Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH635498
This is a six (6) month fixed term, part-time (0.4 FTE) position commencing Term 3, 2020
Tammin Primary School is seeking a motivated staff member, capable of working within a positive team environment to provide a well-structured teaching program for Upper Primary – Years 5 to 6.
The successful applicant will have a strong knowledge of all key elements of the academic and social emotional curriculum. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other team members to cross-set in core subjects to support learning requirements at all levels from Years 3 to 6. High accountability processes with a focus on student outcomes to increase the positive impact of teaching on students, including student learning, and engagement in learning and wellbeing. An understanding of trauma informed practice and social emotional learning is an essential element to providing a safe and supportive work environment for students and staff.
Tammin PS is a pivotal point in the community, fostering a safe and positive learning environment where everyone looks after each other, feel respected, understood and encouraged to become strong active participants in the community. The school provides a whole school approach to learning to ensure that our students achieve positive social and academic skills and knowledge. The school promotes resilient behaviours, respect and self-worth through inclusive practices and positive communication and collaboration between parents, students and staff.
Tammin PS is located 180 kilometres east of Perth and is part of the Wheatbelt Education Region and the Avon Schools Network. Our school first commenced in 1900 and was established in its current location in 1969. Our school has experienced an average enrolment of 60 over the past five years with students from Kindergarten to Year 6. The school currently has a three class configuration. We are proud of our friendly and caring environment where we build lifelong learners. Our student population consists of town families and farming families who are serviced daily by two school bus routes.
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 Tammin Primary School can be found by visiting www.tamminps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Marita Henry, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Tammin, by telephoning (08) 9637 1051 or 0412 276 670 during school holidays or emailing Marita.Henry@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 two-four (2-4) 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 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 Wednesday, 15 July 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.