Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH824430
This is a nine (9) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 2, 2023
Morawa District High School (DHS) is seeking a Health and Physical Education (HPE) Teacher to join their high quality regional school
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $10,210 per year
- Locality allowance of $166 a year
- 5 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
- More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
- Subsidised accommodation where applicable
- Free relocation
- Air conditioning subsidy
About the role
The successful applicant will ideally be highly motivated, innovative, and enthusiastic in the promotion of Health and Physical Education within the school and will be responsible for the coordination and organisation of school sporting events, as well as teaching some Science classes. You should be well organised, motivated, and committed to developing positive relationships and have high expectations for all students.
Knowledge and competency in the Health and Physical Education component of the Western Australian (WA) Curriculum and reporting schedule is highly desirable. The ability to teach Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) Physical Education Studies and/or Outdoor Education is also highly desirable.
Morawa DHS is an Independent Public School with a student population of approximately 210, with approximately 40% Aboriginal students, providing a strong, sustainable education from Kindergarten to Year 12. This allows students to live and learn in a safe rural setting, with a stimulating and differentiated learning environment, encouraging all our students to be fully engaged and motivated to excel.
Students in Year 11 and Year 12 have a flexible senior school programme, with the school endeavouring to meet the needs of all students by employing a mixed mode of delivery. i.e. a combination of SIDE and face to face subjects and classes with Staff. Both Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) courses are offered. ATAR/General and Foundation English and Maths subjects are offered face to face.
The Location and Community
Morawa is 100km from the coast and one and a half hours away from the services and amenities of the City of Geraldton and is known as the heart of wildflowers.
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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 Morawa District High School can be found by visiting morawadistricthighschool.com or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Tonia Carslake, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Morawa, by telephoning (08) 9971 2500 or emailing Tonia.Carslake@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 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 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
- Complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course.
Employees will be required to:
- 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, 7 June 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.