Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH834859
Malibu School is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and highly motivated Education Support Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2023 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2024. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2023 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2024.
Positions available may include Kindergarten to year 12 classroom teachers as well as Visual and Performing Arts, Digital Technologies and Physical Education specialist teacher roles.
Our staff deliver personalised programs focused on developing engagement, independence and skills for life towards our vision for 'A Future Without Limits'. Suitable applicants should display a commitment to our school vision, values and priorities for a meaningful and relevant curriculum, high-quality teaching, a positive learning environment and strong family and community partnerships.
Suitable applicants will ideally be willing to teach at all year levels, be ready to collaborate with colleagues and be knowledgeable about a range of disabilities and the implementation of relevant and achievable pathway learning for students working towards greater independence and successful transitions beyond school.
Our students participate in various classroom and community-based learning opportunities that enhance skill development and independence aligned to each child's pathway preference. Senior students receive formal recognition for learning through enrolment in School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) Endorsed programs (such as ASDAN certificates and Authority Developed Workplace Learning), Senior Secondary Courses (such as Preliminary Units for English and Mathematics) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications and Units of Competencies, relevant to each child's pathway preferences.
Suitable applicants will ideally be genuine innovators who display creative planning and instructional flexibility, drawing on knowledge of evidence-based teaching strategies to implement differentiated learning and assessment approaches that further students' development. Teaching and learning content is hands-on and practical to develop skills in communication, literacy, numeracy, personal care, independent living, community access, employability, protective behaviours, social-emotional learning and transition skills. Competent use of various technologies and experience in explicit teaching and integrated planning will be highly regarded, as is knowledge of strategies to support positive behaviour and regulation. Learning about using various Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) modes to enhance effective student communication is desirable.
Suitable applicants will ideally possess effective interpersonal skills to develop a strong rapport with students, staff, families and therapists. They will ideally advocate as part of an effective team to promote success for all students. The suitable applicant will be responsible for the planning and delivery of each student's personalised education programs, both at school and during offsite activities, with a particular focus on supporting student access, engagement, independence and achievement of clearly defined outcomes documented in the student's Individual Education Plan.
In consultation with the school leadership team, teacher colleagues, Education Assistants, parents/caregivers and School Psychologist or relevant professionals, this will include contributing to the design, implementation and review of Individual Education, Behaviour, Acts of Daily Living, Transition, Travel and other documented plans. The successful applicant will also be involved in the ongoing review of student progress and maintaining records regarding student achievement.
Malibu School is an Education Support Kindergarten to Year 12 school located in Safety Bay for students with an intellectual and physical disability.
With a strong reputation for providing a high-quality personalised education for students whose needs are complex, our Malibu community believe all students can learn and develop skills aligned with their interest. We believe in students’ abilities and aspirations across all curriculum areas and that the social, emotional, physical and educational development of all students are best facilitated when parents, teachers, specialists and therapists work together as partners in the process. Grounds and office staff, education assistants and social trainers, teachers and leadership teams contribute to our strong community, committed to providing individualised, challenging and rewarding learning experiences that are responsive to each student. Displayed ability and commitment to think out of the box while building positive relationships with our students, parents, staff and community members is of high importance.
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 Malibu School can be found by visiting malibuschool.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Merrilee Wright, Principal, by telephoning (08) 95583 8450 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Merrilee Wright on 040 343 7606.
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 five (5) 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
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, 13 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.