Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH601865
Please be advised as of Monday, 11 November 2019 at 10.30am , the title of this position has changed to Teacher - Primary - Numeracy Coach.
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020 with possible extension.
PRIMARY NUMERACY COACH
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with some of the best staff, students and leaders in WA?
Beaumaris Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Curriculum Coach – Numeracy.
Ideally, the successful applicant will have a good understanding of what it means to collaborate effectively with others and have an established background as an educator in a primary school context. We are looking to appoint a Curriculum Coach who has well-developed teamwork skills and possesses a grasp of contemporary pedagogy in numeracy, including the integration of digital technologies to augment the learning experiences for students as needed. The successful applicant will also have a strong knowledge of integration of general capabilities in the curriculum, and have an adaptable approach to suit staff needs and career stages.
It would be highly desirable for you to have recent and practical knowledge of First Steps Numeracy and a deep understanding of the developmental needs and stages of students becoming numerate. Knowledge of adult learning principles and evidence-based approaches are essential to the role of a Numeracy Coach, and the successful applicant will need to be conversant with a Gradual Release of Responsibility model to assist implementation of new skills, knowledge and understandings.
As the Numeracy Coach you will need to be passionate, organised and have excellent interpersonal skills to work successfully with a diverse group of staff and promote programs to the school community. You will also need to have applied understanding of instructional strategies to engage learners in inquiry, stretch students’ thinking and a proven ability to cater for the range of differences in the classroom. We are looking for professionals who have a strong understanding of the power of assessment for differentiated learning and teaching and proven practice in this element of pedagogy.
Our staff works as a professional learning community and our focus is on student learning and results. Our educators collaborate to respond to students’ needs and our assessment information shapes professional decision making, reflection and practice. One of the key features of Beaumaris is the well-developed Learning Team structure. The staff share knowledge, ideas and action research to continually aim for best practice. The successful applicant will be required to work within these structures and with staff in classrooms.
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 Beaumaris Primary School can be found by visiting www.beaumarisps.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 Jo Stephens, Principal, by telephoning (08) 62063100 or emailing Josephine.Stephens@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 (4) 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 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 Monday, 25 November 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.