Deputy Principal

$118,626 - $129,810 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Kellerberrin WA 6410, Australia
  • 22 Apr, 2021

Job Description

Department of Education
Independent Public School - Wheatbelt Education Region
Kellerberrin District High School
Deputy Principal
00002595
Level 3, $118,626 - $129,810 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP681361

This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2021 with possible extension (12 months)

Kellerberrin District High School (DHS) are seeking a visible, highly motivated and culturally responsive Deputy Principal to join their team.

Supporting the advancement of the school vision of Successful Students, Quality Staff and a Connected Community, the successful applicant will understand what highly effective teachers do and work collaboratively with the Leadership team to create conditions for everyone to develop and perform at their best. This includes students in early childhood, primary and secondary. They will have the leadership skills and capacity to support the school’s ongoing implementation of Visible Learning as the framework for instruction. The successful applicant will be an excellent classroom practitioner and have a teaching load of approximately 0.4FTE.

Kellerberrin District High School is located in the Wheatbelt town of Kellerberrin, 200 kilometres east of Perth in the Wheatbelt Education Region. The school has an enrolment of approximately 100 students of which 19% identify as Aboriginal. The school is on a strong improvement trajectory, therefore, a commitment to collaboration leading to informed decision making and highly effective school planning, self-assessment and accountability practices will be a characteristic of the successful applicants’ leadership.

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); and
  • 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 Kellerberrin District High School can be found by visiting www.kellerberrindhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information:
Please contact Latisha Clarke, Principal by telephoning (08) 9045 6300 or emailing latisha.clarke@education.wa.edu.au

Application Instructions
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 five (5) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirement, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
  • A CV pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (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
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; and
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.

TRAINING
Employees will be required to:

  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountability 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 Wednesday, 19 May 2021

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

ATTACHMENTS:

  • applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
  • applicant resource - information for applicants mar2020.pdf
  • deputy principal level 3 jdf.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Kellerberrin
CLOSING DATE: 2021-05-19 4:30 PM