Government of Western Australia

Deputy Principal - Curriculum (BB-BE508)

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Department of Education Southwest Education Region Kojonup District High School Deputy Principal - Curriculum 00040530 Level 3, $118,626 - $129,810 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/DP668640

This is a nine (9) month fixed term, part-time (0.2FTE) position commencing Term 2, 2021

Kojonup District High School (DHS) is seeking a flexible, dynamic and innovative Deputy Principal – Primary (ECE) to work collaboratively as part of a senior leadership team.

The Deputy Principal will be a highly motivated and innovative individual who will have extensive primary curriculum knowledge. The successful applicant will have a focus on explicit instruction school-wide pedagogy and continue to improve in consultation with staff a school based scope and sequence. Using effective leadership techniques, you will be required to lead development across all areas of the Curriculum, with a focus on data collection to assist teachers to create highly effective learning programmes that cater for individual needs.

Outstanding time management and organisational skills will be highly regarded along with a desire and willingness to work as part of a team and form robust professional relationships with teachers from a range of subject backgrounds.

Of utmost importance are the personal qualities you bring to the role. You will value developing relationships with students, families, colleagues and the wider community. You will demonstrate a positive caring attitude and ability to lead; anticipate and adapt to change, show initiative, flexibility and creative problem solving to produce the best opportunities for students.

Kojonup DHS caters for approximately 250 students, Kindergarten to Year 10, many of whom travel by bus from nearby farming properties. There is a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and pastoral care. The town is well serviced with its own hospital, fire station, ambulance centre and supermarket. There are numerous sporting clubs and active repertory club.

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 Kojonup District High School can be found by visiting or .

    For further job related information:

    Please contact Sharon Poett, Principal, by telephoning 0428 214 120 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 statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
  • A CV 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 .


    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, 26 February 2021.




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    WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Part Time FTE:  0.2 LOCATION:  Kojonup CLOSING DATE:  2021-02-26 4:30 PM

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