Ongoing Graduate Teacher - Science - Cranbourne West Secondary College

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Cranbourne West Secondary College abuts rapidly growing residential areas in the suburb of Cranbourne. The school will work in partnership with the community to provide authentic learning opportunities and best academic and personal outcomes for all students. Cranbourne West Secondary College is a new secondary school in the rapidly growing suburb of Cranbourne opening in January 2021 with 198 Year 7 enrolments. Currently the College has 1150 students across Year 7 to Year 10 and is anticipated to grow beyond 1450 students in 2025 as we commence our first year of Senior School, Year 11. Neighbouring schools are relatively large and Cranbourne West Secondary College is expected to grow quickly to meet residents' demand for excellence in education, consistent with the vision for the Education State.

Cranbourne West Secondary College will provide students with state of the art facilities in STEM, Visual Arts, Physical Education and Performing Arts spaces to cater for the learning needs of all students.  

Commitment to Excellence and Inclusion
Cranbourne West Secondary College delivers the highest quality of education for all learners. As a Supported Inclusion School, Cranbourne West Secondary College sets strong culture of inclusion at a whole-of-school level. The innovative and evidence-based schools design is flexible and allows schools to have students with special needs in the classroom with their peers, utilise smaller spaces and/or run stand-alone classes depending on the cohort of students.

Cranbourne West Secondary College staff deliver excellence by responding to the diverse needs of their students. We will provide staff access to a suite of Department educational resources and programs that support exemplary inclusive practice. Our College will demonstrate a strong commitment to outstanding post school outcomes for all students, be that University or other further study, apprenticeships, traineeships or full-time work.

School Vision and Values
Cranbourne West Secondary College 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, diversis viribus - 'strength through diversity', and look forward to our students emerging as resilient, productive and cooperative members of the community.

Cranbourne West Secondary College's motto is Diversis Viribus - `Strength through Diversity'; our values are intrinsically linked to this motto as we ASPIRE every day:

·  Acceptance - to accept someone is to acknowledge them, to recognize how they are different, and to say that it is okay. Acceptance is good!

· Sincerity - the quality of being open and truthful

· Perseverance - is not giving up. It is persistence and tenacity, the effort required to do something and keep doing it till the end, even if it's hard.

·  Inclusion - a group that's particularly welcoming to all kinds of people. To include someone is to intentionally pursue ways to make them feel welcomed, heard, and valued.

·  Respect - respecting myself, others and the school environment.

·  Excellence - the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree and continually striving to improve.

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:
    Australian Working Visa, Australian Citizen,
    ...
  • Locations:
    Melbourne
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  • POSITION START DATE

    Jan 2025 (approx)

  • accepts international

    Yes

  • Closing Date:20th May 2024, 1:59 pm

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