Please note: there has been an amendment to the application instructions. You are required to submit a statement rather than a page statement addressing the domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH593635
Duncraig Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of enthusiastic Teachers – Humanities and Social Sciences for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2020 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2020 school year. It is anticipated that a least one full time position will be needed for the start of 2020 academic year.
Suitable applicants will be dedicated and highly motivated educators with the ability to provide high quality teaching and learning programs to meet the needs of our students. Applicants will have an excellent knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum, be able to deliver content in an engaging manner, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a highly effective team member. Knowledge and skills in Politics and Law and/or Psychology to ATAR level is highly advantageous. Duncraig SHS offers a wide range of extra curricula programs and opportunities for students and applicants who demonstrate a history and/or passion for being involved in these important complementary programs would be highly regarded.
Suitable applicants will be improvement focused and should be committed to their own ongoing professional development. Duncraig SHS places significant focus on the quality of the teaching and learning that takes place with a particular focus on maximising student engagement and student learning outcomes. Suitable applicants should have a genuine interest in working in collaboration with the HOLA (Head of Learning Area) to lead improvements in pedagogy, curriculum and student achievement across Year 7 to 12. Strong knowledge and skills in the effective integration of innovative and engaging ICT based technologies in the classroom is important as Duncraig SHS operates a 1:1 personal ICT device policy that is firmly embedded across all learning areas. A familiarity with SEQTA would be well regarded as this is the online learning management system used at Duncraig SHS.
At Duncraig SHS we present a very collegiate and supportive team of staff committed to the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning programs and outstanding pastoral care who are dedicated to the success of all students. Duncraig SHS is situated in the north-western suburbs on the coastal strip 18km from Perth. We cater for students from Year 7 to Year 12 and are a school of high standards where the care and progress of every child is the first priority. We continue to improve our resources and facilities through the support of our Board, our parent body and the Education Department. Duncraig Senior High School is part of a thriving community where students have a voice and regularly return to continue their engagement.
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 Duncraig Senior High School can be found by visiting www.duncraigshs.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 Sarah Moneypenny, Associate Principal by telephoning (08) 6241 5000 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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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 www.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, 26 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.