Classroom Teacher

Job posted: 15/03/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 24/04/2023 - 26/01/2024

Organisation: Education and Training

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1336537

Reference: 1336537

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

SC1. Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum area you are applying for.

SC2. Demonstrated capacity to implement high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluate the impact of learning and teaching programs and student learning growth.

SC3. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.  Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain collaborative relationships, with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, wellbeing and engagement.

SC4. Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values,  Demonstrated capacity to reflect upon practice and engage inprofessional learning to continually improve the quality of learning.

SC5. Presentation at the time of interview of what a typical lesson would look like in the curriculum area you have chosen.spes



An exciting  opportunity exists for a Specialist role within our School.  We are currently looking to restructure our Specialist Program, by offering children the opportunity to engage with  a vibrant and passionate teacher. We are seeking applicants with skills, talents, qualifications and a passion to teach in any  of the curriculum areas listed below.

- Music

- Library

- Kitchen Garden

- Hindi

Please include in your cover letter the Specialist Program/s which you have the skill set and passion to teach. We  look forward to hearing from applicants regarding what they have to offer the children of Kananook Primary School.  

Please ring Kananook Primary School for further clarification.








Core Responsibilities include:

- Planning and implementing relevant curriculum areas.

- Teaching an area of the curriculum to all year levels.

- Monitoring, evaluating and reporting student programs in the key learning areas.

- Implementing strategies to achieve targets related to student learning outcomes.

- Maintaining records of class attendance and recording student progress

- Implementing effective student management consistent with the school charter.

Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

- Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programs.

- Contributing to a range of co-curricular programs

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 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).

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants can contact Brett West, Yamatji man, in the Koorie Outcomes Division to talk about the recruitment process, the Department and supports for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the Department. Mobile: 0477 726 801 or email on: brett.west@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 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

Other Information

  • 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


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

Kananook Primary School opened in 1958 in a well established area in the suburb of Seaford.  Kananook is set on spacious grounds in a residential and light industrial area between Kananook Creek and the Frankston Freeway.  It is bordered by Wells Road, Buna Avenue, Boonong Avenue and Lyster Close. 

Kananook Primary School aims to prepare students to contend with a very dynamic 21st century in which creativity, cooperative work, connectedness to the world and adaptability are key features. At Kananook we are proud of our achievements in creating a warm, harmonious and caring learning environment where students feel secure, happy and are highly motivated to learn. We aim to make the school a place where every child becomes strong and confident, having high self-esteem and high standards of academic achievement and social behaviour.  At Kananook Primary School we promote “learning together”.


Classroom Teacher

Job type:

Part time / From 24/04/2023 - 26/01/2024

Job classification:

Not provided


Michael Block | 9786 6066

Classroom Teacher