Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH849749
This is a permanent part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2024
Churchlands Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Mathematics Teacher to join their friendly team.
The successful applicant should be committed to achieving the best outcomes for all students and be passionate about the delivery of innovative and engaging curriculum. They should have high expectations, a commitment to excellence, use a range of pedagogies, and have the ability to establish and maintain a positive classroom learning environment. They should be a flexible and adaptive teacher, able to apply the strategies of differentiated instruction. The successful applicant should cater to a range of student ability levels including those requiring numeracy support, as well as the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) levels.
As part of your standard practice, you should reflect on and assess the effectiveness of your teaching practices using a variety of methods available within the school. You will ideally provide educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve to their highest potential. Creating and promoting an environment conducive to active and positive learning and which caters for different student learning needs will also be a strength of the successful applicant. In addition, the ability to engage students using a range of skills, knowledge of effective classroom management strategies and restorative practices are highly desirable. You will ideally use explicit success criteria and provide students with an innovative and engaging environment, and regularly involve Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in your practice.
The school’s learning technology is based upon every student having a laptop in class which is solely PC based. Every Mathematics classroom has an electronic interactive TV screen to facilitate classroom strategies as these virtual classroom technologies gradually replace traditional pen and paper. In management terms the school is isolated from the Department’s network and uses many alternative management tools not found in other Government schools.
Churchlands has developed its own Quality Teaching and Learning Framework (QTLF) based on Madeline Hunters Design model which provides a consistent whole school approach to teaching and learning. Professional learning at Churchlands is a key to the implementation of our QTLF. This is teacher driven and offers leadership development opportunities for all staff complimenting the school’s Leadership artefact.
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 Churchlands Senior High School can be found by visiting churchlands.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Visit a virtual tour of Churchlands Senior High School here:
For further job related information:
Please contact Rick Johnston, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9441 1700 or emailing email@example.com
During the school holiday period, please contact Rick Johnston on 0403 897 562
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, 20 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.