Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH559465
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, part-time (0.8 FTE) position commencing Term (1), 2019 with possible extension and/or permanency
Dandaragan Primary School (DPS) is a small rural school with a cohort of less than 50 students mostly from farming families. We are seeking a teacher for a 0.8 FTE fixed-term teaching position in a multi-aged class of pre-primary, year one and two students for 2019, with the possibility of extension and permanency in the future. The successful applicant will be required to provide innovative and challenging learning programs based on the West Australian Curriculum and The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).
To be suitable for this role you will require the ability to work collaboratively with peers in a tandem teaching situation. Applicants need to be able to contribute to the team, be highly motivated and possess a strong work ethic.
The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal skills and contribute to whole school initiatives and planning. The school is currently developing a new business plan with input from all staff and the community. Priorities identified for the new plan are: reading for boys; the physical and sensory development of young students; and digital technologies. Strengths in these areas are desirable. We are looking for someone enthusiastic to integrate Information Computer Technology (ICT) across the curriculum.
DPS participates annually with local schools in a Performing Arts Festival, and has a high quality performance at the end of year awards night valued by families and the community. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to these events.
Strong partnerships exist between staff, the School Council, parents and community groups. Suitable applicants are required to communicate regularly with parents as a collaborative partnership in the education of each child.
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.
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 Dandaragan Primary School can be found by visiting Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Catherine Vanzetti, Acting Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Dandaragan, by telephoning (08) 9651 4017 or emailing Cathy.Vanzetti@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.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
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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 Thursday, 22 November 2018.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.