Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH712031
This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2022
Connolly Primary School (PS) is seeking an experienced, innovative and dedicated Teacher – Early Childhood Education Teacher to join their team.
We are looking for a successful applicant to join our established team who displays a strong knowledge of the WA Curriculum, Early Years Learning Framework, and National Quality Standards. They should be able to plan and teach in a collaborative environment with highly developed competencies in differentiating the curriculum.
The successful applicant will ideally be conscientious and have a diligent approach to the role. They should also be a collaborative, active and flexible staff member who displays high interpersonal and problem solving skills. The successful applicant should have a passion for play based, hands on learning and be able to balance this approach with explicit teaching and learning in all curriculum areas. Student voice and interests must be considered when planning and they should display highly developed organisational skills, flexibility, and a commitment to implementing whole school programs. A knowledge of the Pre-Lit and Initial Lit programs are desirable as is the use of daily reviews in literacy and numeracy.
Connolly PS is a level five, Independent Public School with an outstanding reputation. Over sixty percent of our students come from outside of Connolly reinforcing our reputation as a school of choice.
Catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6 our students are provided with excellent educational opportunities designed around their individual needs. We offer specialist programs in Physical Education, Science, Music, and Japanese. We also run a specialist instrumental music program.
Our teaching and support staff are experienced, dedicated, and committed to ensuring each child is a successful student. We have high expectations of our students and drive continuous improvement through the adoption of innovative, effective and evidence-based teaching strategies.
Connolly PS has an exceptional Student Services Program, incorporating Special Educational Needs and Pastoral Care. Our school was a Teacher Development School for Special Educational Needs that provided us a network to share and develop our outstanding practices with other schools across Western Australia.
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 Connolly Primary School can be found by visiting connollyps.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 David Womersley, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6206 3200 or emailing David.Womersley@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 five (5) 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
- 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, 9 November 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.