an exemplary classroom practitioner who can; model innovative, future-focused thinking; lead the implementation of excellence in teaching and learning and display an ability to build capacity and capabilities of staff using a variety of teacher development and coaching methods. As a leader and exceptional classroom practitioner you should have the ability to lead improvement and change initiatives and continually reflect on teaching and learning. It is desirable for applicants to have the ability to use data analysis to inform your planning and assessment and use data to drive change and improve students’ academic performance. You should lead learning opportunities for staff to ensure consistently high levels of curriculum delivery is occurring.
Joseph Banks SC, an Independent Public School, is located in the suburb of Banksia Grove, approximately 27 km from the Perth Central Business District. We currently accept students from Years 7 to 12. The vision for Joseph Banks SC is to create a vibrant culture of excellence, innovation, opportunity and success for students, staff, and the community. The focus of our work is on quality teaching and provision of the widest range of opportunities for individual achievement and learning success. Our goal is to develop the school as a centre for best practice in teacher development and student attainment through professional conversation and shared practice.
Our goal is for all students to be literate, numerate and curious, through the provision of a broad based 21st Century curriculum. It is expected that all students will receive individual attention, and support will be provided for all students no matter their background. Parents expect an assurance that “no child will fall through the cracks.” Teachers are passionate about student learning and will create a culture of curiosity to support students to be inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.
We provide our students with multiple opportunities to excel throughout their secondary education, with access to quality programs, both within the curriculum and extra-curricular. Such programs range from support initiatives through to extension and challenge for students who are academically talented. On completion of secondary school at Joseph Banks SC, students will have a clear well-defined pathway to employment, further training and/or education.
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 Joseph Banks Secondary College can be found by visiting jbsc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here
For further job related information:
Please contact Taylor Jones, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9303 7400 or emailing Taylor.Jones@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Taylor Jones on 0423 979 504
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 three (3) 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:
- 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 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 the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 13 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.