Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH834004
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
John Forrest Secondary College is seeking an outstanding Literacy and Numeracy teacher who possesses a deep understanding of curriculum and has the passion and commitment to create a learning environment that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and a love for learning.
The successful applicant should be responsible for providing a highly differentiated and individualised Mathematics and Science program to students with significant gaps and challenges in both literacy and numeracy. Applicants with experience in developing Individual Education Plans and Special Education Needs reporting are an asset as well as those with experience in teaching the foundation skills of maths and science.
At John Forrest Secondary College education is a shared vision and commitment to fostering exceptional learning experiences for students and staff.
Our college community values education and thrives on diversity, valuing and celebrating the unique strengths of each individual. This foundation of inclusivity creates a culture of achievement and success where every member is supported and encouraged to excel.
We are dedicated to the growth of our staff. With a strong emphasis on professional development, we offer support and resources to develop your skills and aspirations. Staff insights and ideas play a pivotal role in shaping the future of teaching and learning at our College.
We offer a broad range of educational pathways that cater to diverse student needs and aspirations. These include delivery of endorsed programs, Australian Tertiary Admission Rank, General and Vocational Education and Training courses. Together with our broad range of co-curricular activities and clubs, this provides staff and students with opportunities to pursue and lead in their areas of passion and interest.
As we reach the final stages of our extensive building redevelopment program, opportunities emerge to further enrich the already vibrant and dynamic learning experiences of both our students and staff.
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 John Forrest Secondary College can be found by visiting johnforrest.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 Melanie English, Deputy Principal by telephoning (08) 9473 4000 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holidays please contact Melanie English on 0415 920 288
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, no longer than five (5) 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 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; and
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 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, 9 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.