Ongoing Graduate Teacher - Science - Brinbeal Secondary College

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Brinbeal Secondary College

Opening in 2024 - Year 7 only.

The college encourages applications from teachers of all levels of experience, from graduates through to highly accomplished.

About our School:

·  We're building a new secondary school in Wyndham (which incorporates Tarneit, Truganina, Werribee, Hoppers Crossing). It will open day one of Term 1 in 2024 and help the growing local population get an exceptional education close to home.

·  The school is located at 2 Connaught Road, Tarneit, 3029.

·  In its first year of operation (2024), Brinbeal Secondary College will open to Year 7 students only, and progress by year level thereafter to Year 12 in 2029. 

·  Brinbeal Secondary College will be a supported inclusion school, which is a mainstream secondary school with additional professional capabilities and facilities designed to cater for a slightly higher than usual proportion of students with disability.

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As a new and growing school, the school has the capacity to negotiate part-time hours with any applicants who wish to be considered for part-time only.

Our Facilities:

Stage 1 state of the art educational facilities includes:

·  Administration and Resource Centre - featuring modern design and multiple learning spaces for a variety of teaching styles.

·  Exceptional two storey Science and Technology building, with dedicated labs, materials and digital technology

·  Large Learning Neighbourhood, featuring 14 general classrooms, multiple presentation and seminar spaces and an array of quiet and small group collaborative areas.

·  Performing Arts building - featuring specialised drama, music and media spaces as well as four Food Technology rooms

·  Large Community Hub that features 3 indoor basketball courts and multi-purpose exercise rooms

·  Outside we will have extensive outdoor basketball courts as well as manicured landscaping that allows for multipurpose outdoor learning experiences.

Our Vision:

Brinbeal Secondary College¿s fosters a love of learning. We respect inclusion, diversity and indigenous heritage. We aspire for continuous improvement in all our students as they grow into adulthood. We live by our motto, 'Respecting diversity through inclusion', and look forward to our students emerging as empowered young adults who are resilient, highly productive and successful global citizens

Our Mission:

Our mission at Brinbeal Secondary College is to provide a rich, inclusive and diverse learning experience with strong held school values for all students and for all students to be resilient, confident and respectful global citizens with a desire for learning and tolerance and acceptance towards all members of our community.

Our Values:

Brinbeal Secondary College's values are:

Achievement - we maintain a focus on learning, improving skills and knowledge and achieving personal best. Through achievement we have High Expectations for what each student can and will achieve.

Respect - we are respectful of oneself, others and the school environment and accepting the right of others to hold different or opposing views.

Aspiration - we direct our ambitions towards achieving our dreams and be the best that we can be! We set ambitious goals and knowing we will achieve them.

Acceptance - we show that the school values each member of its community as they present themselves and wish to be seen. Acceptance promotes Respect, Positive Relationships, Diversity and Inclusion.

About the Role:

All staff at Brinbeal Secondary College will have qualities which ensure the effective learning & wellbeing of our students at the school upon commencement.

-  This is a unique and exciting opportunity for you to work in a brand-new secondary school in the heart of the western suburbs, catering for the diversity of learners.

-  You will be empowered by education support staff, teachers and leaders in a highly collaborative workplace, with opportunities for professional development and career advancement. As we grow, we will have many opportunities for leadership and positions of responsibility including Leading Teachers, Learning Specialists, Learning Area Leaders, Student Managers, Student Support Services etc. The Principal Class have an open-door policy and are always available to staff.

-  You will be part of a vision for learning and designing a framework for pedagogical approaches which maximise the opportunities presented by the inclusive and contemporary learning spaces.

All staff will join the school at the beginning of Term 1 2024, to begin an exciting new educational journey for the community of Tarneit West.

About You:

·  We are seeking highly motivated and skilled teachers to contribute to the creation of a high achieving secondary school.

·  Foundation Teachers will be exceptional classroom practitioners, with an innovative mindset, who will bring passion and creative thinking to providing challenging and stimulating learning opportunities for students.

