Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH650359
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021 with possible extension and/or permanency
Are you a passionate, dedicated and professional Early Childhood instructional leader? Do you inspire, innovate and work collaboratively with others to effect whole school improvements to teaching and learning?
Harrisdale Primary School (PS) is seeking a passionate and committed Impact Coach K-2 who will work closely with the Principal and Executive Team to provide educational leadership in the school by developing and promoting the school vision #everystudentsuccessful. Your ability to work collaboratively with year level leaders and teachers to lead whole-school, connected practice and achieve targets, is central to the role. Level 3 Classroom Teachers are encouraged to apply!
As Impact Coach-Junior, you will ideally provide high quality leadership to staff across literacy and numeracy, and possess the ability to provide direction and purpose to staff, build team capacity and cohesion and promote an environment of positive quality learning experiences for all staff and students.
As an Impact Coach, you will ideally possess an extensive knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum. The successful applicant will apply their professional knowledge and understanding to promote effective and rigorous teaching, learning and assessment. This knowledge, combined with explicit pedagogical skills, will enable the development of programs to cater for a diverse range of students. Please refer to our website to see HPS programs and strategies
The successful applicant will be responsible for developing the capabilities and capacity of early childhood staff in planning, actioning and reviewing teaching programs. You will also require the capacity to lead and evaluate assessment and moderation activities that ensure consistent and comparable judgements of student learning
As the successful applicant, it is desired that you will be an exemplary classroom practitioner who can; model innovative, future-focused thinking; lead the implementation of excellence in teaching and learning and possess an ability to build capacity and capabilities of staff by modelling, working alongside, mentoring and coaching.
As a leader and exceptional classroom practitioner you will have the ability to lead improvement and change initiatives and continually reflect on teaching and learning. It is desirable for applicants to have the ability to use data analysis to inform your planning and assessment, and utilise data to drive change and improve students’ academic performance. The successsful will lead learning opportunities for staff to ensure consistently high levels of curriculum delivery.
Critical to the role, is your capacity to build positive relationships and trust with staff and have highly efficient communication skills. You will be able to collaborate very effectively with others to sustain a professional team culture whereby staff feel supported to share effective teaching and learning practices. You will ideally be motivated and self-driven, able to work collaboratively or independently.
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 Harrisdale Primary School can be found by visiting www.harrisdaleps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Karen Duncan, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9234 9700 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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 five (5) 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 three (3) 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 Tuesday, 27 October 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.