Teacher - Primary

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Ellenbrook WA, Australia
  • 06 Apr, 2021

Job Description

Department of Education
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Arbor Grove Primary School
Teacher - Primary
00016313
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH677144

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2021

Arbor Grove Primary School (PS) is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher to join their team.

The successful applicant will have the capacity to teach in Year 3 to Year 6. As a member of Arbor Grove PS you will possess a commitment to student engagement through strong explicit teaching practice and knowledge of best practice classroom management strategies. Applicants will need to collaborate effectively with their year level and phase of learning teams. The ability to provide an enriched, supportive and engaging classroom environment with a focus on pastoral care is highly desirable.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated educator with the ability to provide high quality teaching and learning programs to meet the needs of our students. Applicants will ideally have an excellent knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum and be able to deliver content in an engaging manner. It would be advantageous for applicants to have a detailed knowledge of PLD, Talk 4 Writing and Stepping Stones as they are key whole school programs.

Arbor Grove PS is committed to the principles of the Positive Behaviour Framework, Teaching Sprints and whole school programs that deliver strong outcomes for our students and wider community. We engage actively with Community Partners and experience dealing with outside agencies would be advantageous.

Our dedicated and experienced teachers are focused on engagement, attendance and pastoral care. Our pastoral care support includes our Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer, school psychologist and a school chaplain. We endeavour to take a holistic approach to support all children through active case management.

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 Arbor Grove Primary School can be found by visiting www.arborgroveps.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 Astrid Morgan, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 6497 4800 or emailing Astrid.Morgan@education.wa.edu.au.

During the vacation period please contact Astrid Morgan, on 0484 683 488.

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 (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 Friday, 7 May 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 - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Ellenbrook
CLOSING DATE: 2021-05-07 4:30 PM