Music Teacher - Merici College, Braddon ACT

Merici College (Braddon) (see more jobs from this school)

Braddon, ACT 


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Music

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 16 June 2024


Merici College is a Catholic College for Girls, Year 7-10 and is an authorised IB World School, offering the Middle Years Program, Diploma Program, Australian Curriculum and Board of Senior School Studies courses. Merici College is committed to the high-quality, challenging, international education of the whole person by growing the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social and emotional capacities of young women.

<p><strong>Location:&nbsp;</strong>Braddon, ACT&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Permanent&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Status:</strong>&nbsp;Full-time&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Salary Range:</strong> $76,754 to $126,236 plus superannuation (based on skills and experience)&nbsp;<br><strong>Start Date:</strong> Negotiable<br><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55 pm, Sunday 16 June 2024&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About Us&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education in the ACT and NSW, operating 56 Catholic Systemic Schools and nine Early Learning Centres.&nbsp;</p><p>CECG is committed to workforce diversity and creating inclusive workplaces. We welcome applications from suitable candidates from all diversity groups to support our system of schools and early learning centres in delivering quality education outcomes for the students in our care.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About Merici&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Merici College is an all-girls 7-12 Catholic College committed to excellence in the education of girls, striving to assist all students in developing their potential academically, spiritually, culturally, physically and socially through innovative programs. Merici College is an IB World School, authorised to offer the Diploma Programme (Years 11-12) and the Middle Years Programme (Years 7-10)&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About the Role&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Merici College is seeking an innovative&nbsp;Music Teacher who can demonstrate&nbsp;effective teaching skills and an excellent understanding of the curriculum.&nbsp;The position involves a commitment to the school’s philosophy of Powerful Learning, utilising a wide range of student-centred, brain-based learning strategies while also exploring new teaching models to improve the outcomes of students.&nbsp;The successful candidate will join a strong and supportive Leadership Team who are committed to the well-being and growth of staff and students.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong>&nbsp;</p><ul><li>A positive and collaborative workplace culture&nbsp;</li><li>Extensive training in our high-quality professional learning program, Catalyst&nbsp;</li><li>Access to curriculum resources that support evidence-based, high-impact teaching practice&nbsp;</li><li>24 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity/adoption)&nbsp;</li><li>Up to 14 weeks of paid parental leave (paternity/non-initial primary carer leave)&nbsp;</li><li>Support for professional development and study opportunities&nbsp;</li><li>Opportunities to transfer to other schools within the Archdiocese across ACT and NSW to support lifestyle choice&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Key Responsibilities</strong>&nbsp;</p><ul><li>Provide an optimal learning environment for students to achieve excellence.</li><li>As part of a team design, document and deliver courses that engage students in learning and incorporate the Powerful Learning Principles.</li><li>Conduct yourself or arrange conductors for all ensembles and bands.&nbsp;</li><li>Organise a performance program each year and put it into the school calendar</li><li>Use ICT in the classroom to enhance learning.</li><li>Provide regular ongoing feedback on student coursework via the timely return of marked work along with constructive feedback that allows the students to reflect on what they have achieved and know how they can improve.</li><li>Work closely with Pastoral Care teachers, House Coordinators and Studies Coordinators.</li><li>Ensure that parents are given consistent and appropriate opportunities to participate as partners in the education of their children.</li></ul><p><strong>Essential Criteria</strong>&nbsp;</p><ol><li>An ACT Teacher Quality Insitute (TQI) accreditation and an ACT Working with Vulnerable People's Card (WWVP).&nbsp;</li><li>Tertiary educational qualifications in the subject area and willingness to teach in more than one subject area.&nbsp;</li><li>An eagerness to lead, support and develop the teaching of science.</li><li>An ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and students.</li></ol><p><i>Please refer to the position description for in-depth details regarding the position duties, criteria, and skill set required.&nbsp;</i></p><p><strong>Other Eligibility Criteria</strong>&nbsp;</p><ul><li>You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be eligible to apply for this position.&nbsp;</li><li>Appointment is subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CECG policy.&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Application Process&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes, and experience as outlined in the Position Description.&nbsp;</p><p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CE policy.&nbsp;</p><p>For further information about the School please visit our&nbsp;<a href="https://www.merici.act.edu.au/">website.</a>&nbsp;Information about the Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed&nbsp;<a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">here</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Position-specific queries:</strong>&nbsp;Please contact Nicola McLennan&nbsp;on&nbsp;02 6243 4100&nbsp; or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:nicola.mclennan@cg.catholic">nicola.mclennan@merici@act.edu.au</a></p><p><strong>Application queries:</strong> Please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6218 0007 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/503176/music-teacher-merici-college-braddon-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>