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Legal Studies/Business Management Teacher

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 01/08/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1284075

Reference: 1284075

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

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

SC2      Demonstrated high level of ability to plan for and 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 high level of ability to monitor and assess student learning. Demonstrated high level of ability to use data to inform teaching practice and to provide feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4      Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated high level of ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.

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

Role

Range 2 classroom teachers play a significant role in assisting the school to improve student performance and educational outcomes determined by the school strategic plan and state-wide priorities and contributing to the development and implementation of school policies and priorities. 

A critical component of this work will focus on increasing the knowledge base of staff within their school about student learning and high quality instruction to assist their school to define quality teacher practice.

Range 2 classroom teachers will be expected to:

  • Have the content knowledge and pedagogical practice to meet the diverse needs of all students
  • Model exemplary classroom practice and mentor/coach other teachers in the school to engage in critical reflection of their practice and to support staff to expand their capacity
  • Provide expert advice about the content, processes and strategies that will shape individual and school professional learning
  • Supervise and train one or more student teachers
  • Assist staff to use student data to inform teaching approaches that enable targets related to improving student learning outcomes to be achieved.

Responsibilities

The role of classroom teacher may include but is not limited to:

  • Direct teaching of groups of students and individual students;
  • Contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of a curriculum area or other curriculum program within the school;
  • Undertaking other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the School Principal;
  • Participating in activities such as parent/teacher meetings; staff meetings; camps and excursions;
  • Undertaking other non-teaching supervisory duties.

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

Other Information

* This is a full time, ongoing position with possible coordinator responsibilities.

Information for Applicant’s

  • Provide a cover sheet with your name, address, and contact telephone number, current position, teaching methods and the names and telephone numbers of at least three current referees
  • Address the selection criteria, attach your curriculum vitae and cover letter and upload in one document
  • Ensure your selection criteria responses are no more than 1 page each
  • The panel reserves the right to contact referees outside of the provided list, however will contact your most recent Principal.

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

John Fawkner College takes pride in uniting learners from a diverse community within a respectful and adaptive environment that fosters enjoyment in learning and the motivation to achieve excellence. John Fawkner Secondary College is a growing co-educational secondary college, which operates within a distinct geographical area with a diverse cultural mix.

John Fawkner College provides a wide range of VCE, VCAL and VET studies to senior students, as well as an engaging and contemporary 7-10 curriculum offering. The College has a strong focus on improving the Literacy and Numeracy skills of all students using the Literacy for Learning and Quicksmart programs.

The College supports student learning with effective ICT infrastructure including interactive whiteboards and associated learning management systems. Further, the BYOD laptop program ensures all students have access to relevant technology for their learning.

The School Strategic Plan has a strong focus on supporting and improving the consistency of teaching practices with the implementation of a new whole school instructional model – “The Invitation to Learning” which is supported by a Positive Learning Framework and School Wide Positive Behaviours.

The academic success of our students is supported by the development of a Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum using the Understanding by Design Framework and has been adopted in our Professional Learning Communities. The College has an increasing focus on data and evidence of practice to inform decision making and teaching in all classrooms.

Our Vision:

The schools motto is “Aspire and Achieve” with the vision statement, “John Fawkner College takes pride in uniting learners from a diverse community within a respectful and adaptive environment that fosters enjoyment in learning and the motivation to achieve excellence.”

Our Values:

Respect: We respect others for who they are and value their opinions

Commitment: We are dedicated to our values, our school and our community

Academic Excellence: We relentlessly pursue academic excellence

Continuous Improvement: We never stop finding ways to stretch and grow

Legal Studies/Business Management Teacher

Job type:

Full time / From 01/08/2022

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Lisa Vinnicombe | 9359 1166

Legal Studies/Business Management Teacher