Home Economics Assistant

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
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Department of Education Independent Public School – North Metropolitan Education Region Governor Stirling Senior High School Home Economics Assistant 00000685 Level 1/2, $27.18 – $31.71 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS646184

This is a permanent part-time (0.4FTE) position commencing Term 4, 2020

Governor Stirling Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated Home Economics Assistant to join their friendly team.

The role of the Home Economics Assistant will include assisting the teacher in the delivery of planned education programs, assisting with the preparation and maintenance of the learning environment by maintaining equipment, materials and resources for use in classes, undertaking regular cleaning activities as directed and assisting the teacher with the care and supervision of students.

As the Home Economics Assistant the suitable applicant will have a proactive, positive approach to your role and will be able to work well autonomously as well as part of a team. You will be able to prioritise tasks well, exhibit initiative and will be highly organised and efficient.

Governor Stirling SHS, situated on the banks of the Swan River in Woodbridge, is one of the premier schools in Western Australia. Founded in 1959, the school has a rich history of student success and achievement in both the sporting and academic arenas. The new school with state-of-the-art facilities opened in 2013. Our school caters for students of varying abilities offering the Gifted and Talented academic program, full range of academic and Vocational Education Training (VET) programs and Approved Specialist Programs in Engineering, Arts media and AFL Football

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 the following work related requirements (selection criteria):

  • Good oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with students, parents and teaching professionals.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good organisational skills that will assist in the delivery of effective education programs to students.
  • Ability to assist with the general health and wellbeing of students
  • Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) of the position. 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.

    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 Governor Stirling SHS can be found by visiting or .

    Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available .

    For further job related information

    You are encouraged to contact Frank Cavicchio, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 6274 0300 or emailing .

    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 two to three (2-3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), 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 (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; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • Training

    Employees will be required to:

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement; complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
  • The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

    Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 22 September 2020.




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    WORK TYPE:  Permanent – Part Time FTE:  0.4 LOCATION:  Woodbridge CLOSING DATE:  2020-09-22 4:30 PM