Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH848917
This is a permanent, full-time position commencing Term 4, 2023
Please note as of 12:10PM (AWST) on Friday, 15 September 2023 an amendment was made to the tenure.
Collie Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a passionate and motivated English Teacher to join the committed Humanities team.
Working at Collie Senior High School provides you with the many professional and personal benefits of working for the Department of Education including:
- Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $8,020 a 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 accommodation
- Free relocation
About the Role
The successful applicant will ideally show the professional knowledge, practices and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant secondary school English curriculum, who is relationship focussed and has a flexible and inclusive approach to learning. The successful applicant will ideally display the ability to provide purposeful and relevant learning experiences that cater for different student learning needs as outlined in the Australian Curriculum, employing research based high impact teaching strategies. The successful applicant will have an ability to embed positive student behaviour strategies in their instructional practice. Applicants will ideally provide excellence in creating and maintaining supportive and safe learning environment and provide educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve their highest potential.
As part of this role, you will engage and build productive working relationships with students and be involved collaboratively with your colleagues to improve student results.
With effective interpersonal skills, the suitable applicants will work closely with students, colleagues and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for students. Ideally, the successful applicants will challenge and confront complex and conventional practices to provide successful outcomes for students, and continually reflect on their own practices to enhance performance. The ability to adapt with and utilise technology within the English learning area would be highly regarded.
About the School
Collie SHS’s moral purpose is to provide opportunities for all students to develop skills, knowledge and resilience through high quality teaching, to pursue pathways of their choice. As a school we are on a school improvement journey and are committed to maintaining a culture which focuses on student's honesty, respect, commitment and aspirations. We take an approach that is inclusive, explicit and supports all students in achieving academic, social and emotional success.
The Humanities teamwork in collaboration with the other Learning Areas and the Executive to deliver explicit high impact teaching, focussing on Conditions of Learning and a consistent approach across the school. It is a wonderful small senior high school with staff that work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students' and the community.
Our school is committed to maintaining a culture which focuses on student's honesty, respect, commitment and aspirations. We take an approach that is inclusive, explicit and supports all students in achieving academic, social and emotional success. We enjoy a positive reputation, both for the excellent educational opportunities we offer and for our high standards of achievement. Students are encouraged to achieve personal excellence in all aspects of the curriculum and to interact with each other and the wider community in a positive, constructive and socially responsible manner.
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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 Collie Senior High School can be found by visiting www.collieshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Bridgid Lafferty, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Collie, by telephoning (08) 9735 1200 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Bridgid Lafferty on 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 two (2) 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.
- 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.
- 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, 6 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.