Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH605682
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
Can you inspire a lifelong learning in little ones?
Ranford Primary School (PS) is looking for a highly motivated, innovative Early Childhood Teacher who will have the positive interpersonal qualities of a teacher who is able to work collaboratively in a team environment. The learning environment created by the teacher will be challenging and caring, catering for the range of needs which will see all students achieving their potential. Applicants must be prepared to participate in whole school and phase planning as well as curriculum teams. It is essential that applicants demonstrate a high level of collaborative practice to enable effective participation and engagement within the school. Experience and knowledge of current educational research as it applies to the pedagogy of Visible Learning would be an advantage.
The school’s values and beliefs form a strong foundation for its organisation and operation. Ongoing professional learning is highly valued and essential in meeting the commitment to excellence in teaching and learning with the well-being of students, families and staff considered a key element in supporting the whole individual. In order to maximise learning for all students, the curriculum is planned to cater for the diversity of learners in the student population, including special needs and EAL/D learners. Working as part of a team, both teaching and support staff participate in whole school planning processes that implement consistent curriculum and policy from Kindergarten through to Year 6. Online teaching and learning is an integral part of all teaching and learning programs and the school is well equipped to provide teachers with a rich variety of resources and technology.
Ranford Primary has a strong reputation as a multi-awarded Independent Public School.
The work environment is positive and team oriented with dedicated staff who are respected for their role in the school. The school is located in the south east metropolitan area of Canning Vale and has a relatively stable student population of 650. The school has well maintained buildings and grounds with additional shared community facilities. Ranford Primary has a state of the art Library Resource Centre, Undercover Area and also specialist Science, Media Arts, Phys Ed and Health specialist teachers.
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 Ranford Primary School can be found by visiting www.ranfordps.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:
You are encouraged to contact Bev Hills, Manager Corporate Services on (08) 9456 5255 or emailing Bev.Hills@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 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, 18 November 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.