Languages Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • South Bunbury WA, Australia
  • 01 Sep, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching - Secondary

Job Description

Independent Public School - Southwest Education Region
Newton Moore Senior High School
Teacher - Languages
Pool Ref IPS/TCH701589
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH701589
Appointment Pool

Our teachers receive a Country Teaching Program (CTP) allowance of up to $5000pa in addition to their usual salary.

Fixed Term employees are eligible for permanency when they have worked continuously at a CTP school for 2 years.

Newton Moore Senior High School (SHS) is establishing a pool of Language Teachers, for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year.

Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year.

Suitable applicants will ideally be passionate teachers of either Japanese, Indonesian, or Noongar and be prepared to teach in other learning areas.

We are seeking applicants who constantly strive to improve standards and are open to professional development opportunities.

It is highly desirable that the suitable applicants develop a supportive and positive classroom environment, possess effective interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.

You will provide an innovative teaching and learning program which engages and motivates students.

Our school’s vision for languages is to provide vibrant and inclusive learning environments that encourage passion and interest in additional cultures.

We aim to work collaboratively with our intake Primary schools to build a seamless approach to learning language other than English, and to ensure that every child has the opportunity to choose languages that interest them.

Every teacher at Newton Moore SHS has a role in implementing our vision of strong and respectful relationships and effective curriculum delivery. Suitable applicants should have experience in teaching Languages in your specialist language area.

You ideally should also possess a sound understanding of the developmental needs of students at all phases of the Western Australian Curriculum and be skilled in differentiating the curriculum to meet the academic needs of all language students.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to address the context of the school, including our school priorities in their application.

Newton Moore SHS is located in Bunbury, 175kms south of Perth. We have a strong commitment to offering innovative and best practice educational programs.

The school delivers two Department of Education Approved Specialist Academic Programs: Science Horizons and Engineering Specialist.

Newton Moore SHS is also Teacher Development School (TDS) for secondary science and a Lead Language School and supports with training and assisting staff across the South West.

The school is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) for Certificate II courses in Aquaculture and Workplace Skills.

Newton Moore SHS also provides enrichment through the following programs: Moore Academy of Sport and Health (MASH), Follow the Dream, Clontarf Football Academy, Stars Foundation and CALM Cadets.

As an Independent Public School (IPS), Newton Moore Senior High School provides students with a personalised, globally aware educational experience.

The school has a strong sense of community and celebrates the strengths of students through a variety of innovative programs.

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 Newton Moore Senior High School 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 of prior service.

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Denise Harrison, Human Resources Officer, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in South Bunbury, by telephoning (08) 9722 2463 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 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 who can attest to the claims made in your written application, 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


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, 1 October 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.2-1.0
LOCATION: South Bunbury
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-01 4:30 PM


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Job Closing Date

01 Oct, 2021