Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH643555
Highgate Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Early Childhood and Primary Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies for the 2021 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements up until the end of Term 1, 2021. Please indicate in your application if you would like to be considered for only permanent placements.
As a suitable applicant, you will ideally have outstanding curriculum knowledge, high emotional intelligence and be a high-quality teacher. You will have a great sense of joy, humour and fun. You will be loyal, hard-working and willing to “go the extra mile”.
You will be a great teacher, who builds trust-filled, quality relationships with students, parents and staff. You will have the skills to be able to support and encourage the students to achieve the aims outlined in the Western Australian curriculum, and the Highgate Primary School vision. If you are innovative, loyal, emotionally intelligent, proactive and an enthusiastic individual, who has a proven ability as an amazing classroom teacher, we encourage you to apply.
Highgate PS, was established in 1895 making it one of the oldest primary schools in Western Australia. It is situated in the suburb of Highgate, only two kilometres from Perth CBD The staff are committed, hard-working and willing to go above and beyond for each other and for the students. We all share ownership, accountability and responsibility to the school community and the progress of our students.
The school has a brilliant school culture – one that we have worked hard to achieve. Staff are united, hard-working and willing to try new things. We collaborate, we make decisions using a consensus model, and we all want our new teachers to trust us and to enjoy working in our school. We are a strong and healthy school community, and we work tirelessly together to continuously improve our school for our students.
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 Highgate PS can be found by visiting www.highgateps.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 Stephen Ivey, Principal, or Danika Smith, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9253 2700 or emailing email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note, during the vacation period contact will only be available via email.
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 (3) 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 three (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;
- 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, 21 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.