Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH862549
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
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Coastal Lakes College (CLC) is seeking an Education Support Teacher to join their friendly team.
The successful applicant should possess excellent relationship skills and a passion to provide a positive, caring and inclusive learning environment enabling students to flourish.
CLC is a proud, inclusive College that strives to challenge and support every student to develop a mindset where they imagine the possibilities, believe in themselves, inspire others with their effort and achieve their personal best.
At Coastal Lakes, we believe the development of such a mindset provides a strong foundation for a bright and successful future.
At CLC our dynamic team of specialist teachers and education support staff work in close partnership to deliver individualised programmes and evidence-based practice, that develops each student's educational, physical and social skills.
The successful applicant would modify curriculum and make adjustments to meet the student’s individual needs.
The successful applicant should be committed to promoting and fostering student engagement and creating a supportive environment where student success is celebrated.
This position requires a flexible and reflective teacher, ideally with specialist knowledge and skills related to students with moderate to severe disability, including Intellectual Disability (ID), multiple physical disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Trauma.
Experience in supporting students with complex communication needs is highly desirable.
The successful applicant should be able to manage class teams and liaise with parents and therapists to meet the educational and care needs of their students. A Certificate 4 in Workplace Training & Assessment is desirable but not essential.
The successful applicant should share our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and to the learning needs of all students. It is desirable for the successful applicant to have a working understanding of and a commitment to, Trauma Informed Practice.
The successful applicant should be able to develop, implement and review meaningful and appropriate Individual Education Plans that not only outline functional curriculum objectives, but that support the whole student through targeted social-emotional skills, life skills and Protective Behaviours curriculum.
As a developing College, collaboration, teamwork and adaptability will be highly regarded as well as a commitment to personal and professional growth. The successful applicant should be skilled in building and sustaining positive working relationships with students, colleagues and parents in order support every student to achieve their potential.
This is an exciting time to join CLC as we continue to shape and refine our Senior School pathways to support the very best outcomes for our students at school and in their post-school transition.
CLC is an innovative and contemporary college that prioritises high quality teaching and provides teaching staff which opportunities for continued growth and development via our Graduate Teacher Program, Aspirant Leaders Program, Aspirant Level 3 classroom Teacher Program and our Instructional Coaching Program.
Located in Lakelands, a south-western suburb of Perth in the City of Mandurah, CLC opened in 2019 and 2024 will be its first year catering for students in Years 7 to 12. Our Inclusive Education Hub boasts state of the art facilities for students with moderate to severe and profound disabilities, including a hydrotherapy pool, a sensory include indoor and outdoor sensory play spaces, life skills and physiotherapy rooms, a hydrotherapy pool and therapy consult spaces.
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 Coastal Lakes College can be found by visiting CoastalLakesCollege.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 Paul Cooke, Associate Principal, by telephoning 0437 283 428 or emailing Paul.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 one (1) page statement addressing the Professional Knowledge domain that governs the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school. Please note that the Professional Practice and Professional Engagement domains will be assessed at the interview stage.
- A CV of up to four (4) 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;
- consent to a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and obtain a current Screening Clearance Number issued by the Department of Education’s Screening Unit prior to commencement of employment
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration requirements;
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment and every three years thereafter;
- 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, 27 November 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.