Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH875600
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2024
We are seeking to appoint a Career Practitioner, a specialist teacher to support the career development of students. This is an exciting opportunity for teachers with an interest in student career pathways. Career Practitioners work with the school leadership team and embed career development and work exposure activities into curricular and co-curricular programs.
Career Practitioners should have strong communication skills and be able to liaise with and share information easily with students, staff, parents, training providers, employers and industry stakeholders. They develop career education and career learning programs as required, source and provide high quality, accurate, unbiased, and current career pathway and labour market information and encourage individual pathway planning across year 7 to year 12.
To be competitive for this role, a high level of knowledge about the diversity of career pathways, with an understanding of school contexts in relation to local employers, community agencies, universities and training providers is highly desirable. Teachers in this specialist role should be competent in the interpretation and analysis of system and school-based data.
The successful applicant should hold a recognised Graduate Certificate in Career Development or be willing to complete this qualification with funding support from the Department. Time will be made available for the successful applicant to complete the qualification, and study will be incorporated into the role in the first 12 months. If an equivalent qualification is held, recognition of prior learning may be possible.
The successful applicant appointed to the Career Practitioner position will be required to:
- Attend a two-day induction program
- Hold or Complete a Graduate Certificate in Career Development
It is expected that there will be a teaching component with this role.
The Location and Community
Our school is located in the eastern suburb of Swan View. It is approximately 25 kilometres from the Perth Central Business District, in the Perth Hills on the edge of the Darling Scarp, just to the west of John Forrest National Park. We are situated 15 minutes from the Swan Valley, where there are world-class wineries, breweries, distilleries, countless gourmet artisan goods, handcrafted wares, bustling markets, vibrant studios, high quality eateries and endless experiences, just 25 minutes from Perth.
More information can be found here about City of Swan.
Swan View Senior High School has excellent facilities in a range of specialist areas. These include our state of the art performing arts theatre, design and technology workshops, dance space and art studios. All classrooms are air-conditioned and outside areas offer a range of shaded areas, designed to make the learning environment comfortable for our staff and students.
More information on our specialist programs Here.
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 Swan View Senior High School can be found by visiting svshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information
Please contact Helen Hawley, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9294 6100 or emailing Helen.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 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 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, 23 February 2024
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.