Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH811067
This is a permanent part-time (0.9FTE) position commencing Term 2, 2023
Are you looking for an exciting new career opportunity?
Ballajura Community College (CC) is seeking a talented, hardworking, dedicated and enthusiastic teacher for our Lower-School Engagement Program. The successful applicant will ideally have a proven ability to provide high quality learning experiences for all students and be willing to join our team of like-minded professionals.
The successful applicant will join in a collaborative environment where you would be teaching in two MESH areas across two classes in Years 7 and 8. Ideally this would be English and Science. However, applicants are encouraged in their application to clearly state their areas of strength and experience in said areas. Graduate teachers are also encouraged to apply.
As a suitable applicant at Ballajura CC, you will work as part of a teacher learning community to initiate and engage in professional discussions with colleagues to evaluate and improve practice. With effective interpersonal skills, you will work closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for students in our LINKS engagement program. The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the ability to teach to the highest standard and to design programs that engage students in teaching and learning and enable them to maximize their talents.
Ballajura CC is an Independent Public School, offering a diverse range of educational programs and opportunities and is committed to providing an alternative LINKS program that has demonstrated outstanding success in engaging many young people in education.
The College's purpose is to provide a positive, caring and supportive environment that promotes lifelong learning and the College's values through the pursuit of personal excellence. Our greatest strength is the quality of our staff. We empower our staff, encourage and reward creativity and value individual and collective experience. We set high standards for leadership and our leaders lead by example. Our staff make unique contributions to the College community and we constantly seek ways to improve our successes.
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 Ballajura Community College can be found by visiting bcc.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 Barry Smith, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9262 7777 or emailing email@example.com
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 statement of no more than three (3) pages 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
- 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 Wednesday, 29 March 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.