Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Byford Secondary College
Program Coordinator - Senior School Manager
Level 3, $118,626 - $129,810 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SA687985
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
Are you an effective leader who is committed to promoting student achievement?
Byford Secondary College (BSC) is seeking an ideally highly skilled and dynamic school leader for the role of Senior School Manager.
The Manager will work closely with the School’s Executive, Senior Leadership and Student Services teams to lead our Pathways team as they support students to achieve their personal best.
Working alongside a dedicated Student Services team, who supports student’s pastoral care and wellbeing, this is multi-faceted role that requires an exceptional candidate ideally with a thorough knowledge of West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) and senior school curriculum as well as excellent communication skills.
With an ability to use school data to inform evidence based planning and implementation, they will have a key-role coordinating college-wide processes such as career development, individual pathway planning, educational partnerships, Good Standing and School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) requirements.
The Senior School Manager will monitor students’ performance and enact a range of supports for students to achieve academically both within and beyond the college.
As an instructional leader they will work with learning areas, supporting them to deliver a high-quality differentiated education to senior school students, whilst striving to increase school performance across all senior school courses.
To best support students and their families through senior school studies, the successful applicant will act as liaison, educating students on the range of post-school options available and supporting them to work towards their goals.
You will take a positive approach that is inclusive, explicit and supports all students and staff to achieve success.
This role has a clear focus on career development of students whilst also working with others across the college to build and share contemporary career development practices.
Working within a career practitioner role, additional training will be required upon commencement.
BSC is an Independent Public School catering for children from Years 7 to 12. Our vision - to create a vibrant and successful educational community in the heart of Byford - is highlighted by our culture of success in providing a comprehensive curriculum for the young people who attend.
Our college is a contemporary, modern facility offering those who attend the latest in educational design and infrastructure to enhance student learning. We believe that every young person has unique experiences, learning styles and goals.
We provide a broad comprehensive education with pathways leading to attainment of an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications or future employment.
These programs are delivered in new modern design and technology workshops, science laboratories, education support facilities and other state-of-the-art purpose built learning areas across the campus.
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:
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 Byford Secondary College can be found by visiting www.byfordsc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Lauren Findlay, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9526 7700 or emailing Lauren.Findlay@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period please contact Paul Jones, Principal on 0438 957 093.
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:
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:
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 6 October 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-06 4:30 PM
A strong public education system is the cornerstone of every successful society. We provide high quality education for children and young people throughout Western Australia, helping them reach their full potential.
We have more than 800 schools in communities across our State – in bustling city and regional centres and in some of the most remote parts of the world. Comprehensive schools, selective schools and education support schools. As our population grows, we're building new schools and developing state-of-the-art facilities for children to learn in. Modern schools using the latest and emerging technologies.
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