Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH715163
Lynwood Senior High School (SHS) are seeking to establish a pool of talented and innovative Teachers of Media and Photography for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year.
Suitable applicants will have the ability to deliver either Media Arts and or Photography courses from Years 7-12. A valid Certificate IV Training and Assessment, relevant industry qualification (Cert II in Visual Arts: Photography) with industry currency will be highly advantageous, but are not essential, as multiple positions are expected to be filled from the pool.
As a member of a flexible and innovative learning area team, an ability to deliver other Arts courses such as Visual Arts, Digital and Graphic Art and Drama would be highly valued. At Lynwood SHS, students enrolled in our Arts courses are provided with access to Adobe's Creative Cloud suite, and proficiency with this platform will be considered advantageous.
As a member of our Arts team, you will work collaboratively in the development and delivery of a highly engaging Arts curriculum and to promote the growth of the Media Arts and Photography within the school, particularly in Senior School.
Our staff are carefully selected for their commitment to the delivery of quality education and for their willingness to adhere to the School values and participate in Arts activities outside of regular school hours.
Ideally candidates will have experience in teaching students from a non-English speaking backgrounds and have completed CMS (Classroom Management Strategies), IS (Instructional Strategies) and/or EI (Explicit Instruction) training. Actively supporting the school commitment to EI will be central to the position.
Suitable applicants should be able to substantiate a strong commitment to the development of their own pedagogy via avenues such as targeted professional learning, collaboration with colleagues, membership of a professional learning team, use of student feedback surveys and formative assessment.
Aspirant leaders with the ability to manage and support key programs and additional activities at Lynwood SHS are encouraged to apply for this position. It is important that applicants display their capacity to engage purposefully across all aspects of this learning area.
Lynwood SHS is an Independent Public School that caters for students in Years 7 - 12. We have a reputation for our outstanding approach to the care of every student, together with a commitment to their academic success across all our programs in the school.
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 Lynwood Senior High School can be found by visiting www.lynwood.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Kelly Summers, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 9354 0600, mobile 0428 972345 or emailing Kelly.Summers@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 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; and
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration
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.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 30 November 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.