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STAFF RECRUITMENT &SELECTION POLICY

POLICY NUMBER: 338384 VERSION: 2.5

DRAFTED BY: LINDA PETERSON APPROVED BY BOARD ON: 01/08/2018

RESPONSIBLE PERSON: CRAIG PHILLIPS SCHEDULED REVIEW DATE: 01/08/2019

1. INTRODUCTION

Jamboree Community School aims to successfully attract, recruit and select the most suitable applicants with the required
skills and abilities for a position. This Recruitment and Selection policy ensures that the process is merit based, while being
effective and efficient and meeting relevant legislative requirements.

2. PURPOSE

This Recruitment and Selection policy is designed to align with Jamboree Community School?s strategic plan by ensuring it
attracts, recruits and selects appropriate employees. This policy sets the framework to ensure the applicants are the most
suitable and ensure the school acts in a fair, consistent and professional manner. While also ensuring it follows an
unbiased, non-discriminatory and ethical process. The positions of Full-time, Part-time and Casual are covered under this
policy for vacant, continuing and fixed term positions.

3. POLICY

Jamboree Community School is dedicated to ensuring every students success and that they graduate as an engaged and
active member of the community. This vision is aligned with the business strategy to ensure staff are involved with evolving
strategies to move the school forward into the future.

The school aims to attract, recruit and select employees of a high calibre with the necessary skills and abilities whom will
add value and contribute to the school?s business strategies. This is ensured by employing the best and most appropriate
people to fulfil vacant positions within the school.

All recruitment will be advertised internally and externally to ensure to attract the most suitable applicants for vacant
positions; Full-time, Part-time, Casual.

Jamboree Community School will strive to provide a safe work environment for both employees and students that allows
for cultural diversity and social acceptivness. It will ensure to eliminate harassment, discrimination while maintaining
respect and fairness for everyone. Equal Opportunities polices will be followed to ensure that the assessment of potential
applicants will be merit based.

4. AUTHORISATION

CRAIG PHILLIPS
BUSINESS MANAGER
01/08/2018
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STAFF RECRUITMENT &SELECTION PROCEDURES

POLICY NUMBER: 338384 VERSION: 2.5

DRAFTED BY: LINDA PETERSON APPROVED BY BOARD ON: 01/08/2018

RESPONSIBLE PERSON: CRAIG PHILLIPS SCHEDULED REVIEW DATE: 01/08/2019

5. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

? BUSINESS MANAGER
To implement and monitor this Recruitment and Selection policy and procedure to ensure it is performing to
achieve Jamboree Community School?s Business Strategies.
To provide approval and sign off on the Recruitment and Selection processes.

? DEPARTMENT MANAGERS (RECRUITING MANAGERS)
To complete training in the Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedures.
To ensure familiarity with Recruitment and Selection policy.
To ensure to follow Equal Opportunity and Legislative guidelines and regulations.
Recruitment for the position is authorised by the Business Manager.

? HUMAN RESOURCES
To develop and participate in the training of the Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedures.
To ensure that all Department/Recruiting Managers follow this Recruitment and Selection policy.
To support and provide guidance during the recruitment and selection process.
To Advertise (internally/externally) and comply with current legislative requirements.
To ensure the Job Descriptions are accurate.
To screen and shortlist the most appropriate applicants that meet the job criteria.
To organise and administer any assessment tests relevant to the job criteria.
To sit on the Interview Panel
To notify successful applicant and unsuccessful applicants

? PANEL MEMBERS
To complete training in the Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedures.
To be available to assist on the panel and be an active member (prepare, participate, comply).

6. RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PRINCIPLES

This Recruitment and Selection process will ensure that it follows the Jamboree Community School?s Core Values:

? Compassion

? Diversity

? Respect

? Honesty

? Fairness and equity

? Work as one team
As well as ensure Transparency, Timeliness and Cost Effectiveness.

7. PRE-RECRUIMENT ACTIVITIES

It is essential to ensure that prior to the Recruitment and Selection process beginning that the Department/Recruiting
Manager completes the following to ensure that the process is successful and has the best opportunity at attracting,
recruiting and selecting the most suitable applicant.

? JOB ANALYSIS
The Department/Recruiting Manager to discuss with Human Resources the position vacant and complete a job
analysis on the requirements for the position (tasks, skills, abilities, knowledge, qualifications). This will ensure
that the position is relevant, if any changes or adjustments need to be made, prior to the Recruitment and
Selection process starting. This will also analyse how the position aids the Jamboree Community School in
achieving its Strategic plan.

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? JOB DESCRIPTION
The Department/Recruiting Manager to work with Human Resources to develop a job description the is up to
date and relevant for the position. This needs to incorporate all the tasks, skills, abilities, knowledge and
qualifications outlined in the job analysis to ensure that all job criteria are met.

