Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH711624
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
Braeside Primary School (BPS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated Early Childhood Teacher to join their Early Years team. For 2022 the teacher will deliver a Kindergarten program 3 days per week.
We invite you to apply to become a part of our dynamic school community. As a teacher you will be a key part of the positive culture, underpinned by high expectations of student learning and behaviour. The personal qualities that you bring to this role are crucial and will be highly regarded - collaborative, flexible, growth-mindset, solutions-focused, use of initiative and the ability to adapt. Teachers who are on a leadership trajectory are encouraged to apply, as the school employs a distributed leadership model and embeds the Future Leaders Framework. As an Early Years Teacher Development School, there will be a range of leadership opportunities available to you.
In partnership with families, our goal is for all students to make year on year growth. High performing learning communities consistently use evidence based teaching and learning practices that prioritise the reflective use of data and embedded differentiation to support all students. Teachers at BPS apply high impact teaching strategies and use ongoing formative assessment to provide feedback to students at the point of error, measure student progress, differentiate teaching and plan next steps in learning. As a newly Independent Public School we are commencing a three-year Visible Learning School Improvement focus in 2021. This will see every student at BPS learning not by chance, but by design, as staff work together to maximise impact on student learning.
Our Early Years Philosophy drives the Braeside Early Years Program and as a Kindergarten teacher at Braeside, it is expected that your personal philosophy aligns to this.
Our Early Years fosters a sense of belonging for the whole child including emotional, physical and academic development. We provide this through a balance of play based and explicit teaching experiences including KOLP, extended play periods with intentional outdoor play experiences and the following of the whole school plans. Parent engagement and involvement is a crucial part of the Early Years. All staff involved in the Early Years are actively engaged and supportive of our Early Years philosophy.
The successful applicant should be committed to reflective teaching practices through active participation in a culture of professional growth. This will include coaching, classroom observation and feedback as well as teachers who are committed to their own professional learning to ensure they maintain and build on contemporary, evidence-based approaches. The BPS teaching team will participate in whole school, phase of learning as well as curriculum teams to contribute and commit to a whole school approaches to teaching and learning. Our educators will be committed to continuous self-improvement and building their leadership skills both within and beyond the classroom.
Effective relationships and partnerships promote positive outcomes for students are central to everything we do. We are seeking teachers with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, which underpin professional and positive working relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. With effective interpersonal skills, we will work together to achieve the best educational outcomes for our students.
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 Braeside Primary School can be found by visiting www.braesideps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Teresa Wigg, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Katanning, by telephoning (08) 9821 3500 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 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 four (4) 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
- 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 Friday, 12 November 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.