Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH689391
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? If you are innovative, progressive and looking for a challenge, then look no further.
Harrisdale Primary School (PS) are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year.
Suitable applicants will ideally be highly motivated, energetic and possess the qualities to promote excellence, build effective teams and implement innovative curriculum. You should also possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively.
We are seeking teachers who pursue excellence in teaching, have high expectations and truly believe that all children can learn and be successful. You will also be committed to putting students first in your decision-making and undertake the hard work that is inherent in adhering to a whole school approach. You will deliver motivating and quality educational programs and believe that exemplary, evidence-based teaching practices lead to successful students and high standards of achievement.
You will ideally be confident in the application of digital technologies and its integration across the curriculum to enhance student outcomes. The learning environment you create should be engaging, challenging, caring and cater for a range of needs which promote student achievement. You will utilise effective behaviour management strategies to establish and maintain an organised, orderly and learning-focused classroom. Suitable applicants will be motivated, reflective teachers who seek out new opportunities and are focused on their own professional growth.
Harrisdale (PS) is located in the South-Metro region. It is a very large primary school with a student population in excess of 1000 students. The school is equipped with state of the art facilities and technologies, and delivers learning and teaching programs aligned to current research and best practice. The school aims to provide an educational program of the highest standard and facilities include purpose built early childhood (pre-primary) buildings, a modern library, including hard copy and e-books, an indoor/outdoor undercover area, naturescape play areas, purpose built music, science and art rooms and modern, contemporary classrooms.
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 Harrisdale Primary School can be found by visiting www.harrisdaleps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
For further job related information:
Please contact Karen Duncan, Principal by telephoning 9234 9700 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 two (2) 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, 30 June 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.