Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH686945
Ashdale Secondary College (SC) is seeking to establish a pool of innovative and motivated Teachers – Home Economics 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.
The Home Economics team is a highly effective team, who values collegiality, reflective practice and the pursuit of excellence. Suitable applicants will ideally have the ability to teach across the range of Home Economics fields including, but not limited to, Food and Textiles. It is highly desirable the suitable applicants possess a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and a Certificate II in Hospitality; however, these are not essential and can be trained.
Ashdale SC’s Teaching and Learning Framework underpins the high-quality teaching and learning that takes place at the College. As a teacher at our school you will reflect and assess the effectiveness of teaching practice, promote an environment of active and positive learning, and provide educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve their highest potential. With effective interpersonal skills, you will work closely with students, colleagues and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for students.
Ashdale SC is a school that embraces technology, staff development and is committed to supporting students into positive future pathways. The College has a strong collegiate environment where staff are supported to provide quality teaching and learning programs, foster innovation and work in partnership with students. An important component of the fabric of the College is our commitment to the collaborative partnerships within the Ashdale Cluster. As a teacher at our school, you will embrace this Cluster approach and the opportunities it provides to work in collaboration with colleagues in each of the five schools.
Systemic assessment and reporting procedures are carried out at the highest level, confirming performance and guiding the setting of future targets for the school. Ashdale’s teaching staff has a key role in school planning processes including: the analysis of student performance data, development of performance and improvement plans and application of an evidence-based approach to student performance.
Ashdale SC is a distinctive, world class, educational community of excellence where all students are motivated to strive to achieve their best and to realise their potential in a values-rich environment. The focus of the College is on student engagement and wellbeing so that they feel valued at all times. The College measures its effectiveness through the achievement and character of our students and the integral part it plays the community. A partnership founded on strong relationships between students, teachers, parents and the community is the enduring platform upon which the College is built.
Students at Ashdale SC are equipped with, and confident in the use of, new blends of skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their individual potential throughout their lives. They develop the capabilities necessary for healthy living and lifelong learning. They build social and emotional resilience, supported by clear, ethical and effective pastoral care. This ensures students are given the opportunities to develop the confidence they need to play an active part in the life of their school, family, community and nation while being successfully prepared for future transitions from home to school, to work, or further studies.
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 Ashdale Secondary College can be found by visiting www.ashdalesc.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 Donna Brigden, Teacher in Charge of Home Economics, by telephoning (08) 6207 1300 or emailing Donna.Brigden@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 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 five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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 Wednesday, 23 June 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.