Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH716679
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension and/or permanency
Are you a passionate, dedicated, and enthusiastic teacher who is looking for a rewarding change?
Narrogin Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated, innovative, highly competent and enthusiastic Teacher – Mathematics. The successful applicant will ideally be highly proficient in both motivating and engaging their students. They will also ideally possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, high expectations, a commitment to excellence, use a range of pedagogies and have the ability to establish and maintain a positive classroom learning environment.
The successful applicant will ideally be an outstanding educator with an ability to provide students with the highest quality curriculum delivery within the Mathematics learning area. They should have thorough understandings of instructional and curriculum design whilst keeping abreast of the latest developments within the Mathematics Learning Area. The successful applicant should be performance driven, use evidence based decision making skills and be self-motivated, prepared to enthusiastically embrace new opportunities and work proactively within a team environment. Applicants should be able to teach the Mathematics curriculum from Year 7 to 12, however, capacity to teach Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) Mathematics is also desirable but not essential.
The successful applicant should have a real care and consideration for students and have highly effective teaching practices and a willingness to seek constant improvement in their own practice. An excellent knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, and a capacity to deliver content in an engaging manner to instil our students with a passion for literacy, numeracy and the subject area are also desirable qualities of the successful applicant.
Narrogin SHS has an improvement agenda focused on improving student outcomes through consistent approaches to pedagogy and positive behaviour strategies. This is supported by a comprehensive professional learning program to provide quality educational experiences through promoting the school's vision and strategic directions. The school reflects the values of the local community, promoting the values of respect, responsibility and tolerance.
Narrogin SHS is a year 7 to 12 campus, with over 600 students, and has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere with a committed and competent workforce. The school is recognised for its flexible approach to education and training.
Narrogin is located in a picturesque valley surrounded by woodlands, farming country and rolling hills. Narrogin is approximately two hours from Perth, has an excellent range of commercial services, beautiful gardens and a reputation as a great place to live. You will be supported in moving to Narrogin with relocation costs and subsidised housing provided. The school also delivers a comprehensive induction program which involves the opportunity to connect with the wider community.
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 Narrogin Senior High School can be found by visiting www.nshs.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 Karen Thomas, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Narrogin, by telephoning (08) 9881 9300 or emailing Karen.Thomas@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 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 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 Monday, 13 December 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.