K-6 Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Piara Waters WA 6112, Australia
  • 08 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Piara Waters Primary School
Teacher - K-6
Pool Ref IPS/TCH703308
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH703308
Appointment Pool

Are you a student focused, curriculum driven and engaging teacher?

Piara Waters Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Teachers - Kindergarten to Year 6 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.

Suitable teachers will ideally have a high level of WA curriculum, instructional and assessment knowledge, and work effectively in a collaborative team.

Applicants should also be able to provide examples of outstanding pedagogy and experience in consistently implementing whole-school practices.

At Piara Waters PS you will be supported to use iPads as a tool for students to access the curriculum. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic (STEM) skills are developed in students through a strong science, mathematics and digital technologies program.

Teachers know their students and the curriculum well and classroom programs are responsive to these.

Our teachers differentiate the curriculum for individual students, including English As an additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) students.

The suitable applicants will work positively and effectively will all students and families and be able to differentiate the curriculum in order to meet differing student needs.

The staff are currently reviewing a number of school processes and applicants need to be prepared to contribute to, reflect on and review whole school approaches.

Teachers also need to be data literate and respond to data in ways that support student learning.

Piara Waters PS opened in February 2012 catering for students in Kindergarten to Year 6 and is located in the suburb of Piara Waters (South Metropolitan Education Region).

As an Independent Public School, we utilise the flexibilities afforded to us, to ensure the highest possible outcomes for students. Every decision is focused on every classroom, and every student, every day.

You will love working at Piara Waters Primary School and we will love working with you.

Teaching opportunities which may arise for the 2022 school year include:

  • Early Childhood teacher (K-2)
  • Primary teacher (1-6)
  • Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.

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 Piara Waters Primary School can be found by visiting www.piarawatersps.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 Alison Ramm, Principal by telephoning (08) 9622 0200 or emailing Alison.Ramm@education.wa.edu.au

During the school holiday period, please contact Alison Ramm on 0438 924 649 or emailing Alison.Ramm@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 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 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
  • 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 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 - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Piara Waters
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-01 4:30 PM