Secondary Visual Art Teacher

Secondary Visual Art Teacher

Lake Joondalup Baptist College in Joondalup


  • Commencing 2014
  • Full time – Terms 1, 2, 3
  • Parental leave Replacement


Lake Joondalup Baptist College seeks expressions of interest from experienced and enthusiastic Visual Art educators for 2014 and to be an integral part of the Arts department.


The successful candidate will have the qualifications and personal qualities needed to inspire and teach students effectively and competently, with an up to date knowledge of Visual Art practice and curriculum.


The successful applicant will commence from the beginning of 2014, with the actual starting date for teaching to be confirmed.


The load for this position is full time.


Duties, responsibilities and experience

  • Experience in teaching Senior Secondary (Years 10, 11 and 12) Visual Art to Stage 3 and Lower Secondary Visual Art (Years 7, 8, 9) is essential. Ability to teach VET preferable.
  • Essential experience includes a strong working knowledge of ceramics and operating a kiln, as well as experience with painting and printmaking techniques.
  • Highly desirable skills include experience with graphic design, sculpture and textiles.
  • Liaise with the Visual Art technician and the Head of the Arts to plan, prepare and set up the annual Visual Art exhibition.
  • Organise and coordinate excursions and workshops with visiting artists.
  • Liaise with the Head of the Arts to contribute to the preparation of the College Production. Examples could include costume design, set design, makeup design, etc.
  • Liaise with parents, teachers and the Head of the Arts to plan, prepare, monitor and report on the progress of students.
  • Work collaboratively as a team member and make an effective contribution to bring about excellence in teaching strategies and educational outcomes.
  • Able to communicate with parents and students, both in formal and informal situations, in order to promote a caring and professional environment within the College community.
  • Work closely with the Head of Secondary Learning Enhancement with respect to the academic program of students with learning difficulties and special needs.
  • Willing to support and promote the Christian ethos of Lake Joondalup Baptist College at all times.
  • Implement all College policies and procedures relating to student management and care and implement any changes from time to time as directed by the Dean of Students K-12.
  • Willing to attend consensus and support meetings organised by AISWA, the School Curriculum and Standards Authority or professional bodies.
  • Support the Dean of Studies K-12 and the Head of the Arts with regard to the implementation of the curriculum, in line with the School Curriculum and Standards Authority of WA and the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority.
  • Teach and undertake other duties as specified by the Head of the Arts and the Dean of Administration.
  • Contribute annually a minimum of 40 hours (pro rata) to co-curricular activities, as directed by the Dean of Staff Development and Co-curricular, such as running a Visual Art program after school for students.
  • Provide in class support to students with learning difficulties and special needs.
  • Assist with a Form class and participate in House activities.
  • Attend after school meetings of Secondary Teachers and the Arts Learning Area.
  • Other duties as directed by the Principal.


Qualifications, experience and personal qualities

  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia.
  • The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal and professional qualities, including compassion, strong written and oral communication skills, initiative and ability to work as a team member.
  • An ability to integrate ICT into pedagogical practices.
  • A current reference from the applicant’s Church Pastor/Minister is desirable.


Application process

Please visit the Employment section on the College website and refer to the section Application Information, Secondary Teaching Staff Prospectus. An Employment Application Form is available for downloading from this page.


Please submit your application, together with your resume, as follows:


By email:


By post to: College Principal

Lake Joondalup Baptist College

PO Box 95



By hand: Lake Joondalup Baptist College

Kennedya Drive



Dawn Clements

College Principal

September 2013


Kennedya Drive, Joondalup

Western Australia 6027

PH: +61 8 9300 7444

FAX: +61 8 9300 1878


Please mention “TES AUSTRALIA” when applying for this role.


Closing date for applications: 4pm Friday 11 October 2013


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