Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH775267
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, part-time (0.3FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2023
Currambine Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and committed Teacher of Music to join their team.
The successful applicant should teach Music across a range of ability levels from Kindergarten to Year 6. Applicants who have sound classroom management, can develop rapport and engage students, who can differentiate curriculum to cater for individual student needs, and who can practise a range of teaching strategies are encouraged to apply.
Experience in establishing a school choir, showcasing students’ talents to the wider community, and managing the Instrumental Music School Service (IMSS) program are highly desirable. As a specialist Teacher of Music you will be an integral part of our teaching team.
The successful applicant should ideally have highly developed skills and experience in teaching Music as well as Drama to maintain and enrich The Arts program. The successful applicant would ideally actively contribute and support a collaborative team approach to develop a culture of excellence in The Arts teaching and learning programs.
Currambine PS motto of 'Together Towards Tomorrow' reflect our school’s strong sense of community and our forward-thinking approach meeting the needs of our students, parents and staff. Our school is located in the suburb of Currambine, approximately twenty five kilometres north of Perth in the City of Joondalup. Currambine is an Aboriginal word meaning place of hard rock.
Currambine PS opened with some 300 students in 1997 and has grown to over 800 students. Over fifty per cent of the students who attend Currambine PS come from the surrounding suburbs drawn by our reputation as a quality education provider for children from Kindergarten to Year Six. We offer a broad and diverse curriculum to the students in our care. Specialist programs in Music, Visual Art, Physical Education and French are offered across the school. Selected students are offered the opportunity to study a musical instrument.
Currambine PS ensures all children develop the skills and attributes to be successful leaders. All students participate in the Leader in Me program and develop the habits of highly effective people. Our school offers a wide range of programs that support our student's social and emotional growth including Friendly Schools Plus, Aussie Optimism and Bounce Back. Our school also sponsors a World Vision Child and supports schools in Cambodia through the Angkor Project.
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 Currambine PS can be found by visiting currambineps.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 Geoff Smith, Principal, by telephoning (08) 6207 6100 or emailing Geoffrey.Smith@education.wa.edu.au
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 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 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.
ELIGIBILITY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
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
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course.
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement.
- 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, 08 December 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.