Company Information Description
Advertised Vacancy Number : IPS / SA644445
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Do you possess excellent communication skills and are ready to take on new challenges?
The successful applicant will lead and manage Middle Years Student Services Years 7 to 9, with a 0.4-0.6FTE teaching load in your qualified area.
Please note : this role and allocation may change subject to organisational need.
Perth Modern School is looking for a highly effective leader with outstanding interpersonal skills who is proactive in ensuring that the Middle Years students (Years 7 to 9) are supported in their personal and academic endeavours.
The Middle Years Manager works alongside the Deputy Principal Student Services to ensure a quality learning environment for students and assist teachers and administration in the management of student welfare.
The school has a supportive culture where all members are valued and treated with respect. The Middle Years Manager will promote whole school values and a positive school culture for the Middle Years.
They will manage and regulate polices relevant to the middle year students. Additionally, the successful applicant will be required to support and grow the schools Advocacy program, House and Reward systems and manage transition of incoming students.
This may include whole school events, parent information nights for relevant year groups, and school camps.
The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal skills an understanding of cultural approaches to education, and the capacity to communicate effectively with teachers, parents and students, while monitoring processes for Students at Educational Risk (SAER).
Perth Modern School is Western Australia's only fully academically selective school for gifted students in Years 7 to 12.
Centrally located in Subiaco, the School provides a differentiated and compacted curriculum that develops the individual skills and abilities of academically gifted students.
Professional, enthusiastic, merit selected staff provide a broad range of subjects and activities tailored to the special needs of gifted students.
Our teachers' deep subject knowledge and passion for their vocation ensures that Perth Modern School students are continually engaged and challenged.
Our School has very strong academic, music, sporting, cultural, leadership and community service programs and students achieve outstanding results at the State, National and International level.
Current and former students excel in academic, cultural, civic and sporting achievements. Students experience a stimulating, rewarding and safe learning environment with unique opportunities for academic enrichment and extension.
Each student, through the fostering of individual talents and interests, is encouraged to realise their full potential and achieve success and fulfilment in a rapidly changing world.
Perth Modern School creates a supportive environment of high expectations where gifted students can become resilient, well rounded high achievers with a keen social conscience and a desire to enrich and lead society in the future.
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 :
g. Aboriginal students, students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and students with special needs)