Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH765222
Manjimup Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of English Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2023 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2024. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2023 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2024.
We have three (3) positions available for commencement:
- 2 x - Permanent full-time position/s
- 1 x – Fixed Term full -time position/s
Manjimup SHS is seeking to appoint passionate, performance driven and reflective English teachers that work effectively with their colleagues to promote strong educational outcomes for students. In particular, suitable applicants will ideally have the capacity to improve student literacy, effectively manage student behaviour and engage in the collaborative processes that underpin the culture of the English team.
Suitable applicants, therefore, should ideally have proven collaborative abilities in developing secondary English teaching and learning programs. You should also possess the instructional skills to facilitate improved student outcomes and engender high expectations for all students. Suitable applicants will ideally display commitment to differentiating the curriculum to provide appropriate learning interventions and support as required.
Suitable applicants will work closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for students within an organised and efficient English Learning Area. You will be expected to teach lower and/or upper secondary classes and should have the capacity to engage reluctant learners.
Manjimup SHS is a Year 7 to 12 Independent Public School that consistently performs above expectations. It has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and a committed and highly competent workforce. Established in 1957 the school is recognised for its high achievement and flexible approach to education and training. Manjimup SHS is the only Senior High School in the inland corridor of the Southwest Education Region.
Surrounded by forests and a diverse rural landscape, Manjimup has an excellent range of commercial services and a reputation as a clean green place to live. Manjimup is an easy drive from Perth where tourism and agriculture are significant growth areas. The school is part of the multi-purpose campus comprising Manjimup Primary School, Manjimup Education Support Centre, South West Campus of Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and it has an established partnership with Edith Cowan University.
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 Manjimup Senior High School can be found by visiting www.manjimupshs.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 Ben Lagana, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Manjimup, by telephoning (08) 9771 3401 or emailing Ben.Lagana@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 four (4) 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; 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.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4:30pm (WST) on Monday, 22 August 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.