Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH774895
This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2023
Mount Lawley Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an inspirational and dedicated Business Studies Teacher.
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 ideally 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).
A Certificate II or Certificate III in Business, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and the ability to teach Year 11 and Year 12 Accounting and Finance is highly desirable.
The work of staff 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 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 engage with parents to assist student learning and ensure there are no surprises about student progress.
Founded in 1955, Mount Lawley SHS is located 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 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 SHS are committed to the provision of learning programs that cater for all post-school destinations including university, State Training Providers and employment.
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 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 Julie Simon, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9265 1535 or emailing Julie.Simon@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Julie Simon on 0466 553 067.
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;
- 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 Friday, 14 October 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.