Ongoing Graduate Teacher - English/Humanities - Neerim District Secondary Coll

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Neerim District Secondary College is a small rural school of 220 students, situated in the picturesque town of Neerim South at the foot of the Baw Baw ranges.  The school offers our students and staff an attractive, settled, and inclusive environment with spacious grounds.

Our vision is to empower our students to become the best version of themselves.

Our school is a community that cares for and respects one another. We pride ourselves on our staff working as a cohesive unit to support students and families to achieve their goals.

Our values developed by students, staff, and the community include:
- Community - We have a strong sense of belonging to the school community and welcome everyone.
- Respect - We have due regard for the feelings, wishes, and/or rights of others.
-Perseverance - We admire and encourage others to continue to persevere in spite of barriers.
-Leadership - We strongly encourage students to undertake leadership roles but also to take on leadership behaviours.

We offer a strong Year 7-10 Curriculum based on the Victorian Curriculum with a wide range of performing and visual arts, and design technology classes, available to students in the junior and middle years.  Our Year 9 students spend one-fifth of their year participating in an applied learning inquiry-based program designed to support the development of students¿ interpersonal, problem-solving, critical thinking, and creative thinking skills.

Students in Years 10-12 have access to a broad range of VCE subjects offered through on-site face-to-face classes and blended delivery methods.  We also offer a strong VCE-Vocational Major (VM) program at Years 10-12. Students completing VCE-VM are supported to enrol in a VET Certificate with external providers and complete Structured Workplace Learning one day per week.

Through the work of passionate and dedicated Student Wellbeing and Student Inclusion Teams, our school provides meaningful interventions and supports that ensure we meet all students individual learning and wellbeing needs.

Neerim District Secondary College receives strong and ongoing support from the Neerim South community and students are regularly involved in volunteering and supporting local community events. Our school is a destination school with increasing enrolments, supportive parents and families, and a motivated and progressive team of staff. 

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 Student Visa, Australian
  • Locations:

    Jul 2024 (approx)

  • accepts international


  • Closing Date:12th Jun 2024, 1:59 pm


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