Languages Teacher, Japanese

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Karratha WA, Australia
  • 10 Sep, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Independent Public School - Pilbara Education Region
Karratha Senior High School
Teacher - Languages - Japanese
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Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH700658

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

Are you a superb Teacher that wants to make a positive difference?

Karratha Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Japanese teacher to join their Languages Department.

The successful applicant ideally will be expert, passionate teachers of Japanese, with commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. You will desirably possess the professional knowledge, understanding and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant content.

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant has a focus on high expectations and maximising student achievement.

You will ideally have a thorough knowledge of the Japanese curriculum and be able to enthuse students in their learning.

Karratha SHS has a population of 1300 students and is situated on a state of the art campus which was completed in 2013. Students at Karratha SHS come from all contributory primary schools as well as those from across Australia.

Many families move to Karratha and surrounding townships such as Dampier, Point Samson, Roebourne and Wickham to work in the diverse mining and retail industries in the region.

The school motto “Towards Tomorrow” ensures that the school’s curriculum focuses on preparing all students for the future.

The motto embraces the aim of nurturing responsible and caring individuals in order that they are fully prepared for success in a rapidly changing world.

Situated on the Pilbara coast, Karratha is a fantastic place to live. Our culturally diverse, vibrant community offers a wide range of sporting and recreational activities.

We boast world class sporting facilities, a lively café, bar and restaurant scene. We are the gate-way to the Dampier Archipelago and Millstream/Chichester and Karijini National Parks where camping and fishing adventures abound.

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 Karratha Senior High School can be found by visiting www.karrathashs.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 Mario Tufilli, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Karratha, by telephoning (08) 9182 6900 or emailing Mario.Tufilli@education.wa.edu.au

During the school holiday period, please contact Mario Tulfilli on 0436 862 358.

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 maximum five (5) 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 five (5) 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.
  • 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 Monday, 11 October 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: Karratha
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-11 4:30 PM

Subject

Other Subjects

School Type

Secondary

Job Closing Date

11 Oct, 2021