Ongoing Graduate Teacher - English/Humanities - Emerald Secondary College

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Emerald Secondary College offers a quality secondary education. Our college is proud of the Strategic Direction which is driving forward the core mantra to provide `Access to Excellence'.  Students are surrounded by a natural environment which enhances their educational experiences in purpose-built buildings and supported by a committed and passionate staff.

The College has just completed its first stage refurbishment that included the Resource Centre, Administration Block, upgrades to the Science classrooms, Food Tech/Textiles and the Year 7 building. Further funding was awarded to the College to continue to upgrade learning spaces.

The College supports a professional learning environment that builds staff capability and adds growth to both student and staff outcomes. Emerald Secondary College's Instructional Model has been embedded and aims to empower staff and students to continue to develop Learning and Teaching outcomes ensuring consistency between classes and the use of High Impact Teaching Strategies. The College offers a comprehensive curriculum from Year 7 through to Year 12 with a student focused pathway approach supporting each student's interest, ability, and aspiration for the future. This is enhanced by an additional acceleration pathway that can allow students' access to University Courses at school to complement their Year 12 program.

Our college has a strong history of academic success with a high proportion of students being accepted into university or other tertiary institutions. We offer an extensive range of VCE courses in the Senior School complemented by vocational education opportunities including VET and the provision for the new Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Vocational Major (VM) and Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) for Victorian government secondary schools from 2023.

We are also proud to be an accredited Select Entry Accelerated Learning Program (SEAL) school for academically talented students from Year 7 onwards.

Beyond the curriculum the College offers a range of opportunities for its students including: Student Voice and Leadership, Instrumental Music Program, Performing Arts Centre, Visual Arts Program, School Sports Program and a Camps and Outdoor Education Program.

The College Values of:

Respect, Resilience, Harmony and Excellence underpin all that we do as a college as part of a holistic approach to a vibrant learning community.

Program Benefits 

This position attracts an incentive payment of $5,650 (pre-tax) for the successful candidate who meets the eligibility criteria set out under conditions of employment. 

Conditions of Employment

All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements. 

The appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to satisfactory pre-employment conditions check. 

A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided. 

Eligibility for incentive payments: 

  • The successful candidate is committing to a minimum of 1 year employment at this school. 
  • The successful candidate will not be a Graduate Teacher Incentive recipient from a previous vacancy. 
  • The successful candidate must not be employed as a teacher by the Department at the time the advertised position is to commence. 

EEO AND OHS Commitment 

Applicants seeking part-time employment are encouraged to apply for any teaching service position and, if they are the successful candidate, request a reduced time fraction. Such requests will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and will be subject to the operational requirements of the school.

The Department of Education 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. It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Additional support and advice on the recruitment process is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders from the Koorie Outcomes Division (KOD) via [email protected]

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
  • Work rights:
    Australian Working Visa, Australian Citizen,
  • Locations:

    May 2025 (approx)

  • accepts international


  • Closing Date:19th May 2024, 1:59 pm


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