Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH848613
South Bunbury Education Support Centre (ESC) is seeking a hard-working and enthusiastic Education Support Teacher to join their team!
South Bunbury ESC is seeking to establish a pool of teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2023 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2024. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2023 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2024.
About the role
Suitable applicants will ideally use explicit teaching strategies and exhibit effective classroom management skills to enhance student learning and wellbeing. Applicants should also be flexible, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a commitment to professional learning and a high-level of participation in collaborative team planning.
Teachers develop an integrated curriculum, differentiated to meet individual student needs. The ability to use ABLES data to develop Individual Education Plans created in SEN Planning, program using ABLEWA and the WA Curriculum and assess using school wide assessments and teacher developed assessments would be highly rated. Knowledge of PLD and Top Ten Maths would be of benefit.
We are seeking applicants who are hardworking and knowledgeable about a range of disabilities and the implementation of strategies to support and enhance individual development in all areas.
Knowledge of ASD and intellectual disabilities is an advantage as well as experience with Team Teach, trauma-informed practice, Functional Behaviour Assessment and PBS. Many students require alternative communication methods, and an understanding of PODD and communication devices would be advantageous. Suitable applicant’s will also, ideally have, highly effective teaching practices, an ability to self-reflect and a willingness to seek constant improvement in their own practice.
Teachers in an education support environment positively manage a team of Education Assistants to create a safe and supportive learning environment for students. The successful applicant will engage with, and contribute to, the school community and work collaboratively with families, therapists and outside agencies to improve student outcomes.
About the school
South Bunbury ESC is a specialist setting which caters to the needs of students with a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder with high educational need. We acknowledge the Wardandi people, the traditional custodians, of the Noongar boodja (land), on which our school lies. We acknowledge and respect their culture and the contributions they make to the education of all within our school community.
We have a strong commitment to working with our community to support our students to 'Learn, Grow and Belong'. Our school is co-located with South Bunbury Primary School. Students and staff from both schools on the South Bunbury campus participate in a variety of in-school activities and excursions which provide numerous opportunities to learn from each other. Students are also supported to develop skills though activities and visits to locations within the local community.
The location and community
South Bunbury is a beachside suburb in Bunbury, Western Australia. It is located in the local government area of the City of Bunbury. The area is also known as 'Mangles'.
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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 South Bunbury Education Support Centre can be found by visiting 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 Christine Cook, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in South Bunbury, by telephoning (08) 9796 4650 or emailing Christine.Cook@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Christine Cook on 0401830778.
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 of up to four (4) pages 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 (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.
- 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.
- 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.