Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH826654
This is a permanent part-time (0.5FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2024
please note; the FTE has been changed effective 07-08-23
Are you an excellent teacher, with an ability to nurture successful students in a relevant learning community that is innovative, responsive and accountable?
Lesmurdie Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a passionate and innovative Performing Arts (Dance teacher) capable of managing and delivering the Dance program in the school, who is responsive to change and catering for the learning styles of future ready students.
You should have a proven ability to inspire Dance students and facilitate the development of independent and confident learners, have evidence of competence and leadership in undertaking performance presentations and other Dance performance initiatives and be willing to join our Arts team of like-minded professionals. This is a permanent 0.7FTE position commencing Term 1, 2024. There may be the opportunity to increase the teaching role and negotiate a higher FTE annually according to the needs of the school.
The successful applicant should have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to develop strong working relationships and have the ability to provide students with the highest quality curriculum delivery and programs within the Dance context in both Lower and Senior School Dance. As the successful applicant, you will have a thorough understanding of key Department and school priorities as well as knowledge of instructional and curriculum design. The desired applicant should have evidence of self-reflection that leads to improved performance. Ideally, you should have the capacity to create and maintain a safe and accountable learning environment as well as underpinning our core values; Curiosity, Aspiration, Respect and Environment
Lesmurdie SHS has an established reputation where all students are motivated to achieve excellence in their academic, sporting and cultural endeavours. We have a Department of Education (DoE) recognised Specialist Enrichment and Acceleration Program in Mathematics and Science (LEAP). Our students are friendly, confident and successful and our teaching and support staff provide a distinctive, comprehensive education with strong academic and vocational pathways assisted by effective pastoral care programs. Lesmurdie SHS is a full Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) school – expertise in using this platform to enhance student achievement is highly desirable.
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 Lesmurdie Senior High School can be found by visiting www.lesmurdie.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 Kerry Chipchase, Principal, by telephoning (08) 92911200 for emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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, 21 August 2023.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.