Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH768284
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
Are you a passionate teacher of Music seeking to empower every student to strive to achieve?
Denmark Senior High School (SHS) is an Independent Public School seeking to appoint a highly competent, creative and innovative Music Specialist Teacher who will join their team to provide quality educational leadership in the Arts.
We are seeking a highly reflective practitioner who will promote an environment of active and positive learning where success is celebrated and provide educational opportunities and activities which enable students to achieve to their very best. The successful applicant will ideally possess the capacity to teach in both contemporary and western art music contexts, creating the connection between the two.
Living and working in a thriving Arts community, a willingness to coordinate out-of-hours events to provide students with real-life performance opportunities is highly desirable.
Key to this role is that the successful applicant has the ability to care, be curious about learning and about learners, be invested in the school and the community and be reflective of themselves and their practice. The successful applicant will plan strategically for positive outcomes and with high professional knowledge in instructional practice, they will aim to sustain a culture that promotes educational best practice. They will ideally possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
At Denmark SHS, our commitment to supporting our students to ‘strive to achieve’ is embedded in everything we do. We seek to provide every student with a pathway to a successful future. Quality student outcomes are the result of our fostering the qualities of resilience and social capability; literacy and numeracy competency; and through developing teamwork, critical and creative thinking, innovative and entrepreneurial skills. Further, our focus on staff development serves to both enhance their practice and models the value of being life-long learners to our students. Our three key priorities work together to create the conditions for our students to thrive – student success; teaching excellence; and health and wellbeing.
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 Denmark Senior High School can be found by visiting www.denmarkshs.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
You are encouraged to contact Kath Ward, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Denmark, by telephoning (08) 9848 0100 or emailing Kath.Ward@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Kath Ward on 0427 280 699.
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;
- 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 Monday, 24 October 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.