Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH709093
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022
From sopranos to symphonies, can you inspire the next generation?
Warwick Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Music Teacher to lead our Music Elite Program and add value to our high performing Arts team.
The successful applicant will ideally have excellent interpersonal skills and will be capable of creating high quality, effective teaching and learning experiences for students in Music. As Warwick is a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) school, the desire to invest in developing positive working relationships with students, parents, local Primary Schools and colleagues is a key focus for Warwick SHS staff. The successful applicant will ideally be able to teach Music across Years 7-12 with a passion for developing student performance skills.
Warwick SHS has a state-wide renowned Music Elite Program and the incoming teacher will work with the Arts Head of Learning Area (HOLA) to ensure that the enrolment numbers from Year 7 remain strong within the program, whilst also building the capacity to develop music within our Senior School pathways. The successful applicant may be required to teach other subject areas depending on the business needs of the school.
Warwick SHS is an Independent Public School located in the northern suburbs of Perth. Ideally situated, it is a school with a strong tradition of academic excellence. The school provides a mix of traditional and innovative programs. It offers courses leading to tertiary studies, TAFE traineeships and apprenticeships and the workplace. Warwick's specialist programs include Department of Education Approved Netball and Australian Rules Football, school based Academic Excellence, Dance Elite and Music, as well as a number of vocational education and training (VET) certificates.
Warwick SHS is a school that achieves excellent results through building the capacity of staff within a culture of support, and by creating a learning environment where students can aspire, learn and grow. We encourage staff to share knowledge, and a culture of reflection and self-improvement is promoted amongst our staff through our Instructional Program and Professional Learning Communities.
Surrounded by natural bushland, Warwick SHS is a school with a growing population of students coming from a number of different locations in the northern suburbs. Warwick SHS is regarded by its community to be a school where pastoral care and excellent relationships, between staff and students, lead to engagement in the teaching and learning program. Staff and students are supported to access a broad range of opportunities to realise their potential.
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 Warwick Senior High School can be found by visiting warwickshs.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 Joanne Hope, Head of Learning Area - The Arts, by telephoning (08) 6240 4400 or emailing Joanne.Hope@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 statement of up to three (3) pages 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 four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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.
- Hold full, non-practising or provisional registration with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full, non-practising 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
- 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 October 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.