Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH650157
Are you a positive and talented teacher who strives to enhance their student’s educational outcomes?
Middle Swan Primary School (PS) are 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.
Successful applicants will become part of a collegial team focussed on progressing school improvement and individual student outcomes. A preparedness to reflect and then seek to improve one’s own practice is fundamental to the ongoing progress of the school.
Suitable applicants will support and implement whole school initiatives and programs outlined in the school’s Business Plan including the school’s priorities of Literacy, Numeracy and Wellbeing.
Whole school practices require you to have excellent communication skills and a collaborative working style.
Planning within block teams calls for the applicant to be competent in evidenced based practices such as explicit teaching, ‘Talk 4 Writing’, ‘Talk 4 Reading’ and to be prepared to plan individual learning areas for block groups. You will also implement high levels of engagement and skilled behaviour management practices to maintain a calm learning environment and to promote the learning outcomes of our students.
Middle Swan PS is an Independent Public School. It is a large, well-resourced and well equipped school, catering for approximately 470 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. The school population is drawn mainly from Stratton and the nearby suburbs of Jane Brook and Middle Swan.
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 Middle Swan Primary School can be found by visiting www.middleswanps.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 Frances Coventry, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9265 1800 or emailing email@example.com
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 two (2) 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 Wednesday, 28 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.