Teacher – Primary

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    12 hours ago
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Department of Education Independent Public School – North Metropolitan Education Region West Greenwood Primary School Teacher – Primary 00009722 Teacher, $71,137 – $106,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH645492

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021

West Greenwood Primary School (PS) are seeking a dedicated and motivated Teacher – Primary to join their team.

The successful applicant will be required to teach in an upper or middle primary classroom. Ideally, you will possess experience, or transferable skills in organisational matters that accompany this role, such as school camp, graduation and high school transition.

The successful applicant will exhibit the ability to work collaboratively in a middle or upper primary environment. They will be knowledgeable on effective pedagogy in the absence of text books and be able to develop and implement plans to support and extend students. The successful applicant should be able to develop strong relationships with students, staff and parents. They will be data literate and commit to whole school practices and strategies. The successful applicant will be able to exhibit effective inclusion of cross curricular priorities, such as Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Aboriginal Perspectives Across the Curriculum.

West Greenwood PS is a school that truly caters for the whole child, with a strong Pastoral Care program and specialist teachers in Physical Education, Japanese, Science and Music. The school has a strong focus on staff student relationships, that is built around creating a fun working and learning environment.

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 ):

  • 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 West Greenwood PS can be found by visiting or .

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    Appointed applicants may be eligible for .

    For further job related information

    Please contact Neil Smith, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9246 8700 or emailing .

    During the vacation period please contact Neil Smith, Principal, on 0412 640 292.

    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 three (3) page statement addressing the domains that govern the , in context of the role and business needs of the school;
  • A CV of up to three (3) 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;
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
  • 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 .
  • Training

    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, 9 October 2020.




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    WORK TYPE:  Permanent – Full Time FTE:  1.0 LOCATION:  Greenwood CLOSING DATE:  2020-10-09 4:30 PM