Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH600328
Do you have the skills that we need to assist our students to reach their full potential?
Geographe Education Support Centre are seeking to establish a pool of dedicated Education Support Teachers 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.
We are seeking a variety of Teachers – Education Support to fill possible vacancies across all year levels and subject areas in our school. We are seeking specialist teachers as well as classroom teachers - drama, construction, physical education, dance and digital technologies. The school offers teachers an opportunity to work as a part of a team that focusses on teaching students from Kindy through to year 12. Our school offers students an extensive variety of opportunities to develop all the skills necessary to become well rounded and adjusted adults who will leave school and become active members of their community.
Suitable applicants will be able to work collaboratively in a team environment, be willing to share knowledge and mentor other staff. They will demonstrate good classroom management skills and knowledge of PBS. Experience working in an education support setting with a range of students with disabilities and knowledge of early intervention and ABA based programs will be advantageous
Geographe ESC is a purpose built Kindergarten - 12 Public School co-located with Geographe PS and Busselton Senior High School Campuses. The school caters for students with a range of physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities and Autism. Students enrolled in the Centre enjoy both the staff support and specialist classrooms, and an inclusive school education. The Centre is an award winning Level 4 Education Support Centre an average enrolment of 42 students annually, supported by over 40 full time equivalent staff. Enrolment in the Centre is dependent on the Department of Education's Framework of Eligibility for Enrolment
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 Geographe Education Support Centre can be found by visiting Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Vicki Peters, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Busselton, by telephoning 0437 994 645 or emailing Vicki.Milne-Peters@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 five (5) 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.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
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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 Thursday, 24 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.