Deputy Principal

$118,626 - $129,810 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Dianella WA 6059, Australia
  • 07 Jun, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Dianella Secondary College Education Support Centre
Deputy Principal
Pool Ref IPS/DP688882
Level 3, $118,626 - $129,810 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Appointment Pool
Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/DP688882

Dianella Secondary College Education Support Centre (ESC) is seeking to establish a pool of Deputy Principal for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 1, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 1, 2022.

Dianella Secondary College ESC is seeking an outstanding instructional leader with educational leadership skills including an ability to articulate a vision and lead a complex and dynamic school environment.

The suitable applicant will possess expertise and leadership in the development, implementation, and monitoring of curriculum and sustainable school wide action plans that ensure that students have the academic skills necessary to be successful at school, at work, and in further education. It is imperative that you possess an ability to recognise, promote and build the leadership capacity of staff, students, parents and the community to enhance leadership density across the school community. It will be highly desirable that you have experience in managing Student Services; case management of students, managing disability resourcing, liaising with external agencies, management of behaviour across the school and managing documented plans to meet the needs of our students.

Dianella Secondary College ESC is a diverse multicultural secondary school that caters for students with disabilities from Years 7 to 13. We are located on the same site as Dianella Secondary College and Dianella College Primary School. Together, we have developed a positive relationship focused on supporting students and families.

We provide a safe and supportive learning environment, where the rights and responsibilities of the individual are recognised and respected. We encourage all students to realise their potential and inspire them to participate as responsible members of the community. We have been recognised by the local community as delivering a high calibre of education to our students.

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 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 Dianella Secondary College Education Support Centre can be found by visiting or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information:

Please contact Tash Hawkins, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9345 9272 or emailing

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 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 four (4) 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.


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.


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 Thursday, 1 July 2021




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Dianella
CLOSING DATE: 2021-07-01 4:30 PM