Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH617063
This is a permanent, full-time position commencing Term 2, 2020.
Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity?
Boddington District High School (DHS) is seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic individual to join their friendly and dedicated team as a Teacher of Mathematics and Science. The successful applicant will need to contribute to a positive team culture in a rural school and be flexible in the challenge of working in a District High School.
The successful applicant will be student and relationship focused, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. You will demonstrate the professional knowledge, understanding and experience to develop and implement an engaging and relevant secondary school curriculum in Mathematics and Science across Years 7-10.
The learning environment you create should be engaging, challenging, and caring, and cater for the range of needs which will see all students making progress. You will be expected to use effective behaviour management strategies to establish and maintain an organised, orderly and learning-focused classroom.
The successful applicant will have high expectations and truly believe that all children can learn and be successful, and will pursue excellence in their teaching. You will be committed to putting students first in their decision-making and undertaking the hard work that is inherent in delivering a motivating and quality educational program. Ideally, you will believe that explicit, evidence-based teaching practices lead to successful students and high standards of achievement.
At Boddington DHS we hold high expectations of the children and young people in our care – as well as of ourselves and our colleagues. As a school we continuously reflect on our performance, seek feedback on how we can improve, and work together to support change. Our aim is to create a school where every student experiences a sense of connectedness and belonging to the school community, of being known as an individual; and where staff care about every student’s overall progress and wellbeing. We believe that ‘Every student matters, Every day’ at Boddington DHS and through working in partnership with our community al students will ‘learn, grow and succeed’.
Located 120 kilometres south-east of Perth, Boddington DHS offers courses from Kindergarten to Year 10. We attract students from the local community as well as students from Quindanning, Wandering, Bannister and Crossman. We offer the successful applicant the opportunity to work in a positive, welcoming and supportive school environment that has the benefits of a country, close knit community combined with close proximity to the metropolitan area.
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.
For further information about Boddington District High School please visit www.boddingtondhs.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:
You are encouraged to contact Damon Jeffery, Secondary Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Boddington, by telephoning (08) 9884 2900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Tuesday, 3 March 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.