Department of Education
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
West Leederville Primary School
Teacher - Middle - Upper - Years 3 - 6
Pool Ref IPS/TCH635503
Teacher, $71,137 - $106,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH635503

Appointment Pool

West Leederville Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Teacher - Middle - Upper - Year 3 - 6 for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2020 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2021. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2020 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2021.

West Leederville PS is a vibrant inner city school located in a growth area 3km from the Perth CBD.  The school caters for over 550 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. The school offers a range of programs with a focus on Literacy, Numeracy and Technology. As a Teacher Development School Technologies, teachers at West Leederville Primary School integrate digital technologies into their daily teaching to support innovative, differentiated learning opportunities and promote higher order thinking.

West Leederville PS leadership, staff and Board are actively and purposely engaged in improving student learning in a culture that values the individual, promotes positive relationships and seeks excellence from staff and students in a respectful and stimulating learning environment. We value collaboration, team work, decisions made on results and contemporary pedagogy.

West Leederville PS is looking for committed, professional and collaborative teachers who are able to work effectively in teams. Suitable applicants will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community.

Suitable applicants will be committed to, and passionate about, the delivery of innovative and engaging learning experiences that meet the needs of the students whilst addressing the targets of the West Leederville PS Business Plan. Suitable applicants will be highly motivated and committed to raising literacy and numeracy achievement, as well as social and emotional skills, through the effective use of whole-school approaches and explicit teaching.

Suitable applicants will be committed to reflective teaching practices through direct classroom observation and peer feedback as well as being committed to their own professional learning to ensure they maintain and build on contemporary, research-based approaches. All members of the West Leederville PS teaching team participate in whole school, phase of learning as well as curriculum teams. Demonstrated leadership in these areas would be well regarded.

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 West Leederville PS can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.

For further job related information

Please contact Fiona Kelly, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9366 9758 or 0417 987 580 during the school holidays or emailing

Application Instructions

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 three to four (3 to 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.
  • Be eligible for, or registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or


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.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 27 July 2020.



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.2 - 1.0
LOCATION: Leederville
CLOSING DATE: 2020-07-27 4:30 PM