Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH756301
Are you seeking a challenging, exciting and professionally satisfying career?
Mount Lawley Senior High School is seeking to establish a pool of inspirational and dedicated Humanities and Social Sciences teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2023 school year.
Applicants should have a focus on high performance and high care and will demonstrate professional knowledge, practical application and understanding of the curriculum from Years 7 – 12. Suitable applicants will embrace and commit to the school’s Ethos and Vision. They will be expert in engaging students and provide a learning environment that facilitates students at all levels achieving their full potential. Teachers at Mount Lawley are expected to embrace the school’s Pedagogical Framework (attached).
The work of staff will reflect a personal commitment to the values of the school: excellence, respect, perseverance and learning. There is an expectation that staff engage in reflective practice, informed by a close examination of student performance incorporating data for relevant improvement plans. Teachers will work collaboratively with peers and within their various teams as part of a professional learning community.
All staff employed by the school have a focus on pastoral care, students’ well-being and a commitment to forming positive working relationships with students and colleagues. Staff will engage with parents to assist student learning and ensure there are no surprises about student progress.
Founded in 1955, Mount Lawley Senior High School is located within 5 kilometres north of the Perth CBD. It comprises three sub-schools; Middle School - Years 7 & 8, Upper School - Years 9 & 10 and Senior School - Years 11 & 12. It hosts a Gifted and Talented Languages program, an approved Specialist Visual and Performing Arts program, a Jazz Music program and the innovative Aboriginal Excellence Program. The school offers a breadth of curriculum choices and has a rich history of student success and achievement.
A major strength of the school is its strong links and partnerships with parents and the broader community. All staff at Mount Lawley Senior High School are committed to the provision of learning programs that cater for all post-school destinations including university, State Training Providers and employment.
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 Mount Lawley Senior High School can be found by visiting www.lawley.wa.edu.au or Schools Online or by downloading the relevant attachment below.
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 Michael Camilleri, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9265 1500 or emailing Michael.Camilleri@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Michael Camilleri on 0407 994 318.
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  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  pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two  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; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- 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.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 20 July 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.