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Head Of Learning Area - Technology And Enterprise

Government of Western Australia - Parkwood, WA

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Department of Education

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region

Lynwood Senior High School

Head of Learning Area - Technology and Enterprise

00039037

Level 3, $118,626 - $129,810 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA675833

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

Lynwood Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an outstanding leader who has a demonstrated track record for bringing teams together to deliver outstanding classroom practice and outcomes for students across the Technology and Enterprise curriculum contexts.

To be successful in this position, applicants will need to demonstrate a contemporary vision and broad understanding of the West Australian technologies curriculum, model excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability and experience to foster the very best teaching practice from a diverse and experienced team.

As part of the School Leadership Team, the successful applicant will be responsible for creating programs and opportunities that challenge and extend students, ensure teaching and learning practices across the team are engaging, reflect modern curriculum and promote academic excellence.

A pivotal role of the HoLA will focus on cross collaboration with other school leaders in the areas of STEM and Vocational Education and Training.

Lynwood SHS is committed to appoint staff who are the right fit for our school and community. We have a strong commitment to delivering high quality learning experiences, as such it is highly desirable that applicants:

  • possess a growth mind set
  • are open to, and embrace, innovation and 21st technologies
  • demonstrate a strong moral purpose to developing the future generation of leaders, problem solvers and entrepreneurs
  • model a collaborative, reflective practice with a desire for continuous improvement.
Applicants with experience in planning and delivering programs for Gifted and Talented Students, Students with Special Needs and high performing, academically driven students and experience in teaching students from a non-English speaking backgrounds will also be highly regarded.

Completion of professional learning programs in Explicit Instruction will ensure the successful applicant can actively support the school commitment to Explicit Instruction (EI) and the development of a whole school instructional framework, a central focus to the position, as we continue to roll-out Explicit Instruction across the school.

Lynwood SHS became an Independent Public School in 2012 and won the WA Education Awards Secondary School of the Year in 2018 after being a finalist in 2015. After three years participating in the Fogarty EdVance Program, we are continuing our association as an Alumni school. This program has strongly informed our professional learning, reflection and planning processes and a deep focus on evidence based, high impact teaching and learning strategies.

With an *ICSEA of 980 (Band 6), we have over 60 different nationalities represented at the school. The school’s diversity and respect for difference is a feature, enabling our students to become positive, resilient and confident about their futures. An Intensive English Centre supports the development of language skills for students new to Australia. The school learning environment is extremely positive with a strong focus on student wellbeing and the development of social emotional learning through the Everyday Leader Program. Approved Specialist Programs in Soccer and Environment & Life Sciences supports a wide range of General, VET and ATAR courses. Lynwood is complex, diverse, challenging and much loved by the school community and staff. The passion and commitment of students, staff and community members working together in a spirit of absolute positivity about what our students can achieve, is a significant hallmark of this wonderful 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 Lynwood Senior High School can be found by visiting

For further job related information:

Please contact Kelly Summers, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9354 0600 or emailing During school holidays please call Kelly on 0428 972345

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 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 Wednesday, 14 April 2021.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

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

Government of Western Australia

Parkwood, WA

Education, Childcare & Training




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