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Generalist Teacher (Primary) - Geelong

MacKillop Family Services

About the Program:

This position is situated within MacKillop Education at the Geelong campus.

The Generalist Teacher is a member of our Mackillop Education Geelong school and reports to the Primary Team Leader. The Generalist Teacher will work collaboratively with other staff to develop and deliver education programs that are suited to the specific needs of the students.

About the role:

The Generalist Teacher will design and deliver a range of education programs that meet the needs of the students and are compliant with curriculum requirements. This includes classroom teaching and 1:1 intensive student support.

In collaboration with the Deputy Principal and Primary Team Leader, will contribute to the development of education programs appropriate to the identified learning and wellbeing requirements of children with complex and diverse needs, who have often experienced trauma, abuse, or neglect.

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and an awareness of the current issues faced by Aboriginal children, young people and their families.
  • A four-year teaching qualification or equivalent.
  • A current VIT registration.
  • Early childhood training and/or experience is welcomed but not essential.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience in implementing highly aspirational initiatives in student learning, informed by the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Experience in the design, delivery and assessment of programs that cater for diverse and complex needs of individual learners and a commitment to trauma-informed practice.
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary developments in education and a capacity to engage students who have a range of learning difficulties and challenging behaviours.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with colleagues to improve the quality of programs and enhance student outcomes
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to develop constructive relationships with students, parents, caregivers, staff and external agencies.
  • Demonstrated commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities including student excursions and camps.
  • An understanding and commitment to the values and objectives of the organisation and a capacity to represent MacKillop as required by the role.

Position Description: Please click here for a copy of the position description.

Benefits on offer:

  • Generous Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 (additional tax free allowance)
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your wellbeing

You must have a:

  • Valid and current Driver’s Licence;
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check;
  • Valid Working with Children Check;
  • Valid and current NDIS Workers Screening Check or can provide proof of application up to 31 July 2021.

How to Apply:

Click Apply Now where you will be redirected to sign in to our recruitment portal. If this is your first time applying for a job with MacKillop, you will need to register for an account. For a step-by-step guide, please download the guide here: https://www.mackillop.org.au/uploads/Careers/Recruitment-Portal-How-to-Guide.pdf

Please make sure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the PD as part of your application.

NDIS Worker Screening Check: The Australian Government recently introduced the NDIS Worker Screening Check, an additional, national legislated compliance requirement to determine if a person is cleared to work with people with disability. MacKillop requires all client facing staff obtain the NDIS Worker Screening Check. An employment application will require the submission of evidence that this check has been attained or an application has been submitted.

For more information and how to apply please view: Victoria: Department of Justice and Community Safety

For more information, please contact Justin Roberts on 03 5248 2557 or at Justin.Roberts@mackillop.org.au using the subject line: Generalist Teacher (Primary) - Geelong enquiry via EthicalJobs.

MacKillop promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. MacKillop Family Services acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Elders in each of the communities where we work.

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