Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH790681
Are you an enthusiastic teacher, motivated in shaping our students’ future?
Ballajura Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of enthusiastic and energetic Primary Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 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 2022 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2023.
We are seeking teachers who pursue excellence in teaching, have high expectations, and who believe that all children can learn and be successful. Applicants who have experience teaching middle and upper primary are encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will ideally display a commitment to placing individual needs of students first and deliver purposeful and equitable learning experiences in line with the Western Australian Curriculum. Educators should display a high level of understanding and delivery of explicit teaching techniques in a professional environment where whole school pedagogies, practices and programs are used to maximise impact on student learning. The ability to support digital tools (iPads) into the learning program is considered valuable.
Suitable applicants will ideally be able to show the capacity to build strong, positive, and productive relationships with students, peers, and the wider school community. Show a commitment to supporting students’ mental health and wellbeing through both the delivery of social-emotional learning programs in class and through school wide positive interactions.
You should possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, and display the ability to work collaboratively. Suitable applicants should welcome the opportunity to be coached to grow their professional practice, involving regular class observations and feedback. Suitable applicants should be motivated, reflective teachers who seek out new opportunities with a focus on their own professional growth.
The position requires you to work as part of a dedicated team and provides you with the opportunity to make a lasting contribution to our school community. As a teacher at Ballajura PS, you will be well supported to achieve your career aspirations, whatever they may be.
The school has outstanding facilities, which provide a comfortable and stimulating environment for students, staff, and the community.
Ballajura PS has very high expectations of student effort and staff efficacy. Ballajura PS encourages confidence, pride, and self-esteem as well as a receptive and discerning approach to learning with aspirations for high standards in both individual and whole school.
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 Ballajura Primary School can be found by visiting ballajuraps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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 Darren Greaves, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9338 2200 or emailing Darren.Greaves@education.wa.edu.au
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 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; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- 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 Friday, 2 December 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.