Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH846451
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024 with possibility of extension
Nyabing Primary School (PS) is seeking a Primary Teacher to join their expert teaching team.
About the School
Nyabing PS is a school that offers teachers a country placement in a rural location where you can walk to work and enjoy the delight of teaching students who have a passion to learn. Small class sizes, a well-resourced school, accommodation less than a year old, close access to a large regional centre and a supportive and engaged parent community set the school apart. When you join Nyabing PS you will be immersed in our collaborative and supportive school culture that will enable you to provide quality education and care to the children in our school, as they are the heart of all that we do.
Nyabing PS has a focus on training and retaining dedicated educators and teachers. Supporting new teachers to continue their own professional learning through coaching, learning opportunities and mentoring. Experienced staff are available to provide this support, leading to positive learning outcomes for children. At Nyabing Primary your learning is as important to us as student learning.
As part of our team, you will feel appreciated, valued and enjoy a truly supportive and rewarding work environment.
Nyabing PS is located 320km south east of Perth and is part of the Wheatbelt Education Region. Katanning is the nearest major centre, 60 km west. The school services the families that live within the town of Nyabing and the surrounding grain and livestock farming families. Most of the students travel to school on one of the three bus services that are provided. The school is set in attractive grounds, surrounded by Salmon Gums and natural bushland.
About the role
The successful applicant will ideally be a passionate, motivated and skilled educator who is committed to improving literacy and numeracy outcomes for every child, every day, through our whole school approaches, explicit teaching and instructional strategies.
You will ideally be able to display an Early Childhood philosophy, supported by age-responsive approaches to teaching and learning, spanning three year levels. You will share in our commitment to inspiring all children at our school to reach their full potential and implement research-based Literacy and Numeracy programs such as Initalit and Pre-Lit. You will be committed to developing positive relationships with students, parents, staff and the wider community.
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 Nyabing Primary School can be found by visiting www.nyabingps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Teresa Wigg, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Nyabing, by telephoning (08) 9821 3500 or emailing Teresa.Wigg@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Teresa Wigg on 0429 642 033.
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 four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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;
- Complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 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, 20 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.