Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH843903
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Mount Barker Community College (CC) is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Mathematics Teacher to join our friendly school.
Mount Barker CC is seeking an applicant that will develop, improve and deliver high school Mathematics programs whilst improving the participation of students in Mathematics activities, within the framework of our Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) program.
The successful applicant should utilise an evidence-based approach and make the best use of contemporary learning tools. You should possess the qualities to promote excellence and implement an innovative curriculum.
The successful applicant will ideally have the ability to teach Mathematics to Year 12 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) level. An interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) will also be highly valued.
The successful applicant should have a genuine care and consideration for students, highly effective teaching practices and a willingness to seek constant improvement in their own practice. In addition, they should have the ability to promote an environment of active and positive learning; and provide educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve their very best.
Mount Barker CC is a proud Independent Public School with a long history of strong community connections and success for our students.
We pride ourselves on supporting personal excellence in our students through quality teaching, and we are active in seeking opportunities for enrichment through clubs, camps, excursions and community service.
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 Mount Barker Community College can be found by visiting mountbarkercommunitycollege.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
You are encouraged to contact Andrew Fraser, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Mount Barker by telephoning (08) 9851 3400 or emailing Andrew.Fraser@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Andrew Fraser on 0439 431 683
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 four (4) 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 four (4) 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
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 Thursday, 5 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.