Art Teacher (Parental Leave replacement)

  • Fintona Girls' School
Full time Teachers - Secondary

Job Description

FTE:  1.0FTE

PERIOD: 22 April 2024-17 April 2026


At Fintona, our exceptional teachers and staff create a world of active learning where each girl has the opportunity to find her own version of extraordinary.  We are renowned for a distinct and challenging approach to academic excellence that celebrates a love of learning across a wealth of disciplines, and for developing girls who move beyond their comfort zone to become fearless and adaptable leaders in their chosen field.

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced Art teacher to join our School for a two-year, full-time role commencing in April 2024.  This role will teach VCE Visual Communication Design and art classes in Years 7-10.  As such, experience teaching VCE Visual Communication Design is required, with experience teaching fashion/textiles also preferred. 

This role will include responsibility for a Tutor Group and be inclusive of your ability to attend excursions and participate in our camps (outdoor and adventure) program.  Our teachers are also integral to our student care and support in maximising their wellbeing and safety.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • VIT registration;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • Current and broad knowledge of appropriate content and pedagogy in their subject area;
  • Current knowledge of curriculum, resources, educational trends and schooling practices as they pertain to the role;
  • Current knowledge of learning technologies in relation to the role and the delivery of the curriculum; and
  • Broad knowledge of teaching practices, theory and pedagogy, particularly the Australian Curriculum and VCE as applicable.

Fintona teachers seek out and implement new ideas and practices to enliven our students’ learning journey, provide meaningful pastoral care and embed themselves in the ethos and life of the School.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a highly professional and collegiate environment and receive:

  • generous employment entitlements under our Enterprise Agreement;
  • access to an Employee Assistance Program;
  • extensive learning and development opportunities;
  • access to a vibrant and active social club; and
  • the opportunity to teach vibrant, engaged and motivated learners.  

Further information on this exciting opportunity and application process can be found at https://www.fintona.vic.edu.au/about/employment or by contacting Human Resources on 9830 1388.

Applications are to include a one-page cover letter addressed to the Principal and a CV that includes three professional referees.  Applications are to be emailed to principal@fintona.vic.edu.au Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be considered. 

Applications close 19 March 2024.  Please note: the interview process may commence prior to the closing date and, if a suitable applicant is found, the role may close early.  We would encourage applications to be received as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Fintona Girls’ School is committed to the safety, wellbeing, participation and empowerment of children.  Staff are required to adhere to the School’s Child Safety Policy and Procedure, Child Safety Response and Mandatory Reporting Policy and Child Safety Code of Conduct and be committed to the safety and wellbeing of children.

The successful applicant must have the right to work in Australia, will be subject to background checks and required to provide a current VIT registration.

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