Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH666079
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, part time (0.8) position commencing Term 1, 2021 with possible extension and/or permanency
Harmony Primary School (PS) is seeking an enthusiastic and hardworking Music Teacher to join our dynamic team.
The successful applicant will implement music programs for students of mixed abilities, aptitudes and educational needs through planning, preparation, monitoring and assessment using a variety of technologies. They will understand the different ways in which students learn and the appropriateness of a variety of teaching styles to meet the individual learning needs of each student. They will also possess a sound musical knowledge and technical skill to model and inspire students, working closely with students, teachers and the community to achieve the best educational outcomes for students.
As a valuable member of the teaching staff, you would be responsible for the educational outcomes of the school's Music curriculum and teach music to Years P – 6. This is an exciting opportunity to help create a unique and first class learning and teaching environment for gifted and talented students. The music teacher will be responsible for overseeing the schools’ annual musical production, including all rehearsal groups, school choir performances, end of year concert. They will also coordinate the instrumental music program in the school on behalf of The School for Instrumental Music and contribute to and assist with providing regular music experiences and performance opportunities, including inviting visiting musicians to the school for concerts and performance classes.
Student outcomes and personal development are areas of high priority and should underpin all pedagogy. Applicants should have the ability to motivate others and foster strong relationships with colleagues, parents and students, in order to meet the high expectations that Harmony PS demands.
Harmony PS commenced 2011 as an Independent Public School and in partnership with their School Board, will continue to build a team of teachers and support staff who are committed to professional excellence in education. It is located south of Perth in the housing estate of Harvest Lakes in southern Atwell. We are in our twelfth year of operation and currently have 530 enrolments. Harmony is an environmentally conscious school and the school community is committed to pursuing best practice in this area.
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 Harmony Primary School can be found by visiting www.harmonyps.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:
Please contact Tanya Hicks, School Officer, by telephoning 0402552980 or emailing Tanya.Hicks@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 three (3) 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 fully or provisionally registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full or provisional registration prior to commencement of the position. (Applicants who require a Limited Registration to teach from the TRB are not eligible). 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, 25 January 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.