Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH651605
This is a thirty-six (36) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Fitzroy Valley District High School (DHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher of Design and Technology (Manual Arts) to join our team; who has the capacity to deliver courses across the Design and Technology contexts.
Applicants possessing the ability to teach in the VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VDSS) domain would be a benefit. Applicants possessing or have the ability to obtain a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and have Industry Currency in construction or Engineering will be highly desired.
The successful applicant will have the ability to work collaboratively with others, engage positively with students and strive to meet the different learning needs of all students. They will ideally have contemporary Design and Technology curriculum knowledge, allowing them to design, differentiate and deliver learning programs to students in Years 5 – 12. Fitzroy Valley District High School has a state of the art workshop equipped with the latest equipment and a separate state of the art ventilated machine room. The workshop also has an adjoining enclosed outdoor workspace which hosts VET courses such as Automotive and Engineering Pathways.
Fitzroy Valley DHS is situated in the picturesque Fitzroy Valley in the rugged Kimberley region of Western Australia. The town of Fitzroy Crossing is situated on the banks of the Fitzroy River and lends itself to the outdoor adventure lifestyle. Many camping and fishing spots such as Geikie Gorge and Tunnel Creek are situated close by. Fitzroy Crossing is located 380kms to the regional tourist attraction of Broome. Fitzroy Valley DHS is a Department of Education Remote Community School.
The successful applicant will gain all of the incentives aimed at attracting candidates to work in a remote community school. Salaries and benefits can be found here.
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 Fitzroy Valley District High School can be found by visiting Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Stephen Traynor, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Fitzroy Crossing by telephoning (08) 9193 0900 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 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; 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, 23 October 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS
ARE NOT ACCEPTED