Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH842492
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Prepare students to be ‘Ready for Life’ with the skills, understandings, behaviours and values to reach their potential leading purposeful, happy lives and engaging in the community
Eastern Goldfields Education Support Centre (EGESE) is seeking an Education Support 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 $10,210 a year
- locality allowance of $432 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 where applicable
- free relocation
About the role
The development of positive and respectful relationships between staff and students is a high priority within our school. The successful applicants should be student rapport focused, enthusiastic, innovative, and motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
The successful applicants will plan, program, and assess using an integrated curriculum, differentiated to meet individual student needs. Successful applicants will also ideally have highly effective teaching practices, an ability to self-reflect and a willingness to seek constant improvement in their own practice.
We are seeking individuals who are hardworking and knowledgeable about a range of disabilities and the implementation of strategies to support and enhance individual development in all areas, with a focus on numeracy, literacy, life skills and protective behaviours. Prior experience and knowledge in managing challenging behaviours for students with special needs is desirable.
Primary School and Generalist High School trained teachers are encouraged to apply with extensive training opportunities and support provided for the right applicant. Interest and knowledge in The Arts specifically music is desirable.
Teachers in an education support environment positively manage a team of Education Assistants to create a safe and supportive learning environment for students. They engage with and contribute to the school community and work collaboratively with families, therapists, and outside agencies to improve student outcomes.
Eastern Goldfields ESC caters for high school students with mild, moderate, or severe intellectual disability, and for students with Autism who have exceptionally high educational needs. Students may also have other associated conditions.
Eastern Goldfields ESC is a partner school to both Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School (KBCHS) and Eastern Goldfields College (EGC). The Middle school campus is co-located with KBCHS in Boomerang Crescent, Kalgoorlie and caters for students in Years 7 to 10. The senior school is co-located with EGC on the Goldfields Institute of Technology campus in the centre of Kalgoorlie and caters for students in Years 11 to 13.
The location and community
Located in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia, Kalgoorlie Boulder is situated 590 kilometres inland of Perth. The name Kalgoorlie is derived from the Wangai word Karlkurla, meaning "Place of the silky pears".
Kalgoorlie Boulder is Australia's largest Outback City with a population of more than 30,000 people. It is the largest urban centre in the Goldfields region and the fifth largest in Western Australia.
Whatever the length of your stay, you are guaranteed to uncover a wealth of treasures set against a backdrop of some of the world's best architecture. Here you'll find a modern and vibrant city.
For more information about Kalgoorlie visit kalgoorlietourism.com.
For additional information to all allowances and housing please contact Housing and Transport at email@example.com or on (08) 9264 5154.
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 Eastern Goldfields Education Support Centre can be found by visiting easterngoldfieldsesc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Janekke Higgins, Manager Corporate Services for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kalgoorlie, by telephoning (08) 9092 0000 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Mary-Ellen Pilason on 0425273515.
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 outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (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; and
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- 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 Friday, 27 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.