Teacher - Primary

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Perth WA, Australia
  • 05/01/2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching

Job Description

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH667895

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021 with possible extension (12 months).

A small school, BIG opportunities.

Binnu Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher – Primary for a unique opportunity to join our school and community.

As a small school we provide an individualised approach to student learning. Therefore, we are seeking someone who possesses excellent curriculum knowledge, as well as experience in differentiation to be able to cater for individualised learning needs. The successful applicant will ideally have experience using an explicit teaching model. We are seeking an individual who has excellent knowledge of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and how to utilise this in the classroom to improve outcomes for students. The successful applicant will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.

Binnu PS is a community school, catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6. As a small school, we are committed to providing each child with an opportunity to achieve their full potential through quality education and a safe and supportive learning environment. We are located in the town of Binnu, approximately 85km north of Geraldton. We are a small collaborative team, that provide a nurturing environment for all students.

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 Binnu Primary School can be found by visiting www.binnups.wa.edu.au 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

You are encouraged to contact Helen Barnes, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Binnu, by telephoning (08) 9936 1017 or emailing helen.barnes@education.wa.edu.au.

During the vacation period, please call Helen Barnes, Principal, on 0407 931 019.

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 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 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 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 trb.wa.gov.au.


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 Wednesday, 27 January 2021




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