Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH842344
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Mukinbudin District High School (DHS) is seeking a Primary Teacher to join their high-quality regional school.
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $8 020.00 per year
- Locality allowance of $827.00 per year
- 11 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
- More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
- Subsidised housing
- Free relocation
About the Role
In this role you will be a highly valued member of our staff. As a culturally responsive and inclusive school, one of your key priorities will include providing all students with opportunities to achieve success through education. We will provide you with any professional development across various teaching areas to further develop your teaching practices and to support you in our whole school programs.
The Ideal Teacher
The successful applicant will ideally be highly motivated and energetic and willing to work with students from diverse backgrounds in a rural setting. You should possess the qualities to promote excellence, develop and maintain positive relationships with students and build a positive classroom environment for students to achieve success, whilst implementing the WA curriculum. You will ideally possess and utilise excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other staff members.
Teachers who can create positive learning environments that are engaging, challenging and that cater for the range of needs which will ensure positive student achievement will be highly regarded. The successful applicant should use effective whole-school behaviour management strategies to establish and maintain an organised, orderly and learning-focused classroom.
Mukinbudin DHS is an Independent Public School with excellence at the core of everything we do. Providing education since 1923, we work with parents and community to ensure a supportive learning environment for all our students. We are committed to giving them opportunities to achieve their personal best and develop into independent learners, positive individuals and responsible citizens.
Our school prepares our students for a technological rich world and encourages them to develop the skills to create the world they want to live in. We support our students to explore and engage with the world around them with guidance and encouragement from our school community.
The Location and Community
For more information about Mukinbudin town and shire:
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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 Mukinbudin District High School can be found by visiting www.mukinbudindhs.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
You are encouraged to contact Karl Moll, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Mukinbudin, by telephoning (08) 9048 3400 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:
- A three (3) 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
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three 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.