Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH711288
Are you a dedicated and passionate Health and Physical Education Teacher looking for a rewarding opportunity?
Esperance Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of Health and Physical Education (HPE) 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 Ideal Teacher
Suitable applicants will ideally have a practical understanding of the Year 7 to 10 Western Australian curriculum for Health and Physical Education, as well as the ability to teach both the General Senior School and Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) courses. You will ideally have the ability to work as part of a learning team to provide high quality learning experiences for all students. Within this role, you will be provided the opportunity to work across Years 7 to 12 applying your knowledge of HPE, whilst using best practice teaching and learning principles in the delivery of the curriculum. Suitable applicants will be required to go on camps and excursions as this is a critical part of the HPE program at Esperance SHS.
Suitable applicants should be relationship focused educators and have the strong interpersonal skills required to work in a large collaborative and supportive team environment. Suitable applicants will be joining a progressive and enthusiastic team of teachers. The capacity to lead curriculum development and meet the needs of students with a range of abilities is highly desirable for this role.
As a highly effective educator you should possess an excellent understanding of the Western Australian curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements in lower school and the current Senior School courses. This knowledge, combined with pedagogical skills, enables the development of programs differentiated for the specific learning needs of all students across the full range of abilities.
Esperance SHS offers a comprehensive secondary education from Years 7 to 12 and provides a range of curriculum subject choices and exciting extracurricular activities.
The school has a reputation for providing strong academic and vocational programs and for offering a wide choice of courses to meet a variety of student learning needs. Students consistently achieve to a high level in a variety of programs, including in final Year 12 ATAR and Vocational Education and Training (VET) pathway results.
The Location and Community
Esperance lies in the South-East of Western Australia, some 730 kilometres from Perth. The town has won awards for its stunning natural environment and is one of Western Australia’s best kept tourist secrets.
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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 Esperance Senior High School can be found by visiting www.esperanceshs.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 Matt Lovejoy, Head of Department - Health and Physical Education, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Esperance, by telephoning (08) 9071 9555 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;
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- 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 Tuesday, 2 November 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.