Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH625331
Byford Secondary College (SC) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and experienced teachers of English for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2020 school year and up to the end of Term 1, 2021. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2020 school year, up to the end of Term 1, 2021.
Suitable applicants will be dynamic and passionate teachers of English with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. We are seeking a pool of teachers who are highly reflective about their teaching practice with a commitment to evidenced based decision-making. Applicants require proven knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum and ideally, experience in leading other staff in the delivery and review of pedagogy and Year 7-12 English teaching programs. Applicants with experience teaching Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) English and/or ATAR Literature would be viewed favourably.
Applicants need the professional knowledge, practices and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant secondary school curriculum using a positive, student-focused approach, and have had success working with students across a range of ability levels. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to liaise with colleagues, parents and external networks to establish strong community partnerships are also required.
Suitable applicants will be relationship focused with a consistent and transparent classroom management approach. They will be enthusiastic, seek opportunities for innovation and have the proven ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment. Applicants need to be willing to commit to developing shared practices that align with College priorities. The College has clearly defined professional practices and expectations to achieve the best outcomes for our students. We actively seek opportunities to build on our successes and meet our challenges head-on. As a member of the team, you will be supported to achieve your own professional goals, and to build the capacity of colleagues, regardless of your phase of teaching.
Byford SC is an Independent Public School approximately 30 kilometres from the Perth CBD. The College opened in 2014 and currently has a cohort of over 1400 Year 7 to 12 students with annual growth in student enrolments. Our College provides for the secondary education needs of students from Byford and the surrounding communities. Byford SC has become a focal point for secondary education provision for students with disabilities with our inclusion facilities. Byford SC's motto, Aspire to Excellence, clearly articulates our vision of being the secondary school of choice for the local community which provides a comprehensive suite of subjects from Year 7 through 12.
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 Byford Secondary College can be found by visiting www.byfordsc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online or by downloading the relevant attachment below.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information
Please contact Caroline Chellew, Human Resources, by telephoning (08) 9550 6100 or emailing Caroline.Chellew@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, 17 April 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.