Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH789368
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
Are you an innovative and enthusiastic teacher seeking the exciting opportunities in a new college?
Ridge View Secondary College (SC) is seeking to appoint a dedicated, highly competent and enthusiastic Arts - Media teacher with excellent interpersonal skills.
Ridge View is a new and growing college which currently has years 7 to 10 and will be preparing for the first Year 11 cohort in 2023. We are seeking highly organised people who have excellent communication skills, are solution focussed and want to contribute to the entire college community. The successful applicant will be someone who can ideally form and maintain strong relationships with students, caregivers and staff as a means to achieving strong outcomes. In 2023, the new Arts building will be ready for use. This building comprises state of the art facilities including media rooms, a film studio, a theatre (320 seat capacity) and tutorial spaces.
The successful applicant will work as part of a dedicated team and have the opportunity to make a lasting contribution to the school community. The successful applicant will ideally be flexible, creative, and forward thinking, and exhibit their passion for the Arts. You will ideally be confident in teaching students across Years 7 to 12 with particular focus on providing relevant and engaging courses linking to the Western Australian Curriculum. A strong working knowledge of contemporary Media technology and the ability to teach Media Studies across a range of ability levels is highly desirable.
You should have high expectations and a commitment to excellence, use a range of pedagogies and have the ability to establish and maintain a positive classroom learning environment. The college is committed to developing staff capacity to embed High Impact Teaching Strategies (HITS), as well as an ongoing focus on Responsive Teaching.
As expert practitioners you should have commitment to excellence in teaching and engage in regular self-reflection. You should also be adaptive and able to apply the strategies of differentiated instruction and explicit teaching. You will ideally also be able to incorporate current and emerging technologies to best meet the needs of our students based on researched informed practice.
The successful applicant should be enthusiastic, seek opportunities for innovation and leadership, and desirably have the proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Instructional coaching, observation and feedback are a priority for the college and therefore we are seeking a teacher that will have a growth mindset and a desire for continuous improvement. The successful applicant will ideally possess high standards of professionalism and will embrace opportunities for collaboration within and beyond the college community.
Ridge View SC is a new and distinctive secondary school where academic aspiration and achievement are fostered and celebrated. Students of all interests and abilities will be guided towards their individual goals and encouraged to explore their potential. Quality education will be delivered, promoted and developed using best teaching practice, while providing students with a rich, diverse and comprehensive learning environment. The college motto of “Believe, Aspire, Pride” and the college’s core values “I can be a champion; We all matter; and We are family” are embedded into all aspects of college life for staff and students and we seek people who are willing to embrace and promote the motto and values. Every student matters at Ridge View Secondary College!
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 Ridge View Secondary College can be found by visiting ridgeviewsc.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 Bryan Olver, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9553 0700 or emailing email@example.com
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 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;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration requirements; and
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course.
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 Tuesday, 6 December 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.