Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH646984
South Kalgoorlie Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of effective, committed and enthusiastic teachers (Kindergarten to Year 6) 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 up to the end of Term 4, 2021.
Successful applicants will have ideally worked in environments with whole school approaches and collaborative team structures. The application of effective instructional strategies and incorporation of technology to engage students and challenge learning in a supportive and safe environment is essential.
Applicants will ideally be outstanding classroom practitioners who can continue to develop and enhance current school practices. They should have excellent interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, staff and the wider community. They require expertise in differentiating the curriculum to cater for students of varying ability, ensuring that each student achieves their full potential.
It would also be highly regarded if suitable applicants have a working knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS), Classroom Management Strategies (CMS) and 123 Magic with a commitment to implementing a social emotional curriculum. Applicants should display a willingness to try new and innovative ways to engage students through contemporary instructional strategies and learning experiences that maximise the integration of different ICT tools and platforms.
South Kalgoorlie PS provides a learning environment in which students feel safe and supported. Our positive and proactive approach develops resilient, socially and culturally respectful young people. We teach the skills and language needed to create a school community where wellbeing is a focus. The school has an excellent reputation for its inclusive approach to education. We build a genuine sense of community which is valued by all.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 South Kalgoorlie Primary School can be found by visiting https://www.southkalgoorlieps.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.
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Katherine Grant, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kalgoorlie, by telephoning (08) 9092 5800 or emailing Katherine.Grant@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 three (3) 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 two (2) 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, 20 November 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.