Advertised Vacancy Number: Pool Ref IPS/TCH863711
Gilmore College is seeking to establish a pool of English Teachers 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.
Gilmore College is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated English Teachers to who believe in our morale purpose: “We transform positive relationships into meeting the unique learning potential of every student.”
To be considered for this pool, suitable applicants should be committed and highly motivated educators with the ability to provide high quality teaching and learning programs to meet the needs of our students. To be considered for this role, you should be student and relationship focused, innovative and able to work effectively in a team environment.
Applicants should reflect a growth mindset on and evaluate the effectiveness of your teaching practice. You should highlight your ability to select from a flexible and effective repertoire of teaching strategies to suit the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development and characteristics of all students. Having experience in SEN (Special Education Needs) Reporting and providing educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve success, understanding of curriculum differentiation is highly desirable.
Suitable applicants should have a strong ability to analyse learning area and individual student data in English, to improve student achievement and subject knowledge relevant to supporting student learning. It is highly desirable for suitable applicants to have experience working with Whole School Instructional Models and methods employed in Explicit Instruction and a knowledge of whole school literacy and numeracy for low achievers. The capacity to teach Australian Admission Tertiary Rank (ATAR) courses, and previous experience or qualifications teaching English would be highly regarded.
The successful applicant will ideally have knowledge and experience and the skills to work with Students at Education Risk (SAER) and extension classes for Academic Education Program (AEP). The successful applicant should display an explicit understanding of differentiated learning and must be willing to contribute to the growth and development of the English Learning Area. Suitable applicants should have the ability to provide high quality teaching and learning programs to meet the needs of our students and maintain effective relationships quickly with all stakeholders.
Suitable candidates will have the opportunity to apply their expertise of the English Learning Area across Years 7 to 12, utilising their knowledge and teaching experience in senior school Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE), to encourage and support our students to achieve outstanding results.
Gilmore College is an Independent public school which opened in 2008 continuing 52 previous years of secondary education provided by Kwinana Senior High School. Our positive behaviour school acronym is S.O.A.R. which stands for Supportive, Organised, Aspirational and Resilient and creates a tone for our welcoming environment.
The school continues the education of students from within the City of Kwinana area primary schools. Students thrive in an inclusive environment consisting of Indigenous Australian, European, African, Sub-Continental, Middle Eastern, Asian and Pacific Island Nations' people. Our moral purpose to meet the unique learning potential of all of our students through positive relationships drives interactions between all of our school community members.
Our positive behaviour school acronym is S.O.A.R. which stands for Supportive, Organised, Aspirational and Resilient and creates a tone for our welcoming and supportive environment. We provide a comprehensive curriculum with pathways to university, further study, training, and employment. Our Moral Purpose, - “to transform positive relationships into meeting the unique learning potential of every student” drives our school culture.
Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this selection process.
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 Gilmore College can be found by visiting gilmorecollege.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 Jessica Hammill, Human Resources Manager, by telephoning (08) 6595 2700 or emailing Jessica.email@example.com
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 four (4) 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;
- 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 Friday, 8 December 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.