Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH586659
This is a permanent full-time position commencing in Week 4 of Term 3, 2019
Baldivis Secondary College is seeking to appoint two (2) dedicated, highly competent and enthusiastic education support teachers to deliver specialist learning programs to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the College’s new Specialist Learning Program – Autism. The successful applicants will possess excellent interpersonal skills and an unwavering commitment to enhancing the ‘school experience’ for those students with a diagnosis of ASD who have the potential to achieve academic success in mainstream schooling and beyond.
Under the leadership of the Program Coordinator (Autism), the successful applicants will work collaboratively to develop and implement a range of educational experiences which are innovative and engaging. They will apply evidence-based individualised education methodologies in their teaching to not only provide high quality educational experiences, but facilitate the development of the organisational, social thinking and self-regulation skills of the students in the program.
The successful applicant will demonstrate high standards of professionalism and embrace opportunities for collaboration within the college community. As a member of the Baldivis Secondary College family, the successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to their own professional growth and improvement. Not only will they teach a minimum of 0.2 FTE in their area of expertise, they will have an integral role in raising awareness and understanding of autism across the wider College community, as well as supporting their colleagues to build their capacity to work effectively with students with special needs.
Baldivis Secondary College is a proud AVID school. We use the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) instructional system as the foundation for developing a school culture that closes the expectation and opportunity gaps many students face. We have an unrelenting focus on ensuring that all students achieve personal success in their learning and are well prepared for the future they aspire to for themselves. All staff are expected to embrace AVID as part of their instructional practice.
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 Baldivis Secondary College can be found by visiting www.baldivissc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information:
Please contact Alison Parolo, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9523 3600 or 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.
Your application should include:
- A 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 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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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 Day, Friday 19 July 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.