05/08/2022

TEACHER OF GENERAL SCIENCE

  • Melbourne Girls Grammar
  • South Yarra VIC, Australia
Full time Teachers - Secondary

Job Description

We seek a knowledgeable, innovative and engaging educator to join the collaborative team in our STEM Faculty. This position is fixed term for the 2023 Academic year.

You are passionate about the future for young people, you believe in every student’s capacity to achieve at a high level and have a demonstrated capacity to engage and motivate students. You have a talent for curriculum design and an understanding of targeted feedback and the importance of designing complex and high quality formative and summative assessments.

The successful applicant must be experienced in teaching General Science and have a strong background in scientific inquiry and research processes with willingness to teach across the Years 5 - 10 Science Program.

You will be an excellent and innovative classroom practitioner with a capacity to provide a technology enriched learning experience and disposition for collaboration at both a department and program level.

The successful candidate is dynamic and passionate teacher of Science and enjoys working closely with colleagues to develop curriculum and teaching strategies. We value candidates with excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative disposition who prioritise the relationships they build with their students and colleagues. The ability to maintain a positive and encouraging approach congruent with the values of the School is essential.

Knowledge and implementation of a variety of online and multimedia programs to support student learning is highly desirable. The notebook computer and our LMS are an integral part of the teaching and learning process at our School and it is expected that you will demonstrate a willingness and capacity to implement a blended learning pedagogical framework which incorporates their use.

Employment with Melbourne Girls Grammar is subject to adherence to school policies including the Child Safety Policy, Child Safety Code of Conduct and Child Safety Statement as listed below.

Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

  • As MGGS staff, volunteers, contractors, and any other members of our school community involved in child-connected work, we are responsible for supporting and promoting the safety of children.
  • We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment and protecting of all children / students in our care and adhering to our Child Safety Policy.
  • We are committed to providing a child-safe and child-friendly environment, where children and young people are safe and feel safe and are able to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives.
  • We have zero tolerance of child abuse and are committed to the protection of children from all forms of child abuse and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures. Our policies and procedures will provide the name and contact details of staff who have specific responsibilities in relation to child safety and who may receive reports of suspicion of child abuse. Child abuse includes sexual offences, grooming, physical violence, serious emotional or psychological harm, serious neglect and a child’s exposure to family violence.
  • We have legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.
  • We are committed to preventing child abuse, identifying risks early and removing and reducing these risks.
  • We have robust human resources and recruitment practices for all staff and volunteers.
  • We are committed to regularly training and educating our staff and volunteers on child abuse risks. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers.
  • We are committed to the emotional, physical and cultural safety of all children and to providing a safe environment for their learning.
  • We are committed to promoting the cultural safety and participation of Indigenous children, young people and their families.
  • We have specific policies, procedures and training in place that support our leadership team, staff and volunteers to achieve these commitments.

How to Apply

Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and must hold a current Police Check or be in the process of obtaining one, in order to work at Melbourne Girls Grammar.  All applicants are subject to reference and identity checks, verification of Working with Children Check Card or VIT Registration as part of the recruitment process.

Applications close strictly 9.00am, Friday 19 August 2022

Applications must include a covering letter, resume and a completed employment application form including the details of 3 referees. 

Please visit the MGGS website to apply.


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