Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH847621
This is a permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2024
North Perth Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated, passionate and highly motivated Music Teacher to join their team.
The successful applicant will ideally have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills which underpin professional and positive working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the wider community. They should become an integral part of this community partnership to support each child to reach their potential.
As Music Specialist teacher at North Perth PS, you should work in a collaborative environment to improve student outcomes, reflect on your own performance, and contribute to staff development. You should be committed to continuous improvement, displayed by your willingness to accept, and implement change, and also in your ability to lead initiatives.
The successful applicant will ideally be a highly skilled and motivated educator who is passionate about teaching, with an excellent knowledge of how to plan, teach and assess the Western Australian Curriculum in Music for students in Year 1 to 6. North Perth PS is focused on embedding evidence-based practices for teaching and learning and therefore, it is desirable for applicants to be able to display their high-quality teaching skills and how they impact student achievement.
As Music Specialist, the successful applicant will ideally have experience leading and conducting a school choir and coordinating the instrumental music program on behalf of Instrumental Music School Services. They should promote and develop a visible presence of music within our school community, engaging in opportunities for performances and music assemblies. Experience in, or a willingness to, incorporate elements of drama into the Music program would also be advantageous.
Our school vision, Inspiring young minds, creating possibilities is supported by our mission to foster an inspiring community of learners in which committed educators and parents work together to develop each child. We value learning that is holistic, encompassing the social, emotional, cognitive, physical and creative dimensions. Our sense of community is further underpinned by our values of inclusivity, resilience, respect and responsibility.
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 North Perth Primary School can be found by visiting northperthprimary.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 Sharon Downsborough, Principal by telephoning (08) 9428 7100 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Sharon Downsborough on 0405 472 104
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 two (2) 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;
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 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, 6 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.