Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH594787
Do you have the passion for teaching?
We are seeking to establish a pool of talented and dedicated Humanities and Social Science Teachers for appointment. Tha mix of permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise both for the commencement of and during the 2020 school year.
The successful applicants preferably need to have demonstrated experience in successfully teaching ATAR Politics & Law, Economics and/or History. Teachers who have expertise and experience in providing engaging and challenging learning programs in Lower School will also be favourably considered.
Halls Head College are seeking suitably qualified teachers that are student and relationship focused, innovative and motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively in team environments.
Suitable applicants will be confident in teaching students across Years 7 to 12 with particular focus on providing relevant and engaging courses linking to the Western Australian Humanities and Social Science curriculum. You will demonstrate the professional knowledge, understandings and experience to develop and implement an engaging and relevant secondary school curriculum.
As a skilled and experienced teacher you will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and engage in regular self-reflection. Another key attribute will be the ability to create environments conducive to learning and provide educational opportunities that are purposeful and relevant, catering for different student learning needs.
Halls Head College is an Independent Public School, uniquely situated on the 'island' of Halls Head just south of Mandurah. The local intake area of Halls Head College is south, close to the Waroona Shire boundary. The contributory primary schools are Glencoe, Halls Head, Falcon, South Halls Head and Ocean Road. The college provides a secondary education for students who live in the rapidly growing coastal strip, south of Mandurah.
The college is engaged in building more dynamic, engaging and authentic learning opportunities for every student to build currency for life beyond and to reflect our motto 'Learning for Life.' Creating a learning environment for staff is also an important aspect that is being promoted at the college to ensure staff are engaged and immersed in learning. Our staff have a wealth of expertise, experience and a genuine desire to constantly improve their practice to benefit all students.
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 Halls Head College can be found by visiting www.hallsheadcc.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 Bronwyn White, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9581 0600 or emailing Bronwyn.White2@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-four (3-4) 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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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.