Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH605657
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020 with possible twelve (12) month extension and/or permanency
Picton Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and highly professional Primary Teacher with a background in Early Childhood education to join their friendly team.
Suitable applicants will be motivated, caring and actively engaged in our school community. They will be prepared to collaborate with colleagues from their phase of learning as well as with all staff; ensuring we work together to raise student achievement standards.
Experience and/or a willingness to engage in the following areas would be advantageous:
- Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
- Trauma informed practice
- Curriculum leadership
- Integrated use of technology in the classroom
Picton PS is a dynamic and cheerful environment to work in. We have a diverse population of students and a community that are actively engaged with the school. We pride ourselves on our highly effective school, with a staff committed to working as a team and collaborating effectively to create a positive learning environment for all students.
At Picton PS we focus on the development of each child by providing them with opportunities to strive to achieve their potential in a caring, supportive and safe environment. As well as seeking excellence in all learning areas, students are provided with opportunities to develop skills, attitudes and values that will equip them for high school and beyond. We endeavour to instil a love of learning, respect, care and tolerance for other people and a determination to succeed. Staff model, teach and promote the school's Expectations: Be responsible, Show respect and Strive for success.
Picton PS is an IPS, situated in Glen Iris, a northern suburb of the City of Bunbury, approximately 150 km south of Perth. Picton's previously small semi-rural population has now transformed, with the majority of our students coming from the expanding Glen Iris, Picton Waters and Vittoria Heights estates.
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 Picton Primary School can be found by visiting or Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Michael Thomson, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9795 0200 or emailing Michael.Thomson@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 four (4) 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, 25 November 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.