Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH600751
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020.
Dongara District High School (DHS) is a proud Independent Public School seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and committed Primary teacher to join our successful team.
The successful applicant will work and teach in a team environment and be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives and have a strong evidence based approach to teaching. They will have a strong work ethic and a deep knowledge and understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum Outline.
The successful applicant will desirably have well developed student engagement and behaviour management skills which will be successfully utilised to enhance student learning. The learning environment that you create will be caring, differentiated, challenging, and creative and cater for the range of needs which will see all students learning and progressing. Adopting inclusive practices, differentiating the curriculum and building positive relationships with the students, staff and the community are important components of the role. An understanding and use of data to improve student outcomes will be highly regarded.
Dongara District High School is a prospering school providing primary and secondary education to students from years K - 12. We seek to provide students with the opportunity to achieve their academic, social, creative and physical potential which will enable them to be informed and positive contributors to society.
We are a positive behaviour support school and our school wide behaviour expectations are Respect Responsibility and Achieve. We are proud of our school motto, ‘Achieve with Honour’ and work hard at ensuring we all display these qualities as we go about our daily work at school. The staff emphasise and maintain a high standard of values and encourages students to be active citizens within the school and 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 Dongara District High School can be found by visiting www.dongaradhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online or by downloading the relevant attachment below.
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 Sharon Oldfield, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Dongara, by telephoning (08) 9927 0100 or emailing Sharon.Oldfield@education.wa.edu.au
During the vacation period, please contact Sharon Oldfield, Deputy Principal, on 0427 288 152.
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 four (4) 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;
- 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.