Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH635567
Currambine Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Classroom Teacher Kindergarten to Year 6 for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 - 2022 school years. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 – 2022 school years.
Suitable applicants must be highly skilled and motivated educators with a passion for teaching, have an excellent knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum and demonstrated best practice in literacy and numeracy. The suitable applicants will demonstrate a profound understanding of contemporary curriculum and pedagogy with an emphasis on low variation explicit teaching techniques. Experience with the integration of digital technologies into the learning program and formative evaluation techniques will be highly valued, as will demonstrated expertise in curriculum differentiation. Teachers with knowledge of the Western Australian Positive Behaviour in School program would be considered desirable. We are seeking exemplary teachers with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, which underpin professional and positive working relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. Teachers need to be able to work in a highly collaborative environment to improve student outcomes, reflect on their own performance, contribute to staff development and support our distributed leadership structure. The suitable applicants will be supported within the school through professional learning communities, school based professional learning, observation and feedback sessions along with in class coaching.
Currambine PS is a level 6 school located some 25 kilometres north of the Perth CBD with an enrolment of over 760 students. The school was opened in 1997 and is close to community services and resources, including public transport and the freeway. The school environment is well managed and maintained to ensure the needs of our students are well met. Currambine PS staff work as part of a dedicated team, collaborating in professional learning communities that deliver learning programs consistent with well-defined whole school approaches to pedagogy. The school staff have a can do approach to innovation and problem solving and pride themselves on providing an environment where each child is responded to in an inclusive manner and encouraged to reach their academic potential and develop their skills to manage their own health and wellbeing.
Applicants are very strongly encouraged to view the school website prior to application with particular attention being paid to information around the school’s coaching philosophy, whole school approaches and operational plans.
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 Currambine Primary School can be found by visiting www.currambineps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information
Please contact Geoffrey Smith, Principal by telephoning (08) 6207 6100 or emailing Geoffrey.Smith@education.wa.edu.au
During the vacation period please contact Geoffrey Smith, Principal on 0420 297 127.
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 five (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 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 Monday, 20 July 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.