Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH594374
Are you a passionate and talented secondary teacher seeking a unique opportunity to be a foundation staff member?
Shenton College is seeking to establish a pool of Mathematics Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2019 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2020. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2019 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2020.
Shenton College is seeking to appoint a dedicated, highly competent and enthusiastic Mathematics teacher, with excellent interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will be committed to promoting and fostering student engagement and academic achievement in a supportive environment where success is celebrated.
The suitable applicants will be an expert, passionate teacher of Mathematics, with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. The successful applicant will also demonstrate the professional knowledge, understanding and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant secondary Mathematics curriculum, from the early and middle adolescent phases of learning through to senior secondary courses. They will be enthusiastic adopters of a college wide instructional framework based on explicit teaching and instructional skills, strategies and tactics. The successful applicant will be committed to personal and professional growth and will embrace opportunities for collaboration within the college community and neighbouring schools.
Suitable applicants will demonstrate the ability to develop innovative classroom practices and utilise IT to provide integrated, personalised and authentic learning experiences for students. A key attribute is the ability to create environments conducive to learning and provide educational opportunities that are fun, purposeful, relevant and cater for differing student learning needs. Commitment to the college health and well-being program and extra-curricular activities will be essential, as well as active promotion of the college motto, values and vision within the college and wider community.
At Shenton College we strive to ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of learning. Our unique approach focuses on delivering an educational experience that's about much more than marks - we aim to help each of our students develop their dreams and achieve their goals. Located in Perth's western suburbs, the College has earned a reputation of high academic and sporting achievements. The College was 2013 WA Secondary School of the Year in the WA Education Awards, and in the same year was also awarded WA Secondary Principal of the Year. Shenton College has also been the top performing comprehensive school in Australia.
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 Shenton College can be found by visiting www.shenton.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 Mike Morgan, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9264 4506 or emailing Mike.Morgan@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.
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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, 6 September 2019.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED