Teacher - Career And Vocational Education


Cannington, WA

Posted 2/15/2020

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH620090

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2020.

An exciting opportunity is available for a suitably qualified and experienced teacher who is passionate about working with senior college students. Sevenoaks Senior College (SC) is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Career & Enterprise Teacher to join their friendly and professional team.

The suitable applicant will require a significant knowledge of Year 11 and 12 Career & Enterprise courses (Foundation, General & ATAR) and have the capacity to lead and develop the area. At Sevenoaks SC, our vision is to empower students through their engagement in education and training so that they fulfil their own educational, career and social expectations and participate positively in Australian society.

We are a very dynamic and diverse educational community, with students and their teachers - together with their parents, community members and industry partners - all work collaboratively within a team environment. The college offers a suite of programs: involving a comprehensive range of WACE courses, VET qualifications at our Trade Training Centre and a BIG PICTURE engagement Academy Sevenoaks SC offers a suite of programs involving a comprehensive range of ATAR courses, Vocational Education Training and Trade Training Centre certificates and International Centre. Sevenoaks also has a comprehensive Follow the Dream program for our Aboriginal students.

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 Sevenoaks SC can be found by visiting sevenoaks.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service and qualifications.

For further job related information

Please contact Katie Edwards, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9356 4900 or emailing Katie.Edwards@education.wa.edu.au.

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 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 outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position;
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (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;
  • be eligible 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 trb.wa.gov.au.


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 Friday, 28 February 2020.



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