German Language Assistant

Luther College - Croydon


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Teaching Subject: German

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.50 FTE)

Applications Close: 25 November 2022

<p><b>About Us</b><br /></p><p>Luther College is a faith-based coeducational secondary school located in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon Hills, just minutes from the picturesque Yarra Valley. Set on 30 acres, our lush, beautiful grounds together with an extensive range of modern facilities offers students the ideal place to learn, grow and achieve their personal best. </p><p>Driving innovative, contemporary teaching and learning, our college is committed to providing rich, personalised learning experiences that encourage student agency and develop the essential knowledge, skills and attributes young people need to contribute confidently to community. </p><p>Luther College is proud to offer a values-based, Lutheran educational service that promotes a culture of inclusivity and equal opportunity. </p><p><b>An Opportunity </b></p><p>Luther College seeks to appoint a talented German Language Assistant to provide oral language and conversation support to individual student as well as small groups of students in Years 10, 11 and 12. </p><p>This is a fixed term, part time, term time position working 1 per week (day to be confirmed), commencing 23 January 2023. </p><p>This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive language teaching and learning team and environment in a role that provides scope further development. </p><p><b>About You </b></p><p>You are a person that speaks German fluently seeking an opportunity to further your engagement with students as they develop language proficiency. A strong communicator with great interpersonal skills, you are aware of your impact on all community members and intuitively adjust your style to meet cultural and stakeholder needs. You will have a keen eye for the finer details, and a desire to learn through hands on experience in the role. </p><p><b>Benefits You Can Expect </b></p><p>Our people are the backbone of our enviable community and culture, and together produce high quality teaching and learning experiences for our students. We offer a range of general and role specific benefits in recognition of the ongoing valuable contributions our staff make. Examples include: </p><p>• 4 weeks annual leave (pro rata) </p><p>• An additional 5 days of gifted leave per year in addition to 4 weeks annual leave (pro rata) </p><p>• No requirement for work during school holiday periods </p><p>• Eligibility to receive gifted leave in recognition of performance </p><p>• 15 days personal carer’s leave per year (pro rata) </p><p>• Access to 14 weeks paid parental leave (some conditions apply) </p><p>• Fee relief for student tuition fees (some conditions apply) </p><p>• Approximately 5 days paid professional development per year </p><p>• Genuine opportunities for growth and development through mentoring and professional development </p><p>• Coffee lover? Enjoy coffee prepared onsite by our friendly Baristas at heavily subsidised prices </p><p><b>The Application Process </b></p><p>Please apply via the college employment webpage, addressing your application to Cara Haverkamp, Director of People and Culture, including the following information: </p><p>• A cover letter addressing the key selection criteria (please refer to the Position Description) </p><p>• Resume </p><p>• References </p><p>• Evidence of a current employer Working with Children Check (WWCC), which will need to be transferred to Luther College if successfully appointed </p><p>• Evidence of a current, satisfactory national police check (within 12 months of issue) </p><p>• Evidence of your right to work in Australia (copy of your passport or birth certificate) </p><p><b>Applications close: 25 November 2022. </b></p><p>For recruitment and role enquiries, please contact the People and Culture Team on 9724 2008. </p><p>The college reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process, including prior to the closing date for applications. We thank you for your understanding. </p><p>Applicants must be willing to support the college’s approach to excellence in Christian co-education. </p><p><b>Our Commitment to Child Safety </b></p><p>All students who attend Luther College have a right to feel and to be safe. The wellbeing and safety of all students in our care is our first priority and we have zero tolerance to child abuse. The college has a commitment to child safety and all staff will be responsible for understanding, applying and promoting the college’s commitment to child safety, and it’s related policies and procedures. </p><p>Luther College requires all applicants to undergo a screening process prior to appointment and comply with the college’s Child Protection Program as a prerequisite condition of employment. </p><p>Visit our website for more information and for a copy of our Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy and Child Safe Program – Child Safety Adult Code of Conduct ( </p><p><br /></p>
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