Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH594084
This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 4, 2019
Are you committed to achieving excellence?
Yanchep Beach Primary School (YBPS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and hardworking Aboriginal Languages Teacher to join our friendly team.
Specialist programs at YBPS are integral to the school's philosophy for assisting the development of the 'whole child'. The aboriginal languages program is also a key component of the school’s Cultural goals and consequently the successful applicant will be willing to provide strategic direction for the whole school's benefit. YBPS is a collaborative teaching environment characterised by instructional growth practices for teachers to continue to self-assess and high relational trust. Professional growth is supported through a team approach to planning and a significant investment in teacher knowledge and skills. Specialist program staff are provided with access to instructional professional learning which they are expected to utilise in their roles as required.
The successful applicant will be fluent in an aboriginal dialect, preferably Noongar which is local to YBPS and be able to translate to Australian Standard English. They will ideally have knowledge of the Talk for Writing and Letters and Sounds programs to ensure their instructional delivery is consistent with classrooms and be able to teach from a phonics base. Applicants must have demonstrated classroom management practices, preferably some training in CMS and have a willingness to integrate ICT into their practice
To be suitable for this role you will need to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, knowledge on curriculum and assessment processes, high quality teaching strategies including cooperative learning and strong written and oral communication skills. The successful applicant will be able to promote the language as a valuable part of a well-rounded education and collaborate with other staff members to ensure a consistent approach to whole school strategies.
Yanchep Beach PS is an Independent Public School located within a new coastal estate 60 kilometres north of Perth. The school opened in January 2014 with 319 students and has grown rapidly to a total enrolment of 787 students in August 2019.
Yanchep Beach Primary School school's staff are merit-selected and lead by example. They constantly challenge themselves to deliver a differentiated curriculum to appeal to the variety of learners and to support each individual student's journey to becoming a lifelong learner. Our emphasis is on student progress, measuring success by how much each child develops and grows. Our goal as a school is that the overall academic progress made by Yanchep Beach students should exceed the Western Australian average.
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 Yanchep Beach Primary School can be found by visiting www.ybps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
Please contact Matthew Jarman, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9561 6080 or emailing Matthew.Jarman@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 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.
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, 21 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.