Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH598662
Melville Senior High School (MSHS) are seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and dynamic Science teachers, capable of teaching Chemistry and/or Physics, for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies commencing in the 2020 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2020 school year.
We currently have three (3) vacancies to appoint to for Term 1, 2020 consisting of both permanent and fixed term vacancies.
Suitable applicants will not only be capable of teaching Chemistry and/or Physics, but also lower school Science while working collaboratively with the Science department to deliver high quality teaching and engaging course programs that maximise student learning and achievement. We are looking for highly committed, adaptable and collaborative individuals who can work effectively as part of a team and who share our vision for continuous improvement in teaching, learning and student performance.
Successful applicants will work in collaboration with the Head of Learning Area to lead ongoing improvements in pedagogy, curriculum and programming across Years 7 to 12 and to support the Science learning area to achieve set targets in the School Business Plan.
Suitable applicants will have the required knowledge and skills to; differentiate their teaching and apply a broad range of instructional strategies to meet the diverse learning needs of their students. You will be ‘relationships focused’ and committed to building a positive, inclusive and engaging classroom learning environment that promotes in student’s a genuine passion for Science and successful achievement outcomes. Successful applicants will be ready to join a dynamic Science team who actively participate in professional learning opportunities and continually reflect on their classroom practice to sustain a culture of high-quality teaching and ongoing improvement.
At MSHS we pride ourselves on having many ‘teacher leaders’ across the school who are empowered to drive learning area and whole-school school initiatives. As a new member of our team, you will share our vision for strong ‘teacher leadership and empowerment’ and the powerful role it can play in shaping school culture, building teacher capacity and influencing practice amongst peers. Our hardworking and collegial team of staff are unified in their pursuit of providing the best outcomes possible for students both in the classroom and through the comprehensive range of co-curricular opportunities they offer to students in the academic, cultural, sporting, citizenship and pastoral care domains. We aim to ensure every student becomes a confident and successful learner capable of achieving their own educational goals as we prepare them to meet the challenges of the future and become positive contributors to their community.
At MSHS we are driven by a vision to be the school of choice in the local and wider community and we go the ‘extra mile’ to support our students to achieve their potential across all school domains. We are seeking like-minded individuals who are motivated by our school vision and who want to play an active role in driving this vision alongside our talented team of Science teachers. Applicants are encouraged to include any attachments that they feel may support their application, however, this will not be assessed during the shortlisting process.
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 Melville SHS can be found by visiting www.melville.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 Paul Cooke, Deputy Principal, by telephoning 0437 283 428 or emailing Paul.Cooke@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 four (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 six (6) 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; 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 Friday, 27 September 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.