Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH843992
Suitable applicants from vacancy IPS/TCH814399 need not apply
Gwynne Park Education Support Centre (ESC) is seeking to establish a pool of Education Support 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 2, 2024. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2023 school year, up to the end of Term 2, 2024.
Suitable applicants should be motivated, compassionate, flexible and highly organised. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn strategies and use of early intervention strategies, Explicit Instruction, PBS (Positive Behaviour School), task analysis and the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to work effectively with our diverse range of students, is highly desirable.
Suitable applicants will ideally have well developed classroom management skills to help create the safe and caring environments required for optimal learning to take place, along with the use of collaborative planning to support targeted and sustainable behaviour interventions.
Knowledge in the use of assessment to identify ability, interests, progress and areas for development, will be well regarded, as well as the ability to develop plans and programs aligned with identified individualised student outcomes. You should possess excellent communication skills and leadership within the classroom and wider community.
Suitable applicants should be committed to making a difference in the lives of young people. Gwynne Park ESC is a team of innovative and hard working professionals who work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to create a supportive and caring environment in which our students thrive. We pursue excellence in classroom teaching, in particular, when working with students with high needs. Excellent classroom practice, focusing on innovation and classroom management based on positive partnerships between students, education assistants, teachers and parents is also highly desirable.
Located in the Armadale suburb of Brookdale, Gwynne Park ESC shares a campus with Gwynne Park Primary School. We are an inclusive school, welcoming all students and families, valuing respect for all people, cultures and religions.
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 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 Gwynne Park Education Support Centre can be found by visiting www.gwynneparkesc.org.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 Natasha Naylor, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9391 4050 or emailing email@example.com
During the school holiday period, please contact Natasha Naylor on 0439 362 348.
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 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, 9 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.