K-6 Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Capel WA 6271, Australia
  • 06 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - Southwest Education Region
Capel Primary School
Teacher - K-6
Pool Ref IPS/TCH699449
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH699449
Appointment Pool

Are you a self-motivated, knowledgeable team player with a passion for teaching & learning in an ICT rich environment?

Will your collaborative approach contribute to Capel Primary School’s ongoing success?

Capel Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of motivated Kindergarten to Year 6 (K-6) Teachers 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.

Suitable applicants will be team orientated, possess excellent interpersonal skills, be highly proficient classroom managers and capable of engaging and motivating children through a wide range of teaching strategies.

Experience in catering for a diverse range of student needs including students with special needs and students at educational risk is highly desired. Professional growth is a critical element in the delivery of appropriate pedagogy that will see all children being successful learners.

Suitable applicants will be expected to commit to a range of whole school approaches in literacy, numeracy and behaviour management that form the day to day culture of the school.

Suitable applicants are encouraged to apply if they have specialist skills that include the Arts, Physical Education, Science and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and may be relevant to implementing the Australian Curriculum.

Key to the role is to have experience in, or understanding of, Co-operative Learning Strategies, Whole School Literacy and Numeracy programs and the integration of ICT with learning programmes.

Suitable Applicants will have an ability to use a range of assessment tools as outlined in School Planning, the Staff Handbook and Capel Practice. A willingness to ‘have a go’ and draw on change management strategies will be highly regarded as will the desire to plan and teach collaboratively and work in learning teams.

In addition to these attributes, suitable applicants will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the establishment and creating an environment that:

  • Purposefully caters for different student needs as outlined in the WA Curriculum.
    Use a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student achievement and learning outcomes.
  • Commitment to plan and engage in professional learning activities that support school and system priorities.
  • High-level support and participation in team planning for curriculum policy and programs.
  • Collaboration with members of the school community building a team environment that supports student learning.

Capel PS ‘an Independent Public School (IPS) 2011’ is held in high regard by the local and wider community due to its achievements in student learning, quality teaching by the caring and professional staff and the shared beliefs we have with our active and supportive families.

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 Capel Primary School can be found by visiting www.capelprimaryschool.wa.edu.au 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 Ron Crabbe, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9727 2183 during the schools open hours or emailing Ron.Crabbe@education.wa.edu.au. It is preferred applicants contact via email in the first instance.

During the school holiday period, please contact Ron Crabbe by emailing Ron.Crabbe@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 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.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 1 October 2021




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
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CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-01 4:30 PM