Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH600689
Parkwood Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of engaging Primary 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.
Suitable applicants will demonstrate their knowledge of, and skill-set in instructional technology, inquiry based learning, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) integration, how English as Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) students learn, effective classroom management and engagement strategies, and a learner focused approach. Applicants who have experience and/or interest in teacher leadership and/or Physical Education roles are strongly encouraged to apply.
Parkwood PS has been serving the Parkwood community for over 40 years. Ours is a richly multicultural school with many nationalities represented in both mainstream and Intensive English Centre classes. The school is driven by the belief that every student is capable of successful learning. We seek to enhance our understanding of and commitment to the needs and aspirations of our students, their families and the broader community whilst building and maintaining positive and caring relationships. There is a strong collegial culture of mutual trust amongst staff and parents are treated as partners in the promotion of student learning and wellbeing. The school works to maintain a learning environment that is safe, respectful, tolerant, inclusive and that promotes intellectual rigour.
Our school motto is ‘Growth Through Learning’ and our vision is to develop well-rounded individuals, who possess the social and personal competencies to reach their potential and contribute to their communities. Through this shared vision we seek to engage students in a learning environment that builds upon existing skills and knowledge and motivates them to pursue goals and achieve their personal best. Our environment is characterised by:
- Prioritising student learning
- Having high expectations
- Being culturally diverse and inclusive
Staff members at Parkwood PS are required to model the school values of Persistence, Appreciation, Responsibility and Kindness.
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 Parkwood PS can be found by visiting www.parkwoodprimaryschool.wa.edu.au or Schools Online or by downloading the school business plan attached.
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 Burke, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9457 4721 or emailing Paul.Burke@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 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, 21 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.