Primary Teacher - Science Specialist

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Highgate WA, Australia
  • 07 Sep, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Primary

Job Description

Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Highgate Primary School
Teacher - Primary - Science Specialist
00006598
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH702990

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022

Highgate Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and professional individual to join their team as the Science Specialist Teacher.

The successful applicant will ideally be a Science Teacher who builds trust-filled, quality relationships with students, parents and staff. You will ideally have the skills to be able to support and encourage the students to achieve the aims outlined in the Western Australian curriculum and the Highgate PS vision.

To be successful, you should have outstanding science curriculum knowledge, high emotional intelligence, be a high-quality teacher, have a great sense of joy, humour and fun, be loyal, hard-working and willing to “go the extra mile”.

Highgate PS has a brilliant school culture – one that we have worked hard to achieve. Staff are united, hard-working and willing to try new things.

We collaborate, we make decisions using a consensus model and we all want our new Science Teacher to trust us, and to enjoy working in our school.

We are a strong and healthy school community and we work tirelessly together to continuously improve our school for our students.

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 Highgate Primary School can be found by visiting highgateps.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 Stephen Ivey, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9253 2700 or emailing Stephen.Ivey@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;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
  • Hold full, non-practising or provisional registration with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full, non-practising 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, 23 September 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: Highgate
CLOSING DATE: 2021-09-23 4:30 PM

Subject

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and other Sciences

School Type

Primary

Job Closing Date

23 Sep, 2021