Please note as of Friday the 22nd of October 2021, at 9.30am, the closing date for this advert was amended.
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH708089
Are you looking for a rewarding place to work in a dynamic and innovative team?
Kelmscott Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of Design and Technologies Teachers 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.
The role focuses on developing students’ skills in the use of tools and machines and in bringing design projects to fruition using a variety of materials. The suitable applicant will ideally have experience planning and teaching in one or more of the following contexts; Years 11 and 12 Materials Design and Technology, Years 7-10 general technologies courses including the contexts of Woodwork and Metalwork. A TAE certificate and experience in the implementation of the Western Australian Curriculum in lower school Technologies is highly desirable.
We strive to ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of learning. Our staff are committed to personal and professional growth and embrace opportunities to create environments conducive to learnings that are fun, purposeful, relevant and cater for differing student learning needs. In this way, you will be able to create a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students. Applicants with experience working with Gifted and Talented students, Students at Educational Risk and English as an Additional Language/Dialect students will be highly regarded.
The suitable applicants for this pool will ideally be dedicated, highly competent and enthusiastic teachers, who are passionate about language learning and the opportunities it provides for young people. The suitable applicants should have high expectations and demonstrate a commitment to excellence. Successful applicants should ideally be able to use a range of pedagogies; ability to provide differentiated learning opportunities; and have the ability to establish and maintain a positive classroom learning environment.
As part of standard practice, the suitable applicants will ideally be able to reflect on and assess the effectiveness of their teaching practices, using a variety of methods and apply that knowledge to catering for different student learning needs. Being student focused and collaborative, applicants should ideally be able to display positive learning outcomes for students across Years 7 to 12 and an ability to provide relevant and engaging courses linking to the Western Australian Curriculum.
In this role you will have the ability to work as part of a collegiate team and be solutions focussed. As a member of staff at Kelmscott SHS you will work collaboratively with your colleagues in developing an enriched technologies curriculum and use evidence based decision-making skills to ensure curriculum improvement is paramount. These skills will see you negotiate effectively and build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels including colleagues and parents/caregivers.
The suitable applicants will possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills which will be used to develop and promote the school’s values, ethos and priorities across the school community. You will support the implementation of the school’s Business Plan, work and teach in a team environment, be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives and focused on an evidence based approach to teaching through data analysis and self-reflection.
We are seeking applicants with knowledge and skills to utilise systemic data such as Student Achievement Information System (SAIS), National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) and Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (OLNA) to address individual student learning needs. Successful applicants should demonstrate active participation in professional learning opportunities and continually reflect on classroom practice to sustain a culture of high-quality teaching and ongoing improvement.
Applicants with the ability to teach in another learning area are encouraged to apply.
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 Kelmscott Senior High School can be found by visiting www.kshs.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 Adrian Penistan, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9495 7400 or emailing Adrian.Penistan@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Adrian Penistan on 0400 387 640.
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 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.
- Hold full, non-practising or provisional registration with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full, non-practising 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
- 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 Friday, 29 October 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.