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Teacher of Physical Education/Health (Prep to Year 8)

Lakeside College


Primary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Health, Physical Education

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.80 FTE)

Applications Close: 21 October 2019

An exciting opportunity exists for a vibrant and committed Primary and Middle School educator to join our community in 2020.

<p>An exciting opportunity exists for a teacher of Primary and Middle School PE/Health at Lakeside College in 2020. </p><p>The role may be able to be offered with increased FTE should the applicant be able to teach additional methods or offer leadership capacity in areas of College need.<br /></p><p>The College is currently recruiting for Secondary Humanities, Science, Visual Art, Drama, Media, Christian Studies and Computing. </p><p>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. </p><p><b>Position: </b>Teacher of Primary and Middle PE/Health</p><p><b>Organisational Relationship: </b>Head of Secondary/Head of Primary</p><p><b>Employment Basis: </b>0.8FTE contract (possibility of full-time as above)</p><p><b>Location:</b> Pakenham, VIC 3810 </p><p><b>Classification:</b> Lutheran Education Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2018 and the National Employment Standards. </p><p><b>Context </b></p><p>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. </p><p>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. </p><p>Applicants are to address the key criteria below. </p><p><b>Key Selection Criteria </b></p><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 lead a broad range of sports activities as a member of the College team including Primary Inter-school Sports, Cross-Country, Athletics Carnival and Swimming Carnivals</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><p><b>Application process </b></p><p>To apply for this position applicants must submit an application containing: </p><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; </li><li>Applications open 9 am on Wednesday 9th October</li><li>Applications close 5 pm on Monday 21st October</li></ul><p><br /></p>
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