Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH863515
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
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Halls Head College (HHC) are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Teacher.
HHC are seeking teachers who are able to utilise highly effective teaching practices and have a willingness to seek constant improvement in their own practice. The successful applicant should possess excellent interpersonal skills and be student and relationship focused, innovative and motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Adopting inclusive practices, building positive relationships with students, staff and the community are important components of the role. You should be committed to developing curiosity, innovation and imagination in every person through inspiring minds and learning for life.
An excellent knowledge of the Australian Curriculum and a capacity to deliver content in an engaging manner to instil our students with a passion for the humanities is highly sought after. The initiative to work well with your colleagues to develop teaching strategies and approaches to ensure each student can reach their maximum potential should be addressed in your application.
Applicants who can successfully deliver Senior School courses, both Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and General, offered by the College is highly desirable. Graduates are also encouraged to apply. We seek passionate and motivated teachers who can extend, adjust and accommodate student needs accordingly to maximise progress in HASS.
HHC is uniquely situated on the 'island' of Halls Head just south of Mandurah. The local intake area of HHC is south, close to the Waroona Shire boundary. The contributory primary schools are Glencoe, Halls Head, Falcon, South Halls Head and Ocean Road.
The college provides a secondary education for students who live in the rapidly growing coastal strip, South of Mandurah.
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.
We encourage our students 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 of 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, Courage and Commitment.
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 Tommy Lee, Head of Learning Area - Humanities and Social Sciences, 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 Friday, 1 December 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.