Graduate Teacher Program

Graduate Teacher Program

Schools (Government) | Healesville, VIC, AU

Posted 13 days ago

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Description



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.


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


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


Conditions of Employment


This vacancy is to replace an employee on parental absence and is for a period of seven years or until the employee absent on leave returns to duty at the school.


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


For positions in special settings, a person is not eligible for employment unless they meet the on commencement in the position.


Location Profile


Marysville Primary School is committed to our student achievement and their social and emotional wellbeing. We plan and deliver differentiated learning activities to enable children experience academic success and personal growth.

Our expert teaching staff engage all students in meaningful, relevant and challenging learning experiences, ensuring improved student performance within clear, high, whole-school expectations.

Our modern, flexible learning spaces encourage a love of learning. Children learn to work in respectful relationship with each other and our staff.

Marysville Primary School utilises current digital technology across our school as a tool to improve and support student learning. Our school uses these applications to enhance student learning and to engage in contemporary learning opportunities. The students have access to one to one IPAD program and a comprehensive Notebook bank for students in Years 2 - 6.

Our academic program provides for a daily minimum two hour literacy block incorporating reading, writing, speaking and listening and a daily one hour numeracy block incorporating Number and Measurement.

Our comprehensive curriculum, student leadership, Junior School Council and our Nature Nurture Gardening Program all add value to our educational outcomes. In combination with focussed teaching and learning support services such as speech therapy, educational psychology and social work sustain our social and emotional wellbeing.

Marysville Primary School is a great place to be. We are proud of our students, our school, and our community. As a staff we are committed to improve academic and social learning opportunities for all.

Professional learning is a high priority and is fully supported through a complete in-house professional learning suite, coaching and a commitment to all staff of the provision of attendance at further learning.

Student achievement and engagement have consistently trended at and above state and national averages and school performance is high. Student engagement and leadership is highly valued.

We welcome prospective applicants to please view our website and call the school with any queries you may have.