Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH572005
This is a permanent part-time (0.5FTE) position commencing Term 2, 2019
Are you a highly skilled and passionate Music Teacher?
Instrumental Music School Services are seeking an experienced Multi-Instrumental teacher to teach woodwind, brass and percussion instruments from year 5 through to year 12 and to conduct ensembles as required. This is for a specific role in the Mt Barker region.
This is a wonderful opportunity to work with students in small group classes in a highly specialised field.
The successful applicant should be able to work independently, demonstrate energy and passion for the subject and to be highly skilled at playing on woodwind instruments. The applicant will also demonstrate the ability to play brass and percussion instruments.
The successful applicant should also have the ability to work independently in a range of school settings with a high level of interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will need to adopt a flexible approach to their working day and would embrace the opportunity to work within a diverse and changing environment.
This is a specialised role. Skill in teaching instrumental music is essential. The successful applicant will be proficient in teaching and performance of flute, clarinet, saxophone, brass instruments and percussion as well as conducting concert band. In the first instance, only applicants with teaching qualifications will be considered. Where there are no suitable applicants with teaching qualifications, applicants without teaching qualifications may be considered.
Our core belief is that involvement in a meaningful instrumental music education is a life changing experience that is vital to the emotional, social and cognitive development of our young people. We are committed to fostering and enhancing an enduring appreciation and lifelong engagement with music.
Instrumental Music School Services delivers instrumental music teaching to public schools throughout the state of WA. Teachers working for this service will join a passionate and committed team of educators who are highly skilled in music performance as well as music education. Regular professional development and networking is a priority for employees.
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.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate your competency against the following domains (that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers):
- Professional knowledge;
- Professional practice; and
- Professional engagement.
Applications will be assessed against these domains. 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.T
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 Instrumental Music School Services can be found by visiting http://det.wa.edu.au/imss/detcms/portal/ or Schools Online
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service
For further job related information:
Please contact Bruce Herriman, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9272 7800 or emailing Bruce.Herriman@education.wa.edu.au
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.
You are required to attach a personal resume and covering letter outlining your skills and experiences in relation to the position. 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.
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Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- be eligible for, or registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB). Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or www.trb.wa.gov.au
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement; and
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 29 March 2019
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