Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH843816
This is a three (3) month fixed term, part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2024 with possible extension and/or permanency
Flinders Park Primary School (PS) is seeking a passionate, motivated and skilled Primary – Visual Arts educator for specialist teaching across Years 1 - 6.
About the role
The successful applicant should ideally be a skilled practitioner in their field – ably managing the complexities of a specialist role through consistent, predictable routines within a dynamic and inquisitive curriculum delivery model. It is an expectation that our Primary –Visual Arts specialist works with classroom teachers and other members of our team to build relationships with students, meeting the unique needs of each individual in their learning.
The successful applicant will ideally be a passionate, motivated and skilled educator who is committed to integrating literacy and numeracy outcomes within the Visual Arts program. with a commitment to high quality teaching and instructional strategies. It is highly regarded that applicants are committed to developing positive relationships with students, parents, staff and the wider community, including involvement in community visual arts events.
We are ideally seeking applicants who are innovative and possess high quality teaching skills and knowledge. Applicants should possess a strong capacity to plan engaging programs that cater for the educational needs of all students, using an excellent understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum. The successful applicant should be committed to ongoing professional growth and development and effective collaboration with colleagues based on data analysis and effective pedagogy.
About the school
Flinders Park PS is located in the City of Albany, 400 kilometres south of Perth. The school opened in 1978 and caters for student from Kindergarten to Year 6. The school's local intake area is extensive; covering approximately 150 KM. The school presents as a vibrant learning place, set amongst well-presented grounds and maintained buildings. The school community is active and valued within the school. The school has high expectations for student behaviour and developing harmonious relationships and values implicit in the 'Flinders Student' ethos.
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 Flinders Park Primary School can be found by visiting flindersparkps.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 Julie Simpfendorfer, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Albany, by telephoning (08) 9892 5200 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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, 22 September 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.