Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH597609
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
Jarrahdale Primary School (PS) is seeking an enthusiastic, committed and motivated educator to strengthen a passionate team that is reflective and continually seeking improvement in their teaching.
- Grow a joyful community of innovative individuals with a passion for learning.
- Build resilience by promoting the belief that challenges and mistakes are opportunities for learning and growth.
- Create meaningful experiences and interactions that ignite a lifelong passion for learning.
- Provide focused learning experience that allow all students to meet and exceed their learning goals.
The successful applicant is expected to support the development and implementation of the school’s culture, vision, values and future direction. Teachers are expected to assist in developing and implementing school-wide practices to meet the needs of students, creating a love of learning and a culture of success. You will work collaboratively with school leaders, teachers and the wider community to develop a strong community culture. A commitment to environmental sustainability is highly desirable along with the ability to imbed these practices throughout the curriculum.
As the successful applicant you will value the whole child acknowledging the academic, social, emotional and physical pursuits are equally catered for and addressed. You will be expected to contribute to a positive learning environment with excellent teaching through continuous professional learning, self-reflection, engaging with current research, data analysis, caching and peer observation and feedback. A strong knowledge of the Western Australian Upper Primary Curriculum is also highly regarded.
This role requires a teacher that can differentiate the curriculum in a multi-age classroom through ‘best practice’ lesson design and innovative and flexible program delivery, while creating a culture that develops creative and critical thinking that promotes persistence and develops resourcefulness and innovation in learning.
Jarrahdale PS is located in the small semi-rural community of Jarrahdale, situated 50 kilometres south-east of Perth. The school is surrounded by natural bushland which enhances the peaceful, country atmosphere of the school. Being a semi-rural school, building community and belonging is important and staff are expected to build strong relationships with the school and extended community. The school has a strong and supportive team environment and passion for learning as well as a commitment to positive change. We are environment focused and have an interest in building community.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
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 Jarrahdale Primary School can be found by visiting www.jarrahdaleps.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:
You are encouraged to contact Julie Denholm, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Jarrahdale, by telephoning (08) 9525 5157 or emailing Julie.Denholm@education.wa.edu.au. Alternatively, please contact Julie Denholm during the school vacation period (business hours only) on 0409 082 940.
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;
- 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 Friday, 18 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.