Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH863501
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
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Halls Head College (HHC) is seeking a Design and Technology Teacher to join their team.
The successful applicant will ideally be student and relationship-focused and be able to provide engaging, relevant and meaningful learning experiences. In addition, they should promote an environment of active and positive learning and provide educational opportunities and activities that enable students to achieve their very best.
The successful applicant should be able to deliver an engaging and relevant curriculum in a range of Design and Technology contexts using a positive, student-focused approach whilst working with students across a range of ability levels.
They should have a strong understanding of the requirements across Technologies to ensure students can reach their full potential in all aspects of the Technology and Design Process. The successful applicant will ideally, have the knowledge and understanding in the Western Australian Curriculum, and delivery and assessment in lower and upper school courses.
Holding a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or the willingness to obtain one will be highly advantageous.
The successful applicant will ideally possess excellent interpersonal skills and a capacity to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment with students, teachers, and the wider community to achieve the best educational outcomes for our students.
We seek applicants with a strong growth mindset and the flexibility to employ a wide range of teaching strategies in order to engage and inspire student learning.
Graduate teachers are encouraged to apply for this position. We have strong support and processes that provide learning and development practices for all staff and pride ourselves with the opportunities and support that we provide for graduates.
HHC is uniquely situated on the 'island' of Halls Head just south of Mandurah. The local intake area is south, close to the Waroona Shire boundary. Our college offers all students diverse choices, authentic opportunities to develop essential life skills and a rigorous, caring, and safe environment to learn and grow in. Our staff has a wealth of expertise, experience, and a genuine desire to constantly improve their practice to benefit all students.
Students are encouraged to think critically and creatively, develop problem solving skills and work effectively both individually and in groups to achieve their goals. Our impressive record of achievement in vocational education and training is supported by outstanding facilities and industry trained staff.
Through our Motto “Learning for Life” we aim to provide an environment that values cultural differences, promotes a love of learning, and empowers students to make a positive contribution to our world. All members of our college community are asked to share, model, and promote our values of Care, Courtesy, Cooperation and Courage.
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 Halls Head College can be found by visiting hallsheadcollege.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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For further job related information:
Please contact Ian Norgrove, Head of Learning Area - Technologies, by telephoning (08) 9581 0600 or emailing 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 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 Wednesday, 29 November 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.