Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH592743
This is a ten (10) month fixed term, part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 3, 2019 with possible twelve (12) month extension
Phoenix Primary School (PS) is looking for an experienced, highly motivated and capable early childhood teacher to join their collaborative team for four days a week. This teacher will enjoy working in a multi-cultural school which is an integral part of the local community. The school works in partnership with the parents, ensuring students are encouraged to participate, value their learning and achieve their goals.
Phoenix PS is an Independent Public School which strives to create a positive, happy and rewarding school experience for all children and staff. Our whole school teaching and evidence based learning programs ensures consistency through the years and gives the children opportunities to be taught at their level and point of need in all learning areas.
The successful applicant will have experience in working in a team situation, working with other experienced teachers. They will understand and engage with the National Quality Standards Committee, the Early Years Learning Framework and Focus 2019. They will show evidence of differentiating the curriculum for students with specific learning needs and working with English as an Additional Language/Dialect students. As a teacher with highly developed teaching and learning skills, they will use data to inform their planning and teaching. As an integral member of the early childhood school team, they will work within the evidence based whole school planning model, integrating ICT within their teaching. Their knowledge and experience in Talk4Writing, Letters and Sounds, Words Grammar Fun and Cracking the Code will be evidenced in their application.
Sound behaviour management strategies with a strong emphasis on positive social-emotional well-being within the parameters of the School Behaviour Policy are an essential component of this teaching role. Knowledge of the PATHS programme would also be an advantage. As a teacher at Phoenix, you will be working in a school with high expectations of staff and students, focussed on an improvement agenda and giving the students the skills they will need for their future. The Business Plan 2018-2020 indicates the improvement agenda of the whole school.
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 Phoenix PS can be found by visiting www.phoenixps.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:
Please contact Leanne Tunbridge, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9418 3955 or emailing Leanne.Tunbridge@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 four (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 four (4) 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 Wednesday, 28 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.