Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH648871
This is a three (3) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 4, 2020
Clarkson Community High School (CHS) is seeking to appoint an innovative and dynamic teacher of English to join their friendly team.
We currently have the following positions available:
- two (2) x Three (3) month fixed term, full-time positions
Both positions will commence Term 4, 2020.
The successful applicant will be a conscientious and dedicated teacher who strives to create positive, respectful and productive relationships with students, parents and staff. You will utilise your comprehensive knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum to teach students operating at multiple levels of competence, differentiating the curriculum to extend the learning of all students and providing timely and constructive feedback. Ideally, you will be able to exhibit sound classroom management, be proactive in reinforcing good mental health practices with students, and employ an evidence-based approach to inform planning.
To be successful in this position, you will be highly organised and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Additionally, you will have the ability to effectively employ technology and work constructively as part of a team. You will also be resourceful and pursue excellence in your practice through self-reflection, engagement with professional learning and school-based performance improvement strategies. A capacity and eagerness to support primary school literacy would be highly desirable. A willingness to engage in the delivery of teaching and learning in a second curriculum area would be highly desirable. Both experienced teachers and graduates are encouraged to apply.
Due to the small cohorts at our school, teachers are often required to teach across other learning areas. As such, applicants who are willing to and/or have experience in teaching Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Science are strongly encouraged to apply.
Inviting student involvement is an emphasis at Clarkson CHS, with a focus on high-quality teaching and curriculum activities that engage and extend students. We are a faculty-based community high school providing high-quality education in Years 7 to 12 in the North-Western suburbs of Perth. The school has approximately 50 staff and 400 students.
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 Clarkson Community High School can be found by visiting www.clarksonchs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information:
Please contact Louise Hall, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 6206 5000 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the vacation period please contact Louise Hall, Deputy Principal, on 0451 114 972.
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; and
- 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.
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.