Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH641345
Albany Secondary Education Support Centre (SESC) is an Independent Public School seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time teaching 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.
We are looking for enthusiastic, highly professional, collaborative, organised and committed Education Support teachers who build strong positive relationships and communicate effectively with staff, students, parents and the wider community. Suitable applicants will be able to cater to differentiated student needs, manage class teams including education assistants, and liaise with parents and external agencies to meet the educational and social needs of the students. Applicants who are passionate about and committed to teaching in a vibrant education support environment, enjoy a mutually supportive environment with opportunities to grow are encouraged to apply.
Suitable applicants are expected to be committed to, model and demonstrate our school Positive Behaviour priorities of Respect, Safe, Responsible, Positive and Caring, and share our commitment to the Positive Behaviour in Schools program. They will also have an excellent knowledge of teaching students with specialised learning needs, including a wide range of levels of disability, health and mental health conditions. Knowledge or experience in implementing Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN), Visible Learning principles and High Impact Teaching Strategies would be beneficial. All staff are expected to be proficient at electronic communications and documentation.
Knowledge of whole school implementation of behaviour support practices, health and wellbeing processes for students with disabilities and involvement in Student Services or leadership at school and in the community would be appreciated.
Albany SESC is an innovative and highly collaborative school where it is expected that all staff are highly professional, mutually supportive and committed to the best outcomes for all students. Albany SESC is committed to providing a safe, caring and supportive environment where students are empowered to achieve their social, emotional and academic potential. We promote and maintain positive relationships both within our school community and with the larger community. We foster an inclusive environment that provides opportunities for all students to develop independence for life and actively contribute to society.
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 SESC can be found by visiting www.albanysecondaryesc.wa.edu.au.
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 Karen Campbell, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Albany, by telephoning (08) 9841 4900 or emailing email@example.com.
During the school holidays, please contact Karen Campell on 0457 505 266.
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 of up to four (4) pages, 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 three (3) 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 Monday, 19 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.