Early Childhood Education Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Dumbleyung WA, Australia
  • 04 Jun, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching – Early Childhood

Job Description

Wheatbelt Education Region
Dumbleyung Primary School
Teacher-Early Childhood Education
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH687821

This is a six (6) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2021 with a possible extension

Dumbleyung Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a hardworking and motivated Early Childhood Education Teacher to join our friendly and supportive team, working in a multi-age classroom with small student numbers.

The successful applicant should be willing to teach explicitly and be committed to using evidence-based approaches with support and coaching. Being flexible is highly regarded in this role as we are a small school requiring a collaborative approach and a willingness to teach other classes to provide DOTT. Familiarity with Sounds-Write and Talk for Writing are highly desirable but training will be provided for the right person.

As the successful applicant you will demonstrate that all children can learn with effective explicit instruction and support. As a continual learner, you will also be enthusiastic about engaging in the DPS peer observation and feedback cycle.

While not essential, applicants with leadership aspirations and a willingness to contribute to the continual improvement of the school both within your classroom and beyond will be well supported in their development.

Dumbleyung PS was originally established in 1911. Student numbers reached over 210 in the early 1960s and in 1968 the school became a District High School. The school was reclassified to a Level 3 Primary School for the start of the 2000 school year. Our community celebrated the school's centenary in 2011.

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 disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Dumbleyung Primary School can be found by visiting www.dumbleyungps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service

For further job-related information
You are encouraged to contact Jennifer McCarthy, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Dumbleyung, by telephoning (08) 9863 4068 or emailing jennifer.mccarthy@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 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 (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; and
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • 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 4.30 pm (WST) on Friday, 18 June 2021



WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Dumbleyung
CLOSING DATE: 2021-06-18 4:30 PM


Early Learning and Child Care

School Type


Job Closing Date

18 Jun, 2021