Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH718091
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
South Ballajura Education Support Centre (ESC) is seeking to employ a highly motivated, positive and knowledgeable Education Support teacher.
The successful applicant will be highly motivated; student and relationship focused and be able to provide engaging, relevant and meaningful learning experiences, integrating STEM/ICT, for students with special needs. As the successful applicant, you will ideally have expertise in planning and delivering individual student and evidence based programs to ensure Individual Education Plan (IEP) objectives are achieved, as well as advanced skills in developing and implementing effective Behaviour Support Plans and strategies for students with a diverse range of co-morbid disabilities, complex communication needs and challenging behaviours.
Knowledge and experience in the school priority areas of contemporary Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI), ‘You Can Do It’ and Team-Teach are highly regarded.
The successful candidate will ideally have effective interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with others and lead a team of Education Assistants working in support roles. The successful applicant will ideally have the capacity to work effectively with students, teachers and the campus and wider community to ensure rigour, resilience and pride, allowing students to achieve to their full potential and flourish.
South Ballajura ESC is a highly successful Independent Public School and is a purpose built Kindergarten to Year 6 multicultural school for students with diagnosed disabilities. We are co-located with our partner primary school. The community continues to maintain a reflective culture and dedication to making a positive and significant difference in the life of every student and their family. Creating a safe, engaging learning environment for our school community is the foundation for student personal and academic success.
We offer 'The Best of Both Worlds' for students, by providing evidenced-based approaches, including contemporary Applied Behaviour Analysis, along with explicit small group instruction, and quality inclusive opportunities with primary school peers. Committed and innovative staff teams provide consistent expectations and have expertise in catering for the wide range of students' learning, social, communication, and sensory needs in collaboration with service providers.
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 South Ballajura ESC can be found by visiting southballajuraps.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:
Please contact Simon Hume, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9207 0150 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;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration
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.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 30 November 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.