Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH721110
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
Wongan Hills District High School (DHS) is seeking a Science and Maths Teacher to join their high quality regional school.
About the role
Wongan Hills District High School (DHS) is seeking to employ a dedicated and dynamic Science and Mathematics teacher for a permanent teaching position commencing Term 1, 2022. The role will consist of teaching Science and Mathematics to years 7 to 10 students.
We are seeking highly reflective practitioners who are highly motivated, student and relationship focused and able to provide engaging, relevant and meaningful learning experiences. Our school has accountability built into its strategic plan with a key feature being school wide observation and feedback and also that staff use data to support student learning in each class. This role will appeal to both experienced and new graduate teachers who would like an opportunity to join our strong and supportive school. We have developed a school garden and aquaculture centre so knowledge in this area would be desirable.
The successful applicant will ideally display the ability to provide purposeful and relevant learning experiences that cater for different student learning needs as outlined in the West Australian Curriculum, employing research based high impact teaching strategies.
Wongan Hills DHS is a Positive Behaviour Support school and our friendly and respectful culture of Be Respectful, Be Safe, Be Positive and Be an Active Learner is reflected in our classrooms where students are engaged in learning while supported by passionate and dedicated staff. We continue to implement Zones of Regulation across our school to ensure we are providing opportunities to develop well rounded young people who are more aware of and independent in, managing their emotions.
The location and community
This is an exciting opportunity to join an exceptional District High School that has a vision of pursing excellence across all facets of school life. Our school community has developed a set of core beliefs that underpin our actions and we place our students in the centre of all decisions. Our expectations are high, challenging but achievable and focus on equipping our students with the skills they need to achieve their potential.
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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 Wongan Hills District High School can be found by visiting www.wonganhillsdhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Bruce Nind, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Wongan Hills, by telephoning (08) 9671 2300 or emailing Bruce.W.Nind@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 five (5) 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; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- 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 Thursday, 9 December 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.