Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH593863
Broome Senior High School (BSHS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and enthusiastic Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) teachers, with preference given to those with Geography qualifications, 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.
Broome SHS, winner of the WA School of the Year for 2012, is now one of the premier high schools in the state. A leading Independent Public School in its own right, the school is also proudly part of the Broome Cluster of Independent Public Schools working in close collaboration with the town’s four primaries, Broome, Cable Beach, Broome North and Roebuck Primary Schools. The Cluster arrangement is an exciting initiative and as such Broome SHS is an active partner in the development of Cluster strategies.
Broome SHS is a high performing school with a diverse student population and a wide range of class offerings. The development of positive, respectful relationships between staff and students is a high priority within the school, along with academic excellence. The suitable applicant will be student and relationship focused, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated, with the ability to work in a highly collaborative and collegiate team environment. They will be strong communicators with excellent interpersonal skills, able to contribute to the ongoing success and promotion of the values of the HaSS learning area within the broader school community. suitable applicants will engage in ongoing self-reflection and assess the effectiveness of their teaching practice, embrace the integration of Information and Communications Technology to create an environment conducive to the needs of 21st century learners, as well as provide relevant educational opportunities which provide purposeful learning experiences for all students.
Applicants are strongly recommended to have the following qualifications: experience and skills, teaching year 11 and 12 ATAR Geography, and experience and/or capacity to teach year 7-10 HASS. They will also have the knowledge and willingness to work collaboratively in a strong team environment to develop WA Curriculum programs and teaching resources for lower school and senior school. Experience teaching students with varying literacy levels, Aboriginal students and those with Special Need would be considered desirable but not essential for the 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 Broome Senior High School can be found by visiting www.broomeshs.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 Cath Winfield, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9195 3100 or emailing Cathy.Winfield@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 to four (3-4) 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 to three (2-3) 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 Monday, 26 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.