Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH607110
This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020 with possible extension (12 months)
Are you enthusiastic about sharing your healthy lifestyle ideas with the next generation?
Wagin District High School is seeking a Physical Education Teacher who is effective in engaging and motivating students and managing an appropriate learning environment. It would also be advantageous for the applicant to be willing to teach outside the core learning area ie., Mathematics, Science and/or Design and Technology. The successful applicant will possess superior interpersonal skills and work closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for our students.
The successful applicant will work as part of a dedicated team to develop, review and deliver Health and Physical Education curriculum. They would have strong teaching and classroom management skills, and will be able to develop strong relationships with all students and engage them in effective learning.
Applicants would need to have a sound understanding of the developmental needs of students at all phases of the Western Australian Curriculum and will be skilled in differentiating the curriculum to meet the academic needs of all students.
At Wagin District High School our goal is to provide an empowering environment for life-long learning. Our school provides educational opportunities for students from Kindergarten to Year 10. We aim to support our students to fully engage with their learning through fostering respectful and understanding relationships between students, staff and families. Our school motto of 'Aim High' encourages the entire Wagin District High School community to continually strive to do our best.
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 Wagin District High School can be found by visiting www.wagindhs.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 Tracy Pickering, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Wagin, by telephoning (08) 9861 3200 or emailing Tracy.Pickering@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 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.
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.