Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH606733
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
Ashburton Drive Primary School (PS) is looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Primary Teacher to join its dedicated team.
The successful applicant should have knowledge of and a commitment to implementing Letters and Sounds, Brightpath and Talk for Writing programs. Experience with the National Quality Standards would be highly desirable but not essential. Ideally, you would show a commitment to whole school practices with experience in the delivery of iSTAR lessons and demonstrate exemplary professional conduct. We are looking for an educator willing to establish and maintain strong links with parents/carers and community members, as well enter into collaborative engagement with all staff.
In order to be a successful primary teacher, you should be a passionate and collaborative educator, willing to create a positive, engaging and inclusive learning environment. You will be able to embrace and implement our whole school approaches and display confidence in utilising Information and Communication Technology in the classroom. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong knowledge of all key elements of curriculum and pedagogy as well as an ability to inspire students to develop a passion for learning in vibrant, engaging and supportive classrooms.
Ashburton Drive PS staff have developed significant improvement strategies and endeavour to be innovate and focused on students' development. We are located in the south eastern metropolitan suburb of Gosnells. The current student enrolment is 496 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. The school has a staffing allocation of a Principal, two Deputy Principals, 26 teachers and support staff members such as education assistants, school officer, cleaners and a gardener/handyperson. Our school aims to develop children who are self-motivated, independent learners, with the confidence to use their academic, social and physical skills and knowledge to make personally satisfying and worthwhile contributions in their present and future societal roles.
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 Ashburton Drive PS can be found by visiting www.ashburtondriveps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information:
Please contact Heather Fallo, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9490 1113 or emailing Heather.Fallo@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 four to five (4-5) 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 to four (3-4) 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 Thursday, 21 November 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.