Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH606742
Do you have a passion for teaching?
We are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2020 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2020 school year.
The staff at Tom Price Primary School (PS) are motivated and professional. They have formed a collegiate group which collaborates well and responds effectively to student and community needs. The school adopts a ‘whole of staff approach’ and sees all staff involved in school planning, school activities and professional development.
Suitable applicants will implement whole school programs such as Letters and Sounds, Talk for Writing, Cooperative Learning, Stepping Stones, Positive Behaviour in Schools, Mindfulness, Cracking the Code, Words Grammar and Fun and Integration of Technology into all learning areas along with a commitment to embedding the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework across all of the school. Applicants will be collaborative teachers creating a respectful and positive working environment and will build strong links to the community. You will be resilient, organised and able to manage change positively while being committed to giving every student the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential. The school will be implementing Hollingsworth and Ybarra's Explicit Direct Instruction model in 2020.
Tom Price PS is situated in the Pilbara Education Region some 1,500 kilometres north of Perth. It is one of two primary schools located in Tom Price. The school was opened in 1967, on its present location, to service the children of workers in the local iron ore mine.
Tom Price PS has a teaching staff of approximately 16 teachers (ranging from full time to one day per week). The school is provided with the services of a school psychologist and nurse for one day a week. The school has a support staff of 11 people with positions including manager corporate services, school officer, Aboriginal and Islander education officer, education assistants, cleaners and gardeners. These people contribute significantly to student learning and achievement.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Tom Price Primary School can be found by visiting www.tpps.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:
You are encouraged to contact Marie Brandis, Deputy Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Tom Price by telephoning (08) 9189 1030 or emailing email@example.com
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 five (5) 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; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- 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.