Please be advised as of 11.15am on Wednesday 1, December 2021 the vacancy has been closed.
Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH720963
This is a thirty- six (36) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
Dawul Remote Community School (RCS) is seeking an Early Childhood Education Teacher to join their high quality regional school.
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- attractive Remote Teaching Service Allowance of $18 120.00 a year
- locality allowance of $4 437.00 a year
- 10 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
- more than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
- free housing
- free relocation
About the role
Dawul Remote Community School (RCS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Early Childhood Teacher to join their dynamic and collaborative team. Dawul RCS teachers employ the use of Explicit Instruction to deliver innovative learning programs across all learning areas.
To be successful in this position applicants will ideally present the ability to differentiate in a multi-age/multi-ability classroom as this vacancy will be used to fill the role of Junior Class teacher of students in years Kindergarten to Year 3 (K-3). The successful applicant will be highly motivated and implement engaging and effective learning programs. Experience of explicit targeted teaching/explicit instruction and experience in, or knowledge of the Kimberley Schools Project would be highly desirable. The Early childhood teacher will ideally have a sound understanding of the National Quality Standard (NQS) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and be able to work with the Early childhood team to continue to reflect and build a strong foundation of Early Childhood Priority within the school. Previous experience working with Indigenous and English as an additional language or dialect (EALD) students would also be desirable.
The successful applicant will possess outstanding interpersonal skills and have the ability to build effective working relationships with students, staff and the wider community
An emphasis of high expectations and positive school culture are central to all operations at Dawul. The school is held in high regard by the local community and a positive partnership exists between the two. The successful applicant will also be required to be respectful and mindful of the local community and culture.
Dawul RCS is a friendly and engaging environment where everybody strives to be the best they can be. With a high number of Aboriginal student population, a hands-on approach to a diverse range of subjects is offered.
The location and community
Dawul RCS is located 110 km southwest of Kununurra on the Great Northern Highway in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. The school is situated on Doon Doon Station, an Aboriginal owned cattle station of approximately one million acres (formerly Dunham River Station)
For more information about Kununurra visit www.visitkununurra.com
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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 Dawul Remote Community School can be found by visiting Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Hannah Beatty, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Doon Doon, by telephoning (08) 9167 0000 or emailing Hannah.Beatty@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 three (3) 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; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration
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.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 13 December 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.