Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH866068
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024.
Please note that as of Friday, 8 December 2023 at 2.00pm the closing date of this advert has been amended.
Cecil Andrews College, located in Seville Grove, Perth, is an innovative and inclusive educational institution dedicated to creating a nurturing and engaging learning environment. Our commitment extends to students from Year 7 to Year 12, where we focus on fostering their growth and success. At the heart of our mission is the unwavering dedication of our passionate staff, who are driven by the desire to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students, especially those who may face unique challenges in their educational journey.
We're seeking a skilled Biology teacher for our Year 11 & 12 Prior Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) program. ATAR teaching experience is advantageous but not mandatory. We're committed to providing comprehensive training and support as needed. Your dedication and expertise will be key in helping students excel in the challenging field of science.
The successful applicant will ideally be flexible, have a collaborative spirit, and a commitment to fostering strong relationships within the school community to ensure the best outcomes for all students. They should also bring professional expertise to deliver a Science Curriculum that's both engaging and tailored to student needs and interests, emphasising critical content through a fine-grained program. Experience in extending students through our Academic Extension program are highly regarded.
At Cecil Andrews College, we're dedicated to implementing the science of learning. We seek an individual who is enthusiastic about joining us on this educational journey. Our teaching community embraces whole-school pedagogies, particularly Explicit Direct Instruction and High Impact Instructional Strategies. We foster a collaborative learning environment, encouraging ongoing professional development. The successful applicant should display adaptability and a keenness to learn. This position requires the ability to leverage data for curriculum differentiation and to introduce innovative strategies for improving outcomes across all performance levels. Building positive relationships, focusing on student strengths, and channelling a passion for education towards guiding students to their future pathways are key aspects of this role.
We are committed to fostering leadership development and providing abundant opportunities for growth through our Future Leaders Framework. As a member of our team, you'll have the chance to engage with this framework, which is designed to nurture leadership skills and help you realize your full potential. We encourage our staff to take on leadership roles, collaborate with colleagues, and actively contribute to school initiatives. By participating in this framework, you can embark on a journey of professional growth, where your leadership abilities will be cultivated, and your innovative ideas will be encouraged.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work across Year 7 to 12, according to college needs, and bring their expertise to the Science Learning Area, ideally applying their knowledge of the Science Courses and experience in teaching Senior School Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) Science to help our students achieve outstanding results.
The successful applicant will work and teach in a team environment and should be committed to whole college approaches and initiatives and have a strong evidence-based approach to teaching. Adopting inclusive practices, and 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.
Cecil Andrews College stands at the heart of a diverse community, where our students come from a range of backgrounds. Our dedicated staff members are drawn to our institution by their passion for creating positive change in the lives of students who may encounter unique circumstances. We are committed to providing an inclusive and empowering educational atmosphere, focusing on individual growth and nurturing a spirit of resilience. Our educators bring their expertise and enthusiasm to guide students on a journey of discovery, fostering an environment where potential knows no bounds. Our campus creates a learning environment where children can feel comfortable and nurtured, providing all students with a safe place to belong and where they can thrive.
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 Cecil Andrews College can be found by visiting cecilandrewscollege.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 Debbie Foster, PA to Principal by telephoning (08) 9234 3400 or emailing email@example.com
During the school holiday period, please contact Austin Ward on 0433 702 159.
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 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 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.
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, 15 December 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.