Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH643993
Dianella Heights Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of highly motivated and enthusiastic 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 within the 2021 school year.
We are seeking applicants who are motivated, innovative, and possess high quality teaching skills. They will be committed to ongoing professional growth and development, support current whole-school processes and participate in collaborative planning.
We seek teachers who will inspire students to develop an enthusiasm for learning in vibrant, engaging and supportive classrooms. Suitable applicants will ideally possess the ability to build strong and valuable relationships with students, staff and the school community. They will exhibit proactive strategies to support and improve student behaviour and engagement, to enable positive outcomes in and out of the classroom.
Suitable applicants should also able to illustrate how they have employed evidence-based teaching practices to significantly improve student outcomes. This will include the use of explicit instruction and the ability to transfer knowledge from short to long-term memory. They should also be knowledgeable on the application of our whole-school priorities and evidence-based teaching programs and practices such as: Aussie Optimism, Reflective Behaviours, Special Education Needs Planning, Response to Intervention, Engagement Norms, the Science of Reading, Talk for Writing, Sounds-Write, and Spelling Mastery.
Suitable applicants should possess a strong capacity to plan, present and assess differentiated, challenging and engaging programs and have a thorough understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum. Furthermore, they should be able to illustrate how they have used data-informed practice to improve academic and socio-emotional student outcomes.
We are a high-performing school with a culture of excellence and strong community links. Staff are united by our school values and aligned with the Business Plan and school vision: "Soaring to new heights in excellence through unity." Newly appointed staff will be expected to exemplify our school’s values.
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.
For further information about Dianella Heights PS please visit www.dianellaheightsprimary.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:
Please contact Peter Jakimowiez, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9218 1450 or emailing Peter.Jakimowiez@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 maximum four (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 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; and
- 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, 18 September 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.