Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH557846
This is a permanent part-time (0.7FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2019.
Do you want to make a positive difference in your local community?
Denmark Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an experienced Health and Physical Education Teacher. This position has a significant Outdoor Education component and experience in teaching Outdoor Education at both the Lower School and Senior School level is necessary. The successful applicant will ideally have experience and or qualifications to teach both water based and land based Outdoor Education units.
Denmark SHS is an accredited Specialist Basketball School and the successful applicant will have an important role in the delivery of this program. Experience in coaching basketball at a high level with Level One Coaching or equivalent experience being highly desirable.
The successful applicant will join a team of Health and Physical Education teachers and needs to have a collegial outlook on their teaching practice. They will be innovative and engaging in the delivery of the curriculum, whilst being flexible and able to undertake a variety of different roles in the Health and Physical Education Area.
Located in one of the most scenic towns in Western Australia, Denmark SHS was built on its present location in 2000. The school is positioned on 19 hectares of land bordering the Denmark River. Denmark Senior High School has modern, aesthetically designed facilities that cater for students from years 7 to 12.
There are approximately 400 students in our school. This makes for a highly inclusive and welcoming environment. Emphasis is placed on maximising student potential and striving for high academic standards while encouraging students to develop a sense of self-worth.
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 Denmark Senior High School can be found by visiting www.denmarkshs.wa.edu.au or 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
You are encouraged to contact Trevor Henderson, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Denmark, by telephoning (08) 9848 0100 or emailing Trevor.Henderson@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 www.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 Monday, 12 November 2018
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.