Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH647087
This is a permanent part-time (0.5FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2021
Exmouth District High School (DHS) is seeking a dedicated Visual Arts Teacher to join their friendly team.
To be suitable for this role you will be a passionate Visual Arts Teacher, dedicated to helping students reach their full academic potential. The successful applicant will be student and relationship focused, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. You will be a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills. You will engage in ongoing self-reflection and assess the effectiveness of teaching practice as well as provide educational opportunities which provide purposeful and relevant learning experiences that cater for different student learning needs. The development of positive, respectful relationships between staff and students is a high priority within the school, along with academic excellence.
The successful applicant must be able to inspire our students (Years 5 -12) to create art work to the best of their ability whilst providing many opportunities for them to share their success with others. As this is a ‘hands on active’ learning area, it is essential that applicants are highly organised with excellent relationship building skills and are prepared to share their own work with the students. The school is an innovative and energetic educational facility that encourages connections with the 21st century learner.
Exmouth DHS is a proudly Independent Public School with close to 470 students from Kindergarten to year 12. We are passionate about providing the best possible education for the children of our community and are charged with preparing our students for a diverse range of futures. Suitable applicants would join a team of 32 teaching staff and 25 support staff. Teachers at Exmouth are focussed on continuous improvement.
Exmouth DHS prides itself on its high level of teaching expertise. As part of a dynamic professional learning community teachers collaborate in high performance teams and ensure their teaching is having a positive impact on student learning. If you have a growth mindset, then EDHS may well be the place for you.
Exmouth is a coastal community of situated in the remote North West of Western Australia. Located about 1250km north of Perth, 850km north of the large regional city of Geraldton and 550km south west of the Pilbara mining operations in Karratha, we are surrounded by Cape Range National Park and are the gateway to the unique Ningaloo Reef, recently listed as a World Heritage site. There is a permanent population of approximately 3,500 people which swells to thousands more during peak tourist periods. Due to the number of tourists visiting Exmouth the town has many amenities which would not normally be expected in a town of its size.
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 Exmouth District High School can be found by visiting www.exmouthdhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Gary Stenhouse, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Exmouth, by telephoning (08) 9947 8888 or emailing Gary.Stenhouse@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 two (2) 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; 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 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, 16 October 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.