Primary Teacher (Year Prep) (1 year maternity leave contract)

Lakeside College


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 6 August 2020

Lakeside College is a P-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. Serving a growing and vibrant community, Lakeside College has a current enrolment of 410 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. The College is currently seeking a suitably experienced person to join our College as a Primary Teacher (Year Prep) (1 year contract - maternity leave) for the 2021 school year. Applicants are to address the key selection criteria. Due to College growth, there is a possibility of ongoing employment beyond 2021.

<p><b>Key Selection Criteria</b><br /></p><p> The applicant for the position is required to provide evidence of skills and experience that demonstrate the following:</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 staff.</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 digital technologies to the teaching and learning process as well as collecting, organising and processing relevant data. </li></ul><p><b> Application process </b></p><ul><li>Applicants should submit an application containing: </li><li>A resume of no more than 3 pages including details of 3 referees, including one who must attest to the applicant’s faith and/or ability to support the Christian ethos of the school </li><li>A statement addressing the selection criteria of no more than 2 pages </li><li>Applications should be submitted electronically to <a href=";cm&amp;fs&#61;1&amp;tf&#61;1&amp;to&#61;recruitment&#64;" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;</a><a href=";cm&amp;fs&#61;1&amp;tf&#61;1&amp;to&#61;recruitment&#64;" rel="nofollow"></a></li><li>Questions can be addressed to the College Principal, Mr Tom Brennen, <a href=";cm&amp;fs&#61;1&amp;tf&#61;1&amp;to&#61;pricnipal&#64;" rel="nofollow">principal&#64;</a> </li><li> Applications close Thursday 6th August</li></ul>
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