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Teacher - English

Date 2012-11-08 03:11:12 Location : Oceania

Department of Education
North Metropolitan Education Region
Eastern Hills Senior High School
Teacher - English
Pool Ref SS/TCH845.12
Teacher, $58,216 - $88,045 per annum (SEA GA 2011)

Appointment Pool

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH845.12

Are you dedicated to improving the literacy of young people?

Eastern Hills Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated English Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2013 calendar year. Placements can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within this period.

Suitable applicants will have a proven ability to work as part of a learning team to provide high quality learning experiences for all students. Within this role you will be provided the opportunity to work across Years 8 to 12 applying your knowledge of English, whilst using best practice teaching and learning principles in the delivery of the curriculum. It is highly desirable for the applicants to be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully teach stage 2 and 3 Literature.

Eastern Hills SHS is located 40 km east of Perth at Mount Helena serving a range of communities located mostly in the Mundaring Shire. The school has an extensive curriculum offering. This provides opportunities for students to follow pathways suited to their aspirations and needs. The school is a partner in the New North Education Initiative, is an Aspire UWA school and has developed links with ECU to enhance the curriculum further. The school has a large music program which, due to its high standards, has been awarded the status of Approved Specialist Program.

The school has in recent years been undergoing revitalisation of facilities, ethos and practice. This has resulted in an enhanced learning environment in which students can engage with learning in a modern and dynamic manner. School aspirations and standards have risen in this time. The school has developed as a learning community based on respect and collaboration resulting in it being recognised as a leader in the implementation of the positive behaviour in schools programs.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate your competency against the following domains (that govern the National 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.

Further information about Eastern Hills Senior High School can be found by visiting or Schools Online

For further job related information:
Please contact John Dunning, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9572 0200 or emailing

Application Instructions
Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!

All applications are submitted online. Simply select “Apply for Job”, located at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen. Further instructions are available on the attached ‘How to Apply’ document.

You will be required to attach a comprehensive resumé/CV and covering letter outlining your skills and experience in relation to the position. It is recommended you have these documents complete and ready to attach prior to clicking on “Apply for Job”. Further information on how to prepare these documents can be found in the attached ‘Writing your CV and Covering Letter’ guide.

You will be asked to complete an online application form and then to attach your documentation, it is therefore recommended you allow enough time to complete this process. 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 contact the Schools Recruitment team on (08) 9270 3186.

Further information on how to apply is available via the attachments below.

Please start your application early. If you are having trouble submitting your online application, please contact Schools Recruitment (System Support) on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply, as all correspondence with applicants will be via email.

Eligibility for employment is subject to:
· evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
· satisfactory Department of Education Criminal Clearance
· a valid Working with Children Check
· eligibility for, or registered with the Western Australian College of Teaching (WACOT). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting WACOT on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or

As approved by the Public Sector Commission (PSC), the Department for Education will be applying a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted prior to 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday 21 November, 2012.



ATTACHMENTS: - applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter.pdf
- applicant resource - information for applicants.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.2-1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2012-11-21 4:30 PM