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2025 Maths Teacher - new school opened in 2024

Job posted: 05/07/2024
Applications close: 28/07/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 28/01/2025

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1423324

Reference: 1423324

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

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 evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth. 

SC3    Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4    Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.

SC5    Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.

Role

The classroom teacher classification comprises two salary ranges- range 1 and range 2.  The primary focus of the classroom teacher is on the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes.  The classroom teacher engages in critical reflection and inquiry in order to improve knowledge and skills to effectively engage students and improve their learning. 

As the classroom teacher gains experience his or her contribution to the school program beyond the classroom increases. All classroom teachers may be required to undertake other duties in addition to their rostered teaching duties provided the responsibility is appropriate to the salary range, qualifications, training and experience of the teacher.


Classroom teacher Range 2
Range 2 classroom teachers play a significant role in assisting the school to improve student performance and educational outcomes determined by the school strategic plan and state-wide priorities and contributing to the development and implementation of school policies and priorities.

A critical component of this work will focus on increasing the knowledge base of staff within their school about student learning and high quality instruction to assist their school to define quality teacher practice.

Range 2 classroom teachers will be expected to:
- Have the content knowledge and pedagogical practice to meet the diverse needs of all students
- Model exemplary classroom practice and mentor/coach other teachers in the school to engage in critical reflection of their practice and to support staff to expand their capacity
- Provide expert advice about the content, processes and strategies that will shape individual and school professional learning
- Supervise and train one or more student teachers
- Assist staff to use student data to inform teaching approaches that enable targets related to improving student learning outcomes to be achieved.


Classroom teacher Range 1
The primary focus of the range 1 classroom teacher is on further developing skills and competencies to become an effective classroom practitioner with structured support and guidance from teachers at higher levels and the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes. These teachers teach a range of students/classes and are accountable for the effective delivery of their programs.  Range 1 classroom teachers are skilled teachers who operate under general direction within clear guidelines following established work practices and documented priorities and may have responsibility for the supervision and training of one or more student teachers.

At range 1, teachers participate in the development of school policies and programs and assist in the implementation of school priorities. 
The focus of a range 1 classroom teacher is on classroom management, subject content and teaching practice.  New entrants to the teaching profession in their initial teaching years receive structured support, mentoring and guidance from teachers at higher levels.

Under guidance, new entrants to the teaching profession will plan and teach student groups in one or more subjects and are expected to participate in induction programs and other professional learning activities that are designed to ensure the integration of curriculum, assessment and pedagogy across the school.

Teachers at range 1 are responsible for teaching their own classes and may also assist and participate in policy development, project teams and the organisation of co-curricula activities.

Responsibilities

The role of classroom teacher may include but is not limited to:

  • Direct teaching of groups of students and individual students;
  • Contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of a curriculum area or other curriculum program within the school;
  • Undertaking other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the School Principal;
  • Participating in activities such as parent/teacher meetings; staff meetings; camps and excursions;
  • Undertaking other non-teaching supervisory duties.

Who May Apply

Teachers currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and qualified to teach and/or have demonstrated experience in the curriculum area(s) specified for the position.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

Applicants seeking part-time employment are encouraged to apply for any teaching service position and, if they are the successful candidate, request a reduced time fraction. Such requests will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and will be subject to the operational requirements of the school.

The Department of Education is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department. The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces. It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Additional support and advice on the recruitment process is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders from the Koorie Outcomes Division (KOD) via marrung@education.vic.gov.au

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the department's exemplar available at:

 https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/child-safe-standards/policy

DE Values

The department's employees commit to upholding the department's Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. The department's Values complement each school's own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the department values is available at:

 https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/values-department-vps-school-employees/overview

Other Information

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

Thank you for your interest. 

If you would like any further information about the position or our college, please contact Simon Haber via email Simon.Haber@education.vic.gov.au

If you would like to apply for this position, please include in your application (preferably saved as one PDF document):

1.Covering letter

2.Detailed CV - including details of employment and the names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of three business referees

3.List of your qualifications and relevant experience

4.A response to each of the key selection criteria

Regards

Simon Haber

Conditions of Employment

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

VIT LANTITE

To be eligible for employment, transfer or promotion in the principal or teacher class a person must have provisional or full registration from the Victorian Institute of Teaching. In addition, from 3 August 2020, to be eligible for employment in the principal class or teacher class, a person who graduated from a Victorian Initial Teacher Education program after 1 July 2016, must demonstrate that they have passed the literacy and numeracy test for initial teacher education (LANTITE) requirements. This condition is satisfied where the LANTITE requirement is part of the Victorian Initial Teacher Education program completed by the person.

