Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH789358
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
Southern River College is seeking to employ a dedicated and enthusiastic Design and Technology - Engineering teacher.
At Southern River College we have a well-established STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) pathway in the Technologies learning area. This pathway is focussed on Engineering Mechatronics with classes across Year 7 to 12. The successful applicant will require the knowledge and skills to lead and teach students in Robotics, Electronics, Mechatronics, Creating Engineering and Engineering Studies (Mechatronics) in Years 11 and 12. The successful applicant will be provided with a wide range of STEM related resources as well as a specialised learning environment in which to teach. Applicants with the ability to teach in other Technologies contexts such as Metalwork, Woodwork or Digital Technologies are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will work as part of a dedicated team to develop, review and deliver an engaging and student focussed Design and Technologies curriculum. They will require sound teaching and classroom management skills, as well as the ability to develop positive relationships with students and engage them in effective learning.
In this role, the successful applicant will ideally have a sound understanding of the developmental needs of students at all phases of the Western Australian Curriculum and be skilled in differentiating the curriculum to meet the academic needs of all students. Whilst delivering a progressive Design and Technology curriculum, the successful applicant should ensure a strong focus on data analysis and evidence-based planning to improve student’s overall results and their literacy and numeracy skills and results. All staff are expected to display commitment to our signature pedagogy of Visible Learning, Explicit Instruction, collaborative curriculum development, Classroom Management Strategies and progressive use of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT). Support and training is provided for these keys areas.
The successful applicant will ideally have proven skills in behaviour management, curriculum expertise and have achieved high levels of student achievement within a Technologies context. You will have a commitment to inclusive education and a strategic approach in planning for improved student outcomes. At Southern River College, there is an expectation that all teachers actively collaborate as a member of a Professional Learning Community and engage in reflective practice, informed by classroom observations, student feedback surveys and close examination of student performance data.
At Southern River College our River Way informs our vision and ethos. We use research and data to inform our practice so we can learn and grow together. High impact teaching strategies support our focus on excellence in teaching and learning. Visible learning enhances our capacity to understand our effectiveness and our progress. We engage our community to create real opportunities for our students. The River Road Centre supports students using the Berry Street Model. The Wellbeing Centre uses a growth mindset to support all our students. Our why informs our practice, our actions, and the purpose of our vision as we seek to inspire, every student, every day in everything we do.
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 Southern River College can be found by visiting www.southernrivercollege.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 Frank Di Filippo, by telephoning (08) 9391 6500 or emailing Frank.DiFilippo@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.