Please be aware that as of 1:15pm on Friday, 20 May 2022, the closing date has been extended.
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH747891
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2022
Are you an innovative educator who likes to think outside the box?
We are seeking to employ a future forward design thinking teacher, with expertise in Business and an interest in P-TECH. Knowledge in problem-based learning and the world of work, with an interest in Cyber Security will be highly regarded.
The successful applicant will ideally be a passionate and dedicated educator, innovative practitioners, highly motivated to work in a collaborative team environment. They should provide students with a purposeful and engaging learning experience to develop their skills, knowledge, understanding and appreciation of contemporary and industry linked learning opportunities.
The successful applicant will be able to show an ability to provide high quality teaching and learning programs to meet the needs of our students. Applicants should have an excellent knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum and able to teach students of varying ability levels across Year 7 – 12 in a highly engaging manner. Strong knowledge and skills in the delivery of one or more Senior Secondary courses is highly desirable, including Business and other Humanities and Social Sciences contexts.
The successful applicant will ideally be a collaborative teacher with the ability to work well in a team environment. They will provide students with a purposeful and engaging learning experiences to develop their understanding and appreciation of contemporary and industry linked learning opportunities. Applicants would ideally be a teacher who engages their students and challenge students to achieve their personal best through innovative learning opportunities, problem based or design based approaches to learning and who is able to teach students of varying ability levels, differentiating the curriculum, in a highly engaging manner.
Joseph Banks Secondary College (SC) is the Northern Perth P-TECH Partnership School. P-TECH is a world leading education model that offers secondary school students an industry supported pathway to a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) qualification.
Our P-TECH focus is Cyber Security. It would be advantageous for the successful applicant to hold a Certificate IV Training and Assessment, and a relevant Certificate in Business, or Information Technology or Information, Digital Media and Technology or knowledge of cyber security. The suitable applicant will have highly effective interpersonal skills and a displayed ability to establish and maintain collaborative links to industry will be highly regarded.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment will be well regarded as well as a willingness to engage in professional learning and liaise with colleagues, parents and external networks. The P-TECH program is a collaborative initiative with industry and tertiary experts, enabling industry to play an active role in the learning and career development of their future cyber security workforce.
Joseph Banks SC is an Independent Public School in the suburb of Banksia Grove, approximately 40 kilometres from the Perth CBD. We serve students from surrounding suburbs including Carramar and Tapping. As part of our vision for the College students are included in a culture of excellence, innovation, opportunity and success. Our school develops students into knowledgeable and respectful young adults through challenging, engaging and intentional instruction. Students are given a number of pathways on which to excel during their secondary education, including both curricular and extra-curricular programmes. The focus of our work is on quality teaching and provision of the widest range of opportunities for individual achievement and learning success. The College focuses on best practice in teacher development and student attainment through professional conversation and shared practice.
Our goal is for all students to be literate, numerate and curious, through the provision of a broad based 21st Century curriculum. It is expected that all students will receive individual attention, and support will be provided for all students no matter their background. Parents expect an assurance that “no child will fall through the cracks.” Teachers are passionate about student learning and will create a culture of curiosity to support students to be inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.
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 Joseph Banks SC can be found by visiting jbsc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Liz Smith, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9303 7400 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 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
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
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 (www.wa.gov.au)
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 27 May 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.