Goldfields Education Region
Kambalda West District High School
Teacher - Generalist
Pool Ref SS/TCH722022
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Suitable applicants from SS/TCH704458 need not apply

Appointment Pool

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH722022

Kambalda West District High School (DHS) is 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.

This pool will be used to fill various early childhood, primary and secondary positions.

Professional Benefits

Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:

  • Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $8,020.00 a year
  • Locality allowance of $827.00 a year
  • 10 percent employer contributions to superannuation
  • 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
  • More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
  • Subsidised accommodation where applicable
  • Free relocation

About the Role

Suitable applicants will ideally be conscientious, flexible and innovative teachers who are committed to the development of the whole child. You will ideally be actively involved both within the school and wider community, highly reflective about teaching practice and committed to evidence-based decision making and differentiation. You will work in teams to collaborate, moderate and develop programs of work that meet individual student needs. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to collaborate with colleagues, parents and external networks to establish strong community partnerships, are highly desirable.

Suitable applicants will ideally possess the professional knowledge, practices and experience to deliver an engaging and relevant curriculum using a positive, student-focused approach and have success working with students across a range of ability levels, including multi-age/split year groups. An understanding and/or experience in the school’s whole school programs is desirable.

Suitable applicants should be relationship focused with a consistent and transparent classroom management approach and a willingness to adopt the whole school Positive Behaviour Support approach to behaviour management. You will ideally be enthusiastic, seek opportunities for innovation and leadership and possess the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Our School

Kambalda West DHS is a friendly and caring school with dedicated and enthusiastic teachers that caters for both primary and secondary schooling in the Kambalda community. The school is expected to cater for 270 students with 13% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and a further 35% from diverse cultural backgrounds, in 2022. We value the support and participation of the community that partners the school to ensure the best possible outcome for every student. With a focus on Citizenship and Success, the core values of REACH (respect, excellence, aspiration, connection and harmony) are embedded in everything we do.

For additional information to all allowances and housing please contact Housing and Transport at or on (08) 9264 5154.

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 Kambalda West District High School can be found by visiting or Schools Online.

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service.

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Candice Brown, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Kambalda West, by telephoning (08) 9027 2950 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 one (1) 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;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
  • 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: 1.0
LOCATION: Kambalda West
CLOSING DATE: 2021-12-06 4:30 PM