Maths Graduate Teacher - Cranbourne East Secondary College

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Cranbourne East VIC 3977, Australia
  • 12 Jan, 2022

Job Description

Job ID 1262015 Location Cranbourne East Secondary College Department Cranbourne East Secondary College Role Type Secondary Teacher Subjects/Duties View Subject/Duties Full/Part Time Full-Time Ongoing/Fixed Term Fixed Term Classification Graduate Teacher Program Apply By 01/22/2022 Other Information   Begin Date 01/28/2022 End Date 01/26/2023 Hours 38.00 Contact Name Lisa Mills Phone 03 5990 0200 School Website www.cesc.vic.edu.au

Location Profile

Cranbourne East Secondary College is situated in the Hunt Club Estate in Cranbourne East. It is a Years 7 to 12 Secondary School. The school commenced in 2011, with an intake of around 150 Year 7 students. The school currently has an enrolment of around 1700 students and is expecting further growth in 2022.

Curriculum:

The School will offer a Curriculum Program for Years 7 to 10 students based on the Victorian Curriculum. In the Senior Years, students will have access to a wide range of VCE, VET and VCAL programs.

The Curriculum framework will be based on the principles of deep learning, high expectations of student outcomes and collaborative planning and learning. The curriculum will provide students with opportunities to be independent, active and reflective learners who take responsibility for their learning.

Values:

Cranbourne East Secondary College has recently reviewed their values and have commenced the process of embedding them in everyday college life. It is a school community based on the following values:

  • Personal Growth
  • Achievement
  • Respect
  • Responsibility

Classroom teachers at Cranbourne East Secondary will be flexible, collaborative team members committed to providing the best educational opportunities for their students.

Staff, volunteers and committee members of Cranbourne East Secondary College are required to observe child safe principles and expectations for appropriate behaviour towards, and in the company of, children, as set out in the College Child Safety Code of Conduct. All personnel of Cranbourne East Secondary College are responsible for supporting the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children.

Selection Criteria

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.

Role

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.

Responsibilities

Core responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing a range of teaching programs or courses of study
  • Teaching an area of the curriculum or a general curriculum to a year level
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reporting student progress in key learning areas
  • Implementing strategies to achieve targets related to student learning outcomes
  • Maintaining records of class attendance and recording student progress
  • Implementing effective student management consistent with the school charter.
  • Working with a mentor to participate in professional development planning, implementation and reflection developing a professional portfolio

Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programs
  • Contributing to a range of co-curricular programs

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.

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.