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Graduate Teacher Program - EAL Teacher

Job posted: 23/06/2022
Applications close: 10/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

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

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1284733

Reference: 1284733

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

SC1    Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the capacity to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated capacity to respond to student learning needs.

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

SC3    Demonstrated capacity to monitor and assess student learning. Demonstrated capacity to use data to inform teaching practice and to provide feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4    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.    

SC5    Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated capacity to reflect upon practice and engage in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching. 

Role

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

Core responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing a range of teaching programs or courses of study
  • Teaching an area of the curriculum or a general curriculum to a year level
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reporting student progress in 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.
  • Working with a mentor to participate in professional development planning, implementation and reflection developing a professional portfolio

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

For the purpose of the Teacher Graduate Recruitment Program, graduate applicant eligibility is defined as a four-year trained qualified teacher who has completed all course requirements and graduated within the last four years; and not employed as a teacher by the Department at the time of the commencement of the advertised vacancy.  Applicants must also be currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

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

  • 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

Noble Park Secondary College is a multicultural school with students speaking 46 languages and has an SFO of .7645.

Noble Park Secondary College is in our second year of a new strategic plan.  Our SSP Student Achievement Goal is to achieve continuous improvement in the learning growth of each student.  Our Student Engagement Focus is to improve engagement through increased authentic student agency in their learning.  Our Student Wellbeing Goal is to develop resilient, self-confident aspirational learners.

Our spaces reinforce our pedagogical vision of a combination of collaborative and explicit teaching.  Our landscaped environment provides a backdrop for our Year 8 students to have a positive learning experience.

 Our Year 7/8 Centre has a combination of learning spaces which provides for both explicit and open (combined) teaching practises.  The focus is on collaborative planning to ensure that all staff can understand the level of each student, sharing this information with the students/parents.  The emphasis is also upon student feedback and voice, in ensuring that the student achievement level is enhanced. 

All students at the College have their own personal device to ensure that they have access to the required use of technology necessary for 21st Century learning.  These learning technologies enhance personalised individual learning tasks, assessment practices as well as increasing collaboration between students, teachers and parents.  We have introduced Edrolo as part of our technology foci at the Senior School.

 Students in Years 7 to 10 study subjects representing the key learning areas, with electives available for Years 9 and 10. VCE/VET/VCAL units are available for Years 10 to 12.  We are an accredited school for International students with a strong International program.

Student learning is maximized through extra-curricular activities in the areas of self-confidence, social skills, participation and leadership through programs such as SRC, Peer Support, Debating, Year 11 Formal and Year 12 Valedictory celebrations, outdoor education camps, year level camps and multicultural concert.  In addition, the College has an established cultural exchange program with its sister school in Japan, Shinminato Senior High.

 Our management structure is student centred with an emphasis on support, safety and security.

Attendance is checked each lesson with parents notified by SMS.  

School Council endorses the wearing of compulsory school uniform.

We continue to celebrate our traditional values and look forward to our exciting future to cater for the diverse needs of our students. 

Context

Noble Park Secondary College is a Year 7-12 co-educational College which embraces the traditional values of:

  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Responsibility
  • Integrity

Our curriculum focuses upon value added growth in all Curriculum Areas with an emphasis upon understanding individual student achievement through a variety of assessment processes.

The College offers VCE, VCAL and VET subjects for senior students and a strong careers/pathways program.  The College is proud of the connectedness of the students to the College which is enhanced through an extensive co-curriculum program and the strong relationship between staff and students. 

Purpose

At Noble Park Secondary College our purpose is to provide a nurturing, supportive and safe learning environment of all members of our community where;

Every Teacher:

  1. Knows their students and how they learn.
  2. Plans for and implements effectively Teaching and Learning Practices.
  3. Demonstrates individual student growth.

Every Student:

  1. Works co-operatively with their Teachers.
  2. Is actively involved in their learning growth.

Key Improvement Strategies

Our current School Strategic Plan focuses on:

  • Student achievement, particularly for an increase in the percentages of students in the top two bands of achievement in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN)
  • Instructional and shared leadership
  • Pathways and transition outcomes
  • Student voice and agency in their learning

Our College has introduced a consistent instructional teaching model.  Staff are aligned to the College's vision of this consistent teaching and learning model through professional learning teams demonstrating evidence through their performance development process in a collaborative and professional manner.  Through this process staff are committed to meet A.I.P. targets and goals to continually improve student outcomes. 

Graduate Teacher Program - EAL Teacher

Job type:

Full time / From 27/01/2023

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Pam Dyson | 03 9546 9066

Graduate Teacher Program - EAL Teacher