Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH710956
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, part-time 0.6FTE position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension and/or permanency
Do you have the scientific elements required to formulate active learning?
Dalmain Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated, dynamic and hardworking Science Teacher to join our friendly staff.
The successful applicant will be a science teacher who builds trust-filled, quality relationships with students, parents and staff. You will ideally have the skills to be able to support and encourage the students to achieve the aims outlined in the Western Australian curriculum and the School Business Plan. To be successful, you will ideally have outstanding science curriculum knowledge, high emotional intelligence, be a high-quality teacher and be able to deliver an outstanding science program. Having a strong background and knowledge of ICT and STEM skills will be advantageous.
As a Science Teacher at our school you should foster student curiosity, inspire a love of Science and prioritise creative and critical thinking within an investigation-based program for students in Years 1-6. You will ideally possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills that will be used to develop and promote the school’s values, ethos and priorities across the school community. The successful applicant will work closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for students in the classroom and extra-curricular contexts.
The successful applicant should also encourage the use of scientific vocabulary in their teaching to enhance the communication skills of students. The successful applicant will also provide students with a strong level of support to achieve their best. In this role, you will provide high work standards and make connections with prior learning in the science curriculum to build a richer understanding of science.
Dalmain PS is an Independent Public School with a student population of 280 students located in the northern suburbs of Perth, approximately 20km from the CBD. The school has developed a dedicated science room which is well resourced. Our school has established an enviable reputation within the region for delivering a high quality educational program within a caring and supportive school community.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
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 Dalmain Primary School can be found by visiting dalps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Don Boyes, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6207 2200 or emailing Don.Boyes@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 four (4) 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 Wednesday, 3 November 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.