Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH633649
Alkimos Beach Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of organised and collaborative Teachers – K-6 for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year.
This is an exciting opportunity for dynamic teachers to become a staff member of this Independent Public School.
Suitable applicants will be highly motivated and committed to raising literacy and numeracy achievement, as well as social and emotional skills, through the effective use of whole-school approaches and explicit teaching. They will create an effective, engaging and inclusive learning environment based on high expectations.
Suitable applicants will also use assessment data to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching programs, set targets and plan for differentiated learning opportunities for all students in their class. Teachers at Alkimos Beach PS integrate digital technologies, in their daily teaching, to support innovative, differentiated learning opportunities and promote higher order thinking. The Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) and School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) Technologies Curriculum are integral to teaching across all learning areas at Alkimos Beach PS.
Our early year’s programs focus on intentional play based learning, with a particular focus on the development of early literacy and numeracy skills, ensuring strong foundations for future learning. Key characteristic/qualities that you are looking for in a suitable applicant:
Suitable applicants will demonstrate experience across a broad range of year levels and a strong desire to continuously expand their knowledge, skills and abilities. Suitable applicants will also demonstrate knowledge of the WA Curriculum, with a commitment to collaboration and continuous improvement on teaching practice.
Alkimos Beach PS is located approximately 45km from Perth, opened in 2017 and caters for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. We are a school with strong values and are committed to developing a highly engaging and dynamic learning program for our students. We believe that each child has the right to be respected and has a responsibility to respect others. An important priority at our school is creating a warm, caring and supportive learning environment for our students and the community.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Alkimos Beach Primary School can be found on www.alkimosbeachps.wa.edu.au or 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
Please contact Michelle Wellsteed, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9561 7200 or emailing Michelle.Wellsteed@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 two (2) 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, 3 July 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.