Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH850190
This is a permanent part-time position (0.7FTE) commencing Term 1, 2024
Rossmoyne Senior High School (SHS) is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic French Language Teacher to join our friendly team. Rossmoyne SHS is one of two Gifted and Talented (GT) Languages schools in Western Australia, offering an accelerated program for GT students.
The successful applicant should have high expectations, display 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 expert teachers of their language, as well as being flexible and adaptive teachers who can apply the strategies of differentiated instruction and explicit teaching.
An ability to teach French across all year levels from Years 7 – 12 is required. Candidates who have experience working with Gifted and Talented students, Students at Educational Risk and English as an Additional Language/Dialect students will be highly regarded, however Graduate teachers are also encouraged to apply.
The desired applicant will ideally possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills to develop and promote the school’s values, ethos and priorities across the school community. The successful applicant will ideally work collaboratively with their colleagues in the Languages Department and build positive relationships with their students. They should also be performance driven and use evidence based decision-making skills.
As a Quality Teaching Strategy Lead School, the successful applicant would be expected to be familiar with the Teaching for Impact Framework and understand what effective teachers believe, know and do to support student success. Our current Business Plan focuses on our vision to “honour the culture, embrace opportunity and shape the future”. Further information can be found here. We strongly encourage applicants to read through the plan to better understand the context of the role and our commitment to ensure our students are equipped with the skills, capabilities and understandings that will empower them to live and work successfully in the 21st century.
As one of the first Independent Public Schools (IPS) in Western Australia, Rossmoyne SHS is one of the nation’s leading schools. Our students annually achieve outstanding levels of academic excellence. We provide outstanding visual and performing arts and sports programs, exciting opportunities in vocational education, and strong pastoral care. Our culture is described by staff and community as positive, professional, inclusive, dynamic and with a focus on excellence. Our students are very proud of the positive reputation of our school. They find the school diverse, progressive and filled with opportunities for growth. They feel a sense of belonging and support each other to balance competition and cooperation to achieve positive outcomes for all.
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 Rossmoyne Senior High School can be found by visiting rossmoyne.wa.edu.au or 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:
Please contact Michelle Price, Human Resource Officer, by telephoning 9235 1617 or 0419 935 991 emailing Michelle.Price@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Michelle Price on 9235 1617.
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 Monday, 23 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.