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Job: Head of Performing Arts


Title Head of Performing Arts
Job Information

Applications close on 25 September 2017

Throughout a student’s time at Ballarat Clarendon College our focus is to maximise their competence, skills and capacity so that, at the end of their time at the school, when they stand on the threshold of their future, they can choose their ‘heart’s desire’.

As a result of our continued growth, Clarendon is seeking a Head of Performing Arts for commencement in 2018. The salary offered will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s skills, qualifications and experience. Teachers with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should apply on-line and are required to submit an application/cover letter, up-to-date resume, including details of two professional referees, and a statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria.

Before commencing work at Clarendon and throughout a teacher’s time at Clarendon, teaching staff must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching – http://www.vit.vic.edu.au/registration/apply-for-registration/Pages/default.aspx.

Candidates invited to interview will be required to provide verification of their VIT Registration details.


Ballarat Clarendon College

Ballarat Clarendon College is a coeducational school associated with the Uniting Church.  It is based in Ballarat, a regional city in the heart of Victoria, just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne, with a population of approximately 85,000 people. Approximately 1400 students attend the school, from 3-year-old Early Learning to Year 12.

Ballarat Clarendon College is an equal opportunity employer and provides a non-smoking environment for all students and staff.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications.
  • Strong curriculum understanding, including the Child Safe Standards.
  • Strong understanding of and experience in managing and teaching performing arts.
  • Sophisticated knowledge of subject curriculum, study designs and criteria including the ability to effectively plan and design lessons.
  • Commitment to and understanding of the use of a range of assessment tools and techniques.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement in and out of the classroom.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate initiative, prioritise workload, set goals and achieve targets
  • Proven ability to manage time and conflicting priorities effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build rapport with students, staff, parents and all other persons associated with the College and the wider community.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with all College and community members positively and appropriately.
  • Previous experience managing a team with a focus on success and outcomes.
  • Proficient user of information technology.

For further information, please click here for the Head of Performing Arts position description.

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