Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH584346
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2019
Swan View Senior High School (SHS) are seeking a proactive and inspirational teacher to join our Humanities team. To be successful in this role you will be able to develop high quality learning experiences for students at Swan View SHS, in the learning areas of English and the ability to teach Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) is desirable but not essential. Applicants are encouraged to address the context of the school, including our school priorities in their application.
As a teacher at our school you will have the belief that all students can learn and will be able to deliver the English curriculums to students in an engaging manner to allow each student to reach their full learning potential. We are seeking applicants with excellent classroom management skills who have the desire to build positive, caring relationships with students based on mutual respect. We seek teachers who can differentiate curriculum and provide explicit instruction to meet diverse needs. We value teachers who can integrate technology into classroom practice and who use a range of assessment and reporting methods. It is desirable for applicants to have understanding and experience in teaching Australian Curriculum and Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) courses. Demonstrated success in teaching Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and students at academic risk will be highly regarded
Swan View SHS is a school proud of the significant growth it has achieved over the last few years. Staff are team orientated and are committed to supporting quality education and academic rigour to students at Swan View SHS. The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an ability to reflect on the effectiveness of their practice and a desire to contribute to our school community.
The school has an ethos that builds a strong learning relationship between teachers and students within a safe and caring environment. This ethos is reflected in the school's vision: Together we dream believe achieve. The school has many innovative programs as part of a strong student support program that encourages students to set goals, believe in themselves and achieve to their potential, for example, the Achieving Curriculum Excellence (ACE) Program.
As well as engaging classroom learning, the school offers students strong support to help them succeed. Assistance is provided where needed in literacy through a Volunteer Reading Program, Homework Club and innovative support programs.
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 Swan View Senior High School can be found by visiting www.svshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information:
Please contact Kathryn Salisbury, Head of Dept Social Studies, by telephoning (08) 92946100 or emailing Kathryn.Salisbury@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.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
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, 27 June 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.