Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH788804
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
Cecil Andrews College is seeking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) teacher with a focus on delivering our Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) Geography courses in Year 11 and Year 12.
A background in Geography is desired and experience teaching the subjects will be an advantage. Cecil Andrews College has a strong focus on staff development, training and support, this will be provided to the successful applicant.
Our teachers commit to improving outcomes for students who may experience challenges in their lives, we provide high care and make a difference in our community. Our teachers embrace our whole-school pedagogies with a specific focus on Explicit Direct Instruction and High Impact Instructional Strategies. Our collaborative approach to teacher development supports staff to enhance expertise in these areas, as the successful applicant you should possess a willingness and capacity to learn.
The successful applicant should be flexible, with the ability to work collaboratively with all staff to build strong relationships within the school community and achieve the best outcomes for all students.
The successful applicant should possess the professional knowledge, understanding, and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant HASS curriculum through a fine-grained program that highlights the critical content and is relevant to student needs and interests.
The ability to access data to differentiate curriculum and implement innovative approaches to improve outcomes for both high and low-achieving students is a key element of this position. You should build positive relationships, focus on students' strengths and harness your passion for educating our students to find their future pathways.
Cecil Andrews College provides exemplary education to children from Year 7 to Year 12. We provide programs to support a wide range of students, fostering pathways to university, TAFE (Technical and Further Education) , further training, and the workplace.
The college is well resourced and the commitment to fostering meaningful development opportunities between students, staff, and the community is well-known and acknowledged within the district. In HASS there is growth in ATAR and Senior School courses being offered which provides potential opportunities for the successful applicant.
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 Cecil Andrews College can be found by visiting cecilandrewscollege.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 Debbie Foster, PA to Principal, by telephoning (08) 9234 3400 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 the 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 4.30 pm (WST) on Tuesday, 29 November 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND-DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.