Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH817580
Rockingham Senior High School Education Support Centre (SHS ESC) is seeking to establish a pool of 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.
Rockingham SHS ESC is an Independent Public School for students in years 7 to 12 with special educational needs and is co-located with Rockingham Senior High School. The Rockingham SHS ESC community is committed to ‘Building Independent Futures’ by making a positive difference in the lives of young people with complex and challenging needs. We believe that all our students can learn and be successful at school and in the wider community.
There is a strong focus on developing authentic and genuine relationships with students, colleagues and the wider community. We value highly motivated, collaborative and innovative employees who focus on building effective teams to improve student outcomes and preparing them for life beyond school.
Our staff work in partnership with students, parents and other stakeholders to provide targeted and relevant programs focusing on functional literacy and numeracy, communication, social skills, protective behaviours and independent living skills, leading to employability skills including Workplace Learning (WPL) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses.
Suitable applicants will ideally be experienced secondary education support teachers willing to teach at all year levels. It is highly desirable for applicants to have a strong background in Classroom Management Strategies (CMS) and knowledge of trauma informed practice, Special Education Needs Reporting To Parents (SENRTP) and Abilities Based Learning Education (ABLEWA) reporting, Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN), Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communications Handicapped Children (TEACCH) practice, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). Experience teaching physical education or STEM (Science, Technology, English and Mathematics) would be advantageous.
Suitable applicants will be required to modify curriculum and make adjustments to meet the student’s individual needs which includes students diagnosed with Autism or complex behaviour and medical needs.
Applicants with special needs qualifications or a willingness to undertake further postgraduate study in special needs education and who are ready to take on new challenges will be highly regarded.
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 Rockingham Senior High School Education Support Centre can be found by visiting www.rockinghamshsesc.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 Amanda Flood, Associate Principal by telephoning (08) 9523 7000 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Amanda Flood on 0403 603 438.
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 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 Monday, 9 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.