Please note as of 9:00am Wednesday, 15 August 2018 this advert description has been updated.
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH544893
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2019
Are you committed to motivating and educating young minds?
Aveley Secondary College (SC) is seeking to employ a dedicated and dynamic Physical and Health Education teacher for a permanent teaching position commencing term 1 2019.
Successful applicants will be highly effective in engaging and motivating students and managing an appropriate learning environment. They would also possess superior interpersonal skills and work closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for our students.
The successful applicant would work as part of a dedicated team to develop, review and deliver H&PE curriculum, with a view to teaching senior students as the school expands over the coming years. They would have strong teaching and classroom management skills, and will be able to develop strong relationships with all students and engage them in effective learning. There is a whole school focus on data analysis and evidence based planning to improve results for all students.
Applicants would need to have a sound understanding of the developmental needs of students at all phases of the Western Australian Curriculum and will be skilled in differentiating the curriculum to meet the academic needs of all students.
It is essential that applicants can develop a supportive and positive classroom environment, possess effective interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. The successful applicant will have proven skills in behaviour management, evidence-based pedagogy and curriculum expertise. They will have a commitment to inclusive education and a strategic approach in planning for improved student outcomes. There is an expectation that all teachers will engage in reflective practice, informed by classroom observations, student feedback surveys and close examination of student performance data. A commitment to our signature pedagogy of Explicit Direct Instruction is an expectation of all staff.
Experience in Explicit Direct Instruction and utilising technology in the classroom would be advantageous. Experience in running teams and specific programs in AFL, Basketball or rugby are desirable.
Aveley Secondary College (SC) opened in 2018 with an inaugural enrolment of 251 students in Year 7. It will continue with an additional cohort each year until 2023 when it have the full range from 7 to 12.
The College is committed to an ethic of excellence. The College is a progressive and future focused learning community using the best research based teaching and learning. Our aim is to prepare students with the 21st century skills of teamwork, collaboration, and creative problem solving. The College has an emphasis on engaging curriculum that has high levels of integrated technology embedded in lessons. There is a whole school pedagogical agreed approach to learning of Explicit Direct Instruction and a focus on STEM and the Arts. In addition Aveley SC has a diverse offering of Academy courses for students that operate as extra curricula options.
Aveley SC has a positive behaviour framework that is built on the premise that we develop the whole child: academic skills, social and emotional intelligence, as well as students who are engaged with the local community and with the contemporary world with a strong sense of global citizenship.
The College has state-of-the-art facilities including spacious general classrooms, dedicated Science labs, Cooking and Textiles rooms including a commercial kitchen, Sports Hall, playing courts and oval. It includes a dedicated Education Support Hub with specialist facilities and staff for students with high needs. When the stage 2 building program is complete it will also boast superior Visual and Performing Arts facilities.
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 your competency against the following domains (that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers):
- Professional knowledge;
- Professional practice; and
- Professional engagement.
Applications will be assessed against these domains. 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.
Applicants currently completing the Department of Education Leap program (formerly known as the Switch program) can apply for vacancies using their current or Leap qualification – even if they have not completed the program at the time of applying. Applicants may be appointed to a vacancy based on the qualification being completed via the Leap program.
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 Aveley Secondary College can be found by visiting Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Beverley Day, Principal by telephoning (08) 6296 1000 or emailing Beverley.Day@education.wa.edu.au
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.
You are required to attach a personal resume and covering letter outlining your skills and experiences in relation to the position. 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.
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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
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- be eligible for, or registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or trb.wa.gov.au
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement; and
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 23 August 2018
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.