Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH640022
Albany Primary School (PS) are seeking to establish a pool of Teachers - Years 3-6 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.
Albany PS is looking for teachers with high expectations who truly believe that all children can learn and be suitable, and who pursue excellence in their teaching. Suitable applicants will be committed to putting students first in their decision-making and undertaking the hard work that is inherent in delivering a motivating and quality educational program. They must possess the use of exemplary, evidence-based teaching practices which has led to student success and high standards of achievement.
The learning environment created will be engaging, challenging, caring, and catering for a range of needs to ensure all students make progress. Effective behaviour management strategies are used to establish and maintain an organised, orderly and learning-focused classroom. Albany PS is a Positive Behaviour Support School (PBS) with our four expectations defined as RISE (Show Respect, Include Others, Be Safe, Personal Excellence) and is currently in the implementation phase of the school Matrix.
Suitable applicants will possess a comprehensive knowledge of the West Australian Curriculum, with explicit teaching skills in Literacy and Numeracy and the ability to use data to drive planning. Applicants will support major school directions, as outlined in our Business Plan, and be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives. A knowledge of the Talk 4 Writing and Words Their Way programs would be desirable.
Suitable applicants will be confident in working collaboratively, demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and willing to assist in the growth of Albany PS.
Albany PS students come from a diverse range of social and cultural backgrounds. All staff are dedicated to providing a learning environment with a strong sense of community and belonging. Our highly desirable location nestled between Middleton Beach and the CBD of Albany has ensured our student numbers are at an optimum. Our school is 17 years old and built at the base of Albany SHS, which provides extensive opportunities. The school is well resourced and fortunate to have a very supportive parent body.
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 Albany Primary 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 of prior service.
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Cathy Willis, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Albany by telephoning (08) 9842 7400, or emailing Cathy.Willis@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 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 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, 14 August 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.