Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH637609
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Looking for a sea change and a tree change? Denmark provides both for you!
Denmark Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Mathematics Teacher to join our team in 2021. We are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner with experience in teaching Mathematics at Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) level, including Methods and Specialist courses.
This role requires an understanding of explicit teaching strategies and differentiating the curriculum to cater for the individual needs of students within a whole school framework. The successful applicant will be student and relationship focused, innovative and motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. You will engage in ongoing self-reflection to assess the effectiveness of your teaching practice and embrace the integration of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to create an environment conducive to learning. The successful applicant will also possess the ability to make informed decisions based on student performance data and will be able to provide relevant and timely feedback to improve student outcomes.
Denmark SHS is an Independent Public School located on the banks of the Denmark River in the Great Southern region of WA, part of the South West Education Region. Built on its current site in 1999, the school is set on 19 hectares of riverside land one kilometre east of the town centre. The school provides Year 7 to Year 12 secondary school education for students in the communities of Denmark and Walpole as well as to a number of smaller communities in the area. Our highly professional and experienced teachers are committed to ensuring our claim of “Small enough to care, big enough to deliver” is enacted each and every day.
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.
For further information about Denmark Senior High School please visit www.denmarkshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications.
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Trevor Henderson, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Denmark, by telephoning (08) 9848 0100 or emailing Trevor.Henderson@education.wa.edu.au.
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 (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;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- be eligible for, or registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or trb.wa.gov.au.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three 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, 14 August 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.