Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH841807
South Halls Head Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and enthusiastic Teachers Kindergarten to Year 6 (K-6) for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2024 school year and up to the end of Term 1, 2025. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2024 school year, up to the end of Term 1, 2025.
About the role
As a Lead School of the Department’s Quality Teaching Strategy, we are seeking teachers with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills which underpin professional knowledge and positive working relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. Suitable applicants will become an integral part of this community partnership to support each student to reach their potential.
As a teacher at South Halls Head PS, you will ideally work in a collaborative environment to improve student outcomes, reflect on your own performance, contribute to staff development and support our distributed leadership structure. You should be committed to continuous improvement by displaying your willingness to accept and implement change.
Suitable applicants will ideally be highly skilled educators with a passion for teaching. Applicants should be committed to pursuing excellence in classroom teaching with strong knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum and demonstrated best practice in Literacy and Numeracy.
South Halls Head PS’s aim is to work closely with our community to provide an outstanding educational experience for our students. We strongly believe in success for all students, as we develop the 'whole child'- academically, socially, emotionally, creatively and physically. Students strive to achieve, as we encourage them to take risks, to accept challenges and to learn from their mistakes.
Our school has a whole school explicit instruction approach to lesson delivery. Our motto 'My School, My Future' informs the direction of our school vision. As an Independent Public School, we select exemplary staff to fit with our future directions. We are passionate about education and set high expectations for both staff and students. The innovative and evidence-based instructional approaches utilised by our school demonstrate that every student has the potential to be a high achiever, regardless of their backgrounds, abilities or personal circumstances.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 South Halls Head Primary School can be found by visiting southhallsheadps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online or by downloading the relevant attachment below.
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 Buller, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9584 6200 or emailing Melanie.Buller@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Melanie Buller on 0428 272 723.
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; and
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration requirements.
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 Friday, 29 September 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.