Ongoing Graduate Teacher - Primary Teaching - Briagolong Primary School

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Briagolong Primary School is situated approximately 35 kilometres north of the main regional city of Sale.  Maffra and Stratford - two smaller towns - are also situated 15 to 20 kilometres away. The school was established in 1871 and is still using some of the original buildings. Briagolong is set on the plains at the foot of the Great Dividing Range.  The town consists of 500 persons with another 500 in the surrounding countryside. The school currently has 86 students with seven teaching staff and seven ES staff. 

The school offers a comprehensive curriculum.  In addition to the disciplines of Literacy and Numeracy we offer specialised Health and Physical Education, Art, Digital Technologies and STEM. We have had a strong focus on improving literacy and numeracy outcomes through collaborative teaching practices and student voice. 
In the upper school we run a Leadership Program aimed at developing leadership skills and resilience prior to their moving on to secondary college. 

This program links with a number of areas in the curriculum, particularly Health, Personal Learning, Interpersonal Development, and Civics and Citizenship. Through the Student Action Team, senior students also take responsibility for running events for the whole school and specific activities for junior students.

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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:

    Oct 2024 (approx)

  • accepts international


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


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