Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH617766
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
Are you passionate about quality teaching and ready to take on new challenges?
Joseph Banks Secondary College (SC) is seeking an experienced and dedicated Teacher of Information Technology to join our professional learning community who will ideally be a collaborative teacher with the ability to work well in a team environment. They will provide students with a purposeful and engaging learning experience to develop their understanding and appreciation of ICT.
You will require flexibility to teach Year 7-12 ICT classes including Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology. It is therefore highly desirable that the successful applicant possess the current TAE 40116 Certificate IV Training and Assessment or its equivalent. A part of this role involves maintaining and reporting industry currency to relevant national accrediting bodies. Additionally, it is highly desirable that the successful applicant demonstrate capacity to teach senior school students at ATAR level in Computer Science. The role involves the capacity to teach across a range of lower school Digital Design contexts including Multimedia, Coding and Applied Design software packages (Adobe suite).
As an ICT teacher you would participate as an integral member of the teaching team and be responsible for supporting the collaborative approach to curriculum planning, providing learning programs to students according to the needs of the school community and modelling exemplary classroom practice. You would also assist in the development and implementation of innovative classroom practices, integrate information technology into the curriculum and assist with the pastoral care of students and liaise with parents as required.
The successful applicant will have high expectations, a commitment to excellence, the ability to use a range of pedagogies and the ability to establish and maintain a positive and engaging classroom-learning environment. They will be committed to the development of strong professional learning communities focussed on student achievement and success.
Joseph Banks SC, an Independent Public School, is located in the suburb of Banksia Grove, approximately 27 km from the Perth CBD. We currently accept students from Years 7-12. The vision for Joseph Bank SC is to create a vibrant culture of excellence, innovation, opportunity and success for students, staff and the community. The focus of our work is on quality teaching and provision of the widest range of opportunities for individual achievement and learning success. Our goal is for all students to be literate, numerate and curious, through the provision of a broad based 21st Century curriculum.
We will provide our students with multiple opportunities to excel throughout their secondary education, with access to quality programs. Such programs will range from support initiatives through to extension and challenge for students who are academically talented. On completion of secondary school at Joseph Banks SC students will have a clear well-defined pathway to employment, further training and/or education.
All students will receive individual attention, and support will be provided for all students no matter their background. Parents expect an assurance that "no child will fall through the cracks." Teachers will be passionate about student learning and will create a culture of curiosity. The school is integrated with and connected to the community and students will be engaged in helping each other as well as providing service to the community. Students are inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.
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 Joseph Banks SC can be found by visiting www.jbsc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information
Please contact Eleanor Hughes, Principal by telephoning 0439 682 763 or emailing Eleanor.Hughes@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.
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 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 Wednesday, 22 January 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.