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Classroom Teacher

Berry Street School
  • Job no: 9PFMT
  • Noble Park/Narre Warren location, on bordering Wurundjeri & Boonwurrung Country
  • Full time, permanent classroom teacher role beginning in the 2022 school year
  • Salary package full time equivalent up to $87-101k pa (inclusive of base salary $71-95k dependant on experience, plus super and salary packaging)

For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.

The Opportunity

The Berry Street School is a specialist independent school consisting of four campuses based in Ballarat, Morwell, Noble Park and Shepparton. We provide a Victorian Curriculum and VCAL program for students aged 12 to 18 years who have become disengaged from mainstream education and deliver a trauma-informed education model.

This role is full time and permanent beginning in January 2022 in line with the new school year. This role is currently based at our Noble Park Campus however we anticipate we will relocate to a new campus in Narre Warren.

Key Responsibilities

The Classroom Teacher will:

  • Support the implementation of the Berry Street Education Model.
  • With support from the leadership team, implement an engaging, inquiry-led curriculum.
  • Team teach and work as part of a team and contribute to ongoing curriculum development.
  • Attend professional development and whole school meetings as required.

About You

To be successful in the role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in Teaching/Education, hold a current Victorian Institute of Teaching registration and be able to work creatively to engage our young people in their education. You will understand of the importance of and have the ability to work in a team environment in this setting and have an understanding of the trauma informed positive education model approach.

The Benefits

  • Additional salary packaging available for meals/accommodation.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including access for staff members’ immediate family.

How to Apply

Applications including resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for the position to be submitted by ASAP as we are assessing applications as we are receiving them.

Queries to Amy Mazzitelli, Assistant Principal on 03 9239 1426 or Rebecca Robinson Assistant Principal on 0428 633 027, Noble Park Campus.

Please Note; the successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a current VIT registration and National Police Check.

Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.

Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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