? AUTHORITY TO RECRUIT
A staff requisition should be completed and given to the Business Manager for Approval and signoff. This should
include a current job description which will outline the nature of the position and the requirements needed. It
should also outline the required contract (Full-time, Part-time or Casual), the renumeration for the position and
the length of time the contract will be required for. As well as any other relevant terms and conditions required
for the position.

8. DIRECT INTERNAL APPOINTMENTS/PROMOTIONS

For Internal appointment or promotions, the Department/Recruiting Manager is required to consult with both Human
Resources and the Business Manager to ensure that all the job criteria are met. The candidate is still required to go through
the interview process to ensure the appointment/promotion is merit based and eliminate any bias or discrimination. This
will also ensure that if there is more than one nomination for the position that the process is transparent and complies
with Equal Opportunity legislation.

9. ADVERTISING

? INTERNAL
All positions are to be Internally Advertised firstly, to ensure that we are promoting a culture where high
performance is rewarded and acknowledged. This will also assist us in ensuring that we utilise the skills, abilities
and knowledge of our current staff and ensure we maintain a staff turnover rate lower than that of the Alaska
rural average. Not to mention ensure we are following through with our succession planning and professional
development of our staff to support our goals in the strategic plan. Once the position has been authorised to be
filled the Department/Recruiting Manager will inform Human Resources to advertise the position internally. Using
the following methods:

? Vacancy Bulletins
? Notice Boards
? Word of Mouth
? Employee portal
? Newsletters

? EXTERNAL
For any positions that can not be internally filled than the Department/Recruiting Manager is to consult with
Human Resources to advertise the position externally using the following methods:

? Print Media (Newspapers; local, national, Teacher Journals)
? Online Recruitment (www.seek.com.au, www.Indeed.com, www.careerone.com.au,

www.teachers.on.net)
? School Website (jamboreecommunityschool.edu.au)

All advertisements must be approved by the Business Manager and receive signoff.

10. APPLICATIONS

? SCREENING APPLICANTS
Applicants are required to submit the interest for the position with a resume via email. The applicant?s resumes
are to be screened by the HR Team to ensure that they meet the job criteria, outlined in the job description.

? SHORTLISTING
Candidates will be shortlisted for interviews and assessment, based on their suitability to meet the job criteria.

11. CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS

? PANEL SELECTION
The panel will include as a minimum the Business Manager, a Human Resources Team member and the
Department/Recruiting Manager. Depending on the Male to Female ratio will decide whether another member
of staff will be required to assist to ensure an unbiased, non-discriminatory and gender equal panel.

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? ASSESSMENT TESTS
Depending on the position within Jamboree Community School certain assessment test are required. All
shortlisted candidates will be required to complete to assist with the selection of the most suitable applicant.
These may include:

? Psychometric test; aptitude and behavioural tests
? Staff Panels; general discussion with members of the current staff
? Presentations; curriculum, problem solving methods

All shortlisted candidates will be required to get a police clearance prior to their interview. This is a legal
requirement that all staff must have prior to commencement of employment at Jamboree Community School.

12. REFERENCE CHECKING

This is a critical element of the selection process and should be done once all the applicant has been interviewed by the
panel. It is essential to speak to a minimum of two references to grasp a good assessment of the applicant by speaking to
not only direct supervisors/managers but also their peers or customers. Questions should be directed around specific
skills, abilities, knowledge or qualifications the applicant has and how it will assist them to meet the job criteria or not.

13. NOTIFICATION OF SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

? MAKE AN OFFER
It is the responsibility of Human Resources to notify the successful applicant and make the offer of employment.
An offer should only me made to the successful applicant once the panel had come to a decision and all the job
criteria has been met. Then and only then can and should an offer be made. The offer should be determined
using the job analysis and job description for the position and must receive approval and sign off by the Business
Manager. The offer will include a contract outlining the position and must be in the form of a letter, the applicant
has one week to accept or reject the offer.

14. NOTIFICATION OF UNSUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS

It is important to notify unsuccessful applicants as this will ensure Jamboree Community School leave a good impression
of how the school is run. It is important to:

? Direct
? Factual
? Be Positive
? Keep it Brief
? Be general
? Honest
? Avoid giving reasons
? Communicate as soon as possible
? Avoid arguments

15. RECORDS AND CORRESPONDENCE

Detailed records of all interviews and ranking sheets completed by panel members, should be kept in a secure file. This is
important to have as a precautionary measure to ensure that if a complaint is made about discrimination or bias, there are
documents to support the reasoning behind the decisions. Any correspondence between unsuccessful applicants should
also be kept and marked as confidential. Documentation relating to unsuccessful applicants are to be retained for a period
of three months.

16. RELATED DOCUMENTS

? Staff Induction Policy

? Equal Opportunity Legislation

? Fair Work Ombudsman

17. AUTHORISATION

CRAIG PHILLIPS
BUSINESS MANAGER
01/08/2018
JAMBOREE COMMUNITY SCHOOL

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