Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH646075
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Kent Street Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an enthusiastic and highly skilled Teacher of Arts to join their progressive team.
The successful applicant will be flexible, willing to work collaboratively with staff, and have a strong passion and the knowledge to incorporate the Arts as part of their program. Applicants will be conversant with the WA curriculum from Years 7 to 10 in each of the Arts learning areas and will exhibit sound professional knowledge, effective instructional practices, and the ability to engage and motivate students to achieve successful outcomes. The successful applicant will have well developed skills to differentiate the curriculum to meet the academic needs of all students.
The successful applicant will also be highly motivated, innovative and have exceptional interpersonal qualities, with an ability to work and teach in a team environment, and effectively collaborate with all stakeholders of the school community. The suitable applicant must possess well developed organisational skills and a strong commitment to the development and implementation of agreed learning area practices and approaches.
The successful applicant must be trained in Visual Arts and have a proven ability to teach other Arts contexts, such as, yet not exclusive to, Drama and Media. The successful applicant must possess the capacity to engage with our Specialist Fashion and Design programme (Years 7 to 10). Experience with software such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop is preferred.
Kent Street SHS is proud to be an Independent Public School located within 5 kilometres of the Perth CBD. We cater for a diverse clientele, some who travel great distances to engage in our Approved Specialist Programs, or reside at the Rotary Residential College located onsite. We also work as part of the Curtin Education Community to actively engage our local primary schools in the Victoria Park area with the ultimate aim that Kent Street becomes their recognised and respected secondary school of choice.
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.
Applicants currently completing the Department of Education Leap program (formerly known as the Switch program) can apply for vacancies using their current or Leap qualification – even if they have not completed the program at the time of applying. Applicants may be appointed to a vacancy based on the qualification being completed via the Leap program.
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 Kent Street SHS can be found by visiting www.kentstreetshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for recognition of prior service and qualifications.
For further job related information
Please contact Kate Wilson, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9262 0500 or emailing Kate.Wilson@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.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school;
- A CV of up to eight (8) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position;
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager).
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.
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;
- 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 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 Monday, 5 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.