Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH659593
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021 with possible extension and/or permanency.
Are you an exemplary, reflective teacher who promotes active learning and has high expectations of students? Do you possess a growth mindset and are ready to take on new challenges?
Fremantle College is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Health and Physical Education teacher with a focus on AFL to join their team. This is your opportunity to show innovative, contemporary teaching practices that develop the College as a center of teaching and learning excellence, contributing to the excellent results achieved in the Australian Football Rules Fremantle College Academy in both the male and female program.
The college’s vision is to provide a vibrant and inclusive learning environment that delivers excellence in education. Every teacher has a role in implementing this vision – which is aligned to our ethos and strategic plan –encompassing strong and respectful relationships and effective curriculum delivery. Working collaboratively across teams you will implement new whole school policies, processes and procedures, embedding a culture of professionalism, and collegial trust with staff and ongoing improvement for our students. The successful candidate will ideally be skilled in differentiating the curriculum to meet the varying academic requirements of the students within the AFL Academy. With strong communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment, will be well regarded as well as a willingness to engage in professional learning and liaise with colleagues, parents and external networks.
Development, review and responsibility for the AFL Academy (focusing on the delivery aspects of the program and working collaboratively with the AFL Coordinator and Physical Education learning area), will be a priority for the successful teacher. The ability to teach AFL Specific classes from 7-10 as well as Year 7-10 Western Australian Health and Physical Education curriculum are highly regarded. There may also be a practical component with the teacher requiring to take weekly excursions for competitions, carnivals and camps. Camps to Fremantle, Meekatharra and interstate/intrastate trips are a key component and therefore additional desirable attributes include practical qualifications such as a Bronze Medallion (Open Water), F Class Vehicle licence and Surf Rescue Qualifications to supervise at the beach. A Cert IV as well as being able to teacher upper school Health would be highly regarded.
The successful candidate will be working closely with Fremantle College‘s existing partnerships; South Fremantle Football Club and The Stephen Michael Foundation. They will be able to strengthen these existing partnerships and have the capacity to develop new partnerships with the wider AFL community.
Fremantle College embraces high expectations in behaviour and academic achievement to build and maintain a reputation for strong results for secondary students from Years 7 to 12. Focusing on positive education PERMAH framework (Positive Emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, Achievement), along with our values of Curiosity, Enthusiasm for Learning, Kindness, Perseverance, and Leadership, will ensure the wellbeing of our students and staff. Your positive behavioral support of students will ensure they are encouraged to excel and flourish in a caring and friendly environment. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of behaviour management policies.
Expectations of teachers at Fremantle College will include an explicit focus on the following aspects of the Professional Practice Domain:
- Analyse, diagnose and adjust classroom teaching practices; Teachers seek and are responsive to feedback from students and teachers in regards to the impact of their teaching. This will include the provision of differentiation for the range of students in classes.
- Use information and communication technology; Enhance student learning experiences, reinforce teaching and effectively communicate with parents, staff and students.
- Have clear lesson goals and high expectations of the learning that will occur in classes; How it will occur and the evidence produced by students to demonstrate their learning.
- Give students the opportunity to learn and work effectively as part of a team; Recognising that learning is an experiential process linked to solving real world problems.
- Establish the use of a positive education philosophy PERMA (Positive Emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, Achievement) and positive behaviour management; Enhance and develop strong relationships with students.
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 Fremantle College can be found by visiting fremantlecollege.wa.edu.au or 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:
Please contact Mark Jeffery, Associate Principal, by telephoning 0410689146 or emailing Mark.Jeffery@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 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 Friday, 15 January 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.