Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Belmont City College
Teacher - Humanities and Social Sciences
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH711820

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022.

Belmont City College (CC) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher of Humanities and Social Sciences to join their school.

The successful applicant will ideally be skilled, with a positive attitude and possess the professional knowledge, understandings and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant Humanities and Social Sciences curriculum, and have a commitment to working collaboratively with students, staff and members of the school community. They should have care and consideration for students, display effective behaviour management practices and a show a willingness to seek constant improvement in their own practice.

The Humanities and Social Sciences teacher will ideally possess a thorough understanding of the Western Australian curriculum and Senior Secondary Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) courses. Knowledge of the Western Australian curriculum, including the General Capabilities Intercultural Understanding curriculum and the ability to differentiate for individual students, resulting in the provision of engaging learning experiences is highly desirable. It will also be highly desirable for the successful applicant to have experience in the planning, development and delivery of the Year 11 and Year 12 Economics Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) courses and the General Career and Enterprise courses.

The successful applicant should be student and relationship focused, highly motivated, innovative, and able to work effectively in a team environment. You should possess an engaging and energetic teaching style, promoting an environment of active and positive learning in your classroom.

Applicants who have completed the Department of Education’s Classroom Management Strategies Foundation Program are encouraged to apply, along with applicants that have an understanding of the Positive Behaviour in Schools Program (PBS).  

Belmont CC has modern facilities and is set in the heart of the City of Belmont which provides the backdrop for our many innovative programs. Belmont CC students have access to networked computers throughout the campus and supervised internet access in classrooms and other learning areas. Our classrooms are equipped with up to date technologies such as ‘smart boards and ‘smart projectors’ and we value teachers who can integrate these technologies in their classroom practice.

We pride ourselves in being able to give individualised care and attention to help each student reach their potential, developing their self-confidence, independence and the knowledge and skills necessary to enable them to take advantage of increasing opportunities beyond school.  Our focus is on providing an inclusive, respectful and productive educational environment where students achieve success in their academic, social and community endeavours.

Belmont CC provides a variety of programs including our A Plus Academic Excellence program in partnership with the University of Western Australia, a Music Excellence program, and an Approved Specialist Program in Contemporary Drama. The College was shortlisted as a finalist in the 2015 WA Education Awards recognising our commitment to delivering a high quality of education to all.

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 Belmont City Collage 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 Kerry Clarke, Manager of School Operations, by telephoning (08) 9473 9800 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 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 three (3) 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; and
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • Hold full, non-practising or provisional registration with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full, non-practising 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, 4 November 2021.



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2021-11-04 4:30 PM