Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Rockingham Senior High School
Teacher - English (Literacy Specialist)
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH698433
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
Rockingham Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Literacy Specialist and English Teacher to join their school.
The Literacy Specialist is a “champion” of whole school literacy and provides creative and dynamic leadership and support the development of literacy across the School. The Literacy Specialist will work in partnership with the School Leadership, the Literacy professional learning communities (PLC) to monitor and support the literacy development of students in Years 7-12.
The Literacy Coordinator will demonstrate a commitment to students and ensure that students develop the literacy knowledge, skills and attributes they need to thrive in a rapidly changing and complex world.
The Literacy Specialist works in partnership with key staff and will have the responsibility of implementing and developing the strategy towards improved literacy across the school. They will also support the broader teaching staff and be supported by the schools Leadership Team.
The Literacy Specialist is pivotal in ensuring outstanding learning opportunities are provided to students along with the ongoing improvement of learning outcomes.
There will be an English teaching component attached to this role.
Rockingham SHS provides excellent academic programs in an exemplary caring environment, for secondary students.
The school's vision for teaching and learning is to ensure that our students are provided with every opportunity to learn and grow in a positive and united school culture, while contributing and adding value to the broader school community.
Our school nurtures the 'whole child' to attain their personal best so that they achieve the school mission to 'develop the understandings, skills and attitudes relevant to their individual needs, thereby fulfilling their potential and contributing to the development of our society'.
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):
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 Rockingham Senior High School can be found by visiting https://www.rockingham.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 Stan Koios, Principal by telephoning (08) 9527 0300 or emailing Stan.Koios@education.wa.edu.au
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The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 24 September 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time
CLOSING DATE: 2021-09-24 4:30 PM
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