JUNIOR SCHOOL ART TEACHER

Radford College

BRUCE, ACT 


All Grade Levels (P-12)

Teaching Subject: Dance , Drama , Media Arts , Music , Visual Art

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.44 FTE)

Applications Close: 30 January 2022


Radford is seeking an experienced Art Teacher to improve student learning outcomes in the Junior School.

<p><b>Permanent part-time </b></p><p><b>Our Purpose </b></p><p>Radford College is a generous-spirited learning community that embodies the beliefs and values of the Christian faith in the Anglican tradition. We develop young people to live truthfully, practise compassion and seek wisdom in order to serve the common good. Grounded in our values of Truth, Compassion and Wisdom, all staff work to support the College in achieving its aims. </p><p><b>The opportunity </b></p><p>We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced teacher to fill a permanent part-time (approximately 0.4FTE) position, commencing as soon as possible. To meet the timetable requirements for this position the successful candidate needs to be available to work Monday, Tuesday and Friday. </p><p><b>Teaching and Learning at Radford College </b></p><p>With a focus on high-quality teaching to improve student learning outcomes, Radford College is committed to collaborative and reflective practices which enhance professional learning and growth. As such, we require our teachers to be able to work effectively as part of a high performing team and to be dedicated to upholding our values of truth, compassion and wisdom, which form the ethos and foundation of our College community. To support our teachers in becoming expert teachers, able to make deliberate choices about the strategies they use in classrooms, there is a strong emphasis on collaboration through an on-site Teacher Mentor and ongoing coaching and mentoring. </p><p><b>Why choose Radford? </b></p><p>As well as supporting and enabling staff to achieve their potential, Radford College offers: </p><p>• A vibrant and rewarding place in which to work </p><p>• Guided Professional Learning for teaching staff to maintain professional registration standards </p><p>• Professional Learning financial support for teaching and non-teaching staff </p><p>• Salary Continuance Insurance </p><p>• Discounted school fees for eligible employees </p><p>• Employee wellbeing initiatives – EAP program, access to exercise programs (boot camp and Pilates) and group fitness classes </p><p>• Generous Superannuation after qualifying period </p><p>• Salary Sacrificing </p><p>• Excellent resources and grounds </p><p>• Free onsite parking </p><p>For further information, please visit the <a href="https://www.radford.act.edu.au/employment" rel="nofollow">Employment page</a> on <a href="https://www.radford.act.edu.au/" rel="nofollow">our Website</a>. </p><p><b>About you </b></p><p>You are an enthusiastic, team-orientated, collegial, highly professional and learning-focused educator. You inspire students in the area of languages and other cultures within the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP). You are committed to student-centred learning and higher-order thinking practices. You use ICT as an integral part of learning, and will uphold the values, aims and ethos of Radford College. </p><p>You are an energetic educator who is motivated by thinking differently about teaching and learning and who is driven by the creation of engaging and dynamic learning experiences for our students. You must: </p><p>• Demonstrate the ability to teach Art </p><p>• Demonstrate a passion for both teaching and pursuing innovative thinking </p><p>• Be energetic, enthusiastic and demonstrate a willingness to grow through the sharing of best practice and professional experience </p><p>• Possess excellent communications skills both written and verbal, as well as excellent time management skills </p><p>• Participate in pastoral and co-curricular programs, including student wellbeing initiatives, school camps and excursions </p><p>• Commit to the safeguarding and promotion of student welfare </p><p>• Support Radford’s strategic priorities and goals </p><p>• Uphold Radford’s Values of Truth, Compassion and Wisdom </p><p><b>Qualifications </b></p><p>• Teaching qualification recognised by the ACT Department of Education </p><p>• Maintain registration as a teacher with the Teacher Quality Institute, including WWVP </p><p>• Current First Aid Certificate </p><p><b>How to Apply </b></p><p>Details about this position and how to apply can be found on the Employment section on the College Website <a href="http://www.radford.act.edu.au/quick-links/employment/" rel="nofollow">http://www.radford.act.edu.au/quick-links/employment/</a>. If you have further enquiries regarding this position, please contact Human Resources at <a href="http://recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au</a>. </p><p>Applications <b>will be assessed as received</b>, and should be addressed to: </p><p>The Principal </p><p>email: <a href="http://recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au</a> </p><p>In the current circumstances, first stage interviews will be carried out online. </p><p><i>Applicants will be subject to employment screening and will be required to provide a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People card prior to commencing employment. </i></p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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