Ongoing Graduate Teacher - Mathematics - Hoppers Crossing Secondary College

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Hoppers Crossing Secondary College opened in 1984 and is a single campus, co-educational college with an enrolment of approximately 1,500 students. Situated in an urban growth corridor, approximately 20 minutes west of Melbourne, we welcome students from Years 7 to 12, from Hoppers Crossing and the surrounding district.

The College places great importance on developing innovative and challenging educational programs, through which young people recognise the value of growth through learning. Academic rigour is valued at all stages of learning.

We aim to achieve the extra-ordinary by providing an education which has a focus on developing our students' academic potential. Our classroom focus is on challenge, engagement and achievement.

A highly committed staff share in the vision and values of the College and are dedicated to supporting students, throughout all stages of learning. The time and effort teachers put into their classes ensures the best educational outcomes which is reflected in our academic results. The College is very proud of its highest ever ATAR score of 98.90. We have excellent growth in study scores above 40 and consistency in the achievement of high ATAR scores. Over 90% of our Year 12 students' progress to tertiary education or training institutes or vocational positions.

Our students are guided throughout their chosen pathway of VCE, VCAL or VET studies and are prepared for post-secondary options, including tertiary entry and further training or employment.

A diverse range of innovative educational, co-curricular and enrichment programs are offered across Years 7 to 12.

These programs include the Estancia High School Exchange Program, Chinese Overseas Learning Experience, Italian Language Immersion Program, Wakakirri Competition, Inter-School Sports, Year 7 and 10 Scholarship Programs, Student Representative Council, Youth Parliament, High Resolves Student Leadership and Work Experience Programs.

Additionally, Year 11 and 12 Enhancement Studies make it possible to incorporate TAFE certificates and University studies within the VCE program as a result of strong partnerships with a range of tertiary institutions.

The College prioritises ICT across the curriculum with the inclusion of: interactive whiteboards or media projectors in every classroom, Apple Mac laboratories and a 1:1 Netbook Program.

These facilities are aimed toward preparing students with the skills required for them to take their place as 21st century learners and citizens.

Our college grounds are immaculately presented and maintained, providing our students with a positive learning environment.

Our students are also able to enjoy upgraded facilities including plexi-paved basketball and tennis courts in addition to our $2 million state-of-the-art Science Centre.

Parental involvement in college operations and the learning process is encouraged as we consider this contribution to have a positive effect on the education of our young people.

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.

Other Information

-Specific information in relation to this position can be found on the College website under the Employment Tab (

 -The Selection Panel reserves the right to seek referees other than those nominated on your application.

- All applicants need to be aware that with regard to the Child Safety Standards, information may be collected in order to establish their suitability for child-connected work.

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

-Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to the satisfaction of pre-employment conditions.

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

-Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available online at the Department's Human Resources website at: -

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:

    Jul 2024 (approx)

  • accepts international


  • Closing Date:11th Jun 2024, 1:59 pm


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