Independent Public School - Kimberley Education Region
Roebuck Primary School
Teacher - Languages - Indonesian
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH729776

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, part-time (0.8) position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension (12 months) and/or permanency

 Are you a passionate, dedicated, enthusiastic Indonesian teacher who is looking for a rewarding change?

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 $3 469.00 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 housing
  • free relocation

About the role

Roebuck Primary School (PS) is looking to appoint a knowledgeable Teacher of the Indonesian Language to join their dedicated teaching team.

The successful applicant will ideally be a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic languages teacher with a strong Indonesian language background, with the ability to immerse students in both an understanding of the language and the development of cultural awareness. They will be responsible for implementing visible learning practices that involve the provision of learning intentions and success criteria for all lessons. Additionally, they will provide effective feedback to students through formative assessment and negotiate goals that support students to become independent learners.

The successful applicant should be committed to putting students first in all school based decision-making and this will be reflected in your outstanding, contemporary instruction that will embrace differentiation, consideration of student wellbeing and the capacity to facilitate engaging learning experiences. 

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to liaise with colleagues, parents and external networks to establish strong community partnerships, are highly desirable. As the successful applicant, you should be relationship focused with a consistent and transparent classroom management approach. Ideally you will be enthusiastic, seek opportunities for innovation, leadership and ideally have the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Our school

Roebuck PS is a place for learning, fun and connection with our community.

We have high expectations of our students and ourselves. We set standards of excellence and strive to achieve them. The standards and expectations challenge all of us to give our best.

We have a positive approach to learning and encourage it in others; we advance student learning based on our belief that all students have the capacity to learn.

The location and community

As the hub for the suburb of Djugun, north of Broome. Our school has a strong sense of connection and commitment to our families; where strong partnerships and effective collaborations underpinned by trust, mutual respect and the acceptance of responsibility offer the very best for all students.

For more information about Broome visit Welcome to Broome - Broome Visitor Centre

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

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 Roebuck Primary School can be found by visiting Roebuck Primary School 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:

You are encouraged to contact Kelvin Shem, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Broome, by telephoning 9195 1900or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Kelvin Shem on 0418 800 201

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 two (2) 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 Thursday, 27 January 2022



WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Part Time
FTE: 0.8
CLOSING DATE: 2022-01-27 4:30 PM