Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH647760
This is a permanent, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Jurien Bay District High School (DHS) is seeking to appoint an additional English/Art teacher due to increasing enrolments.
The successful applicant will be able to work as part of a team, focussed on developing engaging and relevant learning experiences and building positive relationships with colleagues and learners. With effective interpersonal skills you will work closely with our school community to instil our school values of Respect, Responsibility and Commitment.
Teachers at Jurien Bay DHS use the iSTAR lesson framework as a model for connected practice and consistency between classrooms. Teachers also plan and teach using Kagan Cooperative Learning Structures to assist with the acquisition of skills and concepts, while promoting engagement and positive relationships between learners. Professional Learning will be provided for both of these initiatives and the successful candidate will approach the implementation of these learning programs with enthusiasm.
To be successful in this role, the will have the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to teach English to Year 7 – 10 students, as well as, English courses in the senior school. The successful teacher will also provide teaching programs in a minor area of study and therefore the qualifications and enthusiasm to teach Visual Arts is highly desired.
Working at Jurien Bay DHS provides the opportunity to live on the pristine Turquoise Coast, with access to beautiful beaches and camping grounds all within a short drive of your doorstep. The Jurien Bay DHS community and wider town is a very welcoming environment and a great place to enjoy both work and leisure time.
The school caters for students from Jurien Bay, Leeman, Green Head and Cervantes and the surrounding farming districts. The school provides an educational service for a range of students from Kindergarten to Year 12.
With the school’s motto being ‘Together in Learning’ there is a focus on strong community relationships. The development of relationships with staff and students is a priority with mutual respect and high behavioural expectations key components in these relationships.
The school enjoys the strong support of the Parents and Citizens Association and a motivated School Board.
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 Jurien Bay DHS can be found by visiting www.jdhs.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 and qualifications.
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Todd Main, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Jurien Bay, by telephoning (08) 9688 6100, 0400 252 055 (during school holidays) or emailing Todd.Main@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 (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 Thursday, 22 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.