Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH648672
Balcatta Primary Schoolis seeking to establish a pool 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.
As an Independent Public School, Balcatta PS will be seeking to sustain and grow our reputation for excellence through quality teaching and learning programs. This will be achieved through committed and smart working staff who are committed to support school and systemic priorities. Suitable applicants must show the ability to adapt to current whole school Literacy and Numeracy programs.
We are a small school of 240 looking to grow in the coming years while looking for staff who can grow our supportive culture. Balcatta PS staff are expected and encouraged to take on leadership roles and to commit to the development of a strong, responsive professional learning community. Thus applicants who show a commitment to leading portfolios of improvement, in areas that research demonstrates makes an impact on student outcomes, will be looked on favourably.
We empower reflective practice through an embedded observational model and frequent classroom walkthroughs. Suitable applicants will need to possess an ability to use this information to improve their practice. With a focus on Visible learning, experience with specifics around this approach will allow for success within our school context.
We are looking for applicants that have a positive impact when teaching students and outstanding curriculum knowledge. With a refurbished science room, we are moving towards a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) model with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) and Information Communication Technology (ICT). To be suitable in the role the applicants will not only be able to show their ability to integrate digital technologies into their teaching practice, but be able to troubleshoot high level challenges faced by themselves and others around them.
Suitable applicants will be organised, explicit in their practice, employ excellent communication skills, have strength in building positive and productive relationships to improve student outcomes. The suitable applicants will ideally have knowledge of English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) and delivering differentiated programs to support language acquisition. While demonstrating the ability to manage students at risk and implement research based strategies to meet students’ needs at all levels.
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 Balcatta Primary School can be found by visiting www.balcattaprimary.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information
Please contact Robert Croft, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9253 4900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period please contact Robert Croft on 0433 020 155.
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 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 five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details of at least 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, 2 October 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED