Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH869606
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2024
Are you passionate about shaping the minds of the next generation?
Comet Bay College is seeking to appoint a qualified, passionate, and committed Design and Technology Teacher to a full time position beginning Term 2, 2024. The successful applicant will ideally have experience in teaching a range of Design Technologies contexts. As a college we strive to ensure our students seek excellence and this experience in teaching Western Australian Curriculum and Senior School Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) Technologies courses is vital in helping our students achieve outstanding results. At Comet Bay College, we strive for excellence by nurturing individual abilities, providing meaningful opportunities and fostering positive respectful relationships.
The successful applicant will also be given the opportunity to work across Years 7 to 12 and bring their expertise to the Learning Area. The ideal applicant would apply their knowledge of the Design and Technology Courses, particularly at least one of Metal, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive or Electronics.
Comet Bay College has a genuine and proven commitment to support the professional growth of our teachers. Each staff member has the opportunity to join the Advanced Instructional Intelligence Program (AIIP) and be provided with five days of professional learning to build teachers capacity in the classroom. The College also encourages and supports staff to participate in a sophisticated Classroom Observation and Feedback Program that supports staff to reflect on their instructional capacity and build upon existing teaching skills. The successful applicant can fully expect to enhance their abilities as a teacher professional whilst at Comet Bay College.
The staff facilities are excellent; each Learning Area is fully equipped and spacious. We invest heavily in our staff and as a valued staff member at Comet Bay College, you can expect to be offered ongoing high quality, targeted professional learning opportunities aimed at supporting your professional growth as a high quality teacher professional.
We encourage and support staff to be innovative and engaging in their curriculum delivery, providing digital TVs and/or projectors in every room and supported with class sets of iPads and laptops. The College is fully networked and has the latest wireless operating system enabling staff and students to be “connected” at all times. Comet Bay College is a Gifted and Talented school and also has extension pathways in English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences Years 7 to 10.
Our students are currently achieving at a level in line with like schools and we aspire to increase achievement for all year levels. We are looking for a committed teacher who knows they can make a difference and will add value to our College.
The College also has a successful and highly competitive Australian Football Specialist Program. The Visual and Performing Arts also offer extension classes in Drama, Dance and Art to selected students in Years 7 to 10. We invest heavily in the social and emotional intelligence of our students through the Year 7 to 10 REACH Program and our staff and are fully committed to developing resilient young people with a healthy sense of self-worth who value education and have the confidence to seek excellence in all aspects of their lives.
Comet Bay College is a modern, innovative Independent Public School that caters for Years 7 to 12 students and is located one kilometre from the coast in the vibrant community of Secret Harbour. The College boasts state of the art facilities that include specialist science laboratories, a lecture theatre, fitness centre, metal fabrication centre, a modern industrial food studio and graphics/mechatronics studio.
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 Comet Bay College can be found by visiting cometbaycollege.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 Aimee Vukman, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9553 8100 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 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 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.
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 Monday, 26 February 2024
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.