Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH848139
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024 with possible extension and/or permanency
Are you a passionate and dedicated teacher who is looking for a rewarding change?
Swan View Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a Mathematics Teacher to join their friendly team. Please note, this position has the capacity to commence in Term 4, 2023 if the successful applicant is available.
The location and community
Our school is located in the eastern suburb of Swan View. It is approximately 25 kilometres from the Perth central business district in the Perth Hills on the edge of the Darling Scarp, just to the west of the John Forrest National Park.
We are situated 15 minutes from the Swan Valley, where there are world-class wineries, breweries, distilleries, countless gourmet artisan goods, handcrafted wares, bustling markets, vibrant studios, top-notch eateries and endless experiences, just 25 minutes from Perth.
More information about City of Swan and the Swan Valley
Swan View SHS has excellent facilities in a range of specialist areas. These include our state of the art performing arts theatre, design and technology workshops, dance space and art studios. All classrooms are air-conditioned and outside areas offer a range of shaded areas, designed to make the learning environment comfortable for our staff and students.
Some of our school’s specialist programs include but are not limited to The Swan View Fame Academy, Swan View Stars Foundation and Follow The Dream.
More information on our specialist programs Here.
Swan View SHS has a long and proud history with traditions that continue to be upheld today. The school has an ethos that builds a strong learning relationship between staff and students, without a doubt our school's greatest strength is the care we have for each other. Individual student strengths and interests are fostered through the array of specialist programs that the school has on offer.
About the role
We are seeking teachers who are ideally strong team players and support improvement in teaching and learning in a Senior High School environment. You will ideally model a culture of self-reflection and engagement in coaching that promotes your professional growth. The successful applicant should have proven abilities in learning program planning and instructional practice to facilitate improved student outcomes.
The successful applicant will ideally have a moral purpose that aligns to the development of students as life-long learners who are resilient, respectful, active community members that are future ready and can realise their potential. This includes the commitment and desire to create and sustain a safe, student-centred environment. You should support the Mathematics Learning Area team to strategically meet the learning needs of all students studying Mathematics curriculum, including students with disabilities and special needs. An ability to teach Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) Mathematics would be an advantage.
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 Swan View Senior High School can be found by visiting svshs.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
Please contact Helen Hawley, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9294 6100 or emailing Helen.firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Helen Hawley on 0436 945 182
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 four (4) 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 requirements.
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 Wednesday, 4 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.