Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH677161
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2021
Newton Moore Senior High School (SHS) is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic Teachers of Science to join their team. We are looking for teachers with excellent interpersonal skills who will provide high quality learning experiences for all students in Science
The successful applicant should have a sound understanding of the WA Science Curriculum and Senior School science courses. Experience in teaching ATAR Science courses is highly desirable. Knowledge and the ability to use learning strategies that successfully engage students in science will be advantageous.
It is desirable that the successful applicant develops a supportive and positive classroom environment, possess effective interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. The successful applicant will desirably possess an ability to elicit positive student behaviour using an educative approach. They will have a commitment to inclusive education and a strategic approach in planning for improved student outcomes. We are seeking applicants who constantly strive to improve standards and are open to professional development opportunities.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is a focus at our school therefore a willingness to work with other learning areas to provide high level learning opportunities and developing skills for the future will be highly regarded. The school also offers related Certificate II courses which require the teacher to possess a qualification in the specific area and a Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment. Whilst not required these qualifications would be advantageous.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to address the context of the school, including our school priorities in their application.
Newton Moore SHS is located in Bunbury, 175kms south of Perth. We have a strong commitment to offering innovative and best practice educational programs. The school delivers two Department of Education Approved Specialist Academic Programs: Science Horizons and Engineering Specialist. Newton Moore SHS is also Teacher Development School (TDS) for secondary science and a Lead Language School and supports with training and assisting staff across the South West. The school is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) for Certificate II courses in Aquaculture and Workplace Skills.
Newton Moore SHS also provides enrichment through the following programs: Moore Academy of Sport and Health (MASH), Follow the Dream, Clontarf Football Academy and CALM Cadets.
As an Independent Public School (IPS), Newton Moore Senior High School provides students with a personalised, globally aware educational experience. The school has a strong sense of community and celebrates the strengths of students through a variety of innovative programs.
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 Newton Moore Senior High School can be found by visiting www.newtonmooreshs.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 Denise Harrison, HR Officer, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in South Bunbury, by telephoning 0416 171 697 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 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;
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- Be eligible for, or registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB). 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 Wednesday, 28 April 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.