Specialist Teacher, Dance - CAPTIVATE

Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW 

All Grade Levels (P-12)

Teaching Subject: Dance

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 28 June 2024

CAPTIVATE, the performing arts unit of CSPD is seeking a qualified dance teacher to cover a maternity leave position. Now in its 16th year, CAPTIVATE works across multiple CSPD primary and secondary schools in western Sydney to deliver quality arts education.

<p><strong>Location: </strong>Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese</p><p><strong>Specialist Teachers - Dance - Primary and Secondary schools</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Join one of Western Sydney’s largest employers</strong></li><li><strong>Up to 4 days part time from Term 4 week 7 (14 October 2024) until Term 2 week 1 (9 June 2025)</strong></li><li><strong>Days: Negotiable</strong></li><li><strong>Location: Multiple Schools</strong></li></ul><p>CAPTIVATE, the performing arts unit of CSPD is seeking a qualified dance teacher to cover a maternity leave position. Now in its 16th year, CAPTIVATE works across multiple CSPD primary and secondary schools in western Sydney to deliver quality arts education.</p><p><strong>About the opportunities:</strong></p><p>You will join the CAPTIVATE performing arts team and the focus of your role will be to inspire students through dance. More specifically you will:</p><ul><li>Contribute 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>Contribute 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>Implement 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>Apply 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>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><strong>What you will bring:</strong></p><p>To be successful you will demonstrate alignment to our purpose and values, together with:</p><ul><li>A teaching degree with NESA accreditation</li><li>Experience in choreographing and teaching in both contemporary and commercial styles of dance to primary and secondary students</li><li>Experience in teaching HSC Dance&nbsp;</li><li>Team teaching experience</li><li>The ability to collaborate across genres (music, dance and drama)&nbsp;</li><li>A passion for driving dance initiatives within schools as part of the wider CAPTIVATE program</li></ul><p>As part of the application process we would encourage you to provide a video sample of your choreography in the relevant style(s) as well as a video of yourself dancing a short routine in your choice of style. This does not need to be a professional performance.</p><p>We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and student centric digital transformation.</p><p><strong>Interested?</strong></p><p>At Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) we are committed to responding to the needs of our students in a world that is changing rapidly. With 5,000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of our 40,000+ students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.</p><p>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 CSPD’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.</p><p>CSPD 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.</p><p><strong>Apply today!</strong></p><p>If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CSPD go to <a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/">https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</a> or follow us on LinkedIn.</p><p>A Working With Children Check is mandatory for all roles within CSPD. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.&nbsp;</p>
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