John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School is a dual campus, co-educational, Kindergarten to Year 12 school with an enrolment of approximately 1,750 students. The School is committed to providing a comprehensive education for the general community in a caring and supportive Christian environment.

Interested applicants, who are supportive of the School’s Christian ethos and its multicultural environment are invited to apply for the positions as they appear below.

All applications must include the completed JSRACS Employment Application Form (downloaded from the link below), a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees.

Applications are to be marked “Confidential” and can be emailed to [email protected] or posted to:

The Principal
John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School
PO Box 41
MIRRABOOKA WA 6941

Current Opportunities

English Teacher (Full Time) Applications close Friday 4 October, 4.00pm

We are seeking a suitably qualified teacher who is passionate and committed to contributing to the personal growth and education of our students in an inclusive environment.
The successful candidate must have
• Relevant teaching qualifications
• Appropriate teaching experience in the English Learning Area.
• Current knowledge and understanding of curriculum
• Experience in curriculum differentiation and modifying learning tasks to meet specific educational needs
• Experience in assisting students in developing core literacy skills.
• Relevant understanding of the teaching, learning, assessment and reporting cycle.

This position requires the successful candidate to teach a range of mixed ability classes across the Middle and Senior Schools, including ATAR English.

The English Department at John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School operates in an atmosphere of professionalism, cooperation and collegiality. Teachers are encouraged to confer regarding the implementation of the courses and to share resources.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate
• Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
• High levels of initiative and independence
• Good decision making skills
• Strong organisational and time management skills
• Ability to work as part of a diverse team
• Flexibility
• Ability to recognise individual student need and to cater for diversity
• An ability to foster a positive and collaborative approach and attitude to learning and to build confidence, self-esteem and independence in students
• An ability to use a range of effective strategies to support student learning
• An ability to generate student interest, enthusiasm and motivation
• A range of skills and assessment processes to identify areas of need and to monitor student performance
• Sound organisational, technological and problem-solving skills
• An ability to adapt to different contexts and situations that occur within schools
• Understanding of the importance of effective learning environments and quality pedagogy
• Enthusiasm, patience and a genuine empathy and sensitivity to students’ needs
• Advocacy skills for our students
• Compassion, passion and drive

This is a full time position commencing Term 1 2020.

Any further details regarding the position can be obtained from Mr Jordan Smith 08 9247 2242 or via email to [email protected]

Applications must include the completed JSRACS Employment Application Form, a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees.

Applications are to be marked “Confidential” and can be emailed to [email protected]

For further details, view the position statement here.

Education Support Teacher (Part Time 0.6) Applications close Friday 4 October, 4.00pm

We are seeking a suitably qualified teacher who is passionate and committed to contributing to the personal growth and education of our diverse students in an inclusive environment.

The successful candidate must have
• Relevant teaching qualifications
• Appropriate teaching experience in Inclusive Education (learning difficulties, special needs, disabilities and/or gifted education)
• Sound understanding of inclusive education practices and disabilities
• Current knowledge and understanding of curriculum
• Experience in curriculum differentiation and modifying learning tasks to meet specific educational needs
• Experience in assisting students in literacy and/or life skills
• Relevant understanding of the teaching, learning, assessment and reporting cycle

 

Education Support Services is integral to the provision of quality educational experiences at JSRACS. The primary role of ESS is to provide additional educational support to students identified as being at educational risk. Students at risk may fall under the following categories:

  1. Have a diagnosed disability, specific learning difficulty, medical condition or special educational need that may impact upon a student’s education or access to the curriculum.
  2. Have a learning difficulty that may require some remediation
  3. Require academic enrichment or extension

In response to the diverse needs of our students, we have developed a range of support systems to assist students in their everyday learning. These structures include curriculum adjustment, targeted intervention, remedial support, tailored action plans for students with disabilities, academic enrichment and extension and plans for transitioning. The school utilises a combination of in-class and withdrawal support.

Education support teachers maintain strong links with teachers across all learning areas, pastoral care team members, administration, the school psychologist, the school Chaplain, the Careers and Vocational Education and Training Coordinator, student families and external agencies.

