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Primary School Teacher

Job No: 118194
Location: Yiyili Community

  • Rewarding teaching opportunity with an Aboriginal Independent Community School
  • Attractive salary circa $71,313 - $104,048 plus super, accommodation, relocation assistance & other benefits
  • Graduates encouraged to apply

Are you the right fit?

Yiyili Aboriginal Independent Community School is looking for passionate teachers with the ability to develop strong rapport with students and who bring an inclusive, adaptable and student-focused approach to teaching.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Primary Teacher, with WA Teacher Registration (or ability to obtain). Graduates are welcome to apply, however any experience working in a remote environment and/or with EAL/D/overseas students will be highly regarded.

Importantly, you will be committed to providing excellent educational outcomes for remote Aboriginal students, and will bring flexibility to different learning tasks to ensure all students reap the full benefits of the classroom.

Although not a requirement, any experience in positive behaviour management and/or the willingness to develop a further understanding of the impacts of trauma will be highly regarded. 

The Role of Primary Teacher

Yiyili Aboriginal Independent Community School now has a rewarding opportunity for a full-time Primary School Teacher to join their school in Yiyili Community, Mueller Ranges, WA.

This role will see you responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the Australian Curriculum for either Year 1-2 or Year 3-4 students, within the whole of school approach to teaching and literacy. The school uses Accelerated Literacy as its main approach to teaching literacy, in which training will be provided.

Some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Selecting, modifying and developing curricula and teaching materials for use, in co-operation with the community, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal school staff;
  • Providing professional support for Aboriginal staff and developing an effective team teaching approach to the delivery of curriculum content;
  • Providing effective on-going evaluation of teaching and learning approaches as well as individual student progress as directed by the Principal and School Board;
  • Working effectively with other teaching staff to maintain a positive, whole school approach to behaviour management;
  • When requested, assisting in the preparation of submissions and any other measures aimed at improving the resource base for the school; and
  • Using the AITSL Australian professional standards for teachers to identify on-going professional learning needs and recommending to the Principal and school staff appropriate measures for maintaining a high level of professional competence in the delivery of both primary and secondary programs.  

A Rewarding Opportunity

This is an incredible opportunity to take on a new challenge in a beautiful environment; explore the true Australian outback while doing what you love!

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $71,313 - $104,048 (based on your skills and experience) plus super! Additionally, you'll benefit from relocation assistance and furnished, spacious accommodation with all utilities, including Foxtel and internet, paid for by the organisation.

Above all, you will benefit from joining a supportive and flexible organisation truly dedicated to supporting the local community with education opportunities. 

About Yiyili Aboriginal Independent Community School

Yiyili Aboriginal Independent Community School is an independent school catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 10. It is governed by a school board consisting of members from the local communities and has five multi-age classrooms.

The school has a current enrolment of 61 students and is fortunate to have excellent facilities including a covered basketball court, full commercial grade kitchen, a dedicated Gooniyandi language room and music studio space as well as a manual trades workshop. All classrooms are well equipped to service the learning needs of students and have interactive whiteboards as well as class sets of iPads.

The community priorities include for students to be 3-way strong in language (standard Australian English, Kimberley Kriol, Gooniyandi), maths skills (money skills), and culture and learning.

For more information, visit the school's website here.

If you're looking for a career that allows you to truly impact the success of Aboriginal education - Apply Now!

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