Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH645760
Northam Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Primary Teacher’s 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 looking for energetic teachers, both graduate and experienced, who are willing to work collaboratively as active members of a close knit team. Suitable applicants will prove to be passionate and collaborative educators, willing to create a positive, engaging and inclusive learning environment.
The suitable applicants will demonstrate a profound understanding of contemporary curriculum and pedagogy with an emphasis on explicit teaching techniques, particularly in the teaching of the Letters and Sounds, Spelling Mastery, Talk for Writing and Origo Numeracy programs. Experience with the integration of digital technologies into the learning program and formative evaluation techniques will be highly valued, as will expertise in curriculum differentiation. The suitable applicants must also have a sound knowledge and interest in the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework and the Positive Behaviour in Schools (PBS) program. We are seeking exemplary teachers with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills which underpin professional and positive working relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community.
Northam PS caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 6 and currently have just under 300 students. Students come from the local town and from the outlying farms and rural properties.
The school fosters a safe and inclusive learning environment; we focus on building positive relationships with students, their parents and carers and with the wider community. The staff, comprising of newly graduated teachers through to teachers with many years of experience and our experienced and dedicated non-teaching staff, work together to develop individual potential through excellence in education. They have specialist teachers in science, music, languages and sport and a learning support co-ordinator.
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 Northam Primary School can be found by visiting Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Mark Donaldson, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Northam by telephoning (08) 96215700 or during school holidays on 0481 469 201 or emailing Mark.Donaldson@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 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 five (5) 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; and
- 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 Thursday, 8 October 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.