Graduate Teacher Program (Graduate Teacher Program) | [QQX-229]

Graduate Teacher Program (Graduate Teacher Program) | [QQX-229]

15 Sep
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Schools (Government)
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Melbourne

15 Sep

Schools (Government)

Melbourne

Location Profile





Established in 1980, Billanook Primary School is located 35 km east of the city of Melbourne in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. Billanook Primary School has attractive air conditioned classrooms situated in a natural environment. It is well equipped with a German Language Room, Literacy Support Centre, Art Room, Library, Computer Lab, Hall, Canteen, Gym and Performing Arts Centre. A school run Out of School Hours Care program caters for the needs of children before and after school. The grounds are well maintained with students actively involved in planting and caring for the environment. Sustainability through a range of measures such as tank water and recycling is a feature of the school. Playground equipment,

shaded sandpit and seating areas, art installations, large open play spaces and a natural gully provide an attractive school environment for learning.



The school has a Student Family Occupation of 0.39, placing the school in the mid-high overall socio-economic profile. The current enrolment is 435. We have a relatively low number of students from non-English speaking homes. Students travel from Montrose and surrounding suburbs to attend the school. The staff profile reflects a gender mix and a balance of experienced teachers and recent graduates. Team ethos is strongly supported by all staff and is a key feature of the school. A Professional Learning Plan for all staff is linked to the goals in our Annual Implementation Plan. Classroom programs are enhanced and supported by specialist teachers in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, German Language and Physical Education. Students are supported through our Chaplaincy program, Tribes Groups and visiting professionals.



At Billanook Primary School we aim to provide a safe, nurturing, dynamic learning community that caters for the uniqueness of each student. We provide an environment and curriculum that challenges students to achieve to their highest potential and that develops knowledge, skills and resilience to be successful global citizens.





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

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjobau.com/job/7727019/graduate-teacher-program-graduate-teacher-program-qqx-229-melbourne/?utm_source=html

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