Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH641825
Little Grove Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of teachers of Kindergarten to Year 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 up to the end of Term 4, 2021.
Little Grove PS is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic teachers who are committed to providing high quality teaching and engaging learning programs in a supportive and inclusive environment. Suitable applicants will be collaborative in nature and willing to go the extra mile to achieve our vision of Endeavour to Excel, ensuring students are at the forefront of everything we do.
Suitable applicants will possess a comprehensive understanding of effective evidence based teaching methods and provide explicit teaching in Literacy and Numeracy. Successful applicants will have the ability to differentiate the curriculum to meet student needs and be able to analyse and use student and school data to make targeted improvements in student learning by adjusting their teaching practices.
As a teacher at Little Grove PS, suitable applicants will have a highly developed organisational and interpersonal skills. The staff engage in collaborative practices such as phase teams and committees to achieve high standards in both individual and whole school performances. Applicants will support school directions, as outlined in our Business Plan, and be actively involved in committees which often meet after school instructional hours. They will also be committed to whole school approaches and programs with fidelity. A knowledge of the iSTAR teaching model, Letters and Sounds, Guided Reading, Talk for Writing, Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden programme, Top Ten Maths, integrating STEM and Digital Technologies would be desirable.
Little Grove PS is a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) school and our behaviour expectations of Showing Respect, being Responsible, being Resilient and Open to learning is embedded across the whole school. Suitable applicants will have effective behaviour management practices to maintain an engaging, orderly and caring learning classroom environment. Applicants are expected to implement PBS and the explicit teaching of the expected behaviours in our matrix.
We are a proud Independent Public School with 180 students and a small town feel located within the big rural city of Albany, Western Australia which commenced operations in 1997. Our proximity to both the pristine Princess Royal Harbour and surrounding bushland make our school a very attractive place to learn and one that provides endless opportunities for its students to experience variety and success. This is achieved through the diversity of our programs, the enthusiasm of our staff and the support of our wider school community.
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 Little Grove PS can be found by visiting www.littlegroveps.wa.edu.au or 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 Darryn Martin, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Little Grove, by telephoning (08) 9845 9900 or emailing Darryn.Martin@education.wa.edu.au.
Please note, Darryn Martin will only be contactable by email during the vacation period.
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 four (4) 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 Friday, 16 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED