Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH847947
Floreat Park Primary School (PS) are seeking to establish a pool of committed, motivated teachers to join our K-6 team 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.
Personal attributes are very important to us. We are seeking applicants whose values and beliefs align with the school’s direction. Exemplary interpersonal acumen that forges and maintains positive, productive and trusting relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community is highly regarded. Suitable applicants should have genuine respect and professionalism in all interactions, be collegial, effective collaborators and display a commitment to ongoing personal growth and development.
You should be able to create safe and motivating learning environments for students using engaging pedagogy, restoratives practices and genuine concern for personal and student wellbeing. There is a 1:1 iPad program in Years 3-6. Strong skills in using Information and Communications Technology to enhance teaching and learning outcomes from Pre-primary to Year 6 are desirable. Suitable applicants will ideally be proficient in using data as part of the assess-plan–act cycle, have a proven repertoire of effective teaching pedagogies and strategies that meet the needs of all students, and display their obligation to implementing whole school approaches that include the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework, Inquiry Learning, Phonics and Talk for Writing (K-2).
Coaching, mentoring and learning from each other feature highly in our performance and development culture. We actively develop middle leaders to support our direction and provide opportunities for leadership growth at all levels through the Department’s Future Leaders Framework. Applicants in middle level leadership roles and those aspiring to leadership are encouraged to apply.
Floreat Park PS is an Independent Public School providing excellence in educational opportunities from Kindergarten to Year 6. We are proud to offer local families a progressive school environment in which students are encouraged to achieve their full potential. While acknowledging our rich history dating back to 1951, we are foremost a contemporary school engaged in best practice teaching methods. Central to our success is the strong participation of our parent community in all aspects of school life.
Our approach to education is built on a set of shared values and beliefs about how children learn best and to create a vibrant, engaging and supportive environment.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
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 Floreat Park Primary School can be found by visiting floreatparkps.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 Jane Rowlands, Principal by telephoning (08) 9205 5600 or emailing Jane.Rowlands@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Jane Rowlands on 0414 550 406
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 Friday, 13 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.