Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH672453
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2021
West Busselton Primary School (PS) is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic Performing Arts Teacher to join their team.
The successful applicant will ideally have the skills and experience teaching within the music or drama domains, or a fusion of both. A highly successful performing arts program has existed in the school for many years, and it is anticipated that the successful applicant will maintain and strengthen the program’s reputation within the school community. Strong evidence of public performance through the program is highly desirable. A portion of this role will involve mainstream classroom teaching across a range of year levels.
The successful applicant will also have a strong commitment to professional development and continuous improvement to facilitate a best practice approach towards teaching and learning whilst providing a rich, evidence-base curriculum.
West Busselton PS is an Independent Public School that caters for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. Our school has a proud reputation in the wider community for providing a caring and supportive environment that caters for the individual needs of all children. We are a Positive Behaviour school, focusing on the values of Being Respectful, Responsible, Caring and Doing our Best.
Collaborative whole school, and phase of learning planning, ensures teachers implement a consistent approach to children's education, ensuring they receive continuity in their learning that is relevant and current. Rigorous data collection ensures that our school monitors student growth as it is our core belief that all students are capable learners.
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 West Busselton Primary School can be found by visiting www.westbusseltonps.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 Jamie Adair, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Busselton, by telephoning (08) 9751 8400 or emailing Jamie.Adair@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 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 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, 8 March 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.