Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH590641
This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2019 with possible extension twelve (12) months
Are you a superb Teacher that wants to make a positive difference?
Wagin District High School (DHS) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Physical/Health Education Teacher Years 4 to 10 to join their school.
The successful applicant will be highly motivated, innovative and can work effectively within collaborative teams, with an excellent knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum and demonstrated best practice in literacy and numeracy. We are seeking a teacher who can work in a collaborative environment to improve student outcomes, reflect on their own performance, contribute to staff development and support our distributed leadership structure.
At Wagin DHS our goal is to provide an empowering environment for life-long learning. Our school provides educational opportunities for students from Kindergarten to Year 10. We aim to support our students to fully engage with their learning through fostering respectful and understanding relationships between students, staff and families. Our school motto of 'Aim High' encourages the entire Wagin DHS community to continually strive to do our best.
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 Wagin District High School can be found by visiting www.wagindhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Tracy Pickering, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Wagin, by telephoning 9861 3200 (during the school holidays you can contact Tracy on 0400 231 722) or emailing Tracy.Pickering@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.
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 Monday, 22 July 2019.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.