Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH683316
Success Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Education Support Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2022.
As a teacher at Success PS you will be committed, professional and a collaborative participant in our inclusive and culturally diverse education community. Success PS is a unique community consisting of mainstream and education support classes with purpose built facilities to support a range of student needs. All individuals are equally valued and respected members of the whole school community.
To be suitable for inclusion in this pool you will ideally possess excellent communication skills to work as a part of a team to deliver explicit teaching programs. We desire teachers who are educators, with experience and understanding of working with students with a diverse range of special needs. You will ideally have a working knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, Abilities Based Learning Education Western Australia, ABLE WA and knowledge of First Steps Literacy including guided reading and synthetic phonics (Letters and Sounds). At Success PS we support students using Team Teach principles, Zones of Regulation, Positive Behaviour Support and Augmentative Alternative Communication, AAC, as a school priority.
We are focused on creating high performing teams to impact student outcomes. We use DiSC profiling and Patrick Lencion’s model of reference. Opportunities will exist for teachers to lead teams and curriculum areas. We work on distributed leadership and provide opportunities for staff to build capacity as leaders.
At Success PS we embrace our school motto ‘Unlock Your Potential’ where parents and the school community actively work together as a team to achieve improved outcomes for all students. We are an independent public school, who is highly inclusive of our year K to 6 in both mainstream and education support program. Our vision is to nurture, educate and celebrate the students in our school. We believe in STARS which incorporates our five values; strive for success, take responsibility, always inclusive, respectful and stay safe.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Success PS can be found by visiting www.successprimary.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 Kaye Blackburn, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6174 2600 or emailing Kaye.Blackburn@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;
- 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 Monday, 24 May 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.