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Job Title : Technical Officer - Agricultural Instruction


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Department of Education

Independent Public School - Goldfields Education Region

Esperance Senior High School

Technical Officer - Agricultural Instruction


Level 1.3, $58,698 - Level 1.4, $61,376 per annum (PSCA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS682499

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2021

Esperance Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated Technical Officer - Agricultural Instruction who is able to work with young adults in an agricultural training environment.

The Technical Officer - Agricultural Instruction is directly involved in day-to-day operation of the farm enterprises and the implementation of the farm development plan. The successful applicant will maintain enterprises on the farm which may include livestock management, cropping, horticulture, mechanics and building maintenance. The successful applicant will also assist in the preparation and delivery of agricultural education and training programs and assists with the instruction and supervision of groups of students in a workplace environment.

Esperance SHS offers a comprehensive secondary education from Years 7 to 12, and provides a range of curriculum subject choices and exciting extracurricular activities. Esperance lies in the South-East of Western Australia, some 730 Kilometres from Perth. The town has won awards for its stunning natural environment and is one of Western Australia's best kept tourist secrets. The school has a reputation for providing strong academic and vocational programs and for offering a wide choice of courses to meet a variety of student learning needs. Students consistently achieve to a high level in a variety of programs, including in final Year 12 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) pathway results.

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.

Please note: The salary level for this position will be determined after the successful applicant is assessed as addressing all eligibility and selection criteria indicated in the relevant attached JDF in the context of the outcomes and selection criteria described.

The highest rate an applicant can start at as a L1 is Level 1.4 (as negotiated with the principal). However, applicants may still be able to commence at a L2.1 or L3.1 if suitably qualified or with requisite experience.

Level 2, $63,172 - $68,256 per annum (PSCA 2019)

Level 3, $71,896 - $77,717 per annum (PSCA 2019)

Applications will be assessed against the work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. 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.

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 Esperance Senior High School can be found by visiting www.esperanceshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information

You are encouraged to contact Ian Masarei, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Esperance, by telephoning (08) 9071 9555 or emailing Ian.Masarei@education.wa.edu.au

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 CV 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)
  • A statement addressing the below Selection Criteria, in context of the role and business needs of the school

Selection Criteria:
  1. Experience and competency in supporting agricultural enterprises specific to the requirements of the college or school.
  2. Good written and oral communication skills with interpersonal skills appropriate for working with young people in an educational environment.
  3. Ability to provide a skill demonstration to others.
  4. Ability to work effectively without close supervision as a member of a team.

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.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 17 May 2021



ATTACHMENTS: - applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
- applicant resource - information for applicants mar2020.pdf
- published jdf - generic - tech_n - schools - ps l1 - mar 2019.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time

FTE: 1.0

LOCATION: Esperance

CLOSING DATE: 2021-05-17 4:30 PM