Learning Services Teacher

  • St Michael's Grammar School
  • St Kilda VIC, Australia
Part time Teachers - Secondary

Job Description

Part time, ongoing position

About the School

St Michael’s Grammar School is one of the leading K-12, co-educational schools in Australia, respected for its exceptional educational offering, wellbeing programs and deep commitment to innovative approaches to teaching, learning and caring.

St Michael’s is a place where creative, inquiring minds learn from, with and for the world. At St Michael’s our values of Dignity, Respect, Care and Compassion underpin all that we do and are.

The role

We are seeking an exceptional Learning Services Teacher to deliver effective teaching, learning and caring programs across Years 7-12. The successful candidate will provide effective, skilful and sensitive support to students with additional learning needs. This involves the design, development, provision and coordination of a wide range of tailored programs to meet individual needs, both within the classroom, in small group situations and with individual students.

You must have experience in providing a range of standardised assessments and be able to interpret results for generalist teaching staff.  Experience in providing for the needs of highly able students is a significant advantage. You will also be able to provide competent advice and guidance to classroom teachers about teaching strategies and a wide range of identified disabilities and Specific Learning Disorders, as well as being able to provide regular and timely feedback and advice to the Head of Learning Services about the students with whom you work.

For more information, please see the position description below.

This is a part time (0.5 load), ongoing position commencing in Term 1, 2022 (start date negotiable).

To be considered, applicants must possess the following attributes:

  • Be a qualified and currently registered teacher and be able to demonstrate suitable tertiary qualifications in teaching and their methods and an accredited qualification in special education or relevant field
  • Have demonstrated experience working with students in schools with ASD, ADHD, Specific Learning Disabilities and other identified learning needs
  • Have experience with programs for gifted students, this is an advantage
  • Be willing to be involved in all aspects of the School’s program
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and interact with both adults and students
  • Have high level communication skills
  • Possess skills in adjusting and modifying curriculum to meet individual needs of students
  • Have confidence in consulting with and guiding colleagues regarding suitable support strategies
  • Be able to work independently but also as part of a dynamic, creative and collaborative team
  • Hold a current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)
  • Hold a current Anaphylaxis Certificate
  • Hold a current National Police Check (obtained within the last 6 months)

Key benefits of working at St Michael’s Grammar School include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Range of salary packaging options
  • Flexible work opportunities
  • Professional and Career development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program available to staff
  • Active Staff Association
  • Dynamic work environment
  • High performing and values driven culture

Applications close: 10am on Friday, 28 January 2022. We will be shortlisting and interviewing applications as they are received and so applications may close earlier than this date.  

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Please submit your details, resume and cover letter outlining in detail your experience and ability to meet the requirements of this role. Please note that applications without cover letters will not be considered.

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact Miss Rania Ghanem, Senior Human Resources Advisor, on 03 8530 3341.

Child Safety

St Michael’s Grammar School is committed to child safety. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening and adhere to the School’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct. These documents may be downloaded from the School’s website.

All staff at St Michael’s must:

  • Demonstrate and ensure compliance at all times with the School’s Child Safety Policy and Child Safety Code of Conduct and complete regular training in Child Safety standards
  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of children and young people to whom we provide services
  • Ensure that your interactions with children and young people are positive and safe
  • Provide adequate care and supervision of children and young people in your charge
  • Act as a positive role model for children and young people

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