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Teacher of Secondary English and Humanities

Lakeside College

PAKENHAM, VIC


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: English, Geography, History

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 16 September 2019


An exciting opportunity exists for a teacher of English and Humanities at Lakeside College in 2020. The role may be able to be offered as a permanent position should the applicant be able to teach additional methods or offer leadership capacity in areas of College need. The College is currently recruiting for English, Humanities, Science, Visual Art, Drama, Media, Christian Studies and Computing. The College may also be recruiting teachers who have experience/ability to lead in the area such as Pastoral Care, Curriculum, Wellbeing, Extra-Curricular or Sport. Applicants that meet any of these criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.

<div><b>Position: </b>Teacher of English and Humanities</div><div><b> </b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>Organisational Relationship: </b>Head of Secondary</div><div> </div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>Employment Basis: </b>1.0FTE contract (possibility of ongoing as mentioned above)</div><div> </div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>Location:</b> Pakenham, VIC 3810 </div><div><b> </b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>Classification: </b>Lutheran Education Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2018 and the National Employment Standards.</div><div> </div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>Context</b></div><div><br /></div><div>Lakeside College is a Prep to 12 co-educational Christian school in the Lutheran tradition. Situated in Pakenham, a picturesque suburb and easy drive to the south-east of the Melbourne CBD, the College campus boasts excellent facilities in pleasant surrounds. Partnerships with local organisations give access to impressive arts and sports venues. </div><div> </div><div><br /></div><div>Serving a growing and vibrant community, Lakeside College has a current enrolment of 350 students split across Primary, Middle and Senior Schools. Students, staff and parents are committed to supporting each child to learn, care and achieve – in doing so, giving glory to God and serving the world in love. </div><div> </div><div><br /></div><div>The College is currently seeking a suitably experienced person to join our staff team as a teacher of Secondary English and Humanities.</div><div> </div><div><br /></div><div>Applicants are to address the key criteria below. </div><div> </div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>Key Selection Criteria </b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><p>The applicant for the position is required to provide evidence of skills and experience that demonstrates; </p><ul><li>An active Christian faith and willingness to uphold the ethos of the Lutheran Church of Australia </li><li>Demonstrated high level of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, parents and other teachers </li><li>Ability to select and use appropriately, a wide range of teaching and assessment strategies to suit the needs of a diverse range of students </li><li>Demonstrated commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities as a member of the College team </li><li>Capacity to establish and develop positive and constructive relationships with students, staff, parents and members of the wider community </li><li>Demonstrated capacity to reflect critically upon their professional practice </li><li>Demonstrate the capacity for best practice in curriculum development and implementation, evaluation and assessment and management of teaching and learning activities </li><li>Ability to apply information and communication technologies to the teaching and learning process as well as collecting, organising and processing relevant data </li></ul><p>Applicants seeking leadership or coordination roles must provide evidence of skills and experience that demonstrates; </p><ul><li>Commitment to authentic servant-hearted leadership which places student learning and wellbeing first at all times </li><li>Ability to lead colleagues, manage teams, plan, lead and implement projects and a high level of organisation and accountability </li><li>Understanding of best practice teaching and learning in their relevant school area </li><li>Commitment to the ongoing improvement of self and others </li></ul><div><b>Application process </b></div><div><b><br /></b></div><div>To apply for this position applicants must submit an application containing: </div><ul><li>A resume of no more than two pages </li><li>A statement addressing the selection criteria of no more than two pages </li><li>Three referee contacts, one of which must be able to speak to the applicant&#39;s Christian faith </li><li>Applications must be submitted electronically to recruitment&#64;lakeside.vic.edu.au </li><li>Applications open 9 am on Wednesday 4th September</li><li>Applications close 5 pm on Monday 16th September </li></ul><div><br /></div><div><br /></div><div><br /></div>
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