Education Support Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Riverton WA 6148, Australia
  • 14 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Riverton Education Support Centre
Teacher - Education Support
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH701934
Various Positions

Riverton Education Support Centre (ESC) is seeking three (3) Teacher - Education Support to join their friendly team.

We currently have the following positions available:

For Permanent tenure only

  • (3) x - permanent full-time position/s

All positions will commence (Term 1, 2022)

Riverton ESC is seeking to employ enthusiastic, highly motivated, positive and knowledgeable Education Support teachers, for full-time permanent positions.

Riverton ESC caters for students ranging from Kindergarten to Year 6. The Primary School and the Education Support Centre both fall under Riverton Primary Campus.

We are an extremely inclusive environment where all staff members work together to provide an inclusive environment for all students, at the Campus and this makes us unique. Knowledge of our school systems and Campus priorities, as well as our strategic directions within our Business Plan are imperative.

All students at the centre have additional learning needs and the curriculum and environment is adapted to meet the needs of the individual.

All students require either extensive or substantial adaptations to access the curriculum and Individual Education Plans are developed collaboratively with service providers, parents and therapists.

The successful applicants should ideally display a high level of interpersonal and communication skills to enable them to work collaboratively with all staff members from the mainstream and the ESC to deliver individually tailored programmes that meet the needs of all students.

The successful applicants should also ideally be able to display competency in leading and developing a team.

The applicant will develop and maintain a positive working environment within their classroom and manage their team using our Performance Development and Management Policy.

Riverton ESC has small class sizes with a high student staff ratio, which makes explicit teaching possible.

The successful applicants will be able to develop, implement and rigorously assess programs relevant to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disability (ID) and students who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices.

The applicant will be highly skilled in effective teaching methods whilst successfully incorporating Information Computer Technology (ICT) in all learning programs.

It would be highly desirable if the applicants display competency in developing scaffolded strategies, use formative and summative assessment tools, and have a sound understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum, Abilities Based Learning Education Western Australia (ABLESWA) and Special Education Needs (SEN) reporting process.

The applicant should have an understanding of Positive Behaviour Strategies, be able to the implement these strategies and have the ability to collect and analyse data to make positive behavioural changes to individuals.

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 Riverton Education Support Centre 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 Ashleigh Currie, Acting Principal by telephoning (08) 9237 2777 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 statement with a maximum limit of six (6) pages 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 two (2) 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 - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Riverton
CLOSING DATE: 2021-09-17 4:30 PM