Primary Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Manjimup WA 6258, Australia
  • 24 Aug, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - Southwest Education Region
East Manjimup Primary School
Teacher - Primary
Pool Ref IPS/TCH700444
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH700444
Appointment Pool

East Manjimup Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool 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.

As a Teacher at East Manjimup PS, suitable applicants will be passionate educators committed to making a difference in the lives of all young people.

Applicants will ideally have an excellent knowledge of the Western Australian curriculum, a commitment to student engagement through strong explicit teaching practice and knowledge of best practice classroom management strategies.

Suitable applicants will be positive, reliable and highly motivated educators with the ability to provide high quality teaching and learning programs to meet the needs of our students.

Suitable applicants will have a commitment to providing a stimulating, innovative learning environment to ensure that all children are achieving their maximum potential.

It is highly desirable that suitable applicants can work collaboratively within a school community and have a genuine investment in our school.

Suitable applicants will ideally show a student-centred focus and excellent communication and interpersonal skills, combined with the ability to build effective working relationships with students, parents and colleagues.

East Manjimup PS, an Independent Public School since 2012, is located on a 7.5-hectare site, surrounded by farmland and native bush. Our school motto is Strive to Succeed, and we aim to do this consistently.

The focus of our school is on the Whole Child - physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and mental wellbeing. The school is recognised for its strong and positive culture, including the relationships we have developed with families, support agencies and the wider community.

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 East Manjimup Primary 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 Michael Smith, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Manjimup, by telephoning (08) 9771 9200 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 maximum 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 four (4) 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; and
  • 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, 17 September 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: Manjimup
CLOSING DATE: 2021-09-17 4:30 PM