Shenton College Vacancies; Shenton College is seeking to establish a pool of Science Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2024 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2024 school year.
Suitable applicants should be expert, passionate teachers of Science, with dedicated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. You should be able to demonstrate the professional knowledge, understanding and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant secondary Science curriculum from the early and middle adolescent phases of learning through to senior secondary courses.
As a Quality Teaching Strategy Lead School, successful candidates would be expected to be familiar with the Teaching For Impact framework and ideally have an understanding of what effective teachers believe, know and do to enable students to succeed.
As a successful, large school, the College employs over 280 teachers, some of whom will teach within one of our dedicated Middle School Communities (Years 7 and 8), while others will be in our Senior Schools teaching from year 9 through to year 12. Over their time at Shenton College, staff will generally have the opportunity to alternate between the Middle and Senior schools. We run a flexible school day with multiple timetables operating at the same time across 8am – 4.05pm, with collaborative DOTT for staff on Wednesday afternoons.
Shenton College staff are committed to personal and professional growth and embrace opportunities to create environments conducive to learning that are fun, purposeful, relevant, and cater for differing student learning needs. We focus on delivering an educational experience that’s about much more than marks – we are committed to help each and every student develop their dreams and achieve their goals. We strive to ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of learning.The College has a proud history of comprehensive participation in co-curricular competitions and enrichment.
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Located in Perth’s western suburbs, the College has a well-earned reputation for excellence: whether it is the entrenched professional culture that embraces innovation and growth to the consistent success of our students at local, national, and international levels. The College’s nationally awarded selective academic GATE program has broad community recognition and consistently attracts the highest calibre students from across the state. The Shenton College campus has outstanding facilities supported by an experienced and highly regarded administrative team – you will feel supported at every level of your professional life.
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.
A briefing for prospective applicants for teaching vacancies at Shenton College will be held on Tuesday 18th July 2023. Bookings and further information is available here.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job-related information
Please contact Ross McQueen, Head of Operations by telephoning 0436 950 164 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Ross McQueen on 0436 950 164
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 two (2) 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.
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
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration requirements.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement; and
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.
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Permanent – Part Time, Permanent – Full Time, Fixed Term – Part Time, Fixed Term – Full Time
LOCATION: Shenton Park
CLOSING DATE: 2023-08-02 4:30 PM