Teacher - Mathematics (Senior School)

  • Ruyton Girls' School
Contract Teachers - Secondary

Job Description


Fixed Term Contract - Term 1 2022 (Parental Leave replacement)

Commencing Term 1 2022

 Ruyton Girls' School is a forward thinking independent K – 12 school with a long tradition of academic success and co-curricular achievement. Our focus is on preparing girls for a lifetime of learning, leadership and engagement in our global community. 

 We are seeking a suitably qualified Senior School Mathematics teacher with experience teaching Mathematics across Years 7 to 11, with VCE experience preferred. 

 The successful applicant will be skilled in the development of personalised learning programmes, dynamic, innovative and creative in their approach to teaching, with a passion for their discipline. Highly competent in utilising progressive pedagogies and digital technology in the classroom, they will also demonstrate a strong commitment to the education of girls.  All Ruyton teaching staff are responsible for meeting their professional obligations, as outlined in the Ruyton Dimensions of Teaching.

 The Mathematics Teacher reports to the Learning Leader of Mathematics and is responsible to the Principal.

 Expectations of Staff

Ruyton staff members are expected to maintain professional and responsible attitudes, and to communicate respectfully and effectively. All Ruyton staff members are required to:

  • Treat each other with courtesy and respect
  • Respect the right of each person to learn/work without disruption
  • Accept responsibility for their own progress and development
  • Accept responsibility for maintaining safe, clean, and pleasant surroundings
  • Demonstrate self-respect and uphold Ruyton’s reputation through their appearance and
  • actions
  • Understand and abided by all Child safe Principles
  • Notify responsible staff promptly any Occupational, Health and Safety issue/s which
  • compromise the aim of maintaining a safe school environment
  • Support the vision, ethos, and culture of the School
  • Contribute to and support the strategic directions of the School
  • Support all Ruyton policies
  • Obey the law.

Key Selection Criteria

  • An active interest in and commitment to the education of girls
  • Understanding of current theory and research relating to girls’ education
  • Expertise and experience in the teaching of Mathematics Years 7-11 is essential with VCE experience preferred
  • Ability to develop and implement learning and wellbeing programmes that extend and cater to the needs of all students
  • Use of student learning data to target teaching and review learning programmes
  • Proficiency in student management
  • Evidence of innovative practice
  • Technologically literate

 Personal Qualities

  • Well organised and flexible
  • Strong collaboration, communication and time-management skills
  • Possess and encourage a growth mindset
  • Patient and relationship-oriented
  • Enthusiastic and conscientious
  • Committed to continual personal and professional growth
  • Professional presentation and manner
  • Actively pursue excellence
  • Balanced approach to life

Qualifications and Training

  • Relevant tertiary degree and teaching qualifications
  • Hold and maintain VIT registration, or satisfy the necessary criteria to gain registration prior to commencement of the role
  • Hold and maintain Apply First Aid HLTAID003 (or an equivalent qualification) and Anaphylaxis Training
  • Mandatory Reporting Training

 To Apply

Applications, including the names of two referees, should be emailed to Ms Linda Douglas, Principal recruitment@ruyton.vic.edu.au by midday on Tuesday 26 October 2021. No hard copies please.

 Please note: We will be reviewing applications as they come in and may start the interview process prior to the closing date.

 Enquiries should be directed to Ms Cathryn Furey, Deputy Principal, Director of Learning fureyc@ruyton.vic.edu.au.

 Applicants should be aware that VIT Registration for all teaching staff is a minimum requirement for employment at Ruyton Girls’ School.  We are committed to child safety and have a zero tolerance to child abuse. It is an expectation that the following documentation be read by applicants prior to submitting an application: the Ruyton Child Safety Policy, Ruyton Child Safety Code of ConductRuyton Code of Ethical Conduct and The Ruyton Teaching Dimensions, which are all available on the employment page of our website www.ruyton.vic.edu.au. Should you have any questions or need further clarification about these documents we invite you to send your questions to principal@ruyton.vic.edu.au 


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