Wheatbelt Education Region
Beacon Primary School
Teacher - Early Childhood Education
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH720756

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

Beacon Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint an energetic and motivated individual to fill the role of Teacher – Early Childhood/Primary and join their friendly team.

The successful applicant will ideally be a passionate, motivated and skilled educator who is committed to improving literacy and numeracy outcomes for every child, every day, through our whole school approaches, explicit teaching and instructional strategies. They will ideally be committed to ongoing professional growth and development, support current whole school processes and be collegial, effective collaborators.

The applicant will need to be qualified to teach Early Childhood and be prepared to teach from Kindergarten to Year 6. It is highly desirable that the successful applicant is committed to developing positive relationships with students, parents, staff and the wider community. The successful applicant should possess a strong capacity to plan challenging and engaging programs using an excellent understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum.

Beacon PS is a small, vibrant school located in the north-eastern Wheatbelt, catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Our school has an experienced, enthusiastic and caring staff that are committed to providing the best learning opportunities for the children in our care in a safe and welcoming environment.

Our multi-age classes offer a range of programs that enhance student learning, and allow all students to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to become confident, independent learners. Our staff strive to support the academic, social and emotional development of all students across the primary years to prepare our students to be able to make a positive contribution to society now, and in their future lives.

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 Beacon Primary School can be found by visiting Schools Online

Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications

For further job related information

You are encouraged to contact Craig Lewington, Principal for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Beacon, by telephoning (08) 9686 0700 or emailing Craig.Lewington@education.wa.edu.au

During the school holiday period, please contact Craig Lewington on 0422 802 346.

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 four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (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 Monday, 17 January 2022



WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2022-01-17 4:30 PM