Health/physical Education (Classroom Teacher)

Schools (Government)

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 11/9/2019

Location Profile

Glen Waverley Secondary College is one of the largest secondary Colleges in Victoria with a culturally diverse population of over 1900 students, including 58 international students. The College is located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and is well regarded as consistently providing excellent educational outcomes for students in the local area. Foreign born students comprise 61% of the student population, and 24% of students speak a language other than English at home. The top three countries of birth of parents of the student cohort are China, Sri Lanka and India. The College vision is to create and sustain a learning community where everyone continually learns and grows. The learning in the College is supported by an extensive co-curricular program including Arts, Music and Sport.


Selection Criteria

SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.

SC2 Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth. 

SC3 Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4 Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining 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 experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching


SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.

SC2 Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth. 

SC3 Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4 Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining 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 experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching

Role

A classroom teacher at Glen Waverley Secondary College is charged with the responsibility of designing and delivering an educational program for their students which is consistent with the aims and objectives of the college including those incorporated into the Colleges Vision and Values statement, its Charter and Staff Code of Conduct. These documents identify a number of important foci for the work of all teachers. They include:

To develop students as autonomous learners through improved teaching and learning and the explicit teaching of the generic skills and attributes.

To enable all students to learn powerfully.

To improve and extend the use of appropriate computer based learning technologies to enhance educational outcomes for all students.

To care for students as individuals by catering for their physical, emotional and academic needs using recent educational research to inform the best approach to be used.

An annual appraisal for each teacher determines the extent to which they have addressed and contributed to improving the quality of teaching and learning and how they have used computer-based learning technologies to enhance the educational outcomes achieved by students. In addition all teachers are expected to participate in on-going professional development related to the above foci.

In addition to their classroom duties, teachers are also required to perform additional duties allocated by the Principal in accordance with state system requirements and school council policies.


Responsibilities

The main duties to be performed by a classroom teacher are to:

Implement the Colleges Vision and Values statement

Incorporate the principles of the Colleges Powerful Learning statement into their classroom practice.

Adopt strategies which will improve the quality of the teaching and learning that occurs in their classroom and which will ensure that all students make progress.

Integrate the use of appropriate computer-based learning technologies into their classroom programs.

Undertake direct teaching of groups of students and individual students and other non-teaching supervisory duties as determined by the College Principal.

Keep abreast of all activities and developments in the College and participate in College decision-making processes.

Contribute to the College co-curricular program and participate in activities such as parent/teacher meetings, staff meetings, learning area meetings, House meetings, and camps and excursions.

Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of a curriculum area or other curriculum program within the school.

Participate in regular professional development activities.

Undertake other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the College Principal.


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

For further information please contact Lars Andersson Assistant Principal on 88056705 or visit he College website www.gwsc.vic.edu.au


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

Program Benefits
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