Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH862956
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Morley Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a Teacher, Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Teacher to join our team.
Morley's vision is to celebrate diversity and cater for the needs of all students, with the goal of everyone achieving their personal best. We strive to foster a culture of continuous improvement and high expectations in a supportive, engaging, and vibrant learning environment. Students in Years 7 to 10 have access to engaging programs, including Department of Education approved specialist programs in our Aviation Academy and School of Screen and Media. All students in
Years 7 to 9 also study a language and have the opportunity to participate in activities associated without exchange partnership with sister schools in Japan and Singapore.
The successful applicant will ideally be dedicated, highly competent and passionate about Humanities subjects and the opportunities they provide for young people.
Ideally the successful applicant will have high expectations and demonstrate a commitment to excellence. They should be able to use a range of high impact strategies and have the ability to establish and maintain a positive classroom learning environment. As part of standard practice, the suitable applicant will be able to reflect upon and assess the effectiveness of their teaching practices and apply that knowledge to cater for different student learning needs. Being student-focused and collaborative, the applicant should be able to display positive learning outcomes for students across Years 7 to 12, providing relevant and engaging courses linked to the Western Australian Curriculum.
These skills will see you build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels, including colleagues and parents/caregivers. Applicants will be flexible and will work collaboratively with staff and students to provide an engaging and relevant learning environment to inspire and motivate students to learn. You will support the implementation of the school’s Business Plan, work and teach in a team environment, be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives and be focused on an evidence-based approach to teaching through data analysis and self-reflection. In this way, you will be able to create a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students.
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 Morley Senior High School can be found by visiting morleyshs.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 Sue Gilchrist, Principal by telephoning (08) 9376 5555 or emailing Sue.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 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.
ELIGIBILITY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
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
- 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 Monday, 27 November 2023.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.