Independent Public School - Pilbara Education Region
Baynton West Primary School
Teacher - Primary - Digital Technologies
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH729790

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

Baynton West Primary School (PS) is seeking a Teacher - Primary - Digital Technologies to join their high achieving regional school.

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 $4 273.00 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

Our school has a strong Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) focus and has been a finalist in the WA Governor’s STEM School of the Year in 2019 and 2021, leadership opportunities in this area are ongoing with a focus on delivering high impact instruction and supporting staff. There is a strong emphasis on teamwork and collaboration.

We are seeking applicants who value our vision of ‘Children are at the heart of our School’, communicate effectively and have well-developed interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will be dedicated to our school improvement journey and envision Digital Technologies and STEM as critical to high student performance. Creative and innovative teachers are encouraged to apply.

To be successful in this role you should exhibit care and consideration for students, display effective behaviour management practices and show a willingness to seek constant improvement in your practice. Knowledge of the Digital Technologies curriculum up to and including Year 6 and having the ability to differentiate for individual students, resulting in the provision of engaging learning experiences is highly desirable.

Our school

Baynton West PS is an independent public school in the Pilbara region in North West Western Australia that offers high quality education to over 850 students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

Our shared moral purpose drives our staff to provide high quality education that is based on evidence and current brain research, focussing on Explicit Instruction.

The 'Baynton West Way' has become a way of life for many of our students and staff. Integrity, innovation, dedication and caring are our key guiding beacons and our school vision of, 'Children are at the heart of our school' embodies everything we do, every day.

We recognise that we work in close partnership with our children's family and that we are a team in the learning process. We acknowledge the support of the silent majority who assist their children through homework, morning reading, attending meetings and by being 'present' throughout the primary school years.

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 Baynton West 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 for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Lisa Ledger, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Baynton, by telephoning 0400 213 668 or emailing 

During the school holiday period, please contact Blair Johns, Deputy Principal, on 0421 752 394.

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 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 Friday, 4 February 2022.



WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2022-02-04 4:30 PM