Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH844903
We are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2024 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2024 school year.
About the Role
Suitable applicants should have knowledge and understanding of the effective use of explicit teaching strategies and willingness to learn. As a teacher at our school, you will contribute to a positive team culture and enjoy the challenge of working at a school seeking to raise standards and improve student outcomes. Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and collaboration skills with strong organisational skills and time management will be highly regarded. Suitable applicants will ideally create a learning environment that will be engaging, caring and catering for a range of needs to promote students’ achievement.
It is highly desirable that applicants are committed to developing positive relationships with students, parents, staff and the wider community. An understanding of restorative practices is also highly desirable. Applicants should possess a strong capacity to plan challenging and engaging programs using an excellent understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum.
About the School
Bruce Rock District High School is located 240 km from Perth and caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 10. Our moral purpose at Bruce Rock DHS is that we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence, enabling our students to have the best opportunities in life.
Our students want teachers who are compassionate, caring and kind. We are seeking teachers who ideally expect every child to work hard, behave, and set goals for their learning, whilst making sure there are rewards in place to celebrate and recognise their hard work. At Bruce Rock DHS we have developed our own behaviour matrix around a positive behaviour model, which we expect all of our students to follow. We have also developed our own explicit teaching model, which forms part of our school Business Plan. We also use a number of programs, including; Spelling Mastery, on top of regular classroom spelling programs, Heggerty, Sounds Write, Talk for Writing, which support in-class reading programs and PRIME Maths. Our staff are also engaged in professional learning such as Teach Well and CMS (Classroom Management Strategies).
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 Bruce Rock District High School can be found by visiting Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Merwan Kassem, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Bruce Rock, by telephoning 0415 347 886 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Merwan Kassem on 0415 347 886.
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 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, 13 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.