Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH712222
This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2022
Wickham Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and committed Teacher – Learning Support Coordinator, with excellent interpersonal skills.
The successful applicant will assist teaching staff in the delivery of planned education programs and in promoting a supportive and inclusive learning environment. They will work under general supervision or autonomously, and would be required to contribute advice and expertise, collaborating with school community members to support student achievement. The Learning Support Coordinator should show a commitment to enhancing students’ learning opportunities through ongoing reflective classroom practice as well as commitment to planning and engaging in professional learning opportunities, including collaboration with colleagues.
In this role, you will have the ability create a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students, focussing on the development of the whole child. The successful applicant will ideally have the following attributes: They will be able to show care, be curious about learning and about learners, be invested in the school and the community, have a sense of humour and possess the ability to model a reflective teaching practice.
The successful applicant will be provided with access to all relevant professional learning opportunities. The successful applicant will also be provided with the opportunity to become an accredited coach.
At Wickham PS, we are committed to investing in the growth of our team. School leadership and professional learning opportunities are routinely available to all staff members.
For nearly 50 years, Wickham PS has offered a high-quality education for our Kindergarten to Year 6 students. We value a safe, friendly and inclusive learning environment for staff, students and their families with respect to the strong cultural history of the Ngarluma people. Located in the City of Karratha, Wickham is a fascinating historic town boasting pristine sandy beaches and excellent fishing recreational locations. Some of the lifestyle benefits of this unique location can be viewed here www.karrathaiscalling.com.au
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 Wickham Primary School can be found by visiting www.wickhamprimaryschool.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Lincoln Day, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Wickham, by telephoning 0458 662 127 or emailing Lincoln.Day@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 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 four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (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.