Please note: The change in tenure as of 11 October 2019
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH598445
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020 with possible extension and/or permanency
Are you an exemplary, pro-active teacher who promotes active learning and has high expectations of students? Do you possess a passion for Vocational Education and Training and teaching of Digital Technologies?
Woodvale Secondary College (SC) is offering an opportunity for an enthusiastic Business Education teacher to join their friendly team. This role will include Information Technology teaching.
The successful applicant should have the ability and relevant qualifications to teach Certificate II and III in Business and Year 7 & 8 Digital Technologies. The ability to teach other Business and Information Technology subjects (including Accounting and Finance ATAR) is preferred but not essential.
The successful applicant will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to contribute positively to a team environment. They will be innovative, knowledgeable and possess thorough understandings of instructional and curriculum expertise in order to provide engaging, relevant and meaningful learning. They will be reflective in assessing the effectiveness of their teaching practice and able to cultivate a safe and accountable learning environment.
Woodvale SC vision and values are reflected in our commitment to working together with our College community to provide an innovative and caring learning environment where each student is given the opportunity to develop academic rigour and to achieve personal excellence. Teachers engage in 21st Century learning practices and share these practices on a regular basis with their colleagues. Woodvale SC enjoys successful students and regularly appears in published school league tables. Parents are supportive and engage with their children’s education and new staff to the College recognise the success of transparent day-to-day operations.
Woodvale SC is well-resourced with excellent facilities. Our ICT capability is world class with every student bringing a touch screen device to school every day. Each student has the same device and all classrooms a fitted with a seamless projection system. Our network always works and students are on task and can be carefully monitored throughout the day.
Woodvale SC teachers focus on teaching above all else. Teachers employed at the College have multiple opportunities to engage in leadership roles and are offered mentoring, professional learning in leadership and engagement in professional communities.
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.F
urther information about Woodvale SC can be found by visiting www.woodvale.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 Grant Richards, Deputy Principal by telephoning 0434 923 790 or emailing Grant.Richards@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 five (5) five 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 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 Thursday, 24 October 2019.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.