Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH593708
Are you vibrant and energetic individual looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference?
Piara Waters Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of passionate and dedicated Kindergarten to Year 6 Teachers 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.
Suitable applicants will be self-motivated, innovative, and display a growth mindset. They must also be prepared to participate and actively engage in weekly meetings around whole school, phase planning and curriculum development with a purpose to raise student performance standards. You will need to exhibit a high level of collaborative practice to enable effective participation and engagement within the school.
At Piara Waters PS we value and engage in continual school improvement. We employ explicit instruction strategies and pedagogy that aligns to our school vision, and promotes success in Literacy and Numeracy. Our staff use student data to engage in disciplined discourse around improving teaching and learning and are committed to fostering and maintaining positive communication and relationships within the school and wider community. We promote the integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into teaching and learning programs and encourage staff to participate in collaboration, professional learning and reflective practice to support student learning and development through peer observation and feedback.
Our school vision of Community, Collaboration, Contemporary underpins every decision made in order to attain the best outcomes for all students.
Piara Waters PS is an Independent Public School with a strong community involvement, located in the rapidly developing suburb of Piara Waters. The school has over 860 students from Kindergarten to Year 6 with a diverse mix of cultural backgrounds and is set in attractive modern surroundings with well-maintained buildings, gardens and grounds.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Piara Waters Primary School can be found by visiting www.piarawatersps.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 Tracey Renton, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9397 4300 or emailing email@example.com
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 three (3) 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;
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- 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.