Kimberley Education Region
Djugerari Remote Community School
Teacher - Middle - Years 3-6
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)


Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH730687

This is a thirty – six (36) month fixed term, full - time position commencing Term 1, 2022

 Are you a dedicated and passionate Primary Teacher looking for a rewarding change?

Djugerari Remote Community School (RCS) is seeking a Teacher – Primary – Years 3 – 6 to join their friendly and supportive team.

Professional Benefits

Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:

  • attractive Remote Teaching Service Allowance of $18 120.00 a year
  • locality allowance of $4 38.00 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
  • free housing
  • free relocation

About the role

The successful applicant should ideally possess warm and caring characteristics, with a passion and dedication for teaching, in addition to having a great rapport with our middle and upper primary students. 

The successful applicant will ideally need to be an enthusiastic, driven team player, who participates in whole school planning and curriculum development, contributing to our culture of sharing and collegiate support.

The successful applicant will have strong Literacy and Numeracy curriculum knowledge and skills with a strong knowledge of WA Curriculum Outline and a commitment to improving student achievement through the effective use of whole-school approaches, explicit teaching of literacy and numeracy skills, early intervention and the integrated use of ICT.

A sound understanding of the cultural context of Djugerari Community on Ngurrara Country and the importance of a positive relationship between the school and community is also highly desirable.

Our school

Our vision at Djugerari RCS is to provide a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment that meets the needs of each individual. Students have the capabilities to contribute to community, are proud of their culture and strive to reach their full academic potential.

We are an active member of the Kimberley Schools Project and our staff are trained in and deliver targeted learning in Literacy and Maths.

The location and community

Djugerari RCS is located 110km south east of Fitzroy Crossing. Nestled in amongst the stunning red hills of the St George Ranges, our school is an integral part of the community.

There are only 16 houses in Djugerari Community and everyone is required to travel to Fitzroy Crossing to access a range of facilities and services. We have a friendly collaborative community and the children are characterised by their friendly welcome for visitors to the school.

For more information about Djugerari visit

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 Djugerari Remote Community School  can be found by visiting or Schools Online

Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Hamish Etheridge, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Djugerari, by telephoning (08) 9661 1204 or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Hamish on 0474 807 352

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 three (3) 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 Friday, 4 February 2022



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