Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH646961
Flinders Park Primary School (PS) We are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise for or during Semester 1 2021. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencement within Semester 1 2021.
Flinders Park PS is a Level 5 primary school, located on the eastern edge of Albany. The location of the school helps to promote a strong sense of community and influences a ‘rural atmosphere’. We have a diverse range of families in terms of socio-economic status, life style and employment. The school prides itself in making constant improvement and striving for high expectations academically, socially, emotionally and physically.
The suitable applicants will ideally have proven skills in early childhood education knowledge of The National Quality Standard (NQS) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and implementing play-based practices. The suitable applicant will possess a comprehensive knowledge of the West Australian Curriculum, with explicit teaching skills in Literacy and Numeracy and the ability to use data to drive planning.
We are looking for committed, passionate teachers to join our unique and highly successful team of professionals. The suitable applicants ideally will be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of highly effective teaching strategies specifically in explicit instruction as well as the ability to understand and use student and whole school performance data effectively to inform planning and differentiation across the early years. Suitable applicants will be able to support major school directions, as outlined in our Business Plan, and be committed to whole school approaches articulated in our Action Plans.
We seek teachers who will inspire students to develop an enthusiasm for learning in vibrant, engaging and supportive classrooms. Suitable applicants will ideally possess the ability to build strong and valuable relationships with students, staff and the school community. They will exhibit proactive strategies to support and improve student behaviour and engagement, to enable positive outcomes in and out of the classroom.
It is highly desirable that applicants will demonstrate high levels of team work, be confident in working collaboratively, demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and willing to assist in making a positive difference in the success of all students. Newly appointed staff will be expected to exemplify our school’s values.
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 Flinders Park Primary School can be found by visiting www.flindersparkps.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 Richard Bushell, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Albany, by telephoning (08) 9844 7200 or emailing Richard.Bushell@education.wa.edu.au
Should you require information during the school holiday period, please contact Richard on 0428 447 200.
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 maximum four (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 four (4) 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 Friday, 16 October 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.