Company Information Description
Advertised Vacancy Number : IPS / TCH646115
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2021
Are you seeking a challenging, exciting and professionally satisfying career?
Mount Lawley Senior High School (SHS) is seeking an inspirational and dedicated teacher who can teach both Design and Technology and Visual Arts.
The suitable applicant will have a focus on student achievement and high expectations. You will have a thorough knowledge of both Design & Technology and Visual Arts curriculum years 7 -12 with a STEM focus and be able to enthuse students in their learning.
You will promote active learning and provide learning activities which facilitate students at all levels achieving their potential and will embrace and commit to the school’s Ethos and Vision.
Additionally, teachers at the school are expected to embrace the school’s Pedagogical Framework (attached) and the associated program of improving teaching, including peer observation.
Staff will reflect in their work a personal commitment to the values of the school : excellence, respect, perseverance and learning.
There is an expectation that staff engage in reflective practice, informed by a close examination of student performance data and respond with relevant improvement plans.
Teachers should work collaboratively with peers and within their various teams as part of a professional learning community.
There is an expectation that all staff employed by the school have a focus on pastoral care, students’ well-being and commitment to forming positive working relationships with students.
Staff will engage with parents to assist student learning and ensure there are no surprises about student progress.
Founded in 1955, Mount Lawley SHS was rebuilt in 2004 and is located within a residential suburb 5 kilometres north of the Perth CBD.
It comprises three sub-schools; Years 7 & 8, Years 9 & 10 and Years 11 & 12. It hosts one of two Gifted and Talented Languages programs in the state, an approved Specialist Visual and Performing Arts program, a Jazz Music program and the innovative Aboriginal Excellence Program.
A premier school in Western Australia, Mount Lawley Senior High School offers a breadth of curriculum choices and has a rich history of student success and achievement.
A major strength of the school is its strong links and partnerships with parents and the broader community. Parents continue to play a key role in planning for the future and participate in all aspects of school life.
All staff at Mount Lawley SHS are committed to the provision of learning programs that cater for all post-school destinations including university, State Training Providers and employment.
With the school vision of Inspire to Aspire and a motto of Truth and Courtesy, there is an expectation that staff and students commit to the attainment of personal best and excellence in all aspects of school life.
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) :