Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH586317
Are you passionate about motivating and supporting students to aspire, learn and grow?
Wembley Downs Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Early Childhood Education Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2019 school year and up to the end of Term 4, 2020. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2019 school year, and up to the end of Term 4, 2020.
Suitable applicants will be highly motivated, innovative and have high level interpersonal skills. They will be extremely collaborative and work to improve the outcomes of all children in a team environment. They will actively engage in self-refection to improve their practice and engage in observation and feedback practices to develop their understanding of our whole school programs and pedagogy. They will contribute to, reflect on and review whole school approaches in positive and cooperative ways.
It is highly desireable that the successful applicant will have had some experience in implementing an effective ‘play’ based learning environment into their teaching practice.
The successful applicant will, ideally, be able to demonstrate a successful integration of learning technologies into their teaching and learning programs. Applicants must be prepared to participate in whole school and year level planning as well as curriculum teams. We expect that applicants are willing to engage in high level collaboration and commit to our whole school professional learning community.
Wembley Downs PS community aims to provide learning experiences that support academic achievement, emotional resilience and social competence, guiding our students to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens. Our motto supports a vision of quality partnerships between teaching and non-teaching staff, students, parents and the wider school community.
The successful applicant will become part of a friendly and supportive team working towards implementing the school’s vision and values.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Wembley Downs Primary School can be found by visiting www.wembleydownsps.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 Annette Hodder, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9245 3199 (during the holidays you can contact Annette on 0423 121 427) or by emailing Annette.Hodder@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 two, (2) 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 five, (5) 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 Friday, 02 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.