Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH649823
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Wandering Primary school (PS) is seeking a dedicated and committed Early Childhood Teacher to join their friendly team.
The successful applicant will possess a strong knowledge of all key elements of Early Years pedagogy and curriculum as well as an ability to inspire students to develop a passion for learning in vibrant, engaging and supportive classrooms. The successful applicant will be highly motivated, display excellent interpersonal skills and have an ability to build effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community.
Wandering PS has a strong focus on collaboration and working productively across the school community, so team work is highly valued. As a reflective teacher, the successful applicant will also need to display a commitment to improvement and implementing whole school strategies, including Positive Behaviour Support (PBS).
Applicants with knowledge and experience of whole school programs including Talk for Writing, Letters and Sounds, Brightpath Assessment, and Stepping Stones is desirable. A keen interest in the integration of technology in the classroom, including Science, Technology, Engeineering and Science (STEM)/ Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) would be ideal. We also seek applicants who highly value inclusivity and have an understanding of building a positive, engaging classroom culture with a diverse student group with a range of abilities academic, social and emotional.
Wandering PS is a caring, friendly and positive school. Our staff are committed to individual student learning and success. Our environment is orderly, cooperative and engaging. Every student at Wandering PS is given the opportunity to learn and the support to achieve. Our vision is that every student finds a lifelong love of learning. Our aim is that every teacher implements a quality teaching and learning program that caters for individual education needs and differences.
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 Wandering Primary School can be found by visiting wanderingps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Jennifer Dunn, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Wandering, by telephoning (08) 9884 1014 or emailing Jennifer.Dunn@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 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 Monday, 2 November 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS
ARE NOT ACCEPTED.