Teacher – Secondary Generalist

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 days ago
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Department of Education Independent Public School – Goldfields Education Region Leinster Community School Teacher – Secondary Generalist Pool Ref IPS/TCH647640 Teacher, $71,137 – $106,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH645809

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

Do you want to make a positive difference?

Leinster Community School is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and enthusiastic Teachers – Secondary Generalist.

The suitable applicant will demonstrate the ability to create an effective, engaging and inclusive learning environment based on high expectations. They will have an understanding of appropriate assessments, and be able to use data to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching programs, set targets and plan for differentiated learning opportunities for all students in their class. The successful applicant will teach a combination of subject areas of either Maths, English, HASS or Science.

The successful applicant will teach a combination of subject areas of either Maths, English, HASS or Science. The school will offer face to face teaching and additional SIDE, dependent on the skillset of the applicant. There is an element of flexibility in the position and the successful applicant can negotiate their teaching load at the school. Our current enrolment of secondary students is eight students from years 7-12. We are expecting an additional five students for the 2021 school year.

Leinster Community School is a supportive team environment where everyone works towards a shared vision. Leinster is located in the Northern Goldfields of Western Australia. It is a closed mining town where the school supports the students of mine workers in the region. There is the opportunity to fly in and out of the community. The community is well resourced with an IGA, hairdresser, beautician, swimming pool, gym and tavern.

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 Leinster Community 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:

    You are encouraged to contact Nicole Onwuegbule, Deputy Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Leinster, by telephoning (08) 9037 9086 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 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 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, 9 October 2020




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    WORK TYPE:  Permanent – Part Time, Permanent – Full Time, Fixed Term – Part Time, Fixed Term – Full Time FTE:  1.0 LOCATION:  Leinster CLOSING DATE:  2020-10-09 4:30 PM