Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Golden Bay Primary School
Teacher - Primary
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH726088

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension (12 months) and/or permanency

Are you passionate about educating young minds?

Golden Bay Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Teacher – Primary to provide outstanding care and be committed to exemplary teaching that nurtures students to reach their academic and creative potential.

The successful applicant will ideally possess well-developed interpersonal skills and the capacity to work cooperatively with all others to create a welcoming and vibrant environment for students and families.  The successful applicant will ideally be a dynamic teacher who can cater for a range of learning needs and differentiate the curriculum to best address the learning needs of the students. You should have strong behaviour management skills and collaborative work practices. A strong understanding of the curriculum and the ability to integrate technology into the curriculum and everyday learning is desirable. To be successful in the role you should be able to work well with other staff and build positive relationships with the students, staff and school community.

The successful applicant will ideally possess highly developed interpersonal skills and the capacity to work cooperatively with all others to create a welcoming and vibrant environment for students and families.  Sound curriculum knowledge and pedagogy that encompasses 'Critical and Creative Thinking' is highly desirable.  A focus on early intervention and differentiated curriculum to meet each student at their point of need is also highly desirable.  A strong knowledge and capacity with teaching The Arts - Music curriculum would be advantageous and highly desirable.

Golden Bay PS is a learning community focused on excellence, respect and integrity.  We work together with our school community to build strong partnerships, have a shared belief system that provides a responsive and stimulating learning environment, and value the needs and interests of individual students.  At Golden Bay PS we pride ourselves on achieving high standards of literacy and numeracy while developing the critical and creative potential of each student. 

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 Golden Bay Primary School can be found by visiting

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 Peta Lawrence, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9583 8800 or emailing  

During the school holiday period, please contact Peta Lawrence on 040 0503 314

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 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 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:  Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Golden Bay
CLOSING DATE: 2022-01-21 4:30 PM