Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH625319
This is a nine (9) month fixed term, part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 2, 2020 with possible extension
Broome Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated and experienced Health and Physical Education (HPE) Teacher to join their friendly team. We are seeking someone who is energetic and has a passion for teaching. The successful applicant will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be willing to promote the school in the broader community.
Broome SHS, winner of the WA School of the Year for 2012, is now one of the premier high schools in the state. A high performing school with a diverse student population, including 40% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, the school has grown to over 900 enrolments and offers a wide range of subjects through to Year 12.
The development of positive, respectful relationships between staff and students is a high priority within the school, along with academic excellence. The successful applicant will be student and relationship focused, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. They will be strong communicators with excellent relationship building skills. The successful applicant will engage in ongoing self-reflection to assess the effectiveness of teaching practice, and embrace the integration of Information and Communications Technology to create an environment conducive to learning. They will also have the skills to differentiate content in lessons to provide purposeful and relevant learning experiences that cater for a range of student learning needs.
Teachers considered suitable for this position will have training and experience in teaching Year 7-10 Health and Physical Education, relevant knowledge and a willingness to work collaboratively with others to develop new WA Australian Curriculum programs and teaching resources for HPE, and the ability to work within a team to facilitate the effective coordination of sporting carnivals and events.
The following qualities are considered highly desirable but not essential: experience teaching students with varying literacy levels, Aboriginal students and those with Special Needs and up to date qualifications that enhance HPE and Outdoor Education programs, eg; Surf Rescue, Bronze Medallion and bus licence. A capacity and willingness to teach a class of Year 7 Dance would be an advantage.
Broome is a vibrant and attractive coastal town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. As a tourist town, Broome is well resourced regarding facilities and services.
Applicants offered a position who reside at least 50kms from the appointed location will eligible for Government Regional Officer’s Housing (GROH) housing and assistance with the movement of furniture and vehicle to Broome
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 Broome Senior High School can be found by visiting www.broomeshs.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 Cath Winfield, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Broome, by telephoning (08) 9195 3100 or emailing Cathy.Winfield@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 to five (3-5) 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 at least 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, 27 March 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED