Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH757771
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2022.
Armadale Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to appoint to the role of Teacher – Music.
About the position
Working as part of our highly collaborative Arts & Information Technology (IT) learning area, the Music Teacher will be responsible for developing and delivering engaging and relevant units of work. The successful applicant will use their excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain a positive classroom learning environment; modelling high expectations and a commitment to excellence. The successful applicant will contribute to the positive culture throughout the school through engaging in effective instructional practice and creating a safe, student-centred learning environment.
Teachers at Armadale SHS are innovative and creative in their classroom practice. They use a range of teaching strategies to cater for student diversity and apply the strategies of explicit instruction and curriculum differentiation to maximise opportunities for success. As reflective practitioners, teachers at Armadale SHS use data to interpret student performance and embody a growth mindset to support the development of all students. They use their effective knowledge of classroom management strategies (CMS) and the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) framework to create an environment where students are able to access meaningful, relevant and safe learning experiences.
The Music Teacher will be responsible for delivering the school’s Music program in line with the Music curriculum. Experience in developing and delivering Music Extension programs will be advantageous.
About Armadale Senior High School
Situated just under 30 kilometres south of Perth, Armadale SHS is a proud Independent Public School that services a diverse student population. The school offers highly enriched pathways for students depending on their skills, needs and interests. This includes the ‘Aspire’ academic extension program, as well as Department of Education-endorsed Specialist Programs in the Visual Arts & Technologies. The school is proud to host a range of Vocational Education & Training (VET) courses with direct links to the workforce; including access to hands-on, industry-level training in the hospitality, automotive and engineering sectors.
All staff at Armadale SHS contribute towards a culture of positive teaching and learning, empowering students to ‘aspire, strive and achieve’ in all areas of performance and academic achievement. Our innovative and well-resourced facilities include a trade-training (pre-vocational) centre, large sports hall complex, specialist science laboratories and a commercial kitchen/industrial hospitality centre. The school is fully networked with many computer labs and digital devices available throughout all learning areas. Students are encouraged to perform to their highest standard across all areas; and are supported in pastoral care areas by our dedicated Student Engagement & Support (SES) team.
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 Armadale Senior High School can be found by visiting ashs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information:
Please contact Steven Wolfenden, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9497 6400 or emailing email@example.com
During the school holiday period, please contact Steven Wolfenden on 0460 001 669.
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 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;
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration requirements; and
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
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, 15 July 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.