Mathematics Teacher

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

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Lesmurdie Senior High School
Teacher - Mathematics
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH702804

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

Lesmurdie Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a passionate and innovative Mathematics Teacher who is responsive to change and can cater for the learning styles of future-ready students.

The successful applicant should have the ability to facilitate the development of independent and confident learners and be willing to join our team of like-minded professionals.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally possess excellent interpersonal skills, be relationship focused and your classroom practice should be engaging, relevant and meaningful learning.

You should have the capacity to teach a range of abilities across Years 7 to 12, including Mathematics Specialist and Methods and use intervention strategies to support student improvement in NAPLAN (National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy) and achievement in OLNA (Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment).

The successful applicant will ideally be reflective in assessing the effectiveness of their teaching practice and be able to cultivate a safe and accountable learning environment, underpinning Lesmurdie SHS core values; Curiosity, Aspiration, Respect and Environment.

You will work collaboratively with all members of the school and wider community to provide quality educational experiences through promoting the school’s vision and strategic directions.

Lesmurdie SHS has an established reputation where all students are motivated to achieve excellence in their academic, sporting and cultural endeavours. We have a Department of Education recognised Specialist Enrichment and Acceleration Program in Mathematics and Science (LEAP).

Our students are friendly, confident and successful and our teaching and support staff provide a distinctive, comprehensive education with strong academic and vocational pathways assisted by effective pastoral care programs.

Lesmurdie Senior High School is transitioning to be a full Bring Your Own Devise school by 2023 – expertise and experience in using this platform to enhance student achievement is high regarded.

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 Lesmurdie 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 for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications

For further job related information:

Please contact Kim Lloyd, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9291 1200 or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Kim Lloyd on 0430421037

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 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
  • 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, 15 October, 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Lesmurdie
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-15 4:30 PM



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Job Closing Date

15 Oct, 2021