Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH806292
Do you cultivate curiosity, make learning authentic, question students to promote critical and creative thinking? Do you create learning environments that incorporate problem solving and collaborative learning? Do you deliver high-quality education within the College’s expectations for effective delivery of the Western Australian curriculum and the General Capabilities? If so, we want you!
Halls Head College (HHC) is seeking two (2) enthusiastic English Teachers to join their dynamic team.
We currently have the following positions available:
- 2 x - permanent full-time positions
All positions will commence Term 3, 2023
The successful applicants will ideally display effective interpersonal skills and the fostering of positive relationships with students, staff, and the wider community. As a teacher at HHC, you should be highly effective in engaging and motivating students through the creation of effective safe learning environments and possess the ability to effectively implement the College’s PBS (Positive Behaviour Schools) Behaviour Matrix and behaviour management flowchart.
The successful applicants will support the English Learning Area team to strategically meet the learning needs of all our students studying the English curriculum, including students with disabilities and special needs. You will utilise evidence-based teaching practices to plan and implement differentiated activities that are purposeful and relevant for student support and extension.
The successful applicants will also work closely with our Student Services Team and/or external agencies ensuring all students experience success. A range of assessment and reporting methods which provide a variety of opportunities for our students to learn and display their knowledge should also be employed.
One role has a specific requirement – experience and a passion for teaching Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) English to Years 11 and 12. HHC offers an extensive ATAR selection of courses across Learning Areas and is therefore seeking further expertise in ATAR English to complement their team of educators. Additionally, a leadership mindset with a lens placed on the English Lower School Academic Extension classes to ensure appropriate rigour, relevance and engagement is scaffolded throughout the courses is highly desirable. The successful applicants will also be called upon to teach other areas of the English curriculum as needed.
Commitment to ensuring our College’s Vision and Business Plan Targets are at the forefront in your teaching and your role across the College. The successful applicants should reflect on their classroom practice to sustain a culture of high-quality teaching for ongoing improvement and actively participate in professional learning opportunities.
HHC is uniquely situated on the 'island' of Halls Head just south of Mandurah. The local intake area is south, close to the Waroona Shire boundary. The contributory primary schools are Glencoe, Halls Head, Falcon, South Halls Head and Ocean Road. The College provides a secondary education for students who live in the rapidly growing coastal strip, south of Mandurah.
Our College offers all students diverse choices, authentic opportunities to develop essential life skills and a rigorous, caring and safe environment to learn and grow in. Our staff have a wealth of expertise, experience, and a genuine desire to constantly improve their practice to benefit all students.
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 Halls Head College can be found by visiting our Website, Facebook page 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 Lisa Coates, Deputy Principal - Curriculum, by telephoning (08) 9581 0600 or emailing Lisa.Coates@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 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 Thursday, 6 April 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.