Department of Education
Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Beaconsfield Primary School
Teacher - K-6
Pool Ref IPS/TCH648545
Teacher, $71,137 - $106,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH648545

Appointment Pool

Beaconsfield Primary School (PS) and our Rottnest Island Campus are seeking to establish a pool of Teachers K-6 for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year. Applicants are requested to indicate in their application their preference of work fraction (0.2-1.0FTE).

Applicants must be highly skilled and motivated educators, who are committed to placing student outcomes first and foremost. We are looking for dedicated teachers who are child focused and have high expectations of student achievement and teacher efficacy. The ability to collaborate is crucial, as is the capacity to form professional and positive working relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. Therefore, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential for the position.

Suitable applicants will be committed to Beaconsfield PS whole school approaches and have an excellent knowledge of the Western Australian Curriculum. Teachers who can demonstrate exemplary practice in Literacy and Numeracy are strongly encouraged to apply. Beaconsfield PS is involved in the Centre for Excellence in the Explicit Teaching of Literacy, therefore experience with explicit teaching pedagogy and strategies will be an essential part of the suitable applicant’s teaching repertoire.  The ability to develop high quality learning programs that effectively differentiate learning to support and extend students’ needs will be highly regarded, as will the ability to provide timely and effective student feedback.  We are looking for teachers who are self-reflective and continually monitor the impact of teaching and learning in the classroom through the ongoing, rigorous analysis of student data.

As a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) school, Beaconsfield PS staff provide a safe, caring supportive environment, and value quality partnerships and positive relationships. The commitment to developing a positive school culture that puts students first and supports their social, emotional, behavioural and academic needs, is an essential component of this role.

Beaconsfield PS is a unique Independent Public School, comprising of a mainstream component, Intensive English Centre and Rottnest Island Campus. The school embraces a cosmopolitan and diverse community of students and families characterised by a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The vibrant and committed community is actively involved in the school. A child’s journey through our school will include engagement in a balanced curriculum and quality teaching in a nurturing, safe and supportive environment.

Vacancies may arise during the life of this pool that require specialist qualifications (for example vacancies within Early Childhood Education). Only applicants, in the pool, possessing the required qualifications will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.

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 Beaconsfield Primary School can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information:

Please contact Kirsten Dicker, Principal by telephoning (08) 9432 1000 or emailing  

During the school holiday period please conact Kirsten Dicker, Principal, on 0419 194 835.

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 maximum 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 two (2) 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 Friday, 23 October 2020



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Beaconsfield
CLOSING DATE: 2020-10-23 4:30 PM