English 7-12

Job posted: 23/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 27/01/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1284699

Reference: 1284699

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


A classroom teacher at Glen Waverley Secondary College is charged with the responsibility of planning, preparing and delivering an educational program for their students which is consistent with the aims and objectives of the college including those incorporated into the Colleges Vision and Values statement and Strategic Plan.


The main duties to be performed by a classroom teacher are to:

Implement the College Vision and Values statement.

Adopt strategies such as HITs to improve the quality of teaching and learning that occurs in their classrooms and which will ensure that all students make learning progress.

Contribute to Professional Learning Teams (PLTs) that use data to engage in critical reflection and inquiry in order to improve student learning and engagement.

Use the GWSC Instructional Model to plan and deliver all lessons.

Monitor, evaluate and report student progress in key learning areas.

Keep abreast of all activities and developments in the College and participate in College decision-making processes.

Contribute to the College co-curriculuar program and participate in activities such as parent/teacher meetings, staff meetings, learning areas meetings, House meetings, camps and excursions.

Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the relevant curriculum areas.

Participate in regular professional development activities that align with the school priorities.

Undertake other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the College Principal.

Provide a child safe environment in accordance with the child safe standards.

Implement effective student management consistent with the school’s strategic plan: Restorative Practice.



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

Other Information

For further information please contact Amanda Provis Assistant Principal on 88056705 or visit the College website www.gwsc.vic.edu.au

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


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

Glen Waverley Secondary College is a Year 7 to 12 co-educational school with a student population of around 2000. Glen Waverley Secondary College’s vision is ‘Growing respectful, responsible, resilient global citizens who value diversity and lifelong learning,’ this vision is underpinned by our school values of: Respect, Diversity, Commitment, Perseverance and Accomplishment. Glen Waverley Secondary College has a proud history of academic excellence, underpinned by our commitment to provide a safe and caring environment where all students are supported to achieve their very best and by our relentless focus on providing high quality teaching and learning. Our curriculum offerings are broad and diverse, ensuring all students are supported to pursue their passion and to access their chosen pathways. Our co-curricular programs are many and varied including: our renowned instrumental music program, sport, science and technology and a thriving student leadership program. Students take pride in their school and are encouraged to immerse themselves in all aspects of school life. Student achievement is recognised through the Gain Wisdom Merit Program, which celebrates students who exemplify the school values and their accomplishments. Glen Waverley Secondary College is a school of choice, with demand often exceeding available enrolment space. Students who attend Glen Waverley Secondary College aspire to live exemplify the college values and it is this commitment from students that has seen students routinely achieve Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) results and NAPLAN outcomes that are amongst the best in the State of Victoria.



English 7-12

Job type:

Full time / From 27/01/2023

Job classification:

Not provided


Amanda Provis Assistant Principal | 88056705

English 7-12