Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH594168
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
Busselton Primary School (PS) is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher to join their staff.
The succesful applicant should possess the qualities to promote excellence with skills in communication, relationships, organisation and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively. They will be committed to adhering to the whole school approaches in delivering quality educational programs, believing that exemplary, evidence-based teaching practices lead to successful students and high standards of achievement. A focus on explicit teaching and differentiated curriculum to meet each student at their point of need is expected. Confidence in the application of digital technologies and its integration across the curriculum to enhance student outcomes is important. Demonstrating leadership in curriculum delivery and sharing this in supporting school improvement is valued. The ability to engage all students, including those with special needs and challenging behaviours, is essential to the role.
Our school's motto of 'Always Our Best' focuses on students becoming independent, lifelong learners acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive with the changing world.
Within a stimulating environment, students are supported by an actively involved school community and committed, flexible staff who share a common philosophy. Our school recognises the importance of community involvement and endeavours to foster and maintain partnerships with industry, business, and agencies, as well as the local community and parent groups.
We enjoy a reputation for offering an inclusive education which values many different cultures including our local Noongar community. We provide opportunities to enhance learning experiences for all.
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 Busselton Primary School can be found by visiting Schools Online as well as http://www.busseltonps.wa.edu.au/
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
Please contact Jeremy Shepherd, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9751 6400 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  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  pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two  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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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 Wednesday, 21 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.