Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH677621
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2021
Are you a passionate and enthusiastic English Teacher?
Morley Senior High School (SHS) are seeking a dedicated and passionate English Teacher to join our friendly school.
Morley's vision is to celebrate diversity and cater for the needs of all students, with the goal of everyone achieving their personal best. We strive to foster a culture of continuous improvement and high expectations in a supportive, engaging and vibrant learning environment. Students in Years 7 to 10 have access to engaging programs, including Department of Education approved specialist programs in our Aviation Academy and School of Screen and Media. All students in Years 7 to 9 also study a language and have the opportunity to participate in activities associated with our exchange partnerships with sister schools in Singapore, Japan and China.
The successful applicant will ideally possess expertise in planning and teaching English, as well as Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and General courses. Knowledge and use of English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EALD) teaching strategies is desirable. You should also have the capacity to teach competently in a second area if necessary.
Morley SHS achieves exceptional results in NAPLAN (National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy), OLNA (online literacy and numeracy assessment) and WACE (Western Australian Certificate of Education). We are looking for an expert, passionate teacher with a commitment to excellence in teaching in their learning area. You will ideally have the professional knowledge, understandings and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant secondary school curriculum and have proven success in achieving exceptional educational outcomes for all students. We are looking for an applicant with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. These skills will see you negotiate effectively and build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels including colleagues and parents/caregivers. The successful applicant will be flexible and will work collaboratively with staff and students to provide an engaging and relevant learning environment to inspire and motivate students to learn.
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 Morley Senior High School can be found by visiting morleyshs.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:
Please contact Susan Wallis, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9376 5555 or 0434 939 477 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 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;
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- 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 Wednesday, 21 April 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.