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Learning Specialist: Innovation and Creativity

Job posted: 14/06/2022
Applications close: 09/07/2022 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / From 27/01/2023 - 27/01/2026

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1283076

Reference: 1283076

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Selection Criteria

SC1      Demonstrated expert knowledge of the relevant curriculum. Demonstrated ability to model exemplary teaching practice, including the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills across the curriculum, and implement school priorities.

SC2      Demonstrated expertise in the implementation and modelling 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 model the monitoring and assessment of student learning. 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 communication skills. Demonstrated ability to engage in collaborative relationships with students, colleagues, parents and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.

SC5      Demonstrated ability to model behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated ability to support others to reflect on their practice and facilitate school-based professional learning.

SC6     Demonstrated ability to actively contribute to a positive, collaborative school culture, and drive an instructional approach founded on design thinking, incorporating community connections and real-world learning opportunities for students.

Role

Learning Specialists will be highly skilled classroom practitioners who continue to spend the majority of their time in the classroom delivering high-quality teaching and learning and have a range of responsibilities related to their expertise, including teaching demonstration lessons, observing and providing feedback to other teachers and facilitating school-based professional learning.  Learning Specialists are expected to have deep knowledge and expertise in high quality teaching and learning in delivering improved achievement, engagement and wellbeing for students. The role of the Learning Specialist will be to model excellence in teaching and learning through demonstration lessons and, mentoring and coaching teachers in improving the skill, knowledge and effectiveness of the teaching workforce.

The Learning Specialist role is aimed at building excellence in teaching and learning within the Teaching Service.

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

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

Port Melbourne Secondary College (Port) is a new 7-12 school, located in the heart of Melbourne. 

Situated in the new Fishermans Bend precinct, the school is in its early stages of development and opened with its first Year 7 cohort in 2022. Housed in a state of the art building with exceptional facilities, the college has a strong focus on design thinking for innovation, with purpose built Science, Arts and Technology spaces equipped to support this approach of education. 

The four college values  - Character, Relationships, Endeavour and Excellence – form the foundation for our actions, language, attitude and behaviour, and college staff embrace and model these values in all areas of their work.   

This is an opportunity to be part of a team who will be integral in driving the college’s positive culture and collaborative, innovative approach to learning, building meaningful, positive relationships with families and local organisations to grow our strong college community.

The successful applicant will be a positive, enthusiastic, team-focused, flexible and hard-working individual who relishes the opportunity to learn and be challenged to achieve their potential. They will work in a dynamic, vibrant and supportive school community, where growth and development are celebrated, enthusiasm and ideas are welcomed and all are supported to excel.  

Port Melbourne Secondary College is seeking applications from exceptional candidates for the position of: Learning Specialist: Innovation and Creativity

 

For additional role description, please contact: Anne Stout: anne.stout@education.vic.gov.au

Learning Specialist: Innovation and Creativity

Job type:

Full time / From 27/01/2023 - 27/01/2026

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Anne Stout | 039/113-3500

Learning Specialist: Innovation and Creativity