Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH833996
This is a thirty-six (36) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Are you a dedicated and passionate Primary Teacher looking for a rewarding opportunity?
One Arm Point Remote Community School (RCS) is seeking an enthusiastic Early Childhood trained Primary Teacher to join their high-quality remote school.
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- Attractive Remote Teaching Service Allowance of $18,120 per year
- Locality allowance of $4,437 per year
- 11 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
- 10 weeks Remote Teaching Service leave upon completion of six semesters of continuous service, or 22 weeks after eight semesters
- More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
- Subsidised leave travel during major vacations
- Free GROH housing
- Airconditioning Subsidy
- Free furniture relocation (same support offered after completion of the contract)
- Long term furniture storage while in GROH accommodation
- Vehicle relocation
About the Role
One Arm Point RCS is looking for an Early Childhood year 1 and 2 teacher with a passion for Aboriginal education and the ability to utilise the school’s planning & policy documents (One Arm Point RCS is not an KSP school) to differentiate learning experiences for our students.
This role will suit someone who is relationship-focused, highly motivated, and passionate about creating exciting, culturally responsive learning experiences to ignite a desire to learn in students.
The Ideal Teacher
The successful applicant will ideally possess a strong knowledge of all key elements of primary pedagogy and curriculum, as well as an ability to inspire students to develop a passion for learning in a vibrant, engaging, and supportive classroom.
The successful applicant will ideally be a passionate, motivated, and skilled educator with a focus on citizenship and success.
One Arm Point RCS is respectful of self, others, and culture, and is committed to developing students who are literate, numerate and resilient lifelong learners. The school aims to help all students reach their full potential, with each one having the tools to make informed, considered decisions and the skills and knowledge to find meaningful employment beyond their school years.
The school has a dynamic staff from various backgrounds, including a number of local Aboriginal staff who provide integral knowledge and expertise regarding students and the school's unique context.
Strong relationships with the local community and local service providers form the base of a collaborative and targeted approach aimed at improving outcomes across the board and ensuring the children of Ardyaloon are given every opportunity to succeed.
The local Bardi Jawi culture is embedded into the school curriculum in many ways including Bardi language lessons, a fortnightly cultural program, a school and community cultural camp and engagement with local service providers, such as the Bardi Jawi Rangers.
The Location and Community
One Arm Point RCS is in Ardyaloon (One Arm Point), a laid back remote Aboriginal community on the Dampier Peninsula in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. One Arm Point boasts stunning coastline and a wealth of local Aboriginal culture.
For more information about Ardyaloon visit Destination - One Arm Point.
For additional information to all allowances and housing please contact Housing and Transport at firstname.lastname@example.org or on (08) 9264 5154.
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 One Arm Point Remote Community School can be found by visiting Schools Online or by downloading the relevant attachment below.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Mark Batka, OAPRCS Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Ardyaloon, by telephoning (08) 9171 9400 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: (please do not exceed the request page limit)
- A statement of up to 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 three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (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
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.
- 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, 20 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.