Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH787917
Hampton Park Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and professional specialist teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2023 school year and up to the end of Term 4, 2024. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2023 school year, up to the end of Term 4, 2024.
Hampton Park PS is looking for a Teacher – Specialist Learning Program for Autism Spectrum Disorder to deliver specialist learning programs to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to access mainstream education. The successful applicant will adopt evidence-based practice and pedagogy to meet the needs of students with ASD without a diagnosed intellectual disability. Knowledge of, and ability to, apply Western Australian curriculum is essential. You will be part of the primary school staff and may, over time, move between the specific role within the Specialist Learning Program for Students with ASD and mainstream class roles
In collaboration with the Program Coordinator (Autism), teachers will provide innovative and engaging classes for our students and contribute to their sense of belonging and overall wellbeing in mainstream public primary schools. Teachers of this program will develop highly personalised learning plans to facilitate access to age-appropriate curriculum. They will apply evidence-based individualised education interventions to improve academic engagement, organisational skills, social thinking, peer relationships and self-regulation skills.
This is a specialist teaching position in our Specialist Learning Program for Students with ASD. You will be working children with autism in a specialist classroom within a mainstream school environment. Experience in teaching students with Autism and experience in delivering evidence-based programs will be highly regarded. The suitable applicants will work with a close-knit team of educators to achieve individual academic, social and self-regulation goals.
Hampton Park Primary has a very welcoming and collaborative staff. A new centre for a SLP- ASD is being established in 2023 this is an opportunity to be the inaugural staff.
We will be appointing teachers for a K/P split, a 1 - 3 class and a 4 - 6 class.
As an Independent Public School since 2011, we are excited about the flexibility the school now has to facilitate improved outcomes for all students. Dedicated and high-quality administration, teaching, and support staff strive to achieve our purpose and are the school's most valuable asset. Together we provide the safe and secure environment that allows all students to flourish and reach their potential.
Hampton Park PS is located approximately 14kms northeast of Perth in the suburb of Morley and was established in the 1950s. With a current K-6 enrolment of approximately 390 students, the school offers a rich and diverse curriculum; including academic, sporting and numerous activities that utilise its multicultural community. Hampton Park PS has proven to be a proactive and forward-thinking school. The attractive and expansive grounds of the school provide an excellent venue for sport, socialisation and play.
Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements in relation to teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorder without a diagnosed intellectual disability:
- Apply evidence-based pedagogy for improving student outcomes relevant to the WA curriculum
- Knowledge and/or a commitment to participate in relevant training in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), positive behaviour support and a range of evidenced-based teaching practices to improve student outcomes
- Monitor, review and report on the performance of students by creating individualised learning plans, maintaining relevant, rigorous and valid programming, data collection and reporting systems
- Efficiently deploy resources and manage a team of education assistants to ensure program fidelity
- Demonstrate high level interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with colleagues, parents, students and the school community
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 Hampton Park Primary School can be found by visiting hamptonparkps.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 Yvonne Arnott, Principal, by telephoning (08) 413 4200 or emailing Yvonne.Arnott@education.wa.edu.au
How do I Apply?
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 Specialist Teaching Program for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Primary) program will 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.
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 two (2) 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 Wednesday, 7 December 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.