Primary Teacher - STEM

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Bayswater WA 6053, Australia
  • 07 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Hillcrest Primary School
Teacher - Primary - STEM
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH702596

This is a permanent part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2022

Hillcrest Primary School (PS) is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic applicant that will teach STEM to students from Pre-Primary to Year 2 whilst also leading STEM Integration across the school.

They will be able to help to build the capacity of staff in this area through coaching and skill development.

The position may expand to include older years in the future.

The successful applicant should be highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic, and will take responsibility for quality hands on STEM learning programs at both a classroom and whole school level.

They will ideally be skilled in leading and supporting other staff in curriculum improvement as well as having an excellent knowledge of the Science and Digital Technologies curriculum.

The successful applicant will be expected to manage a range of resources across the school and work with others to plan for improvement in STEM, with a focus on Science and Digital Technologies.

It will be highly regarded if the successful applicant has relevant experience, good communication, excellent interpersonal skills, a high level of collaboration, good curriculum knowledge, effective behaviour management strategies, and knowledge of Inquiry Based learning projects.

Our School Vision: Hillcrest empowers future-focussed learners.

Hillcrest PS, together with the wider community, creates a positive learning environment where diversity is celebrated, excellence is encouraged and all children strive to reach their academic, social, physical and creative potential.

We ensure students are nurtured to become a resilient, independent person with a love of learning. When they graduate they will leave with a complete skill set, confident in their ability to face the challenges of a technologically advanced society.

They will be respectful citizens armed with the problem solving skills needed to sustain success.

Our caring and dedicated staff are passionate and share our vision. We believe that we can make a difference. We work closely in partnership with parents to create a learning environment that encourages children to meet and extend their potential.

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 Hillcrest PS 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 for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications

For further job related information:

Please contact Liz Ford, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9238 1000 or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Liz Ford, on 0413 933 680.

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) to five (5) 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
  • 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, 8 October 2021



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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time
FTE: 0.8
LOCATION: Bayswater
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-08 4:30 PM