Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH588027
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 4, 2019.
Boddington District High School (DHS) is seeking a motivated, collaborative and inspiring Teacher - Middle - Years 3-4 to join our friendly and dedicated team.
As Teacher - Middle - Years 3-4, the successful applicant will have a high level of community engagement and the demonstrated ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, families and external agencies. They will have high expectations and truly believe that all children can learn and be successful, and will pursue excellence in their teaching. They will be committed to putting students first in their decision-making and undertaking the hard work that is inherent in delivering a motivating and quality educational program. They must believe exemplary, evidence-based teaching practices lead to successful students and high standards of achievement. Through performance management, teachers will be expected to use student performance data, particularly in literacy and numeracy, to demonstrate a years’ worth of progress from a years’ worth of teaching, for every child.
The successful applicant will be a motivated and reflective teacher who seeks out new opportunities and is focused on their own professional growth. As part of this role they will work as a member of a collaborative planning team, be committed to sharing their practice and to ongoing professional development. Teachers who have additional expertise, skills and knowledge that can add value to the development of whole school programs will be viewed favourably. To be successful for this role, they will also be confident in the application of digital technologies integration across the curriculum to enhance student outcomes.
In this role, the successful applicant will support major school directions and be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives. They must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the effective use of explicit teaching strategies and be dedicated and committed to improving student learning through continual teacher improvement and accountability. Teachers who have experience in implementing Stepping Stones Mathematics, Seven Steps for Writing, Talk4writing, Spelling Mastery and Maths Mastery are encouraged to apply. The learning environment they create should be engaging, challenging, and caring, and cater for the range of needs which will see all students making progress. The will use effective behaviour management strategies to establish and maintain an organised, orderly and learning-focused classroom.
The successful applicant will need to contribute to a positive team culture in a rural school and be flexible in the challenge of working in a District High School. Applicants must demonstrate their experience, knowledge and skills in the context of Boddington DHS.
Boddington DHS motto is ‘Learn, Grow, Succeed’ derived from the school's rural and bush setting and the school’s commitment to the growth of students' intellectual, emotional, social, physical, aesthetic and creative abilities. We regard all students as individuals, encouraging them to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills to the fullest extent possible.
Located 120 kilometres south-east of Perth, Boddington DHS offers courses from Kindergarten to Year 10. We attract students from the local community as well as students from Quindanning, Wandering, Bannister and Crossman. We provide excellent teaching and quality learning, strong values and a supportive pastoral care program, as well as consistent and fair behaviour management.
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 Boddington Senior High School can be found by visiting www.boddingtondhs.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:
You are encouraged to contact Danielle Roache, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Boddington, by telephoning (08) 9883 8106 or emailing Danielle.Roache@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 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, 23 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.