EMPLOYMENT

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]

Mathematics Teacher 


NATURE OF ROLE


Position: Mathematics Teacher
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 a Mathematics Teacher for a full time ongoing position commencing Term 2.  The ability and experience in teaching VCE mathematics would be advantageous.  Other Secondary methods and the ability to teach Religious Education would be an advantage.
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.

NATURE OF THE ROLE

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. 

HOME ROOM 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, 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 28 February 2021




English and Literacy Tutors – Part Time Fixed Term


NATURE OF ROLE


Position: English or Literacy Tutor
Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong
Location: Geelong, Victoria
Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018
Category: Teacher or Education Support 
Wage Range: Dependent on experience level and category.

ROLE DESCRIPTION


The College is seeking to employ English and Literacy Tutors on a Part Time Fixed Term basis until November 2021.  A tutor may be a registered teacher or a pre-service teacher who will be working under the direct supervision of a fully registered teacher.
The role is part of the Victorian Government initiative to support students to catch up on learning they may have missed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  The range of levels will be from supporting VCE English through to junior levels in individual and small group settings.
Within the context of a large organisation there is the need for each tutor to be consistent in the application of school procedures and policies.  

NATURE OF THE ROLE


OVERALL FUNCTIONS


The Tutor Learning Initiative is designed to support students whose learning has been disrupted because of COVID-19, these students will be identified through a range of data sources.
To work with identified students in English classroom to improve learning confidence across a range of Year levels 7 – 12.
To liaise with the classroom teacher to work within the curriculum to support student learning and address skill deficit in specific areas.
Build strong relationships and establish a positive rapport with identified students at the outset of program delivery to support effective implementation.
Implement targeted assessment to determine specific focus area one of the areas of the big six in Literacy (Oral Language, Phonics, Phonological Knowledge, Comprehension, Fluency or Vocabulary).
Work intensively with students in a small group setting within that classroom, based on the classroom teacher’s advice and in close collaboration with the classroom teacher.
Use high impact strategies such as direct and explicit instruction to maximize impact.
Analyse data to identify priorities that explicitly address student learning needs to ensure impact on student learning.
Administer and monitor testing procedures outlined by the school to determine learning growth.
Identify appropriate resources that can support learning needs for students.
Regularly assess student growth, wellbeing and engagement using a variety of data including OnDemand testing and other assessment platforms.
Build in reflective practice to allow students to articulate their learning.
Monitor students’ progress against the curriculum and against their identified learning goals to understand where there has been growth and where more support is needed.
Maintain notes on students progress and observations who are identified for the targeted for program. 

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. 
Recently retired teachers can also be engaged as tutors for this program; however, they will need to apply for permission to tutor through the VIT (if their registration is not current).
Pre-service teachers will need a Working with Children (Employee) Card and a National Police Record. 
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 7 March 2021