Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH645722
As of 2PM on Friday, 25 September 2020 this position was withdrawn due to a change in business needs.
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021.
Are you looking for a rewarding place to work in a dynamic and innovative team?
Broome Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Students At Educational Risk teacher join our friendly team. The successful candidate will work with a small class of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) girls within the Broome Girls Academy (BGA) team to plan, deliver and assess an engaging teaching and learning program that will ensure successful outcomes for these students.
BGA is a well-established and highly valued program, developed through Role Models and Leaders Australia that supports ATSI girls at Broome SHS to achieve and participate in all aspects of their schooling to the best of their ability. The BGA class is a sub-set of the program that aims to support girls in Year 7 and Year 8 who initially need a single teacher classroom to settle into secondary schooling and then facilitates their transition to mainstream schooling when ready.
The development of positive, respectful relationships between staff, students and families is a high priority at Broome SHS. The successful applicant will be student and relationship focused, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with staff from BGA and the entire school community. They will be strong communicators with excellent interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will be self-reflective and will constantly assess the effectiveness of teaching practice. They will embrace the integration of Information and Communications Technology to create an environment conducive to learning as well as provide purposeful and relevant learning experiences that cater for different student learning needs. Furthermore, the applicants will embrace cross cultural relationships and work collaboratively with ATSI students, families and the wider community in order to deliver meaningful and engaging student experiences within and outside the classroom.
Broome SHS, winner of the WA School of the Year for 2012, is now one of the premier high schools in the state. Broome SHS is a high performing school with a diverse student population, a wide range of course offerings from Year 7 to Year 12 and a collaborative, collegiate staff culture. A leading Independent Public School in its own right, the school is also proudly part of the Broome Cluster of Independent Public Schools working in close collaboration with the town’s four primaries, Broome, Broome North, Cable Beach and Roebuck Primary.
Broome is a vibrant and attractive coastal town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. As a tourist town, Broome is well resourced regarding facilities and services. Applicants offered a position in 2020 will be eligible for Government Regional Officer’s Housing (GROH) housing and assistance with the movement of furniture and vehicle to Broome.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
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 Broome Senior High School can be found by visiting www.broomeshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Cath Winfield, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Broome, by telephoning (08) 9195 3100 or emailing Cathy.Winfield@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 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 up to five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two to three (2-3) 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; 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, 25 September 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.