Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH567026
Please note, on 12 February 2019, there has been an amendment to the closing date of this advertisement
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2019
Can you inspire the next generation and are you ready to take on new challenges?
Falls Road Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Junior Primary Teacher to join their school community.
Falls Road PS is situated in the Darling Range hills, 30 minutes from the city. It is nestled in a bush setting that provides a lovely, natural playground for the students. The school grounds have been developed to maintain much of the natural bushland and this has been complimented by the establishment of a large bush Nature Play Area. The school also provides purpose built play areas such as basketball and netball courts; cricket, soccer and football ovals and climbing equipment for students.
Falls Road PS is in its eight year as an Independent Public School. We have an excellent partnership with our parents and community who support the school with a wide range of activities. We have a blend of youthful and experienced staff who are committed and dedicated to assisting students to achieve their best across a broad curriculum.
Our school has a comprehensive positive reinforcement process which has been complemented by the introduction of the Bounce Back Program which focuses on developing student resiliency. Our students are supported in developing attitudes and values of care and concern for self, others and the environment.
At Falls Road PS we are committed to providing a caring, flexible and inclusive education for our students. We focus on developing the skills and values necessary to allow students to achieve their educational and social potential in an ever-changing world. Teachers support the achievement of this through the use of a cooperative learning approach across all year levels.
Falls Road PS is committed to developing student’s digital Technology Skills. Suitable applicants will have a demonstrated ability to engage and motivate students and determine their learning needs, effectively use assessment to support the delivery of appropriately aligned programs, consistently focus on visible learning, be capable of communicating this to administration and parents and use technology to motivate, stimulate and complement student learning styles. You will be part of a highly motivated, collaborative team of administrators, teachers, support staff and parents, committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for students and who take great pride in their school’s excellent achievements.
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 Falls Road PS can be found by visiting FallsRoadPS.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:
Please contact David Ingle, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9291 8200 or 0408 955 470 (after hours) or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Monday, 25 February 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.