Instructional Leader - Teaching & Learning - Geelong

St Joseph's Flexible Learning Centre

North Melbourne, VIC 

Curriculum / Learning

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 26 April 2024

St Joseph’s works with young people who are disengaged from mainstream education with the aim of re-engaging them in creative, meaningful & intentional learning. Our schools work with young people through a trauma informed approach respectful to the educational needs of each learner. The position will require an instructional leadership & coaching approach to bring about growth for senior teachers

<p>St Joseph’s offers an inclusive and non-discriminating learning community to young people, who for a variety of reasons, make the choice to attend a specialised learning environment. St Joseph’s operates across multiple campuses, located in North Melbourne, Geelong, Colac, Ballarat, and a dual engagement virtual learning campus, BlendED (subject to regulatory approval). The young people who attend have typically experienced one or more significant and complex educational, social, developmental, psychological, health, legal or familial situations which demand unique responses. Such interventions are embedded within the Operation By Principles framework, which combine education with an understanding of trauma-informed practice. </p><p>This role is supported by the Program Director of Teaching and Learning at St Joseph’s and will require an instructional leadership and coaching approach to bring about growth for senior teachers. They will model and observe classroom practice to support reflection and conversation about practice leading to professional growth and the full flourishing of every young person enrolled. This position will contribute to improving quality teaching, learning and support across the senior classes in a manner consistent with the traditions of Edmund Rice Education Australia and the strategic plan, vision, mission and values of the school.</p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p><b>The Role: </b></p><ul><li>We are looking for a full time Instructional Leader – Teaching &amp; Learning to join our team, based at the Geelong campus.</li><li>You will be employed on a 3-year fixed term basis, commencing ASAP, and will be employed under the Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2022.</li><li>This position will attract a Position of Leadership allowance of POL Level 2.</li></ul><p><br /></p><p><b>You will need: </b></p><ul><li>Ability to commit to and work within our Operating Principles; Respect, Participation, Safe and Legal and Honesty.</li><li>Registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.</li><li>Demonstrated outstanding classroom teaching skills and the capacity to support teachers to continually improve teaching and learning.</li><li>Current knowledge of VCE Vocational Major learning practices, research and pedagogy including the planning, documentation, assessment and delivery of engaging learning experiences.</li><li>Demonstrated understanding and application of the AITSL Standards and how they inform the development of professional learning goals and provide a framework by which teachers can judge the success of their learning and assist self-reflection and self-assessment</li><li>Demonstrated ability to monitor and assess student learning data at the individual, class and stream level and to use this data to inform teaching for improved student learning.</li><li>High level interpersonal skills including a capacity to develop constructive relationships with young people, parents and other staff and contribute to the leadership and management of the Victorian Curriculum stream.</li></ul><p>Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity.</p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p><b>To Apply: </b></p><p>Please visit our website, learn about our work, and review the position information in Employment Opportunities at Forward your application to recruitment&#64; and include: </p><ul><li>A letter of introduction and a one-page response to the duties and responsibilities listed in the position description and how you would meet them;</li><li>A current curriculum vitae outlining previous experience and skills;</li><li>Two referees (including contact details). Please include a referee from current or most recent place of employment, if this is a school it needs to be the principal.</li></ul><p><br /></p><p>For further information contact: Mark Kennedy (Campus Principal) on 0436 098 745, or Scott Bowman (Program Director Teaching &amp; Learning) on 0427 456 873. </p><p>Application close 5pm Friday 19 April 2024. </p><p>Applications will be considered as they are received. </p><p><br /></p><p><i>St Joseph’s Schools are a Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition and are recognised as a leading organisation for the provision of educational and social inclusion programs for disenfranchised young people. </i></p><p><i>All applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures. These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures. Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people. Please review the Information Collection Notice on our website for details about how we manage your employment application information. </i></p><p><i>St Joseph’s is a child safe environment. St Joseph&#39;s is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing, and participation of all children and young people under our care. 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 MO1359. All employees abide by the Child Safety Code of Conduct available on our website. </i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>