Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH750420
This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2022 with possible extension and/or permanency
East Fremantle Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Physical Education Teacher to join their team.
East Fremantle PS forms an important part of the bedrock for our community; its buildings, location, people and their relationships make it a special place of excellence, learning and achievement. Together with our school community, we nurture and develop each child’s individuality, encouraging them to achieve their personal best in all areas.
At East Fremantle PS we deliver the West Australian curriculum but our purpose is much more than this. We strive to provide a positive, enriching and engaging school experience for each student with a range of resources, programs and support. Physical Education is highly valued and the sport program encompasses the usual curriculum delivery but also fitness club before school and practice sessions before carnivals. Our carnivals are highly popular and supported by our parent community. There is scope for a teacher with a special interest in a particular sport to develop this at the school.
Ultimately, at East Fremantle PS, we aim to develop students’ fundamental movement skills to give them the confidence to participate in a range of sport and physical activities. This creates an opportunity for ongoing participation across their lifespan, providing them access to the many positive physical, social and mental health outcomes associated with regular physical activity and involvement in community sport.
The successful applicant will ideally be highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic in the promotion of Physical Education and Health within the school. The successful applicant should be well organised, motivated and committed to developing positive relationships and high expectations for all students. Knowledge and competency in the Physical and Health Education component of the Western Australian Curriculum and reporting schedule is highly desirable. The successful applicant will ideally work and teach in a team environment, be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives and have a strong evidence based teaching approach to this specialist learning area.
We take pride in attracting and retaining dedicated, experienced, caring and innovative staff who continually provide high quality, stimulating and challenging learning opportunities for all students. Our Business Plan details our areas of priority and targets which include specialist teachers being an integral part of our school. Our parent body have an active role in classrooms and programs and support us daily. Our teachers must be prepared to embrace this at East Fremantle Primary School.
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 East Fremantle Primary School can be found by visiting eastfremantleps.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 Jenni Chittick, Principal by telephoning (08) 9432 1200 or emailing Jennifer.Chittick@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 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; 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 the 27 May, 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED