Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH773435
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
Are you an exceptional teacher who wishes to make a whole-school impact?
Goollelal Primary School (PS) is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic middle-primary teacher to join their highly motivated and professional team.
Goollelal PS is a special place, in the heart of a vibrant community. With its beautiful and spacious grounds, supportive community and dedicated staff, this is a school where good educators become great. If you believe that relationships, collaboration and evidence-based practices are the keys to a successful school, then you will flourish here at Goollelal. We nurture the whole child, believing that values and social skills are of equal importance with academic achievement. With supportive parents, capable teachers and dedicated support staff, we work together to bring out the very best in our students.
As a small school with a distributed leadership structure, Goollelal PS provides plentiful leadership opportunities. Our school is on a journey of improvement and, in this role, you will have the opportunity to help drive our progress. You should follow our whole-school programs with fidelity and model outstanding instructional practice for your colleagues. The successful applicant should have a thirst for knowledge and growth mindset that inspires colleagues and students alike. Experience in instructional coaching, mentoring and curriculum leadership will be highly regarded.
In line with the Goollelal Primary School Strategic Plan 2021 - 2024, we are seeking a teacher with a deep knowledge of evidence-based practices and expertise applying high-impact teaching strategies. The successful applicant should use an explicit instruction model to ensure that students get maximum benefit from Goollelal’s whole-school programs: PLD Literacy, Talk for Writing and Oxford Maths.
As a teacher at Goollelal, your personal attributes will be of utmost importance. You should place the students at the centre of everything that you do and differentiate to meet their unique needs. Teachers at Goollelal understand that the students are individuals and that it is us as educators who must respond to their unique needs in a sensitive and compassionate manner.
Established in 1981, Goollelal PS is situated 20 kilometres north of Perth in the suburb of Kingsley and caters for students from Kindergarten through to Year 6. It quickly developed a reputation as a warm and inviting school with strong levels of academic growth. These strengths are reflected in the school motto “Sharing, caring and learning”.
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 Goollelal Primary School can be found by visiting goollelalps.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 Paul Fuller, Principal by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Paul Fuller on 0412 368 805.
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, minimum 11 point font, 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, 7 October 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.