Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH657801
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Harvey Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic, motivated and student-focussed teacher who can work collaboratively to develop resources, undertake planning and moderation and who has the skills to build positive, caring relationships with students based on mutual respect.
The successful applicant will be able to teach across a range of ability levels from Year 7 to Year 12 and has a high interest in collaboration across learning areas.
Excellent classroom management, the ability to develop rapport and motivate students, differentiate the curriculum to cater for individual student needs and to practise a range of teaching strategies to maximise student outcomes are highly regarded for this position. A knowledge of, or expertise in, Explicit Direct Instruction would be advantageous.
Harvey SHS embraces a student centred schooling approach and anticipates that you will join us in continuing this practice. Continuous improvement and a commitment to building a positive, engaging and inclusive culture are hallmarks of our great school. We are a small and personal senior high school in the idyllic yet bustling country setting of Harvey – less than 90 minutes from Perth and at the gateway to the stunning Southwest.
As an Independent Public School, we are on a mission to become the clear school of choice for our large intake area where we have inspirational teachers, respectful students and a safe learning environment. The surest way for us to accelerate that journey is to ensure that only the very best, most positively and actively involved teachers join our existing team.
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 Harvey Senior High School can be found by visiting www.harveyshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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:
You are encouraged to contact Diane Ray, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Harvey, by telephoning (08) 9782 3800 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 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 four (4) 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.