Employment Opportunities

Our staff play a key role in Karratha Senior High School’s success, and we are dedicated to attracting and retaining professionals striving for excellence in education.

All of our job vacancies are advertised through the WA Government Jobs Board.

Professional Benefits

Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:

  • Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $8020.00 a year
  • Locality allowance of $4273.00 a year
  • Attraction and Retention Incentive of $10,000 (see info below)
  • 10 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

Teachers and School Administrators employed at Karratha SHS in 2023 are eligible to receive an Attraction and Retention Incentive of $10,000 (pa, gross – to be adjusted pro rata for FTE and tenure).  Eligible staff will receive a percentage of this payment on commencement at the school, with the remainder paid at the end of the school year.  Staff must remain employed in the location until the end of the school year to be eligible to receive the second payment.

The ARI payment is in addition to other incentives that may apply in this school.

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Current Vacancies

Education Assistant – Special Needs