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Teacher – Design, Production and Digital Technology

Commencing Term 1, 2023
Permanent/Full time

The opportunity

The School seeks to appoint a Teacher – Design, Production and Digital Technology to join our highly regarded team in 2023. The position will focus on design-based education, both from an aesthetic and process driven approach.

Ideally, we are looking for you to work in the design and digital technology frameworks of the Australian Curriculum (Years 6-10) and the Tasmanian Assessment and Certification Courses (TASC Years 11-12).

The preferred candidate would have the following proven experience:

·       Working with students to undertake design briefs and generating personal study portfolios. 

·       Hold a variety of skills with tools, equipment, technology and materials.

·       Strong capability in several of the following learning areas:

  • Design in Wood
  • CAD-CAM Design and Digital Fabrication
  • Robotics and Automation Systems Design Metal & Engineering
  • Graphic Design Communication
  • Computer Graphics and Design
  • Stem Education
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Technologies

 ·       Planning and delivering a curriculum that develops 21st century learning skills, with an emphasis on the areas of collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and communication.

·       Using wood and metal processing machinery.

 In addition, you will have a willingness to undertake ongoing professional learning in order to participate from time to time in the whole and total mission of the Faculty.

To be successful in this role you will:

·         exhibit successful teaching experience working in the design and digital technology frameworks, including the ability to teach TASC Years 11 - 12 Design & Technology;

·         implement digital literacy regarding application of pedagogy;

·         be registered to work with vulnerable people; and

·         be up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations.

The Hutchins School is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion.

If you are not looking for permanent full time but would still like to apply for this role, please let us know your ideal employment arrangement in your cover letter.

Benefits of Working at The Hutchins School

The Hutchins School offers a large selection of academic courses and a robust pastoral care program to support students as academic and pastoral challenges arise.

As an educational community we are constantly looking at opportunities to improve the quality of our teaching, learning and business practices.

The Hutchins School offers a range of employee benefits in addition to a safe, harmonious and engaging workplace, for example:

·       excellent employment conditions including pandemic leave

·       generous salaries and financial reward for co-curricular activities

·       Outside School Hours Care (discounted fee) for eligible employees

·       free childcare to support employee attendance at defined professional development activities at the start of the year

·       free on-site car park, modern facilities and beautiful grounds

·       paid parental leave for both parents

·       Corporate health cover offered discounts

·       free flu vaccinations

·       confidential counselling service for employees available through the School’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and/or the School’s own qualified and experienced counsellors

·       access to professional journals

·       generous learning and development offerings and funding

·       reduced school fees for Hutchins and our sister school St Michael’s Collegiate and our co-operating school Fahan School, after a qualifying period (conditions apply)

·       salary sacrifice program for school fees, superannuation and laptops/iPads

·       end of school year activities/function for all employees

·       staff celebration at the commencement of each school year

Our value to you

The Hutchins School has been educating boys for 175 years and we are a leading school for boys. We are a school of high standards, impeccable reputation and strong traditions.

Applicant information and applying online

Applicants must provide a response to the two focus questions which are found in the Applicant Information Pack. To view the Applicant Information Pack including the position description, please download it by clicking the button below. Once you are ready please submit a cover letter with your resume via our advertisement on SEEK under the title of Teacher – Design, Production and Digital Technology. Applications close 9.00am Friday 19 August 2022. For a confidential discussion regarding the role please contact Mr Kent Moore, Head of Faculty Design Production and Digital Technologies, Mr Anthony Hyland or humanresources@hutchins.tas.edu.au.

Applicant Information Pack (PDF)

The Hutchins School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and must hold a current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (RWVP).