It is an expectation of the education support role to manage time effectively and to demonstrate high levels of initiative and independence. This area within the school requires proficiency in multi-tasking and flexibility in order to respond to the diverse needs of our students.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate
• Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
• High levels of initiative and independence
• Good decision making skills
• Strong organisational and time management skills
• Ability to work as part of a diverse team
• Flexibility
• Ability to recognise individual student need and to cater for diversity
• An ability to foster a positive and collaborative approach and attitude to learning and to build confidence, self-esteem and independence in students
• An ability to use a range of effective strategies to support student learning
• An ability to generate student interest, enthusiasm and motivation
• A range of skills and assessment processes to identify areas of need and to monitor student performance
• Sound organisational, technological and problem-solving skills
• An ability to adapt to different contexts and situations that occur within schools
• Understanding of the importance of effective learning environments and quality pedagogy
• Enthusiasm, patience and a genuine empathy and sensitivity to students’ needs
• Advocacy skills for our students
• Compassion, passion and drive

This is a part time position (0.6) commencing Term 4 2019, or by negotiation.

Any further details regarding the position can be obtained from Mr Jordan Smith 08 9247 2242 or via email to [email protected]

Applications must include the completed JSRACS Employment Application Form, a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees.

Applications are to be marked “Confidential” and can be emailed to [email protected]

For further details, view the position statement here.

Director of Teaching and Learning, Years 7-9 (Full Time) Applications close 4 October, 4.00pm

As a result of an internal staff movement, an experienced Educator is required to fill the role of Director of Teaching and Learning.

The commencement date is from 1 January, 2020 or by negotiation.

The Director of Teaching and Learning is responsible to the Principal and Associate Principal Middle School for the development and promotion of age appropriate Teaching and Learning strategies, structures and programs across the relevant sub-school, consistent with the School’s strategic plan, vision, mission and values. The Director of Teaching and Learning position holds particular responsibility for the School’s vision to build a learning community with particular focus on the Academic engagement of all students, through the development of a positive learning culture across the School.

The Director of Teaching and Learning (Year 7 – Year 9) reports to the Principal through the Associate Principal Middle School.

The successful candidate will have the following general attributes:
• A person of initiative and drive, able to attract, retain and develop high quality staff.
• A person whose educational and personal philosophies align with the mission and values of the Anglican Schools Commission and the School.
• A person who understands and supports a focus on student-centred learning, using appropriate teaching and learning strategies and technologies.
• A graduate of a recognized University with a proven record as a teacher and educational leader.
• A person of character, whose words and actions inspire others.
• Approachable, a good listener and effective communicator.
• A person of sound judgement who can make wise decisions.
• Able to think strategically.
• A person who exhibits an inclusive and open management style.
• Able to balance personal and professional life in a demanding position.
• Able to exhibit good health, vitality and energy.

Any further details regarding the position can be obtained from Mr Jordan Smith, Associate Principal Middle School on 08 9247 2242 or via email to [email protected]

Applications must include the completed JSRACS Employment Application Form, a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees.

Applications are to be marked “Confidential” and can be emailed to [email protected]

Click here to view the full Duties and Responsibilities Statement.

Business Manager (Full Time) Applications close Friday 4 October, 4pm

After 20 years of committed service to the School, Mrs Jillian Healey will retire at the end of the 2019 academic year. The School is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person as Business Manager commencing in January 2020.

The Business Manager at John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School is a member of the School Executive Team and is responsible to the Principal for the provision and maintenance of the resources required to provide the educational program of the dual campus School.

The Business Manager oversees the role of the Business Office, Administration, Maintenance and Grounds, ICT, Canteens, Out of School Care, Uniform Shop and non-teaching staff.

The Business Manager will need to exhibit a willingness to be flexible and to competently perform a wide range of tasks consistent with the maturing of an independent school.

The Position Requirements include:
• Relevant accounting qualification and/or experience in operating and maintaining computerised accounting systems and procedures.
• An understanding of the relevant accounting standards and regulations and an ability to interpret and implement them as required.
• Well-developed computer skills including computerised accounting systems, spreadsheets and other associated computer software.
• Well-developed communication skills including report and letter writing.
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively at all levels of an organisation.
• A solution orientated person with an ability and a desire to identify and bring about significant improvement and streamlining of processes, systems and record keeping.
• Strong organisational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritise tasks, meet prescribed deadlines, and concurrently manage a number of competing tasks.
• Good English language skills including grammar, spelling and punctuation.
• Highly developed keyboard skills and ability to format and present information accurately, quickly and logically.
• Knowledge of the independent school sector will be an advantage, but not essential.
• A current Department of Education and Training National Criminal History check is required.
• A current Working with Children Check certificate is required.

This is a full time position commencing January 2020.

Any further details regarding the position can be obtained from Mrs Jillian Healey 08 9247 2242 or via email to [email protected]

Applications must include the completed JSRACS Employment Application Form, a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees.

Applications are to be marked “Confidential” and can be emailed to [email protected]

For further details, view the position statement here.