Secondary Science Teacher

Secondary Science Teacher

Lake Joondalup Baptist College in Joondalup


Commencing 2014


Lake Joondalup Baptist College seeks expressions of interest from experienced and enthusiastic Science educators. The successful candidate will have the qualifications and personal qualities needed to inspire and teach students effectively and competently as they implement the Australian Curriculum.


The successful applicant will commence from the beginning of 2014, with the actual starting date for teaching to be confirmed. This is a full time position.


Duties, responsibilities and experience

  • Ability to teach Lower Secondary Science (Years 7, 8, 9) essential and an ability to teach Senior Secondary (Years 10, 11 and 12) Biological Sciences or Human Biological Science or Lower Secondary Mathematics would be an advantage.
  • Liaise with parents, teachers and the Head of Science Learning Area to plan, prepare, monitor and report on the progress of students.
  • Work collaboratively as a team member and make an effective contribution to bring about excellence in teaching strategies and educational outcomes.
  • Able to communicate with parents and students, both in formal and informal situations, in order to promote a caring and professional environment within the College community.
  • Work closely with the Head of Secondary Learning Enhancement with respect to the academic program of students with learning difficulties and special needs.
  • Willing to support and promote the Christian ethos of Lake Joondalup Baptist College at all times.
  • Implement all College policies and procedures relating to student management and care and implement any changes from time to time as directed by the Dean of Students K-12.
  • Attend consensus and support meetings organised by AISWA, the School Curriculum and Standards Authority or professional bodies.
  • Support the Dean of Studies K-12 and Head of Science Learning Area with regard to the implementation of the Australian Curriculum, in line with the School Curriculum and Standards Authority of WA and the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority.
  • Teach and undertake other duties as specified by the Head of Science Learning Area and the Dean of Administration.
  • Contribute annually a minimum of 40 hours (pro rata) to co-curricular activities, as directed by the Dean of Staff Development and Co-curricular.
  • Provide in-class support to students with learning difficulties and special needs.
  • Assist with a Form class and participate in House activities.
  • Attend after school meetings of Secondary Teachers and the Science Learning Area.
  • Other duties as directed by the Principal.


Qualifications and personal qualities

  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia.
  • The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal and professional qualities, including compassion, strong written and oral communication skills, initiative and ability to work as a team member.
  • An ability to integrate ICT into pedagogical practices.
  • A current reference from the applicant’s Church Pastor/Minister is desirable.


Commencement date

Beginning 2014


Application process

Please visit the Employment section on the College website  and refer to the section Application Information, Secondary Teaching Staff Prospectus. An Employment Application Form is available for downloading from this page.


Please submit your application, together with your resume, as follows:


By email: 


By post to: College Principal

Lake Joondalup Baptist College

PO Box 95



By hand: Lake Joondalup Baptist College

Kennedya Drive



Dawn Clements

College Principal

September 2013


Kennedya Drive, Joondalup

Western Australia 6027

PH: +61 8 9300 7444

FAX: +61 8 9300 1878


Please mention “TES AUSTRALIA” when applying for this role.


Closing date for applications: 4pm Friday 11 October 2013


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