Primary Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Tuart Hill WA, Australia
  • 08 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching – Primary

Job Description

Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Tuart Hill Primary School
Teacher - Primary
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH693368

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022

Tuart Hill Primary School (PS) is seeking an experienced, energetic and passionate Teacher – Primary to join our team.

Tuart Hill PS educators are future focused and use high impact teaching strategies to progress student learning. The successful applicant will be committed to putting students first in your decision-making and undertake the hard work that is inherent in delivering motivating and quality educational programs.

The learning environment you create will be engaging, challenging, caring and cater for a range of needs which promote student achievement. Effective behaviour management strategies to establish and maintain an organised, orderly and learning-focused classroom are desirable.

You will be a motivated teacher who seeks out new opportunities and is focused on your own professional growth. High level interpersonal skills and demonstrated success when working in a team environment is extremely desirable. You will actively engage in self-refection to improve teaching practice and participate in observation and feedback to develop personal understanding and application of our whole school programs and pedagogy.

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant will continue to maintain the existing programs including the Explicit Teaching model, High Impact Teaching strategies, Positive Behaviour Support, Talk for Writing experience, PM Benchmarks / Lexiles / Springboards into Comprehension; Heggerty / Letters and Sounds / Words Their Way programs, Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract / RUCSAC approach to problem-solving and Technology as a learning tool (Office 365, SAMR Model, Windows and Apple devices).

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 Australian Professional Standards for Teachers):

  • 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 Tuart Hill PS can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications.

For further job related information:

Please contact Beverly Innes, Principal, by telephoning Tuart Hill Primary School (08) 9413 1500, or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Beverly Innes on 0429 141 058

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 four (4) page statement addressing the domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, 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 who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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 fully or provisionally registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full or provisional registration prior to commencement of the position.

(Applicants who require a Limited Registration to teach from the TRB are not eligible). 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 Monday, 2 August 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Tuart Hill
CLOSING DATE: 2021-08-02 4:30 PM


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Job Closing Date

02 Aug, 2021