Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH749901
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2022
Halls Head College is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and hard-working English Teacher to join its dynamic team.
The successful applicant will ideally be highly effective in engaging and motivating students through the creation of an effective environment conducive to learning. Educational opportunities that are purposeful and relevant and that cater for different student learning needs should be highlighted in the application. Applicants should utilise evidence-based teaching practices to plan and implement effective teaching and learning plans. A range of assessment and reporting methods which provide a variety of opportunities for our students to learn and display their knowledge should be employed.
The position requires a teacher who works in consultation with a diverse range of stakeholders including students, staff, and community members to achieve the best educational outcomes for our students. The applicant should display effective interpersonal skills and the fostering of positive relationships.
The suitable applicant should actively participate in professional learning opportunities. Continual reflection on classroom practice to sustain a culture of high-quality teaching for ongoing improvement is required. The applicant will support the English Learning Area team to strategically meet the learning needs of all our students studying the English curriculum, including students with disabilities and special needs. Commitment to ensuring our College vision and Business Plan Targets are fore-fronted in your teaching is important.
Whilst Senior School and Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) experience will be looked on favourably it is not a prerequisite. Also favourably viewed would be enthusiastic new graduates. Halls Head has intensive and embedded support for Graduates where their professional growth is supported via ongoing mentoring and professional learning.
Halls Head College is uniquely situated on the 'island' of Halls Head just south of Mandurah. The local intake area of Halls Head College is south, close to the Waroona Shire boundary. The contributory primary schools are Glencoe, Halls Head, Falcon, South Halls Head and Ocean Road. The college provides a secondary education for students who live in the rapidly growing coastal strip, south of Mandurah.
Our college offers all students diverse choices, authentic opportunities to develop essential life skills and a rigorous, caring and safe environment to learn and grow in. Our staff has a wealth of expertise, experience and a genuine desire to constantly improve their practice to benefit all students.
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 Halls Head College can be found by visiting hallsheadcollege.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 Helen Yarnall, Head Of Learning Area - English , by telephoning (08) 9581 0600 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
- Meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration requirements
- Complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
Employees will be required to:
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- 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.