Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH849055
We are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2024 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2024 school year.
About the position
Suitable applicants will ideally be highly motivated and energetic and willing to work with students from diverse backgrounds in a regional setting. You should possess the qualities to promote excellence, develop and maintain positive relationships with students and build a positive classroom environment for students to achieve success, whilst implementing the WA curriculum. You will ideally possess and utilise excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other staff members.
Teachers who can create positive learning environments that are engaging, challenging and that cater for the range of needs which will ensure positive student achievement will be highly regarded. The suitable applicants should use effective whole-school behaviour management strategies to establish and maintain an organised, orderly and learning-focused classroom.
About the school
Augusta Primary School is located in the beautiful seaside town of Augusta where the Indian and Southern Ocean meet, and the whales annually come to play. In this unique location we have a wealth of history and landmarks, featuring the Leeuwin Lighthouse; the tallest mainland lighthouse in the Southern Hemisphere. Augusta and the primary school have a strong sense of community where everybody works together to achieve and build success across a range of domains.
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 Augusta Primary School can be found by visiting 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
You are encouraged to contact Katherine Hardegon, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Augusta by telephoning (08) 9781 5100 or emailing Katherine.Hardegon@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Katherine Hardegon on 0419 598 273.
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 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 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 Tuesday, 10 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.