Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH789985
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023 with possible extension (12 months) and/or permanency
Manjimup Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and proactive advisory teacher for our Big Picture campus.
The successful applicant will teach Year 9 to 12 students at our off site Big Picture campus. The students have various learning needs and interests. The Big Picture design is used to shape the curriculum and most students also attend one or two courses at the Manjimup SHS main campus. Training in the Big Picture design will be provided and a coach will support you throughout the year. Big Picture focuses on the individual student and learning is Project based, connected to internships and exhibitions. The position requires the teacher to assist students to design rigorous learning plans, provide links with external agencies or employers and to develop partnerships with families and/or carers.
Sound management and organisational skills, the capacity to develop rapport and an ability to encourage and challenge students are a strong focus for this position. The successful applicant will be required to analyse student progress, review programmes, participate in Professional Learning and connect with other Big Picture schools. Ideally candidates should have recent and relevant experience in teaching students who struggle to engage with conventional schooling. Applicants will ideally possess the capacity to broaden the educational experience of their students including involvement in learning opportunities outside the classroom.
Manjimup SHS is a Year 7 to 12 Independent Public School. It has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and a committed and highly competent workforce. Established in 1957 the school is recognised for its high achievement and flexible approach to education and training. Manjimup SHS is the only Senior High School in the inland corridor of the Southwest Education Region. Surrounded by forests and a diverse rural landscape, Manjimup has an excellent range of commercial services and a reputation as a clean green place to live.
The school is part of the multi-purpose campus comprising Manjimup Primary School, Manjimup Education Support Centre, Manjimup Campus of Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and it has a partnership with Edith Cowan University.
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 Manjimup Senior High School can be found by visiting www.manjimupshs.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
You are encouraged to contact Ben Lagana, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Manjimup, by telephoning (08) 9771 3401 or emailing Ben.Lagana@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 three (3) 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 Monday, 5 December 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.