Specialist Teacher - Dance (Maternity Leave)

Catholic Education Office - The Diocese of Parramatta (see more jobs from this school)

Parramatta, NSW


All Grade Levels (P-12)

Teaching Subject: Dance

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 5 October 2020


As part of the mission of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Parramatta, the CAPTIVATE Specialist Teacher is accountable for delivering embedded arts learning in schools in partnership with school leadership teams.

<p>CAPTIVATE, the performing arts unit of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is seeking qualified dance teachers to cover 2 maternity leave positions. The successful candidates must have experience in choreographing and teaching in both contemporary and commercial styles of dance to primary and secondary students.<br><br>You must have a teaching degree with NESA accreditation, experience in teaching HSC Dance and a willingness to deliver Dance VET courses.<br><br>These positions include team teaching, collaboration across genres (music, dance and drama) for specific works, whilst also being able to drive dance initiatives within schools as part of the wider CAPTIVATE program.<br><br>It would be beneficial for applicants to provide a video sample of their choreography in the relevant style(s) as well as a video of themselves dancing a short routine in their choice of style. This does not need to be a professional performance.<br><br>The 2 positions are currently 0.8FTE for terms 1, 2 and 3 in 2021. There is flexibility for these positions to be a combination of a full time and 0.6FTE depending on the successful applicants. Please indicate on your application which you would prefer.</p> <p>The Specialist Teacher CAPTIVATE is accountable for:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">Contribution to the leadership, design and delivery of student learning opportunities through school-based programs which model professional arts practice and link students to industry.</li> <li dir="ltr">Contribution to the leadership, design and delivery of professional learning with a focus on building teacher capacity to engage students in deep learning through the arts.</li> <li dir="ltr">Implementation of System Learning priorities and initiatives in the alignment of the CAPTIVATE program with deep learning classroom based activities, experiences and rich and open tasks through learning scaffolds in the arts.</li> <li dir="ltr">Application of specialist arts pedagogical and discipline knowledge to enrich, deepen and transfer learning in the arts to student learning outcomes exploring deep learning practices.</li> <li dir="ltr">Lead and develop ensemble programs and collaborate with school leadership teams, CAPA staff and classroom teachers to further enhance and develop creative and performing arts programs and practices in and beyond the classroom.</li> </ul> <p>Typical Experience and Qualifications</p> <ul> <li>Tertiary qualifications in the relevant area of study</li> <li>Appropriate demonstrated experience</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">The Organisation</p> <p dir="ltr">Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian <a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check">here</a>.</p> <p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtNQH1zllpyT_G5XKL3ky6I6RGNb-zAXsB_UvgHQPWtIc1FjN6ylxsAg_EdtGodtFYsmFc2dWf2j-idFQJD7w6OU8qNSzu8h2ZN3QGH9K1IvkIGa-OFwkGqyD_8Xdc2J6ScmP5WrtAxUDD8QKHWaK1Mg%7e%7e">Position Description - Specialist Teacher - CAPTIVATE.pdf</a></p>
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