Diverse Learning Teacher

Job Description

Diverse Learning Teacher

Full Time Ongoing (includes a 6 month probation period)

Rockhampton Flexible Learning Centre is a coeducational Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition. It has a clear commitment to social justice and stands in solidarity with disadvantaged people of all social, cultural and religious backgrounds with a particular sensitivity to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. The school provides holistic learning experiences that address the social needs of students, and promotes their emotional, cognitive, spiritual and academic development.

EREA provides a supportive, flexible working environment where we are committed to supporting the ongoing professional learning of all staff members including specific targeting programs as identified. We endeavour to employ people that have the drive and motivation to work towards successful outcomes for our young people.

What is the role?

The role of the Diverse Learning Teacher is to develop and maintain learning and social inclusion responses of the school including planning, preparation and delivery of effective learning and teaching programs for young people. This includes contributing to the development and implementation of the school's objectives and planning. The position involves working directly with children and young people on a daily basis and therefore must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate child safeguarding behaviours when engaging with children. All young people are owed a duty of care while in the supervision of the position.

We are seeking applications from both primary and secondary trained Teachers. The position has an immediate commencement available however start date is also negotiable.

Key responsibilities include:

Apply knowledge and understanding of effective teaching strategies to support students’ literacy and numeracy achievement
Design and implement effective learning and teaching programs that meet the needs of young people using knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, as well as formative assessment techniques and reporting as feedback on learning
Select and use relevant teaching strategies including offsite learning, project based learning and experiential learning to develop knowledge and transferable skills, in particular literacy, numeracy, digital literacy, problem solving, creativity, cultural awareness, communication, collaboration
Establish and maintain collegial and collaborative relationships within multidisciplinary teams that may include youth workers and allied health workers with the purpose of meeting the diverse learning needs of young people

To join our small school community, you’ll need:

Queensland College of Teachers registration or ability to obtain prior to commencement date
Ability to work within the four principles of Honest, Participation, Respect and Safe and Legal
An ability to flexibly use a range of pedagogical approaches
Capacity to integrate a range of learning areas
For full details of the position please refer to the Position Description by clicking ' [link removed]Apply' to access our online application portal.

Employee benefits include:

Small class groups and flexible approach to learning
Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (if an employee co-contribution is made)
Salary Sacrificing options
Induction, Wellbeing and Professional Development Opportunities
Dedicated support to assist new teachers
Further individualised study options negotiable
Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted as they are received.

Our organisation supports the rights of children and young people and is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment directed at ensuring their safety and wellbeing.

All applications for this position will be subjected to screening procedures as detailed in the Commission of Children and Young people and Childs Guardian legislation. These checks are consistent with Edmund Rice Education Australia's commitment to child protection policies and procedures.