Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH592090
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
Are you a superb Teacher that wants to make a positive difference?
Bolgart Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated Primary Teacher to join their friendly team.
The school consists of only two classrooms, both of which are multi-age group classrooms, one being Kindergarten to Year 2 and the other being year 3 to Year 6. The successful applicant will be confident to teach in both classrooms and a background in Early Childhood teaching would be advantageous. Both classrooms also have a number of students with either diagnosed or imputed learning difficulties and experience in differentiating the curriculum for children with autism would be beneficial.
Bolgart Primary School is delivering the Technologies and Digital Technologies curriculum and therefore STEM subjects are a focus for the school and our point of difference. The school is well resourced in this area, with every student having access to their own iPad, a ratio of one laptop per two students, interactive touchscreen whiteboards and a dedicated STEM maker space classroom with two 3-D printers. Therefore, the ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate how they are able to bring technology into the classroom in a meaningful way across all areas of the curriculum.
The school is on a path of continuous improvement and with a small number of staff, we are all part of the process. Therefore, the recommended applicant will not only be open to change, but also demonstrate an ability to lead change at a school wide level.
The successful applicant will be highly professional and possess outstanding interpersonal skills. They will pursue excellence in classroom teaching and provide encouragement and support to their colleagues. They will foster and encourage innovation, and make student academic achievement the core of their work. To be successful in this position you will be highly organised and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Additionally, you will have knowledge and experience of explicit teaching, the ability to work effectively as part of a team and a commitment to working with parents and the wider community.
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 Bolgart Primary School can be found by visiting www.bolgartps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
Please contact David Thewlis, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9627 5245 or emailing David.Thewlis@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.
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 Tuesday, 20 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.