Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH597029
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020 with possible extension and/or permanency
Are you committed to achieving excellence?
Kelmscott Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Japanese Teacher to join their school. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) Japanese Second Language, as well as lower secondary Japanese.
As a teacher at Kelmscott SHS, you will exhibit innovation and creativity in classroom practices and cater for student diversity. It is highly desirable that the successful applicant is able to understand instructional and curriculum design, exhibit self-reflective practices with a focus on quality teaching and is able to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment.
To be suitable for this role you will need to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, knowledge on curriculum and assessment processes, high quality teaching strategies including cooperative learning and strong written and oral communication skills. You will embrace the delivery of the curriculum and assessments through information communication technology (ICT).
The successful applicant will be able to promote the Japanese language as a valuable part of a well-rounded education and collaborate with other staff members to ensure a consistent approach to whole school strategies. Kelmscott SHS celebrates a strong partnership with our sister school, Shikisai. The successful applicant will continue to foster this partnership and build leadership opportunities with the student cohort. Applicants should have the ability to motivate others and foster strong relationships with colleagues, parents and students and be able to work successfully in a highly collaborative culture.
Student outcomes and personal development are areas of high priority and should underpin all pedagogy. We are seeking applicants with knowledge and skills to utilise systemic data such as Student Achievement Information System (SAIS), National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) and Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (OLNA) to address individual student learning needs. The successful applicant will also have the ability to teach students from culturally diverse backgrounds including those who have English as an additional language/dialect.
Kelmscott SHS offers the Department of Education Gifted and Talented Education Program and a suite of school based programs in Languages (German & Japanese), Music, Agriculture, Soccer and Athletics to cater for a range of student interests and abilities. We have a proud reputation of promoting students to be active citizens at the local, state, national and international levels. Students at our school have a diversity of ethnic backgrounds and we celebrate this diversity as a proud Independent Public 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 Kelmscott Senior High School can be found by visiting www.kshs.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 Jacquie Sandhu, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9495 7400 or emailing Jacquie.Sandhu@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 maximum 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; and
- 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 Monday, 23 September 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.