Agency: Department of Education
Salary: Teacher, $72,137- $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Unit/Division: Staff Recruitment and Employment Services
Branch: Attraction and Retention
Work Type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No.: Pool Ref DOE661497
Closing Date: 2021-11-30 4:30 PM
Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE661497
Who are we looking for?
Are you flexible and resilient, with the potential to quickly and easily build positive and productive relationships with staff, students and the community? Are you committed to improving outcomes for students in rural, regional and remote schools?
If so, apply to join our Teacher Flying Squad.
We are seeking applications from eligible, qualified early childhood, primary and secondary teachers available during the 2021 school year.
About the role
Flying Squad teachers fill short term, last minute vacancies in our rural, regional and remote schools.
It is important to be able to quickly and readily engage students. Our Flying Squad team have success where they can use a range of teaching skills, have a strong knowledge of the curriculum and utilise effective classroom management strategies.
Please read the attached information pack to determine if you are eligible to join our team of Flying Squad teachers.
Why join us?
This is an exciting opportunity for teachers who are not appointed to a school for 2021. Appointments are usually for periods of between four and ten weeks. It’s a great way to explore Western Australia while teaching in our amazing country schools. You can read more from one of our teachers in her travel blog.
Our Teacher Flying Squad members receive free accommodation and travel to and from the location of any appointment.
Do you want to know more about working and living in rural, regional and remote Western Australia?
The Department’s careers website, individual school websites, Schools Online, tourism and council websites are great sources of information about schools and locations.
You can submit an application at any time during the term of this pool. If you are placed in the pool, you will be contacted to establish your availability for individual appointments. Placement to the pool is not a guarantee of an offer of employment.
Further information regarding this pool, including how to apply can be found in the attached information pack. This attachment contains important information regarding eligibility and the application process.
Further information can be found on the Department’s careers website.
Applicants should read this information prior to submitting an application.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 30 November 2021
A strong public education system is the cornerstone of every successful society. We provide high quality education for children and young people throughout Western Australia, helping them reach their full potential.
We have more than 800 schools in communities across our State – in bustling city and regional centres and in some of the most remote parts of the world. Comprehensive schools, selective schools and education support schools. As our population grows, we're building new schools and developing state-of-the-art facilities for children to learn in. Modern schools using the latest and emerging technologies.
Each school, like each community, is distinctive. Parents and communities play a key role in creating a unique ethos for their school. They help shape the school's directions. The principal selects the best teachers and support staff for the school and funding is driven by the learning needs of students.