Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH760720
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
Malibu School is seeking a dedicated and innovative Education Support Teacher to join our welcoming team.
Malibu School is a specialist school for students with special needs in Kindergarten to Year 12. Our Malibu community believes all children can learn, that students will develop skills across all curriculum areas and the social, emotional, physical and the educational development of all children is best facilitated when parents, teachers, specialists and therapists work together as partners in the process. The successful applicant will exhibit a commitment to our School Priorities for a meaningful and relevant curriculum, high quality teaching, a positive learning environment and strong family and community partnerships.
As a team member of Malibu School, you should embrace our whole school vision of ‘A Future Without Limits’ for all students, by investing in personalised pathway planning and program development that maximises students’ outcomes as they transition beyond school. A high-level knowledge of a range of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems will be highly regarded, as is a strong knowledge of evidence-based practices, Positive Behaviour Support and Team Teach approaches and Protective Behaviour Education.
The successful applicant will be a genuine innovator who displays creative planning and instructional flexibility, drawing on relevant evidence-based teaching strategies and differentiated learning and assessment approaches to further students’ Personal, Social, Literacy and Numeracy development. Competent use of a range of technologies and experience in cross-curricular planning, aligned with the Western Australian Curriculum and Abilities Based Learning Education, Western Australia (ABLEWA) and / or Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN), is desirable. Experience in the differentiated development and delivery of ASDAN and Senior Secondary programs, relevant to the needs of our students, is highly regarded.
The successful applicant should be a confident class team leader who seeks collaboration with colleagues families and therapists to meet the educational and care needs of the students. Applicants who are passionate about students in an education support environment and who work with others to actively promote student communication, resilience and independence, are encouraged to apply.
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 Malibu School can be found by visiting malibuschool.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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For further job related information:
Please contact Denise Lee, Manager Corporate Services by telephoning (08) 9553 8450 or emailing Denise.email@example.com
During the school holiday period, please contact Merrilee Wright, Principal on 0403 437 606.
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; and
- 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 Monday, 31 October 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.