Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH647224
This is a thirty-six (36) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Fitzroy Valley District High School is seeking a highly competent and experienced Primary Physical Education Teacher to join our dedicated teaching team.
As the Primary Physical Education Teacher at Fitzroy Valley DHS, you will be required to possess excellent knowledge of the Western Australian Health and Physical Education Curriculum and the ability to differentiate the curriculum to meet the needs of the individual students. You will be required to teach Physical Education, Sports and Health to Primary school students Years K-6, as well as promote healthy active lifestyles.
We are seeking an individual who has outstanding organisational and coordination skills. We are seeking someone who is able to work well in a team, build a positive rapport with both staff and students and contribute at a whole school level. You will be expected to be able to contribute towards positive student outcomes for our primary student cohort.
Fitzroy Valley DHS is situated in the picturesque Fitzroy Valley in the scenic Kimberley region of Western Australia. The town of Fitzroy Crossing is situated on the banks of the Fitzroy River and lends itself to the outdoor adventure lifestyle. Many camping and fishing spots such as Geikie Gorge and Tunnel Creek are situated close by. Fitzroy Crossing is located 380kms to the regional tourist attraction of Broome. Fitzroy Valley DHS is a Department of Education Remote Community School.
The successful applicant will gain all of the incentives aimed at attracting candidates to work in a remote community school. Salaries and benefits can be found here.
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 Fitzroy Valley DHS can be found by visiting Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service and qualifications.
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Stephen Traynor, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Fitzroy Valley, by telephoning (08) 9193 0900 or 0400 832 560 (during the holiday period); or by emailing Stephen.Traynor@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 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 outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two 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 14 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.