Independent Public School - Wheatbelt Education Region
Corrigin District High School
Teacher - English - Humanities and Social Sciences
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH725856

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

Corrigin District High School (DHS) are seeking an energetic, motivated and highly skilled Teacher - English - Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) to join their team.

Teachers at Corrigin DHS are collaborative and supportive team members who possess our CARE values to develop and maintain respectful relationships with all staff, students and families.

Ideally the successfull applicant will be able to reflect on their practice and continually strive to improve as a part of our school team to add value towards school improvement. If you are committed to ensuring every moment is a learning opportunity and inspire a love of school and lifelong learning in our students, you are encouraged to apply.

Our students attend innovative and engaging classes facilitated by highly effective and caring teachers. We have a strong focus on developing literacy and numeracy skills of every student through a balance of explicit teaching and cooperative learning challenges.

As the successful applicant, ideally you will be innovative and have high expectations of yourself and your students. Achieving student outcomes in English and HASS will be the core of your work along with a strong focus on student health and well-being. The successful applicant will ideally have the ability to plan effective, innovative and engaging learning programs. Experience with implementing explicit teaching strategies including use of Warmups, Learning Intentions, and Success Criteria will be highly regarded. As we are a DHS you may be required to teach out of your learning area.

The successful applicant will ideally be committed to supporting current whole school processes to achieve the best student outcomes. The successful applicant will ideally demonstrate effective collaboration skills to be able to work with other staff to apply whole school approaches for curriculum delivery across the school.

The successful applicant will ideally demonstrate an ability to provide excellence in creating and maintaining supportive a safe learning environment, and provide educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve their highest potential. The successful applicant will ideally have a willingness to build strong relationships with students, parents, and the community.

Corrigin DHS is situated in the Southern Wheatbelt 240 km from Perth, and caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 10. We are proud of our strong ethos of a caring, inclusive learning community where every child is treated with kindness as a valued individual. Students have opportunity to develop as courageous, accepting and resilient individuals and are encouraged to take responsibility for their own excellence as citizens of good character.

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 Corrigin District High 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

You are encouraged to contact Heather Prance, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Corrigin, by telephoning 0436 641 590 or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Heather Prance on 0436 641 590.

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 to four (3-4) 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 six (6) 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 Friday, 21 January 2022.



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Corrigin
CLOSING DATE: 2022-01-21 4:30 PM