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Leading Teacher - Wellbeing Junior School (Leading Teacher Range 3)

Job posted: 16/05/2024
Applications close: 29/05/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

Job type: Full time / From 17/06/2024 - 17/06/2027

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1415944

Reference: 1415944

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

Selection Criteria

SC1      Demonstrated expert knowledge of the relevant curriculum. Demonstrated ability to lead and manage the implementation of school priorities, and the wellbeing focus across the school.

SC2      Demonstrated ability to lead the planning and implementation of high impact teaching strategies that respond to student learning needs. Demonstrated ability to support teachers to evaluate the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.

SC3      Demonstrated exemplary ability to monitor and assess student learning at a class, cohort or whole-school level and use this data to lead improvement initiatives. Demonstrated ability to support others in using data to inform teaching practice and to provide feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4      Demonstrated exemplary interpersonal and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to lead collaborative relationships with students, colleagues, parents and the broader school community focused on student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.

SC5      Demonstrated ability to model behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values and support colleagues to adopt these behaviours and attitudes. Demonstrated ability to reflect upon their own, others and whole-school practice and contribute to the provision of whole-school professional learning.

Role

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.

Responsibilities

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
  • 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 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

DE 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

 

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 who are able to attest to the claims made in your application.

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

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

Marnebek School is a large dual campus and a high performing specialist school located in Cranbourne.

Our school focuses on providing high quality outcomes for students who have an intellectual disability from Foundation to Year 12.

Marnebek School is fortunate the State Government is investing $38.34 million to upgrade and modernise our school.  This is an exciting opportunity to build a state of the art educational facility.

School Vision:-

Marnebek School believes in providing a stimulating and engaging environment, which enables students to embrace learning and achieve their full potential. We do this by building their social, emotional and physical wellbeing; empowering students to become active and valued members of their community.

Marnebek School is a supportive learning community where everyone is encouraged to be responsible, respectful and resilient. We enable students to become active in their learning by participating in engaging programs that prepare them for the future.

School Values:-

We strive to show our values of Resilience, Respect and Responsibility in all aspects of our school community.

Resilience we hold ourselves and each other to account within our school community.

Respect we value others and accept everyone's differences across our school community.

Responsibility we are honest, ethical and transparent throughout our school community.

Strategic Intent:-

Our school intent is to have an unrelenting focus on increasing students Literacy and Numeracy skills throughout our strategic plan. Our rationale is based on the schools self-evaluation report which highlighted under the FISO area of Excellence in Teaching and Learning fell in the emerging category. We aim to build the capacity of our teachers to increase student skills in literacy and numeracy and access to improved communication.

Over the 4 year Strategic Plan our rationale is to focus on building staff capacity in high quality teaching for students with a range of disabilities, to set high expectations of professional teaching standards and to empower staff to be resilient employees, to own the professional responsibility of student learning and respectfully collaborate as colleagues to build a strong community and positive school culture.

To view the Marnebek experience and what it means to work at our school please click on the link below:

https://youtu.be/W9Nd-NyB2ps

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

Teachers who do not have an approved special education qualification but do have current provisional or full registration from the Victorian Institute of Teaching may apply. Preference will be given to applicants who have an approved special education qualification."

Where the vacancy was advertised as an ongoing position and an external applicant who does not have an approved special education qualification is selected that person can only be offered fixed term employment for a period not exceeding five years.

www.marnebek.vic.edu.au

Leading Teacher - Wellbeing Junior School (Leading Teacher Range 3)

Job type:

Full time / From 17/06/2024 - 17/06/2027

Job classification:

Leading Teacher Range 3

Contact:

Chris Murray | 03 59963858

Leading Teacher - Wellbeing Junior School (Leading Teacher Range 3)