Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH598086
Mount Pleasant Primary School (PS) are seeking to establish a pool of Kindergarten to Year 6 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.
Passionate and highly motivated educators, with the ability to provide high quality teaching and learning programs that meet the needs of our students from Kindergarten to Year 6, are encouraged to apply. Excellent knowledge and/or experience in teaching the Western Australian Curriculum with the demonstrated ability to deliver content in an engaging manner will be highly regarded.
Suitable applicants will have commitment to providing a challenging, innovative and caring learning environment that caters for a range of needs and ensures that all children are achieving their maximum potential. It is desirable for applicants to be proficient in the use of interactive technology in the classroom with the ability able to effectively differentiate classroom practices to cater for all learning styles.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to build effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community are an important aspect of this role. You will also be highly motivated and view 'Working Together' in a collaborative environment as integral to achieving whole school targets. It is highly desirable for applicants to demonstrate a commitment to the school’s focus areas: Success for All Students, Excellence in Teaching, Strong Partnerships, Excellence in Leadership and Successful Sustainability.
Mount Pleasant PS is an Independent Public School situated in a riverside suburb, with Applecross, Ardross, Booragoon and Brentwood as its neighbours. The school serves a catchment area, which houses mainly professional and business families. The school opened in May 1953 and became an Independent Public School at the commencement of 2015. The school has varied in size over recent years. The 2019 school population from Kindergarten to Year 6 stands at 453.
All staff at Mount Pleasant Primary School 'Work Together’ to create a learning environment that is engaging, challenging, caring and caters for a range of needs which promote student achievement and progress.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Mount Pleasant Primary School can be found by visiting www.MountPleasantPS.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 Paula Hooper, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9316 1045 or emailing Paula.Hooper@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.
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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 Monday, 28 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.