Relief Teacher - Primary School


Our relief staff are integral to the school, and play an important role when regular teachers are unavailable.

About Frederick Irwin Anglican School (Frederick Irwin)

Come and work for the top school in the Peel region! Established in 1991, Frederick Irwin Anglican School is the oldest independent school in the Peel region. We are a private co-educational school that offers an exceptional educational program for students Kindergarten to Year 12.

The School provides learning opportunities such as inter-state and international study tours, high level sport and performing arts programs, instrumental music tuition, and a range of other co-curricular activities.  To learn more about Frederick Irwin visit and follow us on LinkedIN

About the Role

Frederick Irwin welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from graduates to experienced teachers to provide relief teaching support to our students in Early Years and Primary.  Relief Teaching opportunities are available in both our Halls Head and Meadow Springs campuses.

Classroom and Specialist Teachers

Relief teachers are required to present purposeful educational programmes to classes allocated to them on the school timetable, and to participate in the general life of the School.

Teachers must meet the following:

  • Use a diverse range of teaching methods relevant to the activities, interests etc. of the students
  • Be a suitably qualified Primary teacher
  • Establish learning expectations for students which are clear, challenging and achievable
  • Use ICT in the delivery of the teaching programme and as an administrative tool
  • Build a positive relationship with each student as an individual
  • Keep an open dialogue with parents as to class activities, programmes and expectations
  • Attend, and assist with assemblies, special services, school and year level activities with the class
  • Provide supervision for students who are participating in outdoor structured activities and during rostered play sessions; being able to respond in a timely manner to situations as they arise
  • Work with students in whole class, small group and individual situations, accommodating learning activities at various heights depending on the age and physical needs of the students
  • Develop in students an active and constructive attitude to learning which generates mutual respect between teacher and learner
  • Critically reflect on teaching strategies and make adjustments accordingly
  • Present to students, colleagues and parents as a professional teacher through manner, communications, dress, conduct etc
  • Implement the policies of the School, uphold its ethos and operate to uphold the reputation and good name of the School for the benefit of all

Pastoral Care

As an Anglican School, pastoral care is extremely important at Frederick Irwin.  This is a role of the teachers who manage the supervision and welfare of the students while at school.

Frederick Irwin Anglican School is committed to child safety and protection, and expects all staff, volunteers, visitors to the School and contractors to respect and abide by all policies, procedures and practices developed and put in place by the Anglican Schools Commission (ASC) and/or the School in this regard.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold current registration as a teacher with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia Current Working with Children Check
  • Appropriate academic qualifications
  • Ability to work in a co-operative, team environment
  • Support the Christian ethos of the School

About the Anglican Schools Commission

The Anglican Schools Commission (Inc.) (ASC) founded in 1985, the Core Purpose of the Anglican Schools Commission (Inc.) (ASC) is to establish and support low fee Anglican systemic schools which provide a high quality, inclusive, caring Christian education.

Growing from modest beginnings with the opening of St Mark’s Anglican Community School in 1986 in Perth’s northern beachside suburb of Hillarys, there are now more than 14,000 students attending 11 ASC schools in Western Australia, three ASC Schools in the Diocese of Wangaratta and the ASC Language School, based in Perth.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The ASC as an equal opportunity employer bases its recruitment decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

The ASC embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

To express your interest in this role please submit a written letter of application and your resume to

To learn more about the ASC and what we have to offer visit our website, and don’t forget to follow us on LinkedIn.

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Closing Date
03 Jun 2022 16:00
Contact Person
Nicola Dalton
Frederick Irwin Anglican School