Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH597853
Are you a passionate, dedicated enthusiastic Science teacher?
Wanneroo Secondary College is seeking to establish a pool of Teachers of Science 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 successful applicant will be required to teach students in years 7 to 12 across a range of abilities and talents. Experience in teaching General and Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) courses in Physical Sciences (Physics and/or Chemistry) and/or Biological Sciences (Biology and/or Human Biology). The ability to differentiate curriculum and implement innovative approaches to improve outcomes for both high and low achieving students is a key element to this position, as well as a commitment to adopt whole school focus teaching and learning strategies into the planning and delivery of lessons.
With our focus on project based learning and STEM across the college a willingness to engage in their development and the profile of Science across the college is desirable. Wanneroo SC has computer hubs in each faculty building as well as many laptop trolleys. The ability to incorporate information and communication technologies to enhance teaching and learning is a desired skill we are seeking in applicants.
Wanneroo SC is a co-educational secondary school catering for students from years 7 to 12. Opened in 1977, it’s located 24km north of the Perth CBD in a rapidly developing area with new suburbs constantly emerging and the fastest population growth rate in the country. It is expected that student numbers will be approximately 1150 in 2020. The science laboratories have been upgraded and refurbished in recent years. The staff of Wanneroo SC are dedicated and hard-working, sharing in a strong collegiate spirit and a school ethos that encourages and rewards effort and excellence.
A diverse range of curriculum and extra curriculum activities is provided, including an ongoing commitment to strongly support pastoral care to promote and monitor student welfare. Our stated aim and desire is to have all students leave school well prepared for their chosen futures. They will be equipped to prosper in life, be literate and numerate and able to incorporate the use of technology in their day-to-day lives. Our emphasis is upon educating students who are happy and secure in themselves, ready to make positive contributions to the community and to excel in whichever life pathway they may choose.
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 Wanneroo Secondary College can be found by visiting wanneroosc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information
Please contact Stephen Ralph, Head of Learning Area, by telephoning (08) 9206 6555 or emailing Stephen.Ralph@education.we.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 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 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; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- 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, 14 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.