PLEASE NOTE as of Thursday, 26 November 2020 this Vacancy has been Withdrawn
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH657442
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Southern River College (SRC) is an Independent Public School seeking to appoint a dedicated, highly competent and enthusiastic teacher with excellent interpersonal skills.
The successful applicant will be committed to promoting and fostering student engagement and academic improvement in a supportive environment. It is essential that the applicant is committed to personal and professional growth and shows high standards of professionalism. An embraced collaboration working within a team environment is highly desired.
The successful applicant will have the ability to provide purposeful and relevant learning experiences that cater for different student learning needs along with the ability to teach across English, Maths, Science and Humanities. Southern River College is a Visible Learning school. A sound knowledge of high impact teaching strategies and Explicit Direct Instruction would be an advantage.
SRC's Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) offers a range of individual learning and personal development strategies for students who require additional assistance with their studies in Maths, English, Science and Humanities. The Centre is available for students in Years 7 to 9 by interview and testing only. Our TLC Program is an intervention program that caters to a selected group of students in need of greater support in Literacy and Numeracy through their middle years. The classes are aligned to the Western Australian Curriculum and provide students with individual learning programs based upon their particular levels of learning and engagement. Applicants who are able to show the practical application of Explicit Direction Instruction programs such as Strategies to Achieve Mathematical Success, Strategies to Achieve Reading Success and Spelling Mastery are strongly encouraged to apply.
As the successful applicant, you will be highly motivated; student and relationship focused and able to provide engaging, relevant and meaningful learning experiences. You will utilise innovative initiatives and be able to work effectively within a dynamic team. This will involve you reflecting and assessing the effectiveness of your teaching practice and cultivating a safe learning environment. You will utilise evidence based teaching practices whilst employing a range of assessment and reporting methods. With effective interpersonal skills, you will work closely with students, teachers and the community to instil rigour, resilience and pride, allowing students to achieve to their full potential.
SRC seeks to inspire students and teachers while closing the gap of social equality, creating a school that has something for everyone to achieve success. The college operates a general education program Year 7 to Year 12 plus an Inspire Future Learning Academic Program, Vocational Education, STEM and MESH options and Inspire programs in Music, Netball and Soccer. We provide support programs via our Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC), Literacy and Numeracy Development Classes and Specialised Autism Learning Program (SALP). We are a Positive Support School. Our values are linked to our PBS program are: Relationships, Identity, Virtues, Excellence and Respect. Our values are integral to who we are and what we practice.
SRC is focused on students reaching their potential, becoming positive contributors and leaders in the future. We give back and teach our students the importance of community and culture as we inspire our students to be the best they can be. We seek partnerships with industry and educational providers to help enrich our learning programs. Our Motto INSPIRE leads to our priorities: Inspired Students; Inspiring Teachers; Inspirational Leaders and Inspire Community as our framework for growth. Our school works collaboratively to improve classroom practice using best practice research, explicit and inquiry based pedagogy and visible learning practices.
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 Southern River College can be found by visiting www.southernrivercollege.wa.edu.au or Schools Online or by downloading the relevant attachment below.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Sharon Harry, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9391 6500 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 four (4) 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 fully or provisionally registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full or provisional registration prior to commencement of the position. (Applicants who require a Limited Registration to teach from the TRB are not eligible). 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, 30 November 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.