Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH588459
This is a six (6) month fixed term, part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 3, 2019 with possible extension twelve (12) months and/or permanency
Are you a superb teacher that wants to make a positive difference?
Yuna Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and hardworking Junior Primary Teacher to join their friendly team.
The successful applicant will be responsible for providing excellent education in line with the school’s strategic direction and consistent with the Western Australian curriculum. Suitable applicants will ideally have the capacity and commitment to work collaboratively.
We are seeking an applicant who can integrate technology into the learning program, embed whole school assessment strategies and differentiate the learning program in our multi age classes. You will support major school directions, as outlined in our Strategic Plan, and be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives.
This role will require you to have a high level of knowledge in the areas of instruction and assessment, as well as knowledge of effective teaching of literacy and numeracy. The successful applicant will also ideally have knowledge and understanding of the role information and communication technology (ICT) plays in the enhancement of learning programs.
The successful applicant will possess the knowledge, skills and ability to improve student outcomes through the use of collaborative learning strategies; possess the ability to build rigour and engage all students in the learning process; demonstrate high levels of expectation and have the ability to raise student aspirations.
Assessment strategies used need to be responsive and inclusive. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to regularly review their own practice and take responsibility for their own professional learning and growth.
Yuna Primary School is situated approximately 530km from Perth and 90kms North East of Geraldton in the Mid-West district. Yuna is a very small town consisting of a school, eight houses, a shire hall, a golf course, tennis courts and a community centre. Currently 22 students attend the school from outlying farms. The major source of business to the community is grain cropping and sheep. Little rural diversification exists.
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 Yuna 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 Roseanne Ullrich, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Yuna, by telephoning (08) 9920 1021 (during the school holidays you can contact Roseanne on 0407 440 912) or emailing Roseanne.Ullrich@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 statement of up to four (4) pages 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 four (4) 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.
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 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 Wednesday, 17 July 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.