Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH599160
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, part-time (0.7FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2020 with possible extension and/or permanency.
Connolly Primary School is seeking an enthusiastic Primary Science Teacher to join our friendly team.
We are looking for a suitably qualified person who is innovative and passionate about science, demonstrating a sound understanding of all the key elements of the Western Australian Science Curriculum. The appointed person will deliver a hands on program that excites our students and have an interest in coding and robotics.
Connolly Primary School is a Teacher Development School for Digital Technologies through the Innovation and Participation Program for the last 2 years. There is an opportunity for the appointed teacher to work closely with the digital technology team.
The school uses the Seesaw platform for both workflow and communication. This is a whole school approach so experience in this area is desirable. Training will be provided to the successful applicant.
Connolly Primary School is an Independent Public School; it was established in 1991 and is located approximately 25 kilometres north of Perth, close to the Joondalup Golf Course. The school provides educational services to students from Kindergarten to Year Six, with an enrolment of approximately 400 students. The school population includes enrolments from the suburbs of Connolly and Joondalup North. Some 63% of the students come from suburbs outside the school boundary, attracted by the school's reputation as a quality provider of education.
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 Connolly Primary School can be found by visiting www.connollyps.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 David Womersley, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6206 3200 or emailing David.Womersley@education.wa.edu.au
During the vacation period please contact David Womersley, Principal, on 0434 077 452.
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 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;
- 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 1 November 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.