K-6 Music and Drama Teacher
Seeking a dynamic teaching professional to join the Junior School on a temporary basis.
Pymble Ladies’ College is a school of the Uniting Church in Australia for girls Kindergarten to Year 12 with boarding from Year 7. At Pymble, we foster a world-class educational environment with the importance of global citizenship and a worldwide perspective central to our strategic intent.
We believe our staff, both teaching and non-teaching, are our most valuable resource. We are proud to have passionate and dedicated staff who recognise the unique strengths and qualities of every Pymble girl.
In the Junior School, the Language Arts department encompasses the curriculum of Music, Performing Arts and Language teaching. The College is seeking an enthusiastic Performing Arts Teacher to cover maternity leave from 16 August 2021 until the end of 2022. This role will be responsible for teaching Music and Drama to students in Years 3 to 6 as well as being involved in Junior School choral and instrumental programs.
You will have:
- A thorough knowledge of the NESA Stage 2 and 3 Creative Arts syllabus
- A genuine passion for Music pedagogy and performance. Experience in Kodály and Orff approaches would be beneficial
- Experience teaching K-6 Creative Arts with a strong focus on music
- The ability to play the piano for the accompaniment of vocal ensembles, hymns and instrumentalists
- Willingness to be heavily involved in the organisation of performances
- Experience teaching Drama
- Have a strong understanding of the application of technology to enhance learning.
- Be a positive and collaborative contributor to a successful department committed to improving educational outcomes
- Be confident in differentiating the curriculum in the classroom
- Be a reflective professional engaged in ongoing development and research in relation to your practice
- Be committed to supporting student wellbeing.
Candidates must comply with the NSW Teacher Accreditation Act and provide a Working with Children Check.
Pymble Ladies’ College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a workforce which represents the diverse society in which we live. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
We acknowledge the Durramurragal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which our College is built. We pay respect to elders past, present and future recognising the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.