Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH774537
This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2023
Hilton Primary School (PS) is seeking a vibrant Music teacher, who can engage our students with the Western Australian Music curriculum through a love of Music and the Performing Arts. We are seeking a Music teacher with experience teaching Years 1 to 6, who may also support our Kindergarten and Pre Primary classes. Applicants with some experience of performance and /or choir, will be well regarded.
‘Kaya’ is how we say ‘Welcome’ at Hilton PS. We are on Wadjuk Noongar Boodja. We have beautiful, spacious and sustainably managed grounds with multiple play areas and numerous outdoor classrooms, to support intentional teaching: "Everything we can teach inside a classroom, we can teach outside". We also have specialist Music, Science and Arts rooms, an undercover area and an outdoor stage. Our school has a very supportive, creative and engaged community.
At Hilton PS we work collaboratively so that "every child's learning is nurtured every day". Our staff engage students in a Literacy block and Numeracy block each day as well as specialist classes for Music, Visual Arts, Physical Education and Digital Technologies. Currently, our Music program includes an extra hour per week for our Year 1 and Year 2 classes, to engage the students in drama, dance and music-related STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics). We also value performance incursions and excursions.
We are seeking a teacher to contribute to our Plan for Growth: 2021-2024, to develop consistent whole school practices. We encourage innovation and distributed leadership through Curriculum Teams and Phase of Learning teams. This year our whole school focus is on lesson design, data-based planning, strengthening our Classroom Management Strategies (CMS) and further developing Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). The successful applicant will ideally have a growth mindset, contribute to collaborative team processes and connect with our community. Applicants who are able to address the diverse strengths and needs of our children, will be well-regarded.
Our school values are: Community, Care, Inclusivity, Creativity and Sustainability.
Our Plan for Growth 2021-2024 guides
- Excellence in teaching & learning
- Positive Partnerships for a culture of growth
- The creation of "A great place to learn and grow”
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 Hilton Primary School can be found by visiting hiltonps.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 Carmel Bochenek, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6458 7900 or emailing Carmel.Bochenek@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Carmel Bochenek on 0437 292 130.
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 maximum four (4) 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 five (5) 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, 14 October 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.