Please note as of Thursday the 13th of January 2022 at 12:00pm, amendments were made to the description of the position.
Are you looking for a new challenge in your career where you can be given the opportunity grow and develop your skills?
Kambalda West District High School is seeking to establish a pool of experienced teachers who are committed to achieving the best educational outcomes for our students.
We are offering permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies within the 2022 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time during the 2022 school year.
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $8,020 per year
- Locality allowance of $827 per 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
- Subsidised accommodation where applicable
- Free relocation
About the Roles
Kambalda West District High School has a number of positions available, particularly in the STEM fields. We also offer the opportunity to develop your leadership skills through the LEAP program, so if you are looking to take the next step in your teaching career, we welcome your interest in this pool.
If you do not have a STEM teaching background but would like to be considered for these positions, we would love to hear from you. Primary school teachers who are looking to transition to high school education are also encouraged to apply.
We will also consider a temporary deployment opportunity for permanent teachers in other locations within the Department of Education who would like to work at our school for up to three years and retain their substantive position. If this interests you, please gain the approval of your principal before applying.
You will be working as part of a dedicated team where you will have the opportunity to make a lasting contribution to our school and community.
Kambalda West District High School is a friendly and caring school with dedicated and enthusiastic teachers that caters for both primary and secondary schooling in the Kambalda community. We are approximately 600 kilometres east of Perth or 50 kilometres south west of Kalgoorlie. With our current student numbers at 260, our school is growing rapidly. We have a focus on Pastoral Care and Student Engagement programs. Both staff and students are actively engaged in the learning environment and have contributed to making the school a positive and safe place to learn and work.
Kambalda West is proud of its successful VET program and the close partnerships we have formed with the Shire of Coolgardie and Central Regional Tafe.
The Kambalda community has a rich mining history and is surrounded by bushland and copper-coloured soil. The views of the vast saltwater Lake Lefroy and panoramic sunset vistas from the Red Hill Lookout are a favourite of the locals, as is the bush walk that leads you to the Old Red Hill Mine Vent historical landmark.
For additional information to all allowances and housing please contact Housing and Transport at email@example.com or on (08) 9264 5154.
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 Kambalda West District High School can be found on Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.
Further Job Related Information
For further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kambalda, you are encouraged to contact Candice Brown, Principal on 0408 944 027 or Candice.firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of the screen and follow the instructions in the advert.
Your application should include:
- A two (2)-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 five (5) 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
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- 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 (www.wa.gov.au)
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday 20 January 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.