Euroa Secondary College is the only state secondary school in the Shire of Strathbogie, located 90 minutes north of Melbourne on the Hume Highway. Our SFO (Student Family Occupation index) for 2022 is 0.5784.
Our students attend the college from a radius of 60km with the support of eight school buses of which two are operated by the college. For 2022 we are budgeting on 315 students and 60 staff members which includes 36 Teachers and Tutors (28.8 EFT) and 24 education support staff (17.14 EFT). Every student, staff member and family is valued as an individual at the college. Every community member has a role to play and the College believes strongly in the connection between school, family and community.
The College’s mission statement is “A united community where everybody has responsibility in preparing youth for their future”. The College core values are Challenge, Empowerment, Resilience and Respect. Studies such as Music, Languages other than English (Japanese), VET, VCE and VCAL are taught along with traditional subjects at years 7 to 10. A wide variety of extra-curricular programs are provided for students. Intervention programs operate in Literacy in years 7-9.
Classes are set in English and Mathematics, supporting and extending individual skills. Students in Year 9 participate in “The Year with a Difference” program. The Year 10 program provides students with numerous elective choices so they the opportunity to commence VET studies and have a solid foundation for Year 11 and 12. Students in years 10-12 have the opportunity to accelerate their studies to suit their talents and pathways to life beyond school.
SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the capacity to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated capacity to respond to student learning needs.
SC2 Demonstrated capacity to 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 capacity to monitor and assess student learning. Demonstrated capacity to use data to inform teaching practice and to provide feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.
SC4 Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, wellbeing and engagement.
SC5 Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated capacity to reflect upon practice and engage in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.
The primary focus of the range 1 classroom teacher is on further developing skills and competencies to become an effective classroom practitioner with structured support and guidance from teachers at higher levels and the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes.
These teachers teach a range of students/classes and are accountable for the effective delivery of their programs. Range 1 classroom teachers are skilled teachers who operate under general direction within clear guidelines following established work practices and documented priorities and may have responsibility for the supervision and training of one or more student teachers.
At range 1, teachers participate in the development of school policies and programs and assist in the implementation of school priorities.
The focus of a range 1 classroom teacher is on classroom management, subject content and teaching practice. New entrants to the teaching profession in their initial teaching years receive structured support, mentoring and guidance from teachers at higher levels.
Under guidance, new entrants to the teaching profession will plan and teach student groups in one or more subjects and are expected to participate in induction programs and other professional learning activities that are designed to ensure the integration of curriculum, assessment and pedagogy across the school.
Teachers at range 1 are responsible for teaching their own classes and may also assist and participate in policy development, project teams and the organisation of co-curricula activities.
Core responsibilities include:
Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Who May Apply
For the purpose of the Teacher Graduate Recruitment Program, graduate applicant eligibility is defined as a four-year trained qualified teacher who has completed all course requirements and graduated within the last four years; and not employed as a teacher by the Department at the time of the commencement of the advertised vacancy. Applicants must also be currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.
A person is not eligible for employment in the Teaching Service unless that person meets the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.