Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH773873
We are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2023 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2023 school year.
This appointment pool is for classroom teachers and specialist teachers including Digital Technologies, Indonesian, Junior Art and Physical Education.
Sorrento Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint dedicated Primary Teachers to join our friendly and supportive team. We require a teacher who puts the needs of students at the heart of their practice and is committed to proactively building respectful relationships with all our families.
The school prides itself on pursuing excellence for students whilst providing an environment based on our school values of Tolerance, Respect, Unity and Excellence. We strive to achieve the highest standards for each and every child in the school whilst nurturing their social and emotional learning. Creating and maintaining an ethos of positive behaviours and adopting a sense of responsibility for all students through engaging in our whole school Positive Behaviour Support program will be essential. Ideally, applicants will have experience in effective use of effective Classroom Management Strategies.
Successful applicants will ideally be highly motivated and skilled educators who possess the qualities to promote excellence and build effective teams. A collaborative team approach will ensure individualised and targeted intervention and support to enable every child to reach their full potential. Successful applicants will also be responsible for working collaboratively as part of a highly effective Professional Learning Community on a weekly basis and consistently use evidence based teaching and learning practices that prioritise the reflective use of data and embedded differentiation to support all students.
The school has implemented whole school research and evidence informed approaches that ensure every child acquires the core literacy and numeracy skills, as well as the knowledge and attitudes required to become confident learners. Successful applicants require a knowledge of Explicit Instruction particularly in Literacy and Numeracy and the ability to adopt high impact teaching strategies and use ongoing formative assessment to provide feedback to students at the point of error and measure student progress to plan for the next steps in learning. A knowledge of Talk 4 Writing, Synthetic Phonics and the ability to deliver innovative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs is desirable. Sorrento PS has a successful Bring-Your-Own iPad program. Successful applicants will ideally be confident in the application of ICT Capabilities integration across the curriculum to enhance student achievement.
At Sorrento PS every child matters every day. As an Independent Public School our vision is to shape the future of our students by pursuing excellence in teaching and learning. Our passion for excellence in all areas of school life is a driving force each and every day.
We cater for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. The school is well maintained and we continually pursue to provide children with the best facilities possible. Our school motto 'Be True' embraces our belief that we provide opportunities for all students to develop and achieve their full potential. We pride ourselves in providing a school where students are valued and their social and emotional needs are nurtured in a warm and caring environment. We also ensure we are providing an education that extends and challenges every student to exceed their potential and achieve personal, social, and academic success.
Sorrento PS has a dedicated staff who strive for high standards in teaching and learning. Strong instructional leadership focuses on current best practice in education to support whole school approaches to learning across all areas, including literacy, numeracy, and science. Staff continually improve their own professional knowledge and practice to ensure students are provided with a high quality education.
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 Sorrento Primary School can be found by visiting sorrentops.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Anne Alford, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9235 4200 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Anne Alford on 0466 775 332.
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 four (4) 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.
ELIGIBILITY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
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.
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course.
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement.
- 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, 7 October 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.