Science Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Forrestfield WA 6058, Australia
  • 19 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Darling Range Sports College
Teacher - Science
00003379
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH694524

This is a permanent part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 3, 2021

Darling Range Sports College is seeking a collaborative, dedicated and highly motivated Science teacher to join our Independent Public School.

To be successful in this role you will be committed to maximising our students’ potential and providing a relevant and engaging learning experience.

The successful applicant will be a part of the Science Learning Area and be responsible for planning and developing the Science curriculum in conjunction with the Science team. It is highly desirable that the successful applicant will have the ability to teach to senior school level in the Biological Sciences.

It will be highly regarded if the applicant can display use of explicit instruction in providing quality teaching and learning experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Courses (Year 7-10), as well as capacity to use CMS in a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) context including the use of restorative practices to build rapport and manage student behaviour.

You may also be required to teach other subjects according to the business needs of the College.

Darling Range Sports College provides sporting programs in AFL, Athletics, Baseball, Basketball, Netball, Soccer, Swimming, Triathlon and Rugby. Complementing our sporting programs are extensive opportunities to participate in the Academic Challenge and Enrichment Program ‘ACES’, the Music Program, the Vocational Educational Program and the Arts Program.

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 Darling Range Sports College can be found by visiting www.darlingrangesc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications

For further job related information:

Please contact Russell Henderson, Head of Learning Science, by telephoning (08) 9453 0100 or emailing Russell.Henderson@education.wa.edu.au

Application Instructions

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.

ELIGIBILITY

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; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • be fully or provisionally registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full or provisional registration prior to commencement of the position.

(Applicants who require a Limited Registration to teach from the TRB are not eligible). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or trb.wa.gov.au

TRAINING

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 Tuesday, 3 August 2021

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

ATTACHMENTS:

information - applying for positions in public schools nov20.pdf
writing your application - guidelines for teachers.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time
FTE: 0.8
LOCATION: Forrestfield
CLOSING DATE: 2021-08-03 4:30 PM