Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH597519
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020 with possible extension and/or permanency
Gairdner Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a Teacher – Early Childhood Education to join their team in the small community of Gairdner. Applicants will teach in a multi-aged class (Kindergarten to Year 2) in a small rural school with only 2 classes.
Gairdner PS is a friendly school where teachers, support staff and admin work collaboratively to support each student and each another. The class will be fortunate in having a full-time Education Assistant. We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and well organised teacher who can be flexible to possible changes in the timetable as we may have spontaneous events occurring from time to time. It is a necessity that the applicant is able to work collaboratively in a small team environment.
The school is part of the Fitzgerald Cluster of schools where teachers form networks and work closely with one another so that ideas may be shared and assessment moderation can occur. In this way we are able to assist and support each other. Four days per year are put aside for face to face network meetings to provide further support for teachers and their professional development.
Gairdner PS is a school without a town and accommodation may need to be in Jerramungup (32 km) or Bremer Bay (66km) away. The school was built in the 60's and has had a number of renovations completed recently to make it a really pleasant, welcoming school to work in.
We have a friendly parent body and strong School Board and P&C who work hard to support the school. All students are well behaved and we follow the PBS model with our values of Respect, Inclusivity, Strive and Explore.
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.
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 Gairdner Primary School can be found by visiting 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:
You are encouraged to contact Diana Frewen, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Gairdner, by telephoning (08) 9836 1014 or 0403246687 or emailing Diana.Frewen@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 one (1) page statement addressing each of 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-three (2-3) 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 www.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, 14 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.