Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH597854
‘Nurturing personal excellence and proactive citizenship within a unique community’
Lake Gwelup Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of high calibre Kindergarten to Year 2 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 within the 2020 school year.
The school motto of ‘Integrity & Excellence’ underpins all aspects of the culture of Lake Gwelup Primary School.
As a staff member of Lake Gwelup Primary, you will play a key role in contributing to a vibrant and dynamic school culture that focuses on personal excellence and active citizenship. Suitable applicants will be motivated, flexible and innovative and demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills. They will actively collaborate and support their colleagues in a culture of self-reflection and lifelong learning.
Lake Gwelup Primary School seeks exemplary teachers who are able to provide an engaging and innovative Early Childhood program. Applicants need to demonstrate excellent knowledge of the National Quality Standards, the Early Years Framework and the Western Australian Curriculum
Suitable applicants will be committed to raising literacy and numeracy achievement through the effective use of whole-school approaches (eg Letters & Sounds, Talk 4 Writing); even if the whole school approaches do not match a preferred approach.
The education programs provided at LGPS are designed to enhance each child’s learning and development. Students are supported in their journey of becoming, confident, capable, creative and resilient learners through a combination of approaches. These include the facilitation of child initiated and teacher initiated learning, inquiry based learning and explicit teaching strategies. All of these are carefully selected and designed to acknowledge and support the unique learning style of each child, maximising their potential in a nurturing and holistic learning environment. The school environment both indoor and outdoor is designed to be inclusive, promoting competence and supporting exploration and play based learning.
Applicants are encouraged to read all relevant school documents including the 2018 – 2020 Business Plan and the 2018 Annual Report.
Teaching staff are expected to embrace parents as partners in student learning and value developing positive relationships with the school community.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Lake Gwelup Primary School can be found by visiting www.lakegwelupps.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 Amanda Druce, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9278 0400 or emailing Amanda.Druce@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 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 three (3) 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 Thursday 3 October 2019.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.