Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH847692
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.
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- 11 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
- More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
- Subsidised accommodation
- Free relocation of household items and depreciation costs.
- An additional allowance up to $8,020 per annum pro rata as a part of the Country Teacher Program.
About the role
Narrogin Primary School is seeking to establish a pool of innovative, passionate, and dedicated teachers.
Narrogin PS Staff are committed to continual reflection on their own professional knowledge, practice and level of engagement, following rigorous planning and assessment cycles. There is a culture of analysis in which staff routinely diagnose the impact of their teaching to drive whole school planning and monitor student achievement and progress.
Applicants should be committed to developing positive relationships with students, parents, staff, and the wider community.
Suitable applicants should display the use of exemplary instructional practices that engage students and result in high levels of achievement and progress.Teachers that can differentiate the curriculum through researched and evidenced based practice, lesson design, instructional strategies and flexible lesson delivery will be considered advantageous, supported with knowledge of research and evidence-based programs, strategies, and resources to improve student outcomes.
The capacity to work as an active and effective member of a collaborative team, by sharing experiences and resources, responding to feedback, displaying an ongoing commitment to professional development, including peer and classroom observations will form an important aspect of this role.
Applicants who desire to teach in the early years (Kindergarten to Year 2) should support an approach of intentional teaching and purposeful play-based learning to achieve specific outcomes for individual students. Strong knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum Outline, Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards, embedded in the learning environment would be ideal.
Teachers who have knowledge and expertise in key whole school approaches will be viewed favourably. These include high impact teaching strategies, Heggerty, MulitLit suite, including InitiaLit, Spelling Mastery and Brightpath.
Narrogin PS in partnership with our school community, are committed to supporting our students from Kindergarten to Year 6 to achieve their full potential. Our school motto, 'In the Pursuit of Excellence', reflects the belief that every child can be successful. We take a personal approach to prepare children to be life-long learners and active citizens in the wider community. We implement a curriculum that caters for the social, emotional, physical, academic, cultural and creative needs of individuals in a safe and supportive learning environment, by providing programs that are underpinned by evidence.
Narrogin Primary School is located within the Wheatbelt South regional centre of Gnarojin, Narrogin, on Wilman Boodjar, boasting a population of 5,000 people.
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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 Narrogin Primary School can be found by visiting www.narroginprimaryschool.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Eloisa Goss, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Narrogin, by telephoning (08) 9882 1700 or emailing Eloisa.Goss@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Eloisa Goss on 0476 815 005.
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
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.