Leading Teacher Range 3- Literacy Coaching

Job posted: 22/11/2022
Applications close: 05/12/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 27/01/2023 - 28/01/2025

Organisation: Education and Training

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1317190

Reference: 1317190

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Selection Criteria


SC1  Demonstrated capacity for visionary and proactive educational leadership within the area of literacy including a proven ability to respond to emerging educational initiatives that will lead to change in teacher practice and improve student learning outcomes.

 SC2 A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional learning for self and others to enable further development of literacy skills, expertise and teaching capacity

 SC3  Demonstrated capacity to analyse and interpret a range of data to lead and support others in the delivery of high quality teaching and learning programs resulting in improved student learning outcomes in literacy .

SC4 Demonstrated high level written and verbal communications, high level interpersonal skills including a proven ability to develop constructive relationships with students, parents and other staff and contribute to the leadership and management of the school.

SC5 Proven ability to develop, lead and manage a literacy intervention and PL across the whole school.


Leading teachers will be highly skilled classroom practitioners and undertake leadership and management roles commensurate with their salary range.  The role of leading teachers is to improve the skill, knowledge and performance of the teaching workforce in a school or group of schools and to improve the curriculum program of a school.

Typically, leading teachers are responsible for coordinating a number of staff to achieve improvements in teaching and learning which may involve the coordination and professional support of colleagues through modelling, collaborating and coaching and using processes that develop knowledge, practice and professional engagement in others.

Leading teachers are expected to lead and manage a significant area or function within the school with a high degree of independence to ensure the effective development, provision and evaluation of the school's education program.

Leading teachers will be expected to make a significant contribution to policy development relating to teaching and learning in the school. A leading teacher has a direct impact and influence on the achievement of the school goals.

Leading teachers are usually responsible for the implementation of one or more priorities contained in the school strategic plan.


In recognition of the importance of leadership and management combined with exemplary teaching practice for improved student learning outcomes, the key roles of the leading teachers may include but are not limited to:

                - Leading and managing the implementation of whole-school improvement initiatives related to the school strategic plan and school priorities

                - PLC & 1-1 coaching & data analysis to support who school initiatives and drive school improvement

                - Leading and managing the implementation of whole-school improvement strategies related to curriculum planning and delivery;


                - Leading and managing the provision of professional development and developing individual and team development plans for teaching staff within the priorities of the school;


                - Leading and managing staff performance and development (review of staff);


                - Teaching demonstration lessons;


                - Leading and managing the development of the school's assessment and reporting policies and practices;


                - Leading and managing the implementation of the school operations and policies related to student welfare and discipline;


                - Leading the development of curriculum in a major learning area and participating in curriculum development in other areas;


                - Responsibility for general discipline matters beyond the management of classroom teachers;

                - Contributing to the overall leadership and management of the school;

                - Contributing to the development of proposals for school council consideration;

                - Developing and managing the school code of conduct

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 values diversity and is committed to workforce diversity and equal opportunity in schools and all education workplaces. 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

Please ensure that your application includes:

  • a resume including relevant experience as well as personal details (name, address and contact numbers, business and home)
  • a section addressing the selection criteria and the requirements for application under the Who May Apply section
  • names and contact numbers (telephone and email if possible) of two referees

Please note that the selection panel may seek additional referees beyond those you name. Consistent with policy, we shall advise you if we will take this action.

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.

Location Profile

Tarneit Rise Primary School is a strong, inclusive community that proudly celebrates our diversity and multiculturalism and we are recruiting!

Instructional coaching is offered to all new staff. Our facilities are state of the art, our children are gorgeous, our curriculum is rigorous, and our leadership is strong. We are not looking for teachers who know everything; we are looking for reflective practitioners (of any level of experiences) who are curious about their practice and who want to make a difference in the world.

Our community works together to ensure every child has a positive, happy and rewarding school experience. Families and teachers are genuine partners in the learning process, ensuring our children strive to achieve their personal best and show kindness towards others.

The school attracts and retains a dynamic, caring and innovative staff who work hard to provide a range of high quality learning opportunities to stimulate and challenge each child. This is done within a collaborative culture, creating a strong sense of community spirit and high expectations.

Enrolments for 2022 are currently 1600.


Creating citizens for the future: compassionate, curious and strong.


We empower all students to achieve personal goals, experiencing high quality education and the best community for learning. This will ensure all learners have the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become lifelong learners, shaping the world around them and believing that, with effort, great things can be achieved.


Tarneit Rise Primary School recognises the importance of the partnership between the school and families to support student learning, engagement and wellbeing. We share a commitment to, and a responsibility for, ensuring inclusive, safe and engaging environments for children to learn and grow.  

Our values are: Respect, Responsibility, Kindness, and Growth

At Tarneit Rise Primary School, we invest heavily in our people because we believe no single asset or resource matters more in achieving our vision




Leading Teacher Range 3- Literacy Coaching

Job type:

Full time / From 27/01/2023 - 28/01/2025

Job classification:

Not provided


Nadia Bettio | 7002 6580

Leading Teacher Range 3- Literacy Coaching