Career and Vocational Education Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Safety Bay WA 6169, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Safety Bay Senior High School
Teacher - Career and Vocational Education
Pool Ref IPS/TCH693147
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH693147
Appointment Pool

Safety Bay Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated, talented and innovative Career and Vocational Education Teachers. Appointments can be made to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies, which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year up to the end of Term 3, 2022.

With an interest in working with young people, suitable applicants will have a positive attitude and willingness to work with like-minded people. You will foster a love of learning in your students whilst engaging in ongoing professional learning opportunities. This role requires suitables applicant to be highly proficient in engaging and motivating students whilst supporting the school’s priorities and business plan.

To be successful in this role you will be a passionate educator, committed to making a difference in the lives of young people. In addition to educating and supporting the ongoing development of student capabilities, you would be student and relationship focused, highly motivated, innovative and work collaboratively in a team environment. Although not essential, applicants with a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment are encouraged to apply.

Safety Bay SHS is committed to developing the quality of teaching and learning on site, ensuring all staff will have a focus on Explicit Instruction and use evidence based strategies to develop their own capacity to deliver a challenging and intentional curriculum for all students to access and achieve the highest educational outcomes.

Safety Bay SHS will provide you with the opportunity to imagine your career in education, believe in your potential, and achieve success. Safety Bay SHS is an Independent Public School and this WA state initiative provides the school and the school community with more ownership of key decisions and flexibility to respond to student’s needs.

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 Safety Bay SHS 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:

Please contact Alen Kursar, Principal, by telephoning 0427 799 933 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 of up to five (5) 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


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 Thursday, 5 August, 2021




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Safety Bay
CLOSING DATE: 2021-08-05 4:30 PM