Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH632241
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2020 with possible extension and/or permanency
Collie Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a proactive and dedicated individual to join their team as a Health and Physical Education Teacher.
To be successful in this role you will be able to engage students in the Health and Physical Education (HPE) Learning Area and will have strong curriculum knowledge to ensure our students will reach their full potential. Knowledge of, and experience in, Western Australian Curriculum planning, delivery and assessment are essential for this position. Familiarity with the requirements of the Senior School Physical Education Studies courses of study would also be beneficial. You should also be able to demonstrate an ability to provide a safe, efficient and effective practical learning environment within the context of HPE.
This successful applicant will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be relationship focussed, able to provide engaging, relevant and meaningful learning. You will be innovative, knowledgeable and possess thorough understandings of instructional and curriculum expertise whilst keeping abreast of the latest developments within the Learning Area. You will be reflective in assessing the effectiveness of your teaching practice and able to cultivate a safe and accountable learning environment.
As a school promoting Positive Behaviour Supports the ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in providing an engaging, student-centred curriculum encouraging students to be their best. The key elements to our school are Aspiration, Respect, Commitment and Honesty and all staff are expected to uphold and demonstrate these expectations.
Collie SHS is situated in a very engaging country town just over two hour’s drive south of Perth with great access to the Southwest. There are a wide variety of outdoor activities available in and around the town and it is an excellent starting point to explore this part of the State. Government Regional Officer Housing (GROH) housing is currently available and the position also attracts a district allowance. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in a quality school within the Southwest.
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 Collie Senior High School can be found by visiting Schools Online
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
You are encouraged to contact Adam Blackmore, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Collie, by telephoning (08) 9735 1200 or emailing Adam.Blackmore@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 four (4) 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 four (4) 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 www.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 Thursday, 11 June 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.