St Joseph's College is a Secondary Boys’ Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Education tradition with an enrolment over 1840 students.

Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. We promote the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. The College’s child-safe policies and code of conduct informs about our child-safe practices and emphasises that the College is committed to child safety. The CECV Commitment Statement to Child Safety emphasises the system-wide importance placed on child safety within Catholic education in Victoria. Applicants are encouraged to review these documents at: http://www.sjc.vic.edu.au/new/student-wellbeing/our-commitment-to-child-safety The appointment of successful applicants will require adoption and compliance with our Child Safety policies and Code of Conduct.All applicants will be subject to Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and legislative screening procedures. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (teachers only) or the completion of a National Police Check and retention of a valid Working with Children (Employee) Check.

These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

St Joseph’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions being advertised will be posted below and also at www.teachers.on.net.
For general enquiries, please submit a letter of introduction and your resume, listing three referees, electronically to: [email protected].
For any other questions please email: [email protected].

Casual Relief and Replacement Teachers 2022

Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong

Location: Geelong, Victoria

Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018

Category: Teacher Level Dependent on Experience

Wage Range: $72 000 - $108 000

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The College is seeking expressions of interest from teachers wishing to undertake casual relief and leave replacement contracts in Semester 2 2022. There is a mixture of opportunities:

  • Visual Art, Visual Communication: Full Time (negotiable) Semester 2
  • Mathematics & Physical Education Full Time Term 3.
  • Business Management Full Time (negotiable) Term 3.
  • Music Flute/Band (FTE 0.7-0.8) – Term 4.

Teachers at St Joseph's College are employed to perform specific tasks as teachers of subjects and classroom administration. Each teacher brings one's own individuality to the job, and thus a plurality of teaching approaches naturally occurs.

Within the context of a large organisation there is the need for each teacher to be consistent in the application of school procedures and policies. Teachers are expected to attend all relevant staff meetings and curriculum meetings.

OVERALL FUNCTIONS

  • To teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
  • To teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students.
  • Actively and publicly promote and support the College, its mission, vision and values.
  • Support the Catholic ethos of the College and the liturgical dimension of College life.
  • Be a positive role model to students, parents, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Be Prepared, Enthusiastic, Fair and Consistent.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teachers operate in a multi-faceted role where duties include:
    • Best practice in teaching.
    • Pastoral care.
    • Curriculum development.
    • Professional development.
    • Co-curricular involvement.
    • General and Administrative duties.
    • Duty of care responsibilities.
  • Responsible for the behaviour of all students.
  • Responsible for the appearance of students and model appropriate dress by adhering to the dress code policy as published.
  • Develop and maintain collegial and professional relationships with fellow staff members.
  • Adhere to all College policies as published.
  • Use class time, not scheduled for teaching duties, for the purposes of lesson planning, assessment of student work and organization.
  • In addition all teachers are required to contribute in an equitable way to activities which are not necessarily directly related to their duties as a subject/class teacher.
  • Maintain and safeguard the privacy of students and student records
  • Other duties assigned by the Principal.

HOMEROOM TEACHERS

  • Develop an appropriate rapport with students within the homeroom.
  • Report maintenance needs of your designated classroom.
  • Complete correctly the daily roll.
  • Keep room in order.
  • Display student work and suitable posters (avoid sexist and violent ones).
  • Keep religious paintings and statues clean and tidy.
  • Roster boys for bins, cleaning.
  • Keep room supplied with appropriate forms (eg library, computer, absentee)

CHILD SAFETY

  • Provide students with a child-safe environment.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the College's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.
  • Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing.
  • Exercise pastoral care in a manner which reflects school values.
  • Implement strategies which promote a healthy and positive learning environment.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The successful applicant would have:

  • a current Victorian Institute of Teaching registration, or ability to attain registration, is a requirement for the position,
  • have read the St Joseph’s College Mandatory Vaccination Policy on our website and recognise that COVID vaccination is a condition of employment, and
  • relevant tertiary qualifications.

APPLICATION

Please submit a letter of introduction and your resume listing three referees to electronically to [email protected].

POC: Human Resources Manager, Ph: 03 5226 8131 Email: [email protected]

Applications close Sunday, 29 May 2022