Upper Teacher, Years 5-6

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Mullaloo WA 6027, Australia
  • 08 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Mullaloo Heights Primary School
Teacher - Upper - Years 5-6
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH690405

This is three (3) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 4, 2021, with possible extension (12 months)

Mullaloo Heights Primary School (PS) are looking for a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic Primary Teacher.

The successful applicant will ideally have the ability to implement the Western Australian Curriculum in Years 3-6. In addition, knowledge or experience of Talk 4 Writing, First Steps (Reading & Numeracy) and Paul Swan’s Numeracy threads, milestones and problem solving strategies would be advantageous as these programs and approaches are implemented consistently across the school.

Moreover, you should have high expectations for student achievement and differentiate the curriculum to ensure all students are given every opportunity to experience success in their learning. You will ideally possess exceptional communication and collaborative skills in order to build effective working relationships with students, staff and families.

Mullaloo Heights PS is an Independent Public School catering for approximately 250 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Our school is characterised by a strong sense of community; the result of a strong commitment from our parents who work proactively with us to provide a safe, yet challenging learning environment for all of our 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 Mullaloo Heights Primary School can be found by visiting mullalooheightsps.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:

Please contact Michael Adlam, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 6206 2100 or emailing Michael.Adlam@education.wa.edu.au.

During the school holiday period, please contact Michael Adlam on 0438 151 012.

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
  • 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.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 29 July 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Mullaloo
CLOSING DATE: 2021-07-29 4:30 PM