Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH636559
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021.
Oakwood Primary School (PS) is seeking an innovative, student and relationship focused teacher for a permanent teaching position. The successful applicant will work as part of a team as a class teacher to maintain the positive learning environment and collaborative approach that exists currently. Teachers with proven experience in Years 3 – 6 are particularly encouraged to apply as this is where student numbers are currently growing.
We are seeking a professional, enthusiastic and team orientated teacher to work collaboratively with the leadership team and school community to expand our contemporary and distinctive school with a child focused identity. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic educational team and join a young, growing school with the vision ‘children are the heart of our school’ and ethos that reflects the area, the community and most importantly, the needs of our children. They will be part of a growing team that has built a school culture that is positive, inclusive and extends young minds. They will ideally have strong interpersonal skills and the capacity to work cooperatively with all others to create and maintain a welcoming and vibrant environment for students and families. A willingness to support the development of our school through taking on additional roles beyond the classroom and a commitment to weekly meetings will be valued.
A focus on explicit teaching, intentional play and differentiated curriculum to meet each student at their point of need is expected, teachers will be able to demonstrate the successful implementation of explicit teaching with a strong focus on Literacy and Numeracy, differentiation of the curriculum and the ability to deliver inquiry based learning. The successful applicant will consistently implement whole school approaches in teaching and learning, ensuring students are at the centre of everything we do, as we bring innovation and diverse learning experiences to every child. Demonstrated sound curriculum knowledge and strong pedagogical skills in literacy, numeracy and developing the whole child are highly regarded. The successful applicant will have the innovation, capacity and passion to work collaboratively in a team environment, embracing classroom observation, feedback, modelling and coaching.
Oakwood PS opened as an Independent Public School for Kindergarten and Pre Primary students in January 2018. The second stage of the school was built in Meadow Springs and the school caters for the suburbs of Meadow Springs, Madora Bay and San Remo. Students up to Year 6 began attending in 2019. The school is committed to supporting the department of education strategic plan of ‘Every Student, Every Classroom, Every Day’ by engaging, consulting and working collaboratively with the school community to provide a dynamic learning environment that is positive, inclusive and underpinned by strong values.
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 Oakwood PS can be found by visiting www.oakwoodps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service and qualifications.
For further job related information
Please contact Will Davis, Principal by telephoning (08) 9586 7600 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 maximum 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 ten (10) 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;
- 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, 29 July 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.