·  Foundation Teachers will work collaboratively with colleagues and leadership to improve students¿ educational outcomes and to ensure that the school remains on a path of continuous improvement.

·  You have 'Subject Matter Expertise'. Teachers should demonstrate a deep knowledge of and expertise in their subject area.

·  You are committed to professional learning and growth for both self and others to ensure we are maximising the learning outcomes of all students.

You are committed to the wholistic approach to learning and value 'Extra-Curricular Involvement': you have a willingness to participate in and contribute to 

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. 

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The primary focus of the range 1 classroom teacher is on further developing skills and competencies to become an effective classroom practitioner with structured support and guidance from teachers at higher levels and the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes. 

These teachers teach a range of students/classes and are accountable for the effective delivery of their programs.  Range 1 classroom teachers are skilled teachers who operate under general direction within clear guidelines following established work practices and documented priorities and may have responsibility for the supervision and training of one or more student teachers. 

At range 1, teachers participate in the development of school policies and programs and assist in the implementation of school priorities.  
The focus of a range 1 classroom teacher is on classroom management, subject content and teaching practice.  New entrants to the teaching profession in their initial teaching years receive structured support, mentoring and guidance from teachers at higher levels. 

Under guidance, new entrants to the teaching profession will plan and teach student groups in one or more subjects and are expected to participate in induction programs and other professional learning activities that are designed to ensure the integration of curriculum, assessment and pedagogy across the school. 

Teachers at range 1 are responsible for teaching their own classes and may also assist and participate in policy development, project teams and the organization of co-curricular activities. 


Core responsibilities include: 

  • Planning and implementing a range of teaching programs or courses of study 
  • Teaching an area of the curriculum or a general curriculum to a year level 
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reporting student progress in key learning areas 
  • Implementing strategies to achieve targets related to student learning outcomes 
  • Maintaining records of class attendance and recording student progress 
  • Implementing effective student management consistent with the school charter. 
  • Working with a mentor to participate in professional development planning, implementation and reflection developing a professional portfolio 

Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 

  • Supervising a range of student activities including support and welfare programs 
  • Contributing to a range of co-curricular programs 

Who May Apply 

To be eligible to apply for a position advertised through the Teacher Graduate Recruitment program, a teacher must:  

  • have completed their course requirements and graduated in the last 4 years, and 
  • not be employed as a teacher by the department at the time the advertised position is to commence 

Applicants must also be currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. 

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 a 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 

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

Selection Criteria 

SC1    Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the capacity to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated capacity to respond to student learning needs. 

SC2    Demonstrated capacity to implement high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluate the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.  

SC3    Demonstrated capacity to monitor and assess student learning. Demonstrated capacity to use data to inform teaching practice and to provide feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents. 

SC4    Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, wellbeing and engagement.    

SC5    Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated capacity to reflect upon practice and engage in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching. 

SC6 Demonstrated interest in working with students with Special needs. 

EEO AND OHS Commitment 

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). 

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants can contact Brett West, Yamatji man, in the Koorie Outcomes Division to talk about the recruitment process, the Department and supports for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the Department. Mobile: 0477 726 801 or email on: [email protected] 

Child Safe Standards 

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at: 

Child Safe Standards: Policy | 

DET Values 

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DE’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DE’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DE values is available at: 


To be eligible for employment, transfer or promotion in the principal or teacher class a person must have provisional or full registration from the Victorian Institute of Teaching. In addition, from 3 August 2020, to be eligible for employment in the principal class or teacher class, a person who graduated from a Victorian Initial Teacher Education program after 1 July 2016, must demonstrate that they have passed the literacy and numeracy test for initial teacher education (LANTITE) requirements. This condition is satisfied where the LANTITE requirement is part of the Victorian Initial Teacher Education program complete.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
  • Work rights:
    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident,
  • Locations:
    Victoria, Melbourne, Melbourne

    Jan 2024 (approx)

  • accepts international


  • Closing Date:4th Dec 2023, 12:59 pm


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