Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH750525
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2022
Busselton Senior High School (BSHS) is seeking to appoint an experienced Maths Teacher with the ability to engage students at all levels of the learning continuum. In addition to Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) identified students, a firm understanding of developing numeracy in all students is required.
The successful applicant will be joining a progressive and enthusiastic team in delivering rich, engaging, and challenging educational programs to a diverse student cohort. To be successful in this role, you should ideally be student and relationship focused, goal oriented, innovative, and able to work effectively in a team environment. With effective interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills, you will work closely with students, parents, and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for our students.
As part of your standard practice, you should reflect on and assess the effectiveness of your teaching practices and promote an environment of active and positive learning and collaboration. You will provide relevant and engaging educational opportunities and activities that will enable students to achieve to the highest of their potential. Creating and promoting an environment conducive to active and positive learning, and which caters for different student learning needs, is essential. In addition, the ability to engage students using a range of instructional approaches, knowledge of effective classroom management strategies and restorative practices is required. Knowledge of Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) is highly desirable, but not essential.
The successful applicant should, ideally, in addition to having the secondary Maths teaching experience, have an appreciation and understanding of the National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) and Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (OLNA) data and possess a genuine desire to help students from diverse backgrounds.
Busselton 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 school's R.E.A.L values of respect, empathy, achievement and learn.
Busselton is a coastal city approximately 230 km south of Perth and is part of the South West region of Western Australia.
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 Busselton Senior High School can be found by visiting busseltonshs.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 Denise Harrison, Human Resources Officer, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Busselton, by telephoning (08) 9751 8913 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;
- Meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration requirments; and
- 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 Thursday, 2 June 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.