Early Childhood Education Teacher

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Newdegate WA 6355, Australia
  • 15 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Wheatbelt Education Region
Newdegate Primary School
Teacher - Early Childhood Education
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH704268

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022

Newdegate Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and committed, qualified Early Childhood Teacher to join our friendly and supportive school community.

The successful applicant will ideally possess a strong knowledge of all key elements of Early Years pedagogy and curriculum as well as an ability to inspire students to develop a passion for learning in vibrant, engaging and supportive classrooms.

The successful applicant will be highly motivated, display excellent interpersonal skills and have an ability to build effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community.

Ideally, the successful applicant will display highly developed competencies in differentiating the curriculum and be able to structure learning experiences within an environment which balances the need for purposeful play, whilst using explicit pedagogies to support language development.

They should provide a nurturing and supportive environment that ensures the wellbeing of all and build positive relationships with all members of the school community.

Newdegate PS’s vision is to prepare students to be productive community members who achieve their best through life-long learning. Our focus is to develop the potential of our students so they can maximise educational opportunities in academic, social, physical and creative skills.

Our class sizes give us the space and opportunity for individualised teaching programs that foster the 'whole child' and create a safe nurturing learning environment for our students.

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 Newdegate Primary School can be found by Schools Online

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service

For further job related information

You are encouraged to contact Judy Garlick, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Newdegate, by telephoning (08) 9871 1600 or emailing judy.garlick@education.wa.edu.au

During the school holiday period, please contact Judy Garlick, Principal on 0429 871 160.

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 of up to 3 pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (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 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, 15 October 2021




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WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Newdegate
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-15 4:30 PM