Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH607386
Kojonup District High School (DHS) is seeking three (3) dedicate and passionate, Primary Teachers to join their friendly team.
We currently have the following positions available;
Two (2) x - permanent part-time (0.4FTE) positions
- One (1) x – permanent part-time (0.2FTE) position
All positions will commence Term 1, 2020.
The successful applicants will have a strong work ethic and a deep knowledge and understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum Outline. They should be proactive in participating in whole school, and phase planning and curriculum development. Suitable applicants should be able to demonstrate an exceptionally high level of collaborative practice, together with interpersonal skills to enable effective participation and engagement.
Kojonup is located on the western side of the lower great southern region on the Albany Highway 260km from Perth. The town of Kojonup was first settled in 1834 and was a significant stop for mail and passenger wagon on the overland route from Perth to Albany. The population of the Shire of Kojonup is approximately 2,200, spread over the rural and urban areas.
Our school was established in 1863 as a single teacher school and 152 years later and a 1952 move to a new location we are a District High School of 254 students from Kindergarten to Year 10 with a $3.3 M budget. As a District High School we benefit from whole families and the opportunities for interaction across the ages both within classrooms and the playground. Secondary students regularly work as mentors with younger primary students especially in areas such as ITC and our farm based programs.
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 Kojonup District High School can be found by visiting https://www.kojonupdhs.wa.edu.au/ or Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Clare Roser, Principal,, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kojonup, by telephoning (08) 9831 2300 or emailing Principal.Kojonup.DHS@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 two (2) 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 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.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
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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 Monday, 9 December 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS
ARE NOT ACCEPTED.