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Wheatbelt Education Region

Wyalkatchem District High School

Teacher - Secondary Generalist


Teacher, $78,397 - $113,568 per annum (SEA GA 2021)

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH894777

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2024

Wyalkatchem District High School (DHS) is seeking a Secondary Generalist Teacher to join their high quality regional school.

Professional Benefits

Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
• Attraction and Retention Incentive of $7000.00 see info below
• 11 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

Teachers and School Administrators employed at Wyalkatchem District High School in 2024 are eligible to receive an Attraction and Retention Incentive of $7000.00 (pa... gross - to be adjusted pro rata for FTE and tenure). Eligible staff will receive a percentage of this payment on commencement at the school, with the remainder paid at the end of the school year. Staff must remain employed in the location until the end of the school year to be eligible to receive the second payment.

The ARI payment is in addition to other incentives that may apply in this school.

About the role

It will be highly beneficial if the successful applicant can develop a supportive and positive classroom environment, possess effective interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively and effectively in a professional learning community setting. The successful applicant should display an ability to elicit positive student behaviour using Positive Behaviour Support approach. A willingness to teach across multiple learning areas in secondary areas.

They should have a commitment to inclusive education and a strategic approach in planning for improved student outcomes. The capacity to differentiate the curriculum to meet the needs of students with a range of achievement levels, language backgrounds and learning difficulties will be highly regarded.

The successful applicant should have the ability to work collaboratively to plan and implement effective teaching and learning plans. You will ideally provide excellence in creating and maintaining a supportive and safe learning environment and provide educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve their highest potential.

Our school

Wyalkatchem DHS, in the Central Wheatbelt, caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 10 We are a small District High School of 51 students with 25 secondary students, split into two cohorts being Year 7 and 8 and Year 9 and 10. SIDE provides LOTE and Design & Technology Woodwork online classes.

Our school is a central part of the community and parents play a vital role, helping in classroom programs and volunteering on the School Council, Parents and Citizens Association and at sporting events, which we value highly.

The location and community

Wyalkatchem is a friendly town that holds the school in great regard. Wyalkatchem is less than 2 hours from the Perth CBD and only 1 hour from all the amenities of Northam. Wyalkatchem is a friendly town that holds the school in great regard.

For more information about visit Wyalkatchem - Australia's Golden Outback

For additional information to all allowances and housing please contact Housing and Transport at [email protected] 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 Wyalkatchem District High School can be found by visiting 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 Jedda Trueman, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Wyalkatchem, by telephoning (08) 96921500 or emailing [email protected]

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select


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