Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH610597
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
Are you an inspirational and experienced teacher seeking a unique opportunity to join a team committed to establishing a culture of high care and engagement?
Ridge View Secondary College is an Independent Public School’s (IPS) seeking to appoint a dedicated, highly competent and enthusiastic literacy and numeracy specialist teacher with excellent interpersonal skills. Successful applicants will be committed to promoting and fostering student engagement and academic improvement in a supportive environment where success is celebrated. Flexibility in a new college will be essential as well as a commitment to personal and professional growth. It is desirable that successful applicants will have high standards of professionalism and will embrace opportunities for collaboration within the college community and neighbouring schools.
Successful applicants will have in depth knowledge of diagnostic testing and intervention programs, and have the ability to teach across English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities and Social Science to a Year 7 class identified as needing intensive literacy and numeracy support. It would be highly desirable for the applicant to have primary school experience and the ability to provide significant curriculum differentiation.
It is envisaged these programs will develop to cater for students across multiple year groups as the college grows. As an expert practitioner you will have a commitment to excellence in teaching, ensuring the learning needs of all students are met. It is intended that all students will have a meaningful and appropriate Individual Education Plan that not only outlines functional curriculum objectives but supports the whole child through targeted social and life skills. Knowledge of SEN RTP is desirable.
You will support the development of innovative classroom practices utilising the college’s cutting edge IT infrastructure to provide integrated, personalised, authentic and relevant learning experiences for students. A commitment to the college’s emphasis on pastoral care and co-curricular programs will be essential as well as active promotion of the college’s vision, motto and values within the college and the wider community. A key indicator of success of the program will be positivity and engagement from students and parents.
Ridge View Secondary College is a new and distinctive secondary college with state of the art facilities located in South Baldivis. The college opened in 2019 and will cater for students in Year 7 and 8 in 2020. By 2024 the college will cater for students in Years 7-12.
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 Ridge View Secondary College can be found by visiting www.ridgeviewsc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Bryan Olver, Manager of Operations Ridge View Secondary College, by telephoning (08) 9553 0700 or emailing Bryan.Olver@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; 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 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 Friday, 6 December 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.