Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH773930
Kojonup District High School (KDHS) is seeking to establish a pool of Early Childhood Education (ECE) - 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, 2023. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2023 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2023.
Suitable applicants will display a strong knowledge of the WA Curriculum, the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards. You will be able to plan and teach in a collaborative environment with highly developed competencies in differentiating the curriculum.
Suitable applicants should ideally have a deep belief that every student is capable of growth through learning, exhibit highly effective teaching practices and display willingness to seek constant improvement in their own practice. This ECE teaching position presents a unique opportunity for the right applicant to come on board and contribute to the improvement journey of the Kojonup KDHS as we head into our next phase of our Strategic plan.
Suitable applicants will be active and flexible staff members who display high interpersonal and problem-solving skills. The KDHS leadership team is focused on providing quality support to our staff and students and making meaningful connections with families and the wider community. If you feel you have what it takes to align your pedagogy and strategic outlook with our commitment to a high impact, explicit instruction approach, and truly believe that all children can learn and be successful, we want to hear from you.
At KDHS, we have an established Positive Behaviour Support approach that ensures we maintain high behaviour expectations, and we promote the values of Respect, Responsibility, Pride and Safety across the school. At KDHS, we aim to educate the whole child so they can embrace the future with integrity, compassion and a love for lifelong learning. Our school offers a calm natural environment with well-resourced classrooms. Children are nurtured, valued and encouraged to reach their full potential. We have a strong sense of community and a commitment to provide an education that addresses the academic, artistic, social, physical and emotional development of all the children at our school
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Kojonup District High School can be found by visiting www.kojonupdhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Lauren Suttie, Deputy Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kojonup, by telephoning 08 9831 3300 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Lauren Suttie on 0432 895 619
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;
- Complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course;
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- Meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration
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 Friday, 14 October 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.