Goldfields Education Region
Ravensthorpe District High School
Teacher - Secondary - Generalist
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH682719

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2021 

Ravensthorpe High School (DHS) is seeking a professional to be part of our team as our Teacher – Secondary Generalist.

We are seeking an innovative, proactive and flexible team member with a growth mindset that will eagerly take on the challenge of implementing a diverse and engaging curriculum for our Secondary students. Subject areas include Mathematics and Science. 

Ravensthorpe DHS currently have 133 students enrolled in total and supporting the whole student is a priority for us. We offer a comprehensive curriculum with an emphasis on using meaningful learning strategies to engage our students. Provision of innovative technologies is prioritised with all secondary students having access to one-to-one technology, in the form of notebook computers. On a daily basis, all primary students have daily access to a class set of netbooks and iPads. Electronic boards are located in every primary classroom, including the secondary English classroom; interactive smart boards are utilised in all other classrooms.

The school invests strongly and proactively builds its partnerships with parents and the wider community and has an extremely active and supportive Parents and Citizens Association and school council. The local area contains the Fitzgerald Local River Park which offers great exploratory options and is complemented by the Hopetoun beaches. The community is a welcoming one with many local events, sporting teams and opportunities to be involved in. The school values of Care, Ambition and Respect are demonstrated by our students, staff and school 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 Ravensthorpe District High School can be found by visiting Schools Online

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact David Vooght-Simpson, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Ravensthorpe, by telephoning (08) 9852 3000 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 (3) 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;
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
  • 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 Friday, 21 May 2021



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Ravensthorpe
CLOSING DATE: 2021-05-21 4:30 PM