Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH658940
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021 with possible extension
Do you want to make a positive difference in your local community?
Yerecoin Primary School (PS) is seeking a confident and flexible primary teacher to fill a fixed term vacancy. Suitable applicants will be highly skilled educators committed to being a member of a collaborative team that embodies the ethos “Endeavour for Excellence.” Teachers at Yerecoin PS pursue excellence in teaching, have high expectations and truly believe that all children can learn and be successful. Suitable applicants are able to create an engaging, challenging and caring learning environment and cater for the range of needs which will ensure student achievement. They use effective behaviour management strategies to establish and maintain an organised, orderly and learning focused classroom.
Teachers will need to be able to cater for a range of student abilities and ages in the one classroom, ensuring they maintain high academic standards, which is a hallmark of the school.
Our staff plan and implement engaging programs for students using current technologies including Interactive Panels, iPads, Laptops, Coding and Robotics. Experience and knowledge of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and IPads in a learning environment is a highly desirable skill for applicants. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) implementation is encouraged and supported. Teachers will support the development of Science, Spelling, Writing, Numeracy and Philanthropy, which are core priorities of the school. Of utmost importance are the personal qualities you bring to the role. You must value developing positive relationships with students, families, colleagues, and the wider community. You should have a “can do” attitude and the ability to anticipate and adapt to change; showing initiative, flexibility and creative problem solving to produce the best opportunities for our students.
Yerecoin PS is a Level 3 school and is part of the Wheatbelt Education Region. The Staff are experienced and amiable and keen to work with a ‘like-minded’ person who shares their passion for providing quality public school education in a collaborative, nurturing environment, underpinned by clearly articulated values and with a focus on respectful practices. Applicants must be prepared to support the work of the wider school community. We are seeking a highly skilled teacher who demonstrates a high level of professionalism in their day to day conduct.
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 Yerecoin Primary School can be found by visiting 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 Joeley Howard, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Yerecoin, by telephoning 0439 324 537 or emailing Joeley.Howard@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 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.