Performing Arts Teacher - EOI

Red Hill · Australian Capital Territory
  • We are seeking Expressions of Interest for Performing Arts Teachers
  • Join a team that delivers more than exceptional academic results
  • Desired experience in Drama, Dance and Film

About the School

Canberra Grammar School is a leading co-educational independent Anglican School founded in 1929. The School’s main campus is set on 20 hectares at the foot of Red Hill, just south of Lake Burley Griffin, close to Parliament House and the lively social precincts of Manuka and Kingston.

CGS is committed to delivering the highest standard of education, inspiring students to achieve personal excellence within a warm and inclusive community environment. The School is a vibrant and rewarding workplace with a strong commitment to professional learning and to nurturing excellent conditions in a superb campus environment. The School employs staff who are passionate and energetic in their profession and who place student learning and wellbeing at the forefront of all they do.

Benefits of Working at CGS

CGS is an employer that promotes staff excellence and offers a range of additional benefits, including:

  • A highly competitive salary and superannuation of 12% (for permanent staff)
  • Attractive salary packaging arrangements
  • Complimentary barista-made coffee daily
  • Delicious daily morning tea and discounted lunches
  • Access to the onsite health clinic and annual influenza vaccinations
  • Employee assistance programmes
  • School fee concessions
  • Staff awards programme and generous professional development funding.

About the Role

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from inspirational and collaborative Performing Arts teachers who will assist us in our quest for excellence in learning. The successful candidate will be experienced, qualified and capable of teaching from Years 7 to 12.  The successful candidate will also be keen to play an active role in the classroom, in pastoral care, in Co-curricular and in the broad life of the school community.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and passionate educator who has experience teaching Drama, Dance, and Film.

About You

You are dedicated, passionate, and possess the following:

  • Experience teaching Performing Arts
  • Proven passion for the learning and holistic development of students in and beyond the classroom
  • Proven experience of modelling outstanding teaching practice in and beyond the classroom
  • Proven subject expertise and the ability to teach inclusively across a broad age and ability range
  • Proven commitment to collaborative professional engagement and professional learning
  • Experience of, or willingness to train for, teaching the Australian Curriculum and, where relevant, the Higher School Certificate and/or the International Baccalaureate
  • Enthusiastic commitment to participating in the School’s pastoral and co-curricular program
  • Clear commitment to respecting the School’s Anglican ethos and spirit of inclusion
  • Firm commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply’ button to access the position description and submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter (addressing the selection criteria on the Position Description)
  • Resume/CV

CGS is proud to be a School that takes child protection very seriously. All candidates for roles at Canberra Grammar School are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.

An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Applications closed Friday 16 December 2022