Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Sir David Brand School
Teacher - Education Support
Pool Ref IPS/TCH716455
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH716455

Appointment Pool

Sir David Brand School is the hub of a dynamic community

We are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year.

Suitable applicants will have the sound pedagogical knowledge and instructional skills required to run high quality, targeted student programs. In addition, the suitable applicants must have sound organisational abilities and leadership skills. A positive team work ethic and excellent interpersonal skills are a large component of the role as is an ability to cater for the high support and diverse learning needs of students with disabilities. Effective and positive behaviour socialisation skills are highly desirable.

Suitable applicants will ideally be motivated, practical, hardworking, innovative and possess outstanding interpersonal skills. Suitable applicants will pursue excellence in classroom teaching, in particular when working with students with high support needs. Suitable applicants will ideally build strong partnerships with students, families and colleagues.

Sir David Brand School is a dynamic Independent Public School that works in partnership with families and service providers to inspire rich full lives for students with a diverse range of special educational needs. We have a well established reputation for excellence and leadership in educating students with disabilities and providing a welcoming and respectful environment for our school community.

Located in Coolbinia, adjacent to the Yokine Reserve, Sir David Brand School provides high quality learning opportunities for students from 4 to 18 years of age. The school became an Independent Public School in 2015. Priorities include trauma informed practice, intensive early intervention, learning technologies, communication, protective education, the arts, physical education and secondary pathways. Sir David Brand School has a long standing high level of parent satisfaction and successful engagement with the local community.

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 Sir David Brand 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 of Experience and Qualifications

For further job related information:

Please contact Glen Crowe, Deputy Principal by telephoning (08) 9462 6500 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 two (2) 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 four (4) 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.
  • Meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration


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.


Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA.  Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy.  More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.

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

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 6 December 2021



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.2-1.0
LOCATION: Coolbinia
CLOSING DATE: 2021-12-06 4:30 PM