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Classroom Teacher

Job posted: 17/06/2022
Applications close: 14/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 03/10/2022 - 27/01/2024

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other

Reference: 1283633

Reference: 1283633

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

SC1         Demonstrated ability to plan, deliver and assess and report on engaging and challenging individual educational programs within the context of classroom and specialist programs for students who have profound and multiple learning difficulties.

SC2         Demonstrated high level classroom teaching skills and the capacity to work with colleagues to continually improve teaching and learning.

SC3         Demonstrated ability to monitor and assess student learning data and to use this data to inform teaching for improved student learning.

SC4         Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills and high level interpersonal skills including the capacity to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with parents, other employees and the broader school community to focus on student learning, wellbeing and engagement.

SC5         Demonstrated ability to be physically involved in programs across the school including hydrotherapy, physiotherapy, mobility training, manual handling and student personal care.

Role

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.

Responsibilities

A TEACHER AT GLENROY SPECIALIST SCHOOL WILL:
- Actively promote and support the school values
- Be an active member of the school community, a subschool team and a Professional Learning Teams
- Coordinate the classroom transdisciplinary team
- Plan, implement and evaluate appropriate programs that cater for the individual needs of students in the context of the school curriculum
- Keep a record of programs, a weekly work program, and an assessment of students ongoing progress.
- Prepare Individual Education Plans and report on student progress
- Actively participate in a range of physical programs that include lifting, transferring, meal assisting and toileting students.
- Coordinate aquatics programs as a regular part of the education program.
- Demonstrate a co-operative, communicative and supportive approach to colleagues, parents and students.
- Attend scheduled meetings
- Carry out duties such as Yard duty, Bus duty
- Be responsible for the implementation of school policies and programs.
- Actively participate in targeted professional development and demonstrate new learnings in classroom practice and to colleagues
- Undertake other duties as required by the Principal

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

The Department of Education and Training 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.

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 http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’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 DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

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.

Vaccination Requirement

A person is not eligible for employment in the Teaching Service unless that person meets the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Glenroy Special School provides a stimulating, caring and safe learning environment for students with physical disabilities/health impairments. We provide for students who are aged from 5 to 18 years and currently have an enrolment of 143.
The school environment is designed with an extensive hoist system, internal & external play areas, hydrotherapy & nursing facilities and a transport hub for the fleet of buses that transport the students to and from school.

Many students have multiple disabilities with visual impairment, hearing impairment and epilepsy in addition to their physical disability. We also have students with high-support health care needs.  Three nurses manage the general wellbeing and health support. Glenroy Special School staff work together to provide students with a comprehensive program within an integrated curriculum. Therapy is conducted within the classroom by the whole team.
The school is divided into three sub-schools each with a sub-school leader. Sub-schools are age based with individual classes formed to cater for student academic and social abilities. Our senior school offers Transition and VCAL programs. School specialist teaching rooms include art, library, music/music therapy, physiotherapy and OT spaces, sensory rooms, and a hydrotherapy pool. All staff support students in education, therapy & recreation programs.  All staff participate in personal care programs and are involved in manual handling.

 

Classroom Teacher

Job type:

Full time / From 03/10/2022 - 27/01/2024

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Allan Waterson | 9304 2263

Classroom Teacher