Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH597037
Are you a proactive, innovative and motivated teacher?
Morley Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of versatile and innovative Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) 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 up to the end of Term 4, 2020.
Morley SHS's vision is to celebrate diversity and cater for the needs of all students, with the goal of everyone achieving their personal best. We strive to foster a culture of continuous improvement and high expectations in a supportive, engaging and vibrant learning environment.
The HASS department at Morley SHS achieves exceptional results in WACE and contributes strongly to successful performance in NAPLAN, OLNA. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the professional knowledge, practices and experience to deliver engaging and relevant learning experiences to students. They will need to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and proven success working across a range of ability levels, using a positive, student-focused approach. They will be enthusiastic and flexible, seeking opportunities for innovation and possessing the proven ability to work collaboratively and to developing shared practices. The successful applicant will be dynamic and passionate teachers who is highly reflective about their teaching practice and have a commitment to evidenced based decision-making.
Suitable applicants will also ideally have the expertise to utilise learning technologies to promote an environment of active and positive learning. The willingness to teach in another learning area would also be beneficial.
Applicants will also be able to demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents. They will also demonstrate a willingness to liaise with colleagues, parents and external networks to achieve the best outcome for all students. The school also manages an Intensive Language Centre as part of its response to students with English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) needs and a capacity to use EAL/D strategies would be an advantage.
Teachers at Morley SHS strive to make a lasting contribution and difference to the school community. Successful applicants will embrace the school’s vision of celebrating diversity and catering for the needs of all students. They will be committed to our ethos of high quality teaching, positive relationships and a positive learning environment. Successful applicants will also be committed to working in professional learning communities both in the respective learning areas and across the school community.
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 Morley Senior High School can be found by visiting www.morleyshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications.
For further job related information
Please contact Denise Robinson, Deputy Principal, on 9376 5555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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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, 16 September 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.