Location Profile

Brinbeal Secondary College

Are you a passionate teacher or aspirational leader wanting to make an impactful change? 

Our college is expanding and we are excited to grow our team with a range of positions and opportunities available.
  
As a new college that has recently opened, you will be part of the exciting journey of contributing to a new school culture and the creation of inclusive and engaging teaching in brand new state of the art facilities.

We are seeking dedicated educators who are committed to empowering colleagues and students, playing a pivotal role in our College community. We encourage applications from educators with all levels of experience, from graduates through to highly accomplished teachers.

As a new and growing school, the school has the capacity to negotiate part-time hours with any applicants who wish to be considered for part-time only.

About our School:

  • Brinbeal Secondary College is one of the newest 7 - 12 Secondary College in Melbourne's west.  The school opened its doors to its first cohort of Year 7 students in 2024 to a purpose built, state of the art educational facility.
  • At present, the school has just under 200 Year 7 students and will add an additional year 7 cohort each year until 2029 when it will become a 7 - 12 school.
  • There has been great excitement in the community about our new school.
  • In 2025, we will add Year 8 to our program, as well as a new cohort of Year 7 students.
  • The school is situated in Melbourne's booming western growth corridor approximately 23 kilometres from Melbourne CBD and services the rapidly growing and aspirational communities of the highly sought after Grove and Grand Central Estates in Tarneit.
  • Find out more via our website: Brinbeal Secondary College, Tarneit (brinbealsc.vic.edu.au)

Our Facilities:

Stage 1 state of the art educational facilities are now complete and includes:

  • Administration and Resource Centre - featuring modern design and multiple learning spaces for a variety of teaching styles.
  • Exceptional two storey Science and Technology building - with dedicated labs, materials and digital technology
  • Large Learning Neighbourhood - featuring 14 general classrooms, multiple presentation and seminar spaces and an array of quiet and small group collaborative areas.
  • Performing Arts building - featuring specialised drama, music and media spaces as well as four Food Technology rooms
  • Large Community Hub - features 3 indoor basketball courts and multi-purpose exercise rooms
  • Outside - we have extensive outdoor basketball courts as well as manicured landscaping that allows for multipurpose outdoor learning experiences.

Our Values:

Brinbeal Secondary College's values are:

Respect - Have honour or regard for the worth of oneself, others and the school environment.

Acceptance - Value all members of the community as they present themselves and wish to be seen.

Aspiration & Achievement - Set ambitious goals and strive to achieve them.

Working at Brinbeal SC:

All staff at Brinbeal Secondary College have qualities which ensure the effective learning & wellbeing of our students at the school.

  • This is a unique and exciting opportunity for you to work in a brand-new secondary school in the heart of the western suburbs, catering for the diversity of learners.
  • You will be empowered by education support staff, teachers and leaders in a highly collaborative workplace, with opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • As we grow, we will have many opportunities for leadership and positions of responsibility including Leading Teachers, Learning Specialists, Learning Area Leaders, Student Managers, Student Support Services etc.
  • The Principal Class have an open-door policy and are always available to staff. They are highly visible both in the yard and frequent classes.
  • Staff are highly motivated and skilled and are active contributors to the creation of a high achieving secondary school.
  • Our staff are committed to professional learning and growth for both self and others to ensure we are maximising the learning outcomes of all students.

2025 Positions of Responsibility - 2025 positions of responsibility will be advertised in term 4, all current and future staff appointed prior to this, will have an opportunity to apply.

If you are ready for the next challenge in your career in education and enjoy working collaboratively to enable student success and achievement, feel free to contact Principal Simon Haber either via phone or email to discuss the role further.

School Tours for prospective applicants:

If this opportunity appeals to you, we encourage potential applicants to join us on a school tour, where you can see our amazing facilities in person and see firsthand what it will be like to work at Brinbeal Secondary College. Scheduled tours will be held on; Wednesday 10th July at 11am, Tuesday 16th July at 9:30am (see students learning), Tuesday 16th July at 4pm and Thursday 18th July at 4:30pm.

Tour Registration is via: https://forms.office.com/r/JndvEhQF28

2025 Maths Teacher - new school opened in 2024

Job type:

Full time / From 28/01/2025

Job classification:

Classroom Teacher

Contact:

Simon Haber | 03 8001 3333

2025 Maths Teacher - new school opened in 2024