Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Greenwood College
Teacher - Media
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)

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Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH707204

This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension and/or permanency

Do you have a passion for creativity, innovation and change?

Greenwood College is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and passionate Media Teacher. As a Media Teacher you will participate as an integral member of the Arts learning area and would actively contribute and support a collaborative team approach to further develop a culture of excellence in the Arts teaching and learning program.

As a Media Teacher you will support a collaborative approach to curriculum planning, provide learning programs to students suiting the needs of the school community and model exemplary teaching and learning strategies in your delivery. The successful applicant will ideally possess a repertoire of teaching strategies to engage students, ideally having knowledge of and experience in, a range of instructional strategies and tactics.

A strong working knowledge of contemporary Media technology and the ability to teach Media Studies across a range of ability levels from Year 7 to Year 12, including Senior Secondary General Media Production & Analysis courses will be highly regarded. A small teaching load in Photography may be attached to this position. As a reflective practitioner, the successful applicant will ideally possess effective data literacy and a capacity to modify their practice to meet identified student needs. The capacity to engage in the development and implementation of innovative classroom practices, including integration of information technology into the curriculum, will be highly regarded. Pastoral care also remains a highly desirable aspect of the role.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to liaise with colleagues, parents and external networks to establish strong community partnerships, will be advantageous. Suitable applicants should be relationship focused with a consistent and transparent classroom management approach. Suitable applicants should be enthusiastic, seek opportunities for innovation and leadership, and desirably have the proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Greenwood College’s positive teaching and learning culture is built around mutually agreed Vison, Mission, Ethos and Value statements contextually linked to the needs of our school community. Greenwood College is committed to creating the conditions for the achievement of personal excellence so that every student is equipped to embrace opportunity and navigate challenge. By actively promoting equity, excellence and relevance in the education of every student, inspiring mutual respect, trust and recognition of individual worth, Greenwood College creates a diverse school community, united in our ambition to learn, grow and change. 

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.

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Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition for Teachers - Prior Service and Qualifications

For further job related information:

Please contact Scott Cumming, Deputy Principal, by telephoning (08) 9235 4300 or emailing

Application Instructions

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 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 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.
  • Hold full, non-practising or provisional registration with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full, non-practising or provisional registration prior to commencement of the position. (Applicants who require a Limited Registration to teach from the TRB are not eligible).  Information regarding eligibility may be obtained by contacting TRB on (08) 9230 0600 or for Country callers 1300 652 911 or


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 Thursday, 28 October, 2021



WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
LOCATION: Greenwood
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-28 4:30 PM