Prisoner Education Coordinator

$88,542 - $93,345 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • West Kimberley Regional Prison, Derby Highway, Derby WA, Australia
  • 15 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching – Vocational

Job Description

Salary: Level 1 Specified Callings, PS CSA Award 2019, $88,542 - $93,345 per annum

Position number: 004615

Work type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: West Kimberly Regional Prison

Closing date: 2021-07-28 4:30 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

Attachments: - job description form - prisoner education coordinator l1sc (generic).pdf
- summary of benefits staff recieve in regional areas.pdf

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This is a permanent, full time vacancy

About us

When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation, working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.

About the role

As an experienced and qualified teacher and coordinator you will have the opportunity to enter the exciting field of Correctional Education within a custodial facility. As part of a multidisciplinary team you will contribute to making a difference in the lives of prisoners and protection of the community.

The Prisoner Education Coordinator works as a team member to provide a comprehensive education and vocational training service to clients. They assist with educational responsibilities that relate to education process, including curriculum, teaching, assessing, staff development and industry liaison.

The qualification requirements for the position include a tertiary teaching qualification or equivalent. A Certificate IV Training & Assessment is also required: this can be completed within six months of employment. The leave entitlement for this position includes 4 weeks of Professional Allowance leave in addition to 4 weeks of Annual Leave. Other applicable entitlements are described in the attached Summary of Benefits Staff Receive in Regional Areas.

About you

All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.

How to apply

Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.

We require you to submit:

  • A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement addressing all the Role Specific Criteria contained in the JDF. Please provide examples to support your claims.
  • All remaining Job related requirements will be assessed at a later stage in the recruitment process.
  • Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
  • To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Equity and Diversity

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women and youth.

Subsequent Vacancies

Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice for a period of six (6) months, in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions No. 2: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.

Further Information

If you would like further information regarding the position and/or vacancy please contact Abdul Abdullah, Prisoner Education Manager - Regional on 6250 9207 for a confidential discussion.


Vocational and Trade Studies

School Type


Job Closing Date

28 Jul, 2021