Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH818165
This is a permanent part-time (0.4FTE) position commencing Term 3, 2023
Governor Stirling Senior High School (SHS) are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable professional to fill the role of Teacher/Coordinator – Learning Support at our school.
The successful applicant should have a passion for addressing the learning needs of students, accompanied by a strong knowledge of, and ability to work with, students with learning disabilities and difficulties and be able to structure appropriate interventions. You should possess the ability to collaborate with a range of stakeholders as well as to develop and maintain clear processes for identifying meeting and monitoring student needs.
As the successful applicant, you should be responsible for the development of plans, programs, and reports to support students with diagnosed and imputed learning needs across all year groups. You will work alongside the school’s Lead Education Assistant, School Psychologist and Literacy and Numeracy Coordinators and support teachers to plan for and deliver targeted teaching strategies for identified students. The position will initially start at 0.4 and may increase to meet the needs of the school. This could also include a small teaching role.
Our students enjoy a positive and supportive learning environment where every child is encouraged to become a person of honour and integrity. Our school values of Respect, Excellence, Honesty, Tolerance and Responsibility underpin our approach to teaching and learning.
Governor Stirling SHS is situated on the banks of the Swan River in Woodbridge and offers the Department of Education Gifted and Talented Academic Program, a range of academic and Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs and approved Specialist Programs in Engineering, Arts, Media and AFL Football. The school has a strong student services team including specialist staff that offer strong support to Aboriginal students. Governor Stirling SHS prepares students for life after high school with many options for academic and vocational pathways.
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 Governor Stirling Senior High School can be found by visiting govo.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 Leo Surjan, Principal by telephoning (08) 6274 0300 or emailing Leo.Surjan@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 Wednesday, 14 June 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.