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Department of Education

Date 2012-12-27 03:12:35 Location : Africa

Department of Education
Goldfields Education Region
Esperance Senior High School
Teacher - English
Teacher, $60,545 - $91,567 per annum (SEA GA 2011)

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH3303.12

This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2013

Are you a passionate, dedicated enthusiastic English teacher who is looking for a rewarding change?

Esperance Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to recruit a remarkable English Teacher to join their team. The successful applicant will be flexible in their approach to teaching and possess an ability to successfully engage students in a variety of learning environments.

As an Esperance SHS staff member you will be expected to continually look at ways to finetune your practices, develop new skills and aspire to uphold the school motto of ‘be the best you can be’. The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate a preparedness to collaborate with other academic staff in the development and implementation of the schools curriculum. As the successful applicant you will have a great rapport with the students and provide a work environment that is positive and supportive, with a team atmosphere. You will be a team player that is collaborative and is able to work as part of a team and develop classroom management strategies and provide good pastoral care of students.

Esperance SHS was opened in 1966 and has a population of around 830 students, including 70 Aboriginal students. It offers a comprehensive secondary education from years 8 to 12 and provides a range of curriculum subject choices and exciting extra curricular activities. Esperance lies in the south-east of Western Australia, some 720kms from Perth. The town has won awards for its stunning natural environment and is one of Western Australia's best kept tourist secrets!

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be appointed to other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for 6 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 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 Esparance Senior High School can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

For further job related information:
Please contact Ken Duffy by telephoning (08) 9071 9523 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 Teacher Registration Board (TRB). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB 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, 2 January 2013



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
FTE: 0.6
LOCATION: Esperance
CLOSING DATE: 2013-01-02 4:30 PM