Early Childhood Education Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Kulin WA, Australia
  • 01 Sep, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching - Early Childhood

Job Description

Independent Public School - Wheatbelt Education Region
Kulin District High School
Teacher - Early Childhood Education
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH701479

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension (12 months) and/or permanency

Kulin District High School (DHS) are seeking a trained Early Childhood Teacher to become part of our Kulin Team.

Someone who can build strong and sustainable relationships with students, colleagues, parents and carers and the wider school community.

The successful applicant will ideally possess an excellent understanding of the curriculum requirements, pedagogies and classroom management to run an effective K/P classroom, including knowledge of the National Quality Standards (NQS) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).

We are looking for a collaborative team member who will become part of our friendly and cohesive staff.

Familiarity and experience with Talk 4 Writing and Letters and Sounds would be highly regarded.

Kulin DHS is an Independent Public School that caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 10.

Our school has a proud reputation in our community for providing a safe, caring and supportive environment that caters for the individual needs of all our students.

At Kulin DHS, we all strive with confidence, strive with respect and; strive to succeed.

Our school is a vibrant hub in our small community. A community that values education and wants the best for our students.

Due to our relatively small size we are seeking a high quality teacher who is comfortable and competent working in multi-age group settings (K/P Classroom).

Differentiation of the curriculum through target setting and case-management as well as balanced purposeful play to support student growth and development is valued.

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 Kulin District High School can be found by visiting Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service and qualifications.

For further job related information

You are encouraged to contact Garry Walker, Principal or Megan Syred, Deputy Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kulin, by telephoning (08) 6865 7300 or emailing Megan.Syred@education.wa.edu.au.

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 two to three (2-3) 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;
  • hold full, non-practising or provisional registration with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full, non-practising 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, 22 September 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2021-09-22 4:30 PM


Early Learning and Child Care

School Type


Job Closing Date

22 Sep, 2021