This contract is for Terms 2 to 4 2020, with the possibility of an ongoing role for the right candidateAquinas College is a K-12 Catholic School in the Edmund Rice Tradition servicing in excess of 1,300 local, country and international boys.  Aquinas College has a rich history within Western Australia education and a reputation of producing outstanding young men.We are seeking a passionate, dynamic and innovative, Music Teacher who demonstrates extensive teaching experience with a strong commitment to teaching excellence and a desire to make a difference. This role forms part of an inclusive, supportive and high performing team, within a values - based environment, reporting to the Head of Arts and Culture. This position may teach across Year 7 to 12, with an initial focus in 2020 on the Middle School. Also encompassed into the role is a significant co-curricular component.Position Purpose:To inspire boys to be the best they can be through effective teaching, learning and pastoral care.Successful Candidate CredentialsTo be successful in this role you will have the following credentials:Hold a tertiary qualification specific to the specialist area of education;Hold a current Teachers Registration Board (TRB) registration;Hold a current Working with Children Check card;Have or be prepared to undertake Mandatory Reporting training.Selection CriteriaTo be successful in this role you will demonstrate the following:Active support for the Edmund Rice Charism, Edmund Rice schooling, Catholic ethos and the College Mission;Delivery of an educational vision and purpose consistent with College Mission;A comprehensive understanding of current educational matters, including Australian Curriculum and WACE courses;Comprehensive experience delivering education content with a commitment to teaching excellence;Outstanding classroom practice and comprehensive experience using ICT in the classroom;Experience in or knowledge of boys’ educational philosophies;Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, enabling harmonious and positive relationships; andStrong communication, organisation and time management skills.An ability and willingness to deliver an inclusive general music program for students with a wide range of abilities in Years 7 and 8. Aquinas offers specialist programs from Year 9 to prepare students for either the ATAR or VET Music pathways.Experience in working with the Kodaly methodology is desirable:Strong instrumental background with experience in conducting ensembles. This could include Stage Bands, Concert Bands, Jazz Combos, String ensembles or Choral groups depending on the candidate’s skills and expertise.Piano skills are highly desirableFurther information about this role is available in the Position Description linked at the bottom of this advertisement.Employment Conditions and Benefits:Aquinas College provides a supportive, inclusive, stimulating and spiritual work environment, with access to outstanding facilities and resources to enable academic excellence, in a beautiful setting overlooking the Canning River. The employment terms and conditions are governed by the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Perth Teachers Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2015. Applications:If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please include the following in your written application:Covering letter addressing the selection criteria (2 A4 pages);Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae;Name and contact details of three (3) referees;Copies of relevant qualifications and credentials; andNominate the basis of Australian work rights (Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or Australian work rights visa).Applications Close: 1 pm, Monday 6 April 2020Aquinas College is an Equal Opportunity EmployerPosition Description 85000 AUD Salter Point 6152

Music Teacher Full Time-Years 7-12

This contract is for Terms 2 to 4 2020, with the possibility of an ongoing role for the right candidate

Aquinas College is a K-12 Catholic School in the Edmund Rice Tradition servicing in excess of 1,300 local, country and international boys.  Aquinas College has a rich history within Western Australia education and a reputation of producing outstanding young men.

We are seeking a passionate, dynamic and innovative, Music Teacher who demonstrates extensive teaching experience with a strong commitment to teaching excellence and a desire to make a difference. This role forms part of an inclusive, supportive and high performing team, within a values - based environment, reporting to the Head of Arts and Culture. This position may teach across Year 7 to 12, with an initial focus in 2020 on the Middle School. Also encompassed into the role is a significant co-curricular component.

Position Purpose:

To inspire boys to be the best they can be through effective teaching, learning and pastoral care.

Successful Candidate Credentials

To be successful in this role you will have the following credentials:

  • Hold a tertiary qualification specific to the specialist area of education;
  • Hold a current Teachers Registration Board (TRB) registration;
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check card;
  • Have or be prepared to undertake Mandatory Reporting training.

Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate the following:

  • Active support for the Edmund Rice Charism, Edmund Rice schooling, Catholic ethos and the College Mission;
  • Delivery of an educational vision and purpose consistent with College Mission;
  • A comprehensive understanding of current educational matters, including Australian Curriculum and WACE courses;
  • Comprehensive experience delivering education content with a commitment to teaching excellence;
  • Outstanding classroom practice and comprehensive experience using ICT in the classroom;
  • Experience in or knowledge of boys’ educational philosophies;
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, enabling harmonious and positive relationships; and
  • Strong communication, organisation and time management skills.
  • An ability and willingness to deliver an inclusive general music program for students with a wide range of abilities in Years 7 and 8. Aquinas offers specialist programs from Year 9 to prepare students for either the ATAR or VET Music pathways.
  • Experience in working with the Kodaly methodology is desirable:
  • Strong instrumental background with experience in conducting ensembles. This could include Stage Bands, Concert Bands, Jazz Combos, String ensembles or Choral groups depending on the candidate’s skills and expertise.
  • Piano skills are highly desirable

Further information about this role is available in the Position Description linked at the bottom of this advertisement.

Employment Conditions and Benefits:

Aquinas College provides a supportive, inclusive, stimulating and spiritual work environment, with access to outstanding facilities and resources to enable academic excellence, in a beautiful setting overlooking the Canning River. The employment terms and conditions are governed by the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Perth Teachers Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2015. 

Applications:

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please include the following in your written application:

  • Covering letter addressing the selection criteria (2 A4 pages);
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae;
  • Name and contact details of three (3) referees;
  • Copies of relevant qualifications and credentials; and
  • Nominate the basis of Australian work rights (Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or Australian work rights visa).

Applications Close: 1 pm, Monday 6 April 2020

Aquinas College is an Equal Opportunity Employer