Department of Education
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Bayswater Primary School
Teacher - Primary - Dance and Drama
Teacher, $71,137 - $106,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH657313 

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2021 with possible permanency

Bayswater Primary School (PS) is seeking a positive, motivated and dedicated Drama/Dance teacher to join our team.

The successful applicant will possess expertise in curriculum, assessment and reporting. They will have knowledge and experience of explicit teaching which is used to plan engaging, inclusive and challenging lessons catering for the diverse needs of students. Fostering a positive attitude towards dance and drama and student academic achievement will be the core of the work.

The successful applicant will have the skills to collaborate effectively within these teams to create innovative learning opportunities for our students. A highly reflective teacher with a growth mindset and desire for continuous improvement.

The position requires a teacher who has excellent interpersonal skills and can foster positive relationships with students, staff and community members. Additionally, they will be highly organised and utilise innovative initiatives to successfully coordinate and implement a range of school programs and events including, but not limited to individual, class and whole school dance and drama performances.  They will need to be able to think ‘outside the box’ in devising programs that take a holistic and whole school view of the Dance and Drama program, actively engaging all students and maximising participation.

Bayswater PS was established in 1894 and is located in the North Metropolitan Education Region some 7 kilometers from the central CBD. Bayswater PS has a highly professional team of school leaders, teachers and education assistants who deliver explicit and engaging teaching and learning programs across all learning areas. Each teacher at Bayswater PS is part of a collaborative team. Staff work together to ensure that the school’s Explicit Teaching Model is consistently delivered and they share quality teaching practice and processes.

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 Bayswater Primary School 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 for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications

For further job related information  

Please contact Belinda Rickert, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9462 6600 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 maximum of 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 a maximum of four (4) 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 fully or provisionally registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full or provisional registration prior to commencement of the position. (Applicants who require a Limited Registration to teach from the TRB are not eligible). 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 Thursday, 26 November 2020



WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Part Time
FTE: 0.6
LOCATION: Bayswater
CLOSING DATE: 2020-11-26 4:30 PM