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Rawa Community School welcomes new inquiries for enthusiastic people interested in joining our Punmu community and Kunawarritji community in Western Australia. Scroll down to see our current vacancies.  

 

VACANCIES

PRIMARY TEACHER

2021

Rawa Community School, Punmu Campus

Primary Teacher, Team Teaching position, 3-6

2021

Rawa Community School has an opportunity for a Primary Teacher to join the team of dedicated teachers in delivering high-quality education to the students in Punmu. The class is a combined Upper Primary – Highschool, and has an average of 10 students who are all Indigenous. The position would work closely with the high school teacher and local Martu Language Teacher in a team teaching capacity, and would take leadership of the literacy and numeracy planning for the classroom. Punmu is situated on the edge of Lake Dora, a large salt lake, in the East Pilbara. The traditional culture and language in Punmu Community is strong, and the school works closely with community members to deliver a two-way program that is engaging and responsive to students. An openness to learn about the local Martu culture is important for the right candidate, and willingness to work with the community is a must. 

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with a community that still recalls first contact with Western society!

The successful candidate will be:

  • registered with TRBWA, or have the ability to obtain registration

  • able to work effectively in a team

  • eager to plan and deliver integrated programs that are culturally relevant and engaging

  • creative, flexible and take initiative in our context

Relocation assistance, two flights per year, housing including internet and electricity provided, attractive remuneration including remote living allowance, super and the option to salary package.

Please contact Joanna Griffith 0447 507 840 to discuss the role and benefits further, and/or email your CV and cover letter to:

principal@rawaschool.wa.edu.au 

Adventure awaits!!!

SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER

2021

Expressions of Interest invited!

Rawa Community School has an exciting new opportunity for a Business Manager to join the team of dedicated staff in supporting the school to operate effectively to ensure high-quality education for the students of Punmu and Kunawarritji in the Pilbara, WA. This is a unique chance to experience life in remote Australia!

Rawa Community School operates over two campuses, and this position is to be based at Punmu Community. The school has an enrolment of 48 students. The traditional culture and language is strong, and the school works closely with community members to deliver a two-way program that is engaging and responsive to students. An openness to learn about the local Martu culture is important, and willingness to work with the community is a must. There may also be an opportunity for the school to employ your partner.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with a community that still recalls first contact with Western society!

To encourage the right applicants, we are open to negotiating start date, annual leave, working from home for part of the year, and the specifics of the role. We are interested to hear your experience and what you can bring to the role!

Desirable Criteria:

  • Business/Accounting degree, or equivalent, and have relevant experience

  • Be able to work closely with school Principal, Board of Directors and off-site accountant

  • Willingness to be part of the local Martu community and openness to learn about the language and culture 

  • Ability to obtain a Working with Children Check and unrestricted Police Clearance

  • The ideal candidate will need to be flexible, adaptable and able to meet new challenges with positivity and enthusiasm

Relocation assistance, return flights, housing including internet and electricity provided, attractive remuneration including remote living allowance, financial incentives linked to length of service, super and the option to salary package.

Please contact Joanna Griffith, 0447 507 840, to discuss the role, job description and benefits further, and/or email your CV and cover letter to: principal@rawaschool.wa.edu.au

Adventure awaits!!!

 

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Punmu and Kunawarritji Communities, Western Australia

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