Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH646460
Edgewater Primary School (PS) are seeking to establish a pool of Primary Teachers 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.
Edgewater PS is a level 5 school located in the northern suburbs, close to the rail line, approximately 24 km north of the city of Perth. The school is one of twelve schools in the Joondalup Learning Community Network.
At Edgewater PS we take pride in working together with our school community to provide a high quality education for all students in a caring and supportive environment. Effective communication is a crucial component in this relationship in order to achieve our vision of creating an environment where students have the opportunity and desire to become aspirational, confident and respectful learners.
Suitable applicants will be highly motivated, highly skilled educators who are committed to driving both achievement and growth in literacy and numeracy for every student every day. They will exhibit an effective, evidence-based pedagogical approach that prioritises explicit teaching balanced with planned, purposeful inquiry to extend students’ thinking. Priorities include ICT/Technologies, Science and Aboriginal and Torres Islander Cultural Capabilities. Evidence of Wellbeing and Sustainability practices in the natural environment would be highly desirable.
Suitable applicants will be deeply committed to their own professional growth and that of their colleagues. You will be expected to engage in the school based professional learning programs, classroom observation practices and welcome opportunities to be coached and mentored. It is expected that teachers of Edgewater PS engage in leadership roles and responsibilities beyond the classroom that support the school’s improvement agenda.
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 Edgewater Primary School can be found by visiting www.edgewaterps.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 Kim Perkins, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6207 3200 or emailing Kim.Perkins2@education.wa.edu.au.
During the vacation period please contact Kim Perkins, Principal, on 0400 252 123.
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 three to four (3-4) 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 two to three (2-3) 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 Wednesday, 7 October 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.