Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH600890
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020.
Kojonup District High School is seeking a talented and resourceful English teacher to join our collaborative team.
The successful applicant will be a dynamic and passionate teacher of English and Drama with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. There is an expectation that all teachers actively collaborate as a member of a Professional Learning Community and engage in reflective practice, informed by classroom observations, student feedback surveys and close examination of student performance data.
Applicants need to demonstrate the professional knowledge, practices and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant school curriculum using a positive; students focused approach and have proven success working with students across a range of ability levels, including multi-aged groupings. A capacity and willingness to teach outside the English learning area within the Kindergarten - Year 10 setting would be viewed favourably, particularly within the context of Performing Arts.
As the successful applicant you will be relationship focused with a consistent and transparent classroom management approach. You will be enthusiastic, seek opportunities for innovation and have the proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
Kojonup is situated approximately 264 kilometres from Perth and 160 kilometres from Albany. The school caters for students in Kindergarten - Year 10, many of whom travel by bus from nearby farming properties. The town is well serviced with its own hospital, fire station, ambulance centre and supermarket. There are numerous sporting clubs and an active repertory club.
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 Kojonup District High School can be found by visiting www.kojonupdhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Clare Roser, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kojonup, by telephoning 0427 558 085 or emailing email@example.com
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 two (2) 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 www.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 Wedneaday, 23 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.