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$5000 INCENTIVE Classroom Teacher Business Management,Humanities and Legal Studies 7-12 (Classroom Teacher)

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 23/05/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 03/06/2024

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1415122

Reference: 1415122

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern 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

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

Welcome to Wheelers Hill Secondary College. We have a student population of approximately 700 and a team of passionate and dedicated teaching and non-teaching staff who are focused on providing the best learning outcomes for all students. We have excellent facilities and a beautiful and natural setting, showcasing expansive grounds within a well-established residential precinct. We offer a vibrant and engaged community that values our personalised care for students as well as our clear focus on achieving one¿s personal best in all areas of learning and wellbeing. The College was established in 1980 and is in the City of Monash, in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. We welcome and support Diversity and Inclusion. The College has up to 30 feeder primary schools and a long-established International Student Program.

Our core and extra-curricula programs, at all year levels, includes Sports, Instrumental Music, Student Leadership, Voice and Agency, Robotics Clubs and a range of other activities. Our School Productions are enormously successful. We have outstanding STEAM Programs and work closely with the Monash Tech School, at Monash University, where students explore leading edge digital technologies and engage in a range of programs designed to support future career prospects. We also offer at Years 7 to 9 `RISE@WHSC¿ which has been designed around four key pillars: Resilience, Inquiry, Student Agency, Voice and Leadership; and Empowerment. It gives selected students the opportunity to delve deeply into 21st Century Learning based on: Collaboration, Communication, Creative Problem Solving and Critical Thinking.

Our College values are:

Respect: WHSC promotes respectful, inclusive and positive relationships. Our students and staff act with integrity and value diversity in their interactions with others. We understand that inclusive language and behaviours define us as individuals and as members of the Wheelers Hill community. We respect our own traditions as a College, and we respect our First Nations People and the land on which we learn.

Excellence: WHSC provides opportunities to demonstrate excellence in all areas of learning and wellbeing. It is only through perseverance, resilience and the capacity to learn from effort that true excellence can be achieved. Excellence is not simply a measure or a number but a recognition of all the parts that define us as authentic learners who have achieved mastery and autonomy in the key knowledge and skills that we aspire to.

Creativity: WHSC believes that creativity is the key to unlocking the potential in every student. Our students and staff are encouraged to seek innovative solutions and use higher order thinking skills as independent and collaborative learners. We believe that the Design Thinking Process is a significant tool in supporting young people to use creative critical thinking skills that are based on empathy and self-reflection.

Wheelers Hill Secondary College strives to develop students who are ready to embrace the future and become empathic and ethical global citizens.

The College consists of two sub schools: Middle and Senior. Every Year level has access to a broad range of core studies, and an extensive elective program is available at Years 9 to 12, with students recommended for VCE Advanced Placements in their areas of expertise and interest.

The College has also implemented a school-wide approach to Literacy, Numeracy and STEAM, with Learning Specialists in each of these areas to oversee initiatives. The College¿s Performing Arts Programs provide further opportunities for our students to excel as learners.  For example, high quality opportunities exist in Drama, Music and Dance.  Our Performing Arts Program supports Instrumental Music, an annual Whole School Production, numerous bands and choirs, together with various Showcases demonstrating student skills and talent.

We offer an excellent Sports Program, with dedicated teachers to support individual athletes as well as a huge array of team sports. Our House System also offers students the opportunity to build peer connectedness and personal wellbeing. Our dedicated Wellbeing space provides one on one consulting by our Wellbeing Team.

The College¿s primary administration platform is Compass. Students, parents, teachers and administration staff liaise efficiently and effectively through this platform. This is a powerful tool which underpins effective communication by sharing resources, communicating attendance, promoting student work, ensuring classroom materials are available and ensuring currency of documentation.

Our learning spaces include:

·         A spacious Library facility to support learning and research, which forms the central hub of the College.

·         A modern Science Centre, catering for the four major science strands of Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Physics

·         A Food Technology Centre

·         Arts, Woodwork and Metals/Plastics Technology areas

·         The Bunjil Centre, featuring a practical performance theatre, music rehearsal spaces and a full-size gymnasium with a giant digital screen

·         A dedicated VCE Study Centre.

The College welcomes the use of our facilities by local community groups, including the use of classrooms, the gymnasium, and the College grounds for sporting and academic activities.

$5000 INCENTIVE Classroom Teacher Business Management,Humanities and Legal Studies 7-12 (Classroom Teacher)

Job type:

Full time / From 03/06/2024

Job classification:

Classroom Teacher

Contact:

Fern Brisbane | 95615811

$5000 INCENTIVE Classroom Teacher Business Management,Humanities and Legal Studies 7-12 (Classroom Teacher)