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February

Job Title : Deputy Principal

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA - Cloverdale, WA

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP672722

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2021

Are you ready to SOAR?

Cloverdale Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join their leadership team in the role of Deputy Principal.

Cloverdale PS is driven by four key principles: S – Safety, O – Organisation, A – Achievement, R – Respect and Responsibility. Working through these principles is key to our success in educating the leaders of tomorrow.

As the Deputy Principal you will be required to support the Principal in providing educational leadership and management of the school in a number of focus areas including implementation of the Western Australian Curriculum, Positive Behaviour Support and Student Services. To be successful in this role, you will be a passionate educator, committed to making a difference in the lives of young people and, you will possess the ability to build and maintain relationships. You will be expected to model commitment to whole school strategies and work collaboratively as part of a team to maximise student outcomes. Ideally, you will possess the ability to contribute to strategic and operational planning, along with an extensive understanding of the key issues facing primary schools in the 21st century.

The Deputy Principal will have strong interpersonal skills in dealing with staff, students, parents, and community members, with a view to solving problems and developing priorities. Strengths in curriculum and understanding of effective pedagogy, able to support in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and the use of data is also desirable.

Cloverdale PS is a vibrant and exciting school environment and is highly regarded by the local community. It is located in the inner metropolitan suburb of Cloverdale, 9 kilometres from the Perth CBD. There is a strong partnership that exists between the school and the community and students and parents fully support the school uniform policy and school expectations. The school also works closely with the onsite Cloverdale Education Support Centre, sharing resources, buildings and expertise. As such, the successful applicant should be inclusive and develop a strong working relationship with our partner school.

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 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 Cloverdale Primary School can be found by visiting www.cloverdaleps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information:

Please contact Louise Burke, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9438 7800 or emailing Louise.Burke@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 three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements in context of the role and business needs of the school.
  • A CV of up to five (5) 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 Friday, 5 March 2021

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

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

Cloverdale, WA

Education, Childcare & Training




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