Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH707920
Eaton Community College (CC) 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 effective in engaging and motivating students and managing a positive learning environment. They would also ideally possess superior interpersonal skills and work closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for our students.
It is desirable that the suitable applicants have experience in teaching Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) English as well as General and Foundation English courses. Suitable applicants would work as part of a dedicated team to develop, review and deliver English curriculum. To be successful in this role, you will strive to have strong teaching and classroom management skills and the ability to develop good relationships with all students and engage them in effective learning.
Applicants will ideally have a sound understanding of the developmental needs of students at the secondary phases of the Western Australian Curriculum and will be skilled in differentiating the curriculum to meet the academic needs of all students. Suitable applicants will ideally have proven skills in behaviour management, curriculum expertise and have achieved high levels of student achievement in English. They will have a commitment to inclusive education and a strategic approach in planning for improved student outcomes. There is an expectation that all teachers will engage in reflective practice, informed by classroom observations, student feedback surveys and close examination of student performance data.
To be suitable, you will be a student and relationship focused teacher who is highly motivated, innovative and able to work effectively in a team environment, as well as posses an engaging and energetic teaching style. You will ideally be able to reflect and assess the effectiveness of teaching practices using a variety of methods suited to the learning environment and the College. The expectations are about promoting an environment of active and positive learning and providing educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve success. An ability and the qualifications to teach across other learning areas would be highly regarded.
At Eaton CC we are working hard to become one of the leading secondary schools in the Bunbury area. We are dedicated to selecting specialist staff with strong curriculum knowledge and the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with students, parents/guardians, colleagues and the wider school community. Eaton CC is an Independent Public School (IPS) that offers a wonderful opportunity for local students to access a high-quality secondary education close to home. Eaton is a rapidly growing suburb located less than 10kms from Bunbury.
At Eaton CC we focus on explicit instruction and targeted intervention strategies to ensure every student achieves. Our College staff have 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. As a result, our teachers foster a safe and accountable learning environment that encourages students to further develop higher order thinking skills.
We are supported by an internal specialist literacy and numeracy program with a focus on developing students core reading and number skills. In addition, we have an Education Department endorsed Specialised Learning Program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This program is embedded across all learning areas. Our specialist staff work with classroom teachers to effectively differentiate learning activities and prioritise individual learning needs. At Eaton CC we genuinely care about our students and as a result work hard to provide wrap around support. Our student services team provides extensive social emotional care to allow each student to confidently embrace every learning opportunity.
All staff are expected to adhere to the Department of Education Code of Conduct and actively participate in the school community. In addition, we provide every student with an Apple MacBook and therefore it is expected that staff will maximise the use of the web-based student portal Connect to provide online teaching, learning and assessments and transition away from a paper-based classroom.
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 Eaton Community College can be found by visiting www.eatoncc.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:
You are encouraged to contact Keia Hadden, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Eaton, by telephoning (08) 9796 7000 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 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 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; 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, 27 October 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.