Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH711243
Kondinin Primary School (PS) 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.
We are seeking innovative and proactive teachers to continue the development of our early childhood program within a multi-aged grouping classroom structure. To be successful in this role you will should a well-developed understanding of the WA curriculum, Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. A commitment to inclusive whole school processes that support successful outcomes for all students is essential.
Suitable applicants will display the use of student–centred and evidence-based teaching practices that result in improved student progress with year-on-year student growth as our focus. To succeed in this role you will have a strong focus on Literary and Numeracy and ideally have experience with explicit teaching strategies including Letter and Sounds, Talk 4 Writing, Talk 4 Reading, Heggarty phonemic awareness and IMaths.
At Kondinin PS we know every student well and the ability to build and maintain productive and positive relationships is essential. In this rewarding role you will actively work to build strong relationships with students, parents, and the school community. We are seeking teachers who reflects on their practice and continually strives for improvement by supporting school priorities and ensuring success for every student.
As an Independent Public School, we hold high standards and expectations of our staff and students. Teachers at Kondinin PS are culturally responsive practitioners who work together as part of a small team to support students in a safe and engaging learning environment. We promote our school CARES values and our motto "Together Towards Tomorrow" in all that we do in the school and broader Kondinin community.
Kondinin PS is located in the community of Kondinin, 273km east of Perth in the Wheatbelt Education Region. The Gateway to Wave Rock, the Shire comprises the townships of Karlgarin, Hyden and Kondinin itself. Kondinin serves as a hub for hospital services, engineering for the agricultural sector, aged care and is the base for local industry. Kondinin offers a welcoming community with many community groups, sporting and local events throughout the year.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Kondinin Primary School can be found on 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 Chantal Gurney-Pringle, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kondinin, by telephoning (08) 9894 0200 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 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; 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, 3 November 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.