Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH849309
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Warwick Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Visual Arts Teacher to join their high performing Arts team. The capacity to teach other Arts Learning Area contexts would be advantageous, including Media and Drama, depending on the business needs of the school.
The successful applicant would ideally have excellent interpersonal skills and will be capable of creating high quality, effective teaching and learning experiences for students in Visual Arts, which align to our new Instructional Model. As Warwick is a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) school, the desire to invest in developing positive working relationships with students, parents, colleagues, and the local community is a key focus for Warwick SHS staff. The successful applicant will ideally be able to teach Visual Arts across Years 7- 12. They should also be able to use Visual Arts as a vehicle for teaching problem solving, collaboration, communication, critical and creative thinking skills to students.
Warwick SHS has a well-established Visual Arts program, and the incoming teacher would work with the Arts Head of Learning Area (HOLA) to ensure that programs continue to engage and challenge students. They should also provide students with opportunities to showcase their achievements at school and in the wider community.
Warwick SHS is an Independent Public School located in the northern suburbs of Perth. Ideally situated, it is a school with a strong tradition of academic excellence. The school provides a mix of traditional and innovative programs. It offers courses leading to tertiary studies, TAFE traineeships and apprenticeships and the workplace. Warwick's specialist programs include Department of Education Approved Netball and Australian Rules Football, school based Academic Excellence, Dance Elite and Music, as well as a number of vocational education and training (VET) certificates.
Warwick SHS is a school that achieves excellent results through building the capacity of staff within a culture of support, and by creating a learning environment where students can aspire, learn and grow. We encourage staff to share knowledge, and a culture of reflection and self-improvement is promoted amongst our staff through our Instructional Program and Professional Learning Communities.
Surrounded by natural bushland, Warwick SHS is a school with a growing population of students coming from a number of different locations in the northern suburbs. Warwick SHS is regarded by its community to be a school where pastoral care and excellent relationships, between staff and students, lead to engagement in the teaching and learning program. Staff and students are supported to access a broad range of opportunities to realise their potential.
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 Warwick Senior High School can be found by visiting warwickshs.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 Lisa Griffin, Associate Principal, by telephoning (08) 6240 4400 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Lisa Griffin on 0421 195 898
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 two (2) 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;
- 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, 13 October 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.