Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH597017
Do you possess excellent communication and computer skills and are ready to take on new challenges? We need you as part of our team!
Willetton Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of Teachers – Computer Science for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during Term 4 2019 and the 2020 school year.
The successful applicants will have excellent interpersonal skills and will be capable of creating high quality, effective teaching and learning experiences for students in Digital Technologies 7 – 12 and ATAR Computer Science. The desire to invest in developing positive working relationships with students, parents and colleagues is a key focus for Willetton SHS staff.
It is essential that the successful applicants will be able to demonstrate professional knowledge, practical application and understanding of Information Technology, Digital Technology, Specialist Computing including Programming and Coding and Senior School ATAR Computer Science, and have a demonstrable understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment in these courses.
Willetton SHS is highly regarded locally, nationally and internationally and the demand for enrolment is strong. As a result, strict boundaries for enrolment are applied. The multicultural nature of the school community is both recognised and celebrated. New state of the art teaching facilities and buildings have recently enriched the campus.
The school caters for around 2400 students from Year 7 to Year 12 in a wide range of courses and subjects. Results achieved in WACE, NAPLAN, sporting, academic and cultural competitions and examinations are outstanding. Participation in a wide range of extra-curricular activities including the Duke of Edinburgh Awards, solar car vehicle challenge, theatrical and music productions and robotics is encouraged. A domed telescope which can be remotely controlled from home by students enhances the STEM related programs. Willetton is the only public school in WA to have this facility.
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 Willetton SHS can be found by visiting www.willettonshs.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 Peter Martyr, HoLA of Technologies by telephoning (08) 9334 7273 or emailing Peter.Martyr@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 two (2) 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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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, 23 September 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.