Teacher, Arts

$72,137 - $107,049 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Leeming WA, Australia
  • 19 Jul, 2021
Part time - Permanent Teaching – Secondary

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Leeming Senior High School
Teacher - Arts
Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH689329

This is a permanent part-time (0.2FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2022

Leeming Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Dance teacher to join our friendly teaching team.

The successful applicant will possess excellent curriculum knowledge across years 7-12, and demonstrated skills and experience in Dance. Interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to contribute positively to a team environment are highly desirable. In addition, you will work closely with students and staff to prepare and present performances across the school year.

The successful applicant will ideally possess the professional knowledge, understandings and experience to develop and implement an engaging and relevant secondary school Arts curriculum. As an expert practitioner you will have a commitment to excellence in teaching and engage in regular self-reflection through our Peer Observation cycle.

The successful applicant ideally will develop a supportive and positive classroom environment, have proven skills in behaviour management and evidence-based pedagogy. They should have a commitment to inclusive education and a strategic approach in planning for improved student outcomes that aligns with our pedagogical framework of Visible Learning.

At Leeming SHS we have been welcoming families for over 30 years. We are an Independent Public School committed to giving our students the best resources and environment possible to prepare them for a bright future. We see ourselves as partners with parents and students to provide a supporting and caring environment during the high school years.

Leeming SHS enjoys a positive reputation, both for the excellent educational opportunities it offers and for its high standards of achievement and behaviour. Utilising a strong BYOD policy, we are at the forefront of integrating technology with explicit teaching to ensure that our students, from wide multicultural backgrounds, are supported to achieve personal excellence in all aspects of the curriculum.

Our students are encouraged to interact with each other and with the wider community in a positive, constructive and socially responsible manner. We seek to achieve Harmony and strive for Excellence. Our motto of Harmony and Excellence is embedded in our strategic and operational plans and guides all members of our school community to rise to their potential and care for each other.

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 Leeming SHS can be found by visiting leeming.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

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

For further job related information:

Please contact Melinda Hansen, Teaching and Learning Coordinator, by telephoning (08) 9237 6800 or emailing melinda.hansen@education.wa.edu.au

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 4 (four) 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 2 (two) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for 2 (two) 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.
  • be fully or provisionally registered with the Teacher Registration Board (TRB), or be eligible for full 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 trb.wa.gov.au


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 Friday, 30 July 2021.




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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time
FTE: 0.2
CLOSING DATE: 2021-07-30 4:30 PM


Arts, Drama, Music, and Performing Arts

School Type


Job Closing Date

30 Jul, 2021