Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH720476
Yulga Jinna Remote Community School (RCS) are seeking to establish a pool for appointment to 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.
Appointments from this pool will be for 36 months.
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- attractive Remote Teaching Service Allowance of $20 870.00 a year
- locality allowance of $1 829.00 a year
- 10 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
- more than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
- free GROH housing
- free relocation (same support offered after completion of the contract)
- bereavement leave travel to Perth
- air conditioning subsidy allowance
- long term furniture storage allowance while in GROH accommodation
Please note suitable applicants are required to have their own vehicle to commute as no Public transport is available in Yulga Jinna.
Suitable applicants can transport their vehicle owned by you or your immediate family. For additional information to all allowances and housing please contact Housing and Transport at email@example.com or on (08) 9264 5154.
About the role
The Teacher – Upper Primary or Lower Secondary Big Picture Role which will suit applicants who are highly motivated, student and relationship focused and able to provide engaging, relevant and meaningful learning experiences. This role will appeal to both experienced and new graduate teachers who would like an opportunity for future training and join our strong and supportive team.
We require teachers who value and can build strong positive relationships with students and the community, so we are looking for applicants who has experience in explicit instructional strategies with some experience or knowledge of Talk 4 Writing, Brightpath, Top Ten Mathematics, Dianna Riggs PLD and TeachWell are all highly desirable.
Yulga Jinna is a small Aboriginal community in the Murchison Mid-West Region. Yulga Jinna, which means Flat Foot, is located 130kms north west of Meekatharra. All students in the school are Aboriginal, with Aboriginal English being their first language.
We have a strong focus on fostering positive relationships between the students, the community and the school. We believe that parents and carers are seen as partners and major stakeholders in the education of their children. They are the child's first and most important teacher.
Our school motto, 'Respect for Self and Others', plays a major role in our teaching and learning programs and underpins our relationship with the community. They have a strong sense of culture and as a result our educational programs are culturally sensitive, with teaching and learning reflecting the needs of the community and students.
The location and community
Yulga Jinna was one of the first communities to have a School Community Partnership created in 2005 that clearly states the roles and responsibilities between the community and the school. The Yulga Jinna Community is very proud of their school and are proactive in all aspects of school operations.
We have a School Council that meets once a term to discuss school and community issues. This has helped build partnerships and encouraged active community involvement in the educational process. The role of the Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer and support staff plays an integral part in this process.
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 Yulga Jinna Remote Community School can be found by visiting or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Kim Mancktelow, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Yulga Jinna, by telephoning (08) 9981 2200 or emailing Kim.Mancktelow@education.wa.edu.au
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 four (4) page 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 three (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.
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration
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.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 17 December 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.