Ongoing Graduate Teacher - English/Humanities - Maryborough Education Centre

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Maryborough Education Centre is a school where the children and the youth of this community can learn and grow in a supportive, respectful and inclusive environment, where everyone is on a strong learning journey, and where positive and supportive relationships form the basis of all our work. We consistently empower students to strive for challenging aspirations. Students are supported in following their interests and passions through multiple pathways that will successfully lead to positive outcomes in further education, training or employment. The school has a key role in supporting, and working with the wider community in meeting the challenges faced by Maryborough and district. We have a commitment to Collective Impact and the empowerment of the community to re-define its destiny in a positive way.

Vision - to be an inclusive connected flourishing learning community.

Our school values have been developed in consultation with the whole community. They are:

  • Aspiration
  • Kindness
  • Respect

Social community and demographics

  • On a single site the school comprises facilities for primary, secondary and special needs education
  • The school is highly integrated with a common set of values and behavioural and learning expectations for all
  • Overall enrolment numbers are reflecting the demographics of the Maryborough community
  • Strong and supportive School Council and parent involvement is encouraged.
  • Committed Student Representative Council and a strong student leadership structure
  • Enthusiastic, professional staff team consisting of 87.81 effective full-time teachers and 69.31 school support staff.
  • Productive partnerships with Central Goldfields Council through the Go Goldfields initiative, University of Melbourne Network of Schools, Central Goldfields Linking Learning Project, service clubs and community groups, Goldfields Schools Network, and Goldfields Business Group
  • The school has a School Family Orientation of .6856


  • Provision of a vibrant and productive education, Foundation to 12 and Specialist Education.
  • Implementation of Professional Learning Teams to enhance staff effectiveness in best meeting the learning needs of all students
  • VCE, VCE VM and VPC courses
  • Trade Training Centre
  • Excellent further education pathways established and successful tertiary placements for students.
  • Many enhancement and enrichment opportunities for students such as art, music, instrumental music, musical productions, competitions, after-school activities, and sporting activities.


  • Bring Your Own Device computer provision is being phased in from 2015
  • Provision of computer suites and notebook trolleys are established throughout the school.
  • Internet and intranet use is supported
  • Data projectors in all learning areas

Environmental grounds and facilities

  • Classrooms modern and are traditional in their layout
  • Grounds improvements have included the construction of a new oval, primary playspace, Centre Heart development and extensive landscaping in recent years. Additional playground equipment, landscaping and outdoor enhancements are planned for

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:
    Other, Australian Citizen, Australian Student
  • Locations:

    Jun 2024 (approx)

  • accepts international


  • Closing Date:19th Jun 2024, 2:51 am


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