Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH612742
PLEASE BE AWARE THERE HAS BEEN AN AMENDMENT MADE TO THE TENURE ON 21 FEBRUARY 2020
This is a permanent part-time (0.7FTE) position commencing Term 2, 2020
Do you want to make a positive difference in your local community?
Pingelly Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint an innovative and engaging Teacher – Early Childhood to join their friendly team.
As an Early Childhood Teacher, you will work collaboratively with other early childhood educators to design and implement a learning program based on Walker Learning pedagogy. The successful applicant will desirably possess a knowledge of the Walker Learning approach and general play-based learning in order to maximise learning outcomes for students. The successful applicant will also desirably have experience using Letters and Sounds and Talk 4 Writing in an early childhood context.
Teaching staff at Pingelly PS are committed to their ongoing development through professional learning, collaboration and peer observation and feedback. The successful applicant will be required to work effectively as part of a team contributing strongly to the collaborative, staff environment at Pingelly PS.
Pingelly PS is located approximately 160 kilometres south east of Perth. The school is characterised by attractive gardens, extensive grounds and excellent facilities. Social and emotional wellbeing is a key priority with our STRIVE values crucial to creating the conditions for children to feel safe, valued and a vital part of the learning process. Our staff are committed to delivering an inclusive and balanced curriculum which addresses the diverse needs of our students.
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 Pingelly Primary School can be found by visiting www.pingellyps.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 Rob McArdle, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Pingelly, by telephoning (08) 9887 1061 or emailing Robert.McArdle@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 three (3) 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.
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 Friday, 28 February 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.