Drama Teacher - Term 4 2013 - Senior School

Drama Teacher - Term 4 2013 - Senior School

Ruyton Girls School, Kew


We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Drama Teacher. Experience teaching  Drama across Years 7 to 12 an advantage.  This includes an opportunity to teach VCE Drama Unit 2.  The successful applicant will be skilled in the development of personalised learning programmes, dynamic, innovative and creative in their approach to teaching, with a passion for their discipline. Highly competent in utilising ICT in the classroom, they will also demonstrate a strong commitment to the education of girls.


In meeting their professional obligations as a teacher the following apply:



  • demonstrates a current and comprehensive knowledge in one’s subject area(s)
  • shows a flexible approach to classroom methodology; use a variety of strategies to deliver the curriculum
  • adapts content to cater for individual differences, to extend and enhance students’ understanding of the curriculum
  • undertakes professional learning
  • provides constructive feedback to the students
  • considers and responds to the special needs of students where necessary
  • provides a caring learning environment
  • incorporates information and communication technology meaningfully into the curriculum
  • explores content in stimulating and inspiring ways
  • plans lessons effectively
  • models effective organisational skills
  • pre-tests to determine students’ prior knowledge
  • establishes clear and challenging expectations for students
  • uses effective classroom management strategies



  • contributes to the collegiality of Ruyton
  • supports the programmes in place and participate in the wider, co-curricular life of the school
  • attends required meetings and school fixtures
  • uses assessment procedures in line with the School’s policy on Assessment and Reporting
  • employs a wide range of teaching and assessment strategies
  • engages in self-evaluation of professional performance
  • monitors student progress and record this accurately and comprehensively
  • reports meaningfully on student performance
  • supports the School’s Philosophy and the promotion and marketing of the School



  • maintains positive and respectful relationships with students and establishes an environment conducive to learning
  • is mindful and informed in relation to the students’ welfare
  • works collaboratively with colleagues
  • communicates effectively with colleagues, parents and students
  • is an exemplar to students in terms of conduct, fairness and personal integrity
  • contributes to a range of school activities and working groups.



  • completes required supervisory duties
  • ensures administrative tasks are accurate and up to date
  • fulfils the teacher’s duty of care and other pastoral responsibilities with discretion and confidentiality.


How to apply; 


Applications, including the names of two referees, to be emailed to gumleyg@ruyton.vic.edu.au by 9am Monday 5 August, 2013 No hard copies please.


Ruyton Girls’ School 
12 Selbourne Road
KEW, VIC (Australia)
Phone: 03 9819 2422


Closing date: 14 August


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