Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH846898
This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2024
South Lake Primary School (PS) is looking to appoint an exceptional Science – Primary Teacher to join our team.
We are seeking a teacher with strong understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum and teaching expertise to plan and implement a high-quality and motivating science program to students from Years 1 – 6.
The successful applicant will join a collaborative working culture with active involvement of all staff. The ideal applicant should possess excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills that allow the building and maintenance of collaborative and respectful partnerships across the school and the wider community that re-enforce the culture of support, care and belonging.
Engaging all students through differentiation and clear learning intentions will be highly regarded. Adaptability skills and the ability to utilise technology within the Science learning area would be advantageous. The successful applicant should have sound behaviour management skills, a passion for sustainability, and a willingness to implement South Lake PS whole school approaches.
At South Lake PS, whole of school approaches are considered essential to improved outcomes in student learning and successful whole of school curriculum planning and a collaborative culture with the active involvement of all staff in school planning and decision making is promoted.
The successful applicant will join a school that Strives, Believe and Achieve outcomes for all student’s success.
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 South Lake Primary School can be found by visiting southlakeps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Leigh Liley, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9395 3400 or emailing Leigh.Liley@education.wa.edu.au
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 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; 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 Thursday, 21 September 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.