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Graduate Teacher in Visual Arts and Design - Thornbury High SchoolVictoria State Government Education and Training
Job Description Job ID: 1238337 Location: Thornbury High School Department: Thornbury High School Role Type: Secondary Teacher Full/Part Time: Full-Time Ongoing/Fixed Term: Fixed Term Classification: Graduate Teacher Program Apply By: 09/20/2021 Other Information Begin Date: 01/28/2022 End Date: 01/26/2023 Hours: 38.00 Contact Name: Michael Keenan Phone: 94804066 School Website: https://www.thornburyhs.
vic.edu.au/ Location Profile At Thornbury High School, we are proud of what we do every day to champion innovation, inclusiveness and academic excellence.
Through our extensive academic and extra-curricular programs we aim to foster and inspire a new generation of respectful and resilient young people ready to face a rapidly-changing world. In 2021, the school’s enrolment will be approximately 1100 students, including a small number of international students. The school has four Principal class, 70 equivalent full time teachers and 20 Educational Support Staff working together to achieve the school’s vision, the central tenets of which are: high academic expectations and standards a safe and secure learning environment a wide-range of opportunities for students to pursue individual and collective aspirations Highlights from our 2019 school review include our instrumental music program that includes free instrumental music tuition to all Year 7 and 8 students as part of the performing arts curriculum, and the significant increase in students studying VCE Science subjects over the last four years.
Our new Performing Arts Centre and Gymnasium opened at the start of 2020, and we have recently received funding to build a $14.9M STEAM Centre. One of the highlights of 2019 was the VCE median study score which reached 31 for the first time in the school’s history, with over 6% of students achieving study scores of 40 and above.
Our results in finding post-school pathways for senior students remain above the state median. The school continues to implement key teaching and learning strategies with a strong literacy underpinning through our reinvigorated Performance and Development Program. Thornbury High School values diversity in all its forms and models this in our day-to-day practices.
The benefits of this are evident in the deep pride and sense of belonging within our school community. The school also conducts its own student-led annual bullying survey which has contributed to the development of a very safe and secure learning environment at the school. For further information, visit the school’s website at http://www.
au/ which includes links to our community Facebook page. Selection Criteria SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.
SC2 Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluatin....