Ongoing Graduate Teacher - Generalist Primary -The Grange P-12 College

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Term 3 2024/ Negotiable start date.

The Grange P-12 College is a multi-campus school located in Hoppers Crossing in the outer Western Suburbs of Melbourne in the growth corridor of the City of Wyndham.  The College is culturally diverse, with our students coming from 58 countries and speaking over 60 languages.

The College has successfully implemented the School Wide Positive Behaviours Framework (SWPB) and the values of Respect, Learning and Working Together are embedded in our practice.  We have embedded Marzano's High Reliability Schools Teaching and Learning Framework across P-12, which provides a highly structured and explicit approach to Teaching and Learning.  All staff utilise the Four-Part Lesson Plan, High Impact Teaching Practices and differentiated teaching plans.

All teaching staff are members of a Professional Learning Community who work collectively to develop curriculum and analyse data to ensure work is at an appropriate level for all students.  Our focus is to ensure each student is successful at school and is able to complete Year 12, progressing to their chosen pathway in either tertiary study, training or full-time work. 

We have a Sports Science Academy Program specialising in Rugby, Netball, Volleyball, Cricket and Gymnastics.  This program operates from Year 4 onwards with pathway partnerships around Sport Science and tertiary institutions.   We are currently completing Capital works program to provide extensive facilities for the Sports Science Program.  Similarly, building works are completed to support a developing Performing Arts Program.

The College offers Performing and Visual Arts, Music, Sport, Language (Hindi) and ICT (Virtual Reality facility), There is also a High Achievers Program from Year 7 to 12 and we continue with a Voice coach for both Callistemon and Deloraine Campuses.  This will further strengthen our Performing Arts development.

The Grange P-12 College offers smooth transitions through the various stages of schooling: P-4; 5-8 and 9-12.  Students moving into Prep are immersed in a strong transition program, providing a seamless orientation program into school from kindergarten, day care or home.  All students have access to a well-resourced pathways program from Year 4.   A range of intervention programs also exist across the College to support student learning as well as individual learning plans for students in Year P-6.  All Year 6 students undertake a weekly elective program at the Secondary Campus to familiarise and establish highly supportive transition to Year 7

There are many options in the later years of schooling for VCE, VCAL and VET.  Students in Year 10 can access vocational and VCE programs and we are well resourced with a Trade Training Centre focused on automotive studies, as well as VET courses in Hospitality and Hairdressing.

The Grange P-12 College has a supportive and encouraging ethos enabling students to engage in a sense of belonging within our school community.  Similarly, staff are highly supported by well-resourced Sub School Teams, Wellbeing Teams and Professional Learning Communities. This year we will be introduced a Year 9 Inspire Program to develop student confidence, resilience and focused academic preparation for senior years of schooling. The program encourages active student participation via outdoor education camps, engagement with local community, a range guest and programs to develop positive relationships with community.  Similarly, the DET Marrung strategy strongly supports engagement, positive attendance and pathways planning for our Koorie students.

Our College is compliant with The Victorian Governments Child Safe Standards. The Grange P-12 College is committed to safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.  This is the primary focus of our care and decision making.  The Grange P-12 College has zero tolerance for child abuse. The Grange P-12 College is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard regarding decisions affecting their lives.  Particular attention is paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children with a disability. Every person involved in The Grange P-12 College has a responsibility to understand the importance and specific role they play individually and collectively to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make.

At The Grange P -12 College our school community aims to provide all students with an educational setting that:

  •  Is engaging, challenging and caters for individual needs
  • Is safe and promotes positive wellbeing
  • Meets individual academic and pastoral needs and prepares students for higher education and/or employment
  • Promotes participation and empowerment of children. Develops effective communication skills, promotes a sense of belonging to our community
  • Is underpinned by our College Values of Respect, Learning and Working Together.

The following initiatives support our aims:

  • A strong focus on building high-level skills in Literacy and Numeracy across The College P-12 and specialised classes to cater for individual learning needs, including MYLNS and TLI Programs.
  • PLC structures across the College P-12 support and drive common teacher practice.
  • Inclusive Support Program P-12 - Rainbow (P-2) Gold (3-6) Deloraine (7-12) that provide targeted individual learning and engagement programs for both PSDMs and unfunded students with additional needs
  • An  innovative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Program that encompasses students solving complex problems by working collaboratively on projects that utilises leading edge technologies such as coding, robotics, 3D printing etc. at our Callistemon Campus
  • A specialised program focusing on Sports and Science. Students will experience highly individualised programs around Soccer, Volleyball and Rugby. These specialised programs will be supported via relationships with sports
  • clubs and Deakin and Victoria Universities. Students are offered specialised electives tailored around: Exercise Science, Health and Wellbeing, Human Movement and Sports Science. All of these programs are designed to lead into VET, VCAL and VCE Study.
  • We maintain strong partnerships with the National Rugby League and Rugby Victoria to develop an elite coaching program for students from Years 4-12 and this year developed a relationship with Western United Soccer Club.
  • Students engage in our Athletes Development Program two mornings per week
  • A highly effective ¿School Wide Positive Behaviour Program¿ across Preps to Year 12. School Counsellors are embedded across the College
  • A comprehensive Information Technology program that has created a more dynamic learning environment.
  • A High Achievers Program (HAP) Program from Year 7-10 is designed to enrich and extend students learning. This year, the College introduced a new program for Year 9 students focusing on increased engagement with school, as well as targeted literacy and numeracy strategies. In addition, the College continues to address the learning needs of students performing below expected levels, via literacy and numeracy interventions.
  • A language program encompassing the Hindi culture at Years Prep - 8.

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:
    Education
  • Work rights:
    Other, Australian Citizen, Australian Student
    ...
  • Locations:
    Melbourne
  • POSITION START DATE

    Jun 2024 (approx)

  • accepts international

    Yes

  • Closing Date:11th Jul 2024, 12:21 am

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