Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) External Coach
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 19 August 2019

Classification: School Leader C
Salary: $122,856
Position No: 36646
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 August 2019
Contact Officer: Jo Monteith on jo.monteith@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 1985

Details: Are you an experienced school leader, passionate about creating safe and supportive school environments and achieving an inclusive school culture? Do you have an understanding of trauma and neuroscience informed education practices? Do you enjoy and are good at coaching, mentoring and delivering professional learning to build the capability of others? If so, then the role of Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) External Coach may be for you. Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills, with demonstrated ability to establish rapport and trust quickly. You will be able to influence and negotiate persuasively, professionally and respectfully with Principals and school leaders, working from a strengths-based approach to review existing school wide procedures using the PBL Framework and data collection strategies. You will have demonstrated experience in collecting, analysing and using school data to develop, implement and evaluate universal, selected and targeted strategies for positive behaviour support. The ability to manage an autonomous role, whilst also working collaboratively with your colleagues in the PBL team, and across the wider Directorate are key traits for the successful candidate. You will be self-motivated with a drive to make a difference and champion Directorate commitments to continual improvement.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: A minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification. Current professional teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (or eligibility to obtain). A current registration issued by Access Canberra under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011. Highly Desirable: Qualifications and/or significant experience in positive behaviour support.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Note: This is a temporary position available ASAP to the end of December 2019.

How to Apply: The application process for this vacancy is outlined in the attached School Leader Applicant Package. Applications should address the professional practices of the ACT School Leadership Capability Framework, with reference to the position statement. The application should include a CV, supporting statement of up to two-pages and details of referees.

The professional practices are:

*Leading teaching and learning

*Developing self and others

*Leading improvement, innovation and change

*Leading the management of the school

*Engaging and working with the community

Applications should be sent to the contact officer.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


This is a temporary position available ASAP to 01 December 2019

Career interest categories:

Education, Teaching and Training