Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH802394
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023.
Are you a superb teacher who wants to make a positive difference?
Kelmscott Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Teacher to join our school. We are looking for a highly competent teacher who ideally has an understanding of contemporary instructional strategies and a detailed knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum.
As a Teacher at Kelmscott SHS, you will ideally exhibit innovation and creativity in your classroom practices and cater for student diversity, including those who have diagnosed disabilities and Gifted and Talented (GATE) students. The successful applicant will lead ongoing improvements in pedagogy, curriculum and programming across Years 7 to 12 and support the HASS programs to achieve set targets in the School Business Plan. You should have the required knowledge and skills to differentiate your teaching; provide contemporary and meaningful learning experiences for all student cohorts; and apply a broad range of instructional strategies to meet the diverse needs of students. Experience in teaching Economics and lower secondary are highly desirable.
Kelmscott SHS work from a school-wide Teaching and Learning Instructional Framework addressing high impact teaching strategies. Teachers will design and deliver lessons aligned to the Framework and receive coaching and feedback. We are seeking a highly reflective teacher with a growth mindset and desire for continuous improvement.
A hallmark of Kelmscott SHS is the positive engagement between students and staff. The common goal of inspiring students to achieve to the maximum of their academic, social and emotional potential is reflected in every classroom. The position requires a teacher who has excellent interpersonal skills and can foster positive relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including students, staff and community members.
Kelmscott SHS is a school of opportunity for students offering endorsed Specialist Programs in Agriculture, Music and GATE Secondary Selective Entrance Program. The school also offers a range of Kelmscott Extension Programs (KEP) in Mathematics, Science, English and Humanities and Social Sciences.
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 Kelmscott Senior High School can be found by visiting kshs.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 Mark Jeffery, Principal, by telephoning 0410 689 146 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Mark Jeffery on 0410 689 146.
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 Monday, 30 January 2023.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.