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Graduate Teacher Program - PE

Job posted: 24/11/2022
Applications close: 07/12/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Lakes Entrance

Job type: Full time / From 27/01/2023 - 27/01/2025

Organisation: Education and Training

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1318249

Reference: 1318249

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Lakes Entrance

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

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

Lakes Entrance Secondary College is the sole secondary school provider in Lakes Entrance.  As such, it occupies a prominent and significant role in the town and is a focus of community and educational connections. The College has 300 students drawn from the Primary schools of Swan Reach, Nungurner, Lakes Entrance, Toorloo Arm and Metung. The College serves the needs of a diverse population, where the economy of the town is based upon the fishing industry, and a variety of services and trades, agriculture, fishing and tourism. The location is a superb combination of ocean and forest, with a mild and temperate climate year round, abundant opportunities for exploring, hiking, trail riding, surfing, walking and with proximity to the ski fields. Restaurants and cafes abound and the area is growing in recognition for its infrastructure development, reasonably priced housing and growth potential. Roads in and out are excellent and the atmosphere is welcoming and inclusive. The College is proud to reap the benefits of all of these desirable factors. Working at Lakes Entrance Secondary College brings with it abundant life style and professional potential.

The aim of the College is to prepare students for life as active, happy, curious and engaged citizens. Teachers work to provide an understanding of opportunity and possibility, where diverse skills are valued and aspirations are carefully nurtured. Our College values are ‘Respect for Self, Respect for Others and Respect for Learning.’ The College curriculum is designed to develop the academic, social and personal skills of each student. There is a strong focus on respectful relationships, historical and geographical understanding and reaching full potential. There is a strong wellbeing perspective, programs to support good decision making and impactful career advice. Our links to all aspects of the Lakes community run deep and enable a well- structured pathway for the aspirations of all of our students.

The Years 7 to 9 curriculum at the College develops a common set of knowledge and skills and has been designed to meet the diverse educational needs of all of our students and to provide them with stimulating and valuable learning experiences both within the classroom and through extra-curricular activities. We aim to offer a stimulating Camp program at each year level, a robust Sports program and celebrate many outstanding achievements of our students, both academic and personal.  The curriculum has been mapped against the skills and knowledge each student will need as they move into the later years of schooling and ultimately further education and employment. There are programs to support all abilities and, the virtue of a relatively small school means that we know our students well and can facilitate the strongest possible outcomes for them and their families.  Year 9 students experience an off-campus curriculum at our local fishing precinct, Bullock Island, where they engage closely with the community, learn about themselves and the world of work and future possibilities.

The College is led by a Principal, Assistant Principal, 2 Learning Specialists and 2 Leading Teachers with a staff of 38 teachers and 12 Educational Support Staff. The focus on student well-being, safety and resilience resides with a team of coordinators led by a leading teacher and supported by a Student Wellbeing team including a School Nurse, Chaplain and Psychologist.

The College’s teaching and learning focus is guided by current research and evidence based pedagogy, which involves a diagnosis of learning needs, and effective interventions to enable consistent growth for each student. All teaching staff learn together, and apply themselves to ongoing professional learning. 

The College is a strong nexus between our community, the students and parents and the wider world of opportunity and further education. Strong teaching and learning underpins all of our endeavours and the drive towards continual improvement lends a dynamism to the workplace.

Graduate Teacher Program - PE

Job type:

Full time / From 27/01/2023 - 27/01/2025

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Craig Sutherland | 51552982

Graduate Teacher Program - PE