Teacher – Primary – Relief

Teacher – Primary – Relief


Job Position: Teacher – Primary – Relief

Company: Government of Western Australia

Expected salary: $78397 – 113568 per year

Location: South Hedland, WA

Teacher – Primary – Relief Job Details:


Cassia Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher – Primary – Relief to join our team.
Professional Benefits
Working at Cassia PS provides you with the many of working for the Department of Education including:

  • Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $10,210 a year
  • Locality allowance of $3,976 a year
  • 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

About the role
We are searching for the ideal candidate to join our dynamic teaching team in a permanent relief teaching role. In this role you will be a highly valued member of our staff supporting a variety of classes from and students across Kindy to year 6 throughout the week. As a culturally responsive and inclusive school, one of your key priorities will include providing all students with opportunities to achieve success through education.
This new role will suit teachers who are interested in teaching across many subject areas, have the ability to adapt to new environments quickly, and can flexibly move from classroom to classroom when needed during the school day. Being a team player and having strong communication skills with your colleagues and students will be essential attributes for success in this role. This role will also include supporting class teachers when not relieving in classes.
Our school
Cassia PS is situated on Kariyarra land in the Pilbara Region. The school fosters a love of learning through our motto of “Inspire, Believe, Achieve” that will see children thrive in a challenging and complex world, and encourage them to harness their individual strengths and address their areas of need.
Cassia PS fosters a love of learning in its students. We have a highly motivated and collaborative staff who support each other and work together to provide the best education possible for our students. Our school has developed an enviable reputation within the local Hedland community for providing a safe, welcoming and nurturing educational environments for all students. Cassia Primary School is a place where staff are keen to work, where parents want their children to attend and where students want to learn. The school’s motto transpires every moment of school life with a keen sense of community assisted by the School Board and Parents and Citizens Associations.
Our team has a focus on High Performance and High Care with each classroom well-presented and equipped to support student learning. Technology forms part of the learning process with students learning the skills necessary for the 21st Century. Classrooms are equipped with laptops, iPads and interactive technology including robotics and coding to support the learning program with significant focus on English and Mathematics.
The location and community
Port Hedland is a vibrant and exciting place to live and work, located in the heart of Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The area is rich in Indigenous culture and history and offers a diverse range of natural wonders to explore. From the ancient landscapes of the Warlu Way interpretive trail to the spectacular Staircase to the Moon, there is always something new and exciting to discover in Port Hedland.
As a bustling Indian Ocean port, Port Hedland is home to enormous ships and huge trains, and it’s also a great base for ocean-based activities such as fishing, crabbing and whale watching (in season). You can easily fly to Port Hedland from Perth in just over two hours or make the journey half of the adventure by flying to Broome or Exmouth. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a history buff, or simply looking for a change of scenery, Port Hedland offers an abundance of opportunities for adventure and discovery.
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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 ):

  • 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 Cassia Primary School can be found by visiting or or by downloading the relevant attachment below.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Brian Simpson, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in [location], by telephoning (08) 9172 8500 or emailing
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 three (3) page statement addressing the domains that govern the

, 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 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;
  • Consent to a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and obtain a current Screening Clearance Number issued by the Department of Education’s Screening Unit prior to commencement of employment
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
  • Meet the Department of Education

requirements; * Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;

  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment and every three years thereafter;
  • Complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement; and
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 16 February 2024

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