Teacher – Education Support

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Department of Education Independent Public School – South Metropolitan Education Region Malibu School Teacher – Education Support Pool Ref IPS/TCH635330 Teacher, $71,137 – $106,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH635330

Appointment Pool

Malibu School is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated Education Support Teachers for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during Semester 1 of the 2021 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements up to the end of Term 2, 2021.

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated and energetic Primary and Secondary Education Support teachers looking for exciting and rewarding challenges. The Malibu community believe all children can learn, that students can develop skills across all curriculum areas and the social, emotional, physical and educational development of all children is best facilitated when parents, teachers, specialists and therapists work together as partners in the process. As a teacher at Malibu School, you will be required to embrace our whole school vision of ‘A future Without Limits’ for all students and the School Priorities of Communication, Positive Behaviour Support, Balanced Literacy, Numeracy, STEM and Protective Education.

Suitable applicants will need to be genuine innovators that are prepared to be flexible. Teachers must have the ability to look beyond behaviour to the deeper reasons for the behaviour.

High level knowledge in AAC, specifically PODD and devices is desired. Current Team Teach training is desired. Knowledge of our school priorities and strategic direction and how your teaching philosophy aligns with the school’s priorities are important.

Successful applicants should be able to manage class teams and liaise with parents and therapists to meet the educational and care needs of the students. Applicants who are passionate about teaching in an education support environment are encouraged to apply.

Malibu School is a specialist school for students in Early Childhood through to Year 12 which caters to students with intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairments (vision and hearing), challenging behaviours and/or autistic spectrum disorders. The purpose of Malibu School is to improve educational opportunities for all students with this purpose based on the belief that all children are individual learners with specific needs.

Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.

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

  • 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 Malibu School can be found by visiting or .

    Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available .

    Appointed applicants may be eligible for .

    For further job related information:

    Please contact Richard Charlton, Deputy Principal by telephoning (08) 9527 9009, 0419967478 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 five (5) page statement addressing the domains that govern the , in context of the role and business needs of the school;
  • A CV of up to four (4) 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.
  • 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

    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, 16 October 2020.




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    WORK TYPE:  Permanent – Part Time, Permanent – Full Time, Fixed Term – Part Time, Fixed Term – Full Time FTE:  0.1-1.0 LOCATION:  Safety Bay CLOSING DATE:  2020-10-16 4:30 PM