Who are we looking for?
Do you have excellent curriculum knowledge, communication and interpersonal skills? Are you a flexible and resilient teacher who is looking for new challenges?
If so, we encourage you to apply to the Teacher Flying Squad.
Applications are now sought from eligible, qualified primary and secondary teachers available for 2019 appointments.
About the role
Flying Squad teachers fill short term vacancies in rural, regional and remote schools. Generally these appointments are for periods of between four and ten weeks in a range of schools with differing needs.
The role requires teachers to be able to quickly and readily engage students. Teachers have success where they can use a range of skills, have a strong knowledge of the curriculum and utilise effective classroom management strategies.
About the Teacher Flying Squad
The Teacher Flying Squad presents exciting opportunities for eligible teachers who are not already appointed to a school for 2019. Appointments from this pool are generally made at short notice to fill unplanned vacancies across the state.
Applications can be submitted throughout the term of the 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. Please read the attached information sheet to determine if you are eligible for this pool.
Do you want to know more about working and living in rural, regional and remote Western Australia?
Teacher Flying Squad members receive free accommodation throughout an appointment and free travel to and from the location of any appointment. Teacher Flying Squad members are paid the rates set out in Schedule A – Salaries of The School Education Act Employees’ (Teachers and Administrators) General Agreement 2017 and receive a locality and/or school specific allowance applicable to the teaching staff at the school of appointment.
The Department’s careers website, individual school websites, Schools Online, tourism and council websites are great sources of information about schools and locations.
Further information regarding this pool, including how to apply can be found on the attached information sheet. This attachment contains important information regarding eligibility and the application process.
Applicants should read this information prior to submitting an application.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 6 December 2019.