Ongoing Graduate Teacher - Primary Teaching - Moe (Albert St) Primary School

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Location Profile  

Moe (Albert Street) Primary School is situated in the Central Business District of Moe, in the Latrobe Valley Gippsland.  The school¿s student population is currently at 140 and is supported through a strongly defined curriculum as well a welfare, integration, extended transition and community based programs which is underpinned by the Framework for Improving Student Outcomes. Our school comprises of a Junior Unit (F-3) and a Senior Unit (Years 4-6) based around collaborative learning and teaching.

The community of Albert Street Primary School encourages everyone to dare to dream and reach their potential in supportive, caring environments. Together we recognise and celebrate our success. We value Partnership, Respect, Optimism and Pride. We maintain a calm and gentle environment through sustained individual and group environmental plans.

The School implements a number of extra curricular activities including gardening (lunch time group) and arts.

Purposeful planning occurs during unit and whole school Professional Learning Communities. Numeracy and Literacy data is collected as per our Foundation- Year 6 assessment schedule. Extensive interviews are held with each new family enrolling at the school to ensure their child is strategically placed to meet social, emotional and academic needs.

Student leadership is strongly embedded into the Albert Street School Community. Throughout the year the senior students are mentored about leadership qualities through formal and informal opportunities. These include participation in the Moe Rotary Scholarship Awards, inducting visitors to the school, peer mentoring junior students.  School Captains plan and implement weekly assemblies while Sport Captains are responsible for lunchtime activities and equipment. Junior School Councilors are responsible for input into policy review, fundraising and capturing the voice of the student community.

The School Council plays a significant role in the governance of our school, in particular with the review of polices and overseeing the Annual Implementation Plan.  A growing volunteer cohort of family members assists with cooking, gardening, fundraising and general classroom assistance.

Albert Street Primary School has a strong established partnership with local organisations and businesses such as Bunnings, Moe Rotary, Moe Lions, Federation University and Latrobe Community Health. The school also has a Ready, Set Grow program which operates in term 3 and 4 to assist with the transition of pre-school children. Albert Street Primary School has Outside Hours School Care Program.

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

This position is a job share position with days of work being a Wednesday, Thursday & Friday of each week (these days may be negotiable) in a classroom of year 1 and 2 students.

This position is shared with a Leading Teacher/HITS Coach.  Planning and Assessments will occur collaboratively with the Leading Teacher and Junior Unit Leader.

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
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  • Locations:
    Melbourne
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  • POSITION START DATE

    Jun 2024 (approx)

  • accepts international

    Yes

  • Closing Date:19th Jun 2024, 11:54 pm

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