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Job Title : Teacher - English

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA - South Hedland, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Independent Public School - Pilbara Education Region

Hedland Senior High School

Teacher - English

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Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH688134

This is a three (3) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2021 with possible extension and/or permanency

Are you a superb Teacher looking for a change?

Hedland Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a hardworking and motivated English Teacher to join our friendly and supportive team.

The successful applicant would ideally possess excellent knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum; be able to deliver content in an engaging manner; have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be a highly effective team member. We are seeking an experienced teacher with a track record of achieving excellent student outcomes. We value the linking of learning with real world experiences and the currency students can take into pathways beyond school. Demonstrated capacity to teach Australian Admission Tertiary Rank (ATAR) courses and previous experience or qualifications teaching English would be highly regarded.

Hedland SHS, located in the Pilbara, is an Independent Public School catering for students from Years 7 to 12. Our school prides itself on the staff's commitment to a system of positive behaviour supports which focus on care, courtesy, respect and responsibility. These values underpin our philosophy at Hedland SHS. All staff strive to maintain a school culture which encourages a high standard of behaviour & performance. We take an approach that is inclusive, explicit and supports all students and staff to achieve success.

The benefits

A comprehensive benefits package in addition to your salary includes:

  • Attraction and Retention Incentive of up to $13,166 a year, plus superannuation, reviewed annually
  • Country Teaching Program allowance of $10 210 per annum
  • Locality allowance of $3 976 per annum
  • Subsidised accommodation, utilities with the opportunity to salary package your rent
  • Relocation of your furniture, personal effects and vehicles
  • Annual Travel Concession for you and your dependents

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 Hedland Senior High School can be found by visiting www.hedlandshs.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:

You are encouraged to contact Jayne Tracey, Deputy Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Hedland, by telephoning (08) 9172 8000 or emailing jayne.tracey@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 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 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 Thursday, 17 June 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: Fixed Term - Full Time

FTE: 1.0

LOCATION: South Hedland

CLOSING DATE: 2021-06-17 4:30 PM
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