Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH557597
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2019
Southern River College is an Independent Public School seeking to appoint a dedicated, highly competent and enthusiastic teacher with excellent interpersonal skills.
The successful applicant will be committed to promoting and fostering student engagement and academic improvement in a supportive environment. It is essential that the applicant is committed to personal and professional growth and demonstrate high standards of professionalism. The applicant must also demonstrate they embrace collaboration, working within a team environment.
The successful applicant will have demonstrated ability to provide purposeful and relevant learning experiences that cater for different student learning needs along with the ability to teach across English, Maths, Science and Humanities. As this role involves working intensively with Lower School students in need of literacy and numeracy support, knowledge of SEN RTP is also desirable.
In this role you will support the development of innovative classroom practices and a working knowledge of Explicit Instruction would be highly advantageous.
A commitment to the college's emphasis on pastoral care and co-curricular programs is essential as well as the promotion of the college's vision, motto and values both within the college and in the wider community.
Southern River College's Learning Centre (TLC) offers a range of individual learning and personal development strategies for students who require additional assistance with their studies in Maths, English, Science and Humanities. The Centre is available for students in Years 7 to 9 by interview and testing only. Our TLC Program is an intervention program that caters to a selected group of students in need of greater support in Literacy and Numeracy through their middle years. The classes are aligned to the Western Australian Curriculum and provide students with individual learning programs based upon their particular levels of learning and engagement.
Students are supported within a nurturing environment. Our dedicated and experienced TLC teachers provide small group and/or one-to-one teaching. Collaboration with teachers, adjustments to assessment and support with behaviour management are just some of the methodologies used in providing an education plan that aspires to encourage the student to reach their personal best.The literacy program focuses on the decoding process of reading by enhancing the students' phonic awareness, oral reading skills in small groups and self-generated writing to suit individual needs. For those students identified as needing support for mathematics, the TLC provides an opportunity for small group sessions that concentrate on the fundamentals of numeracy.
The TLC program promotes a learning culture where students are enthused and equipped to achieve' success. The program focuses on developing students' skills to make safe and sensible decisions for themselves at school, at home and in the community. As a Positive Behaviour Support school, the philosophies of Tribes and the Virtues Programs are practiced in these classes enabling students to develop themselves in a supported learning environment.
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 Southern River College can be found by visiting www.southernrivercollege.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information
Please contact Frank Di Filippo, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9495 3200 or emailing Frank.DiFilippo@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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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, 22 November 2018
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.