Primary School Teachers (Maternity and long leave contracts) Term 3 Commencement

Lakeside College


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 19 March 2023

The College is currently seeking two suitably qualified and passionate educators to join the staff of Lakeside College as teachers of Primary commencing in Term 3 2023.

<p><strong>Position: </strong>Primary School Teacher</p> <p><strong>Organisational Relationship: </strong>Responsible to the Head of Primary School</p> <p><strong>Employment Basis: </strong>Full-Time, Contract, Commencing Term 2, 2023</p> <p><strong>Location:</strong> Pakenham, VIC 3810</p> <p><strong>Classification: </strong>Lutheran Education Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2018 and the National Employment Standards.</p><p>Lakeside College is a Prep to 12 co-educational Christian school in the Lutheran tradition. Situated in Pakenham, a picturesque suburb and easy drive to the south-east of the Melbourne CBD, the College campus boasts excellent facilities in pleasant surrounds. Partnerships with local organisations give access to impressive arts and sports venues. </p><p>Serving a growing and vibrant community, Lakeside College has a current enrolment of 577 students split across Primary, Middle and Senior Schools. Students, staff and parents are committed to supporting each child to learn, care and achieve – in doing so, giving glory to God and serving the world in love.</p><p>The College requires a teacher of Year 4 and a teacher of Year 2.</p><p>As a growing College, ongoing employment is likely to be available into 2024. </p><p>Applicants are asked to <a href=";Q0c5TSY-3JA&amp;feature&#61;" rel="nofollow">view this video</a> and be aware of <a href="" rel="nofollow">these key College documents</a>.</p><p> </p><p><b>Key Selection Criteria </b></p><p>The applicant for the position is required to provide evidence of skills and experience that demonstrates; </p><ul><li>An active Christian faith and willingness to uphold the ethos of the Lutheran Church of Australia </li><li>Demonstrated high level of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, parents and other teachers </li><li>Ability to select and use appropriately, a wide range of teaching and assessment strategies to suit the needs of a diverse range of students </li><li>Demonstrated commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities as a member of the College team </li><li>Capacity to establish and develop positive and constructive relationships with students, staff, parents and members of the wider community </li><li>Demonstrated capacity to reflect critically upon their professional practice </li><li>Demonstrate the capacity for best practice in curriculum development and implementation, evaluation and assessment and management of teaching and learning activities </li><li>Ability to apply information and communication technologies to the teaching and learning process as well as collecting, organising and processing relevant data</li><li>Demonstrated ability to uphold a Childsafe culture</li></ul><p><b>Application process</b></p><ul><li>To apply for this position applicants must submit an application containing: </li><li>A resume of no more than two pages including details of 3 referees, including one who must attest to the applicant’s faith and/or ability to support the Christian ethos of the school in keeping with the <a href="" rel="nofollow">College Statement of Faith</a>.</li><li>A statement addressing the selection criteria of no more than two pages </li><li>Applications must be submitted electronically to <a href="mailto:recruitment&#64;" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;</a><a href="mailto:recruitment&#64;" rel="nofollow"></a></li><li>Questions can be addressed to the College Principal, Mr Tom Brennen, <a href="mailto:principal&#64;" rel="nofollow">principal&#64;</a></li><li>Applications will be considered on a rolling basis so prompt application is encouraged. The College reserves the right to close applications earlier than advertised. </li></ul><p><b>Child Safety</b></p><p>Lakeside College is committed to being a Child Safe organisation. The College has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to acting in children’s best interests and in keeping them safe from harm. Lakeside College regards its child protection responsibilities with the utmost importance and as such, is committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure compliance with all relevant child protection laws and regulations and maintain a child safe culture.</p><p>For more information regarding our commitment to child safety and to view relevant policies, please visit our website. </p><p>As part of the recruitment process, previous employers of candidates will be contacted to confirm the applicant&#39;s suitability to work with children. Applicants that do not consent to this process will not be employed. </p><p>Once an applicant is appointed, they must: </p><ul><li>Be aware of, understand and comply with the principles of the Child Safe Standards at all times </li><li>Ensure adherence to the College’s Child Safety Code of Conduct and Policies, including the Child Safe Standards, and demonstration of behaviours in accordance with these </li><li>Undertake regular training and professional development in Child Safety and Child Protection during your induction and on an ongoing basis </li><li>Respond according to the College’s policies and procedures when interacting with children, taking all allegations and concerns very seriously </li><li>Be committed to providing a safe environment for all children, promoting physical, emotional and cultural safety.</li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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