Teacher

Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre

Brisbane, QLD


All Grade Levels (P-12)

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 27 November 2020


The role of the 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 schools 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 behaviours when engaging with children. All young people are owed a duty of care while in the supervision of the position.

<p>Who are we? </p><p>Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre is a co-educational Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Tradition and has been a registered school since 2006. Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre is a community founded on the principles of Rights, Respect, Relationship, Responsibility and Safe and Legal. Young people are central to their own education and are consulted in all decisions affecting their education and attendance catering for young people between 14-25 years of age. This includes working with vulnerable young people that have mental health issues, behaviour challenges, learning difficulties and that are just not enjoying the academic nature of mainstream education. </p><p><b>Key responsibilities </b></p><p><i>Professional Knowledge</i> <br /></p><p>• Knowledge in teaching process, frameworks and practice </p><p>• Develop and implement learning choices/educational programs which engage and support the individual learning plans of each young person </p><p>• Knowledge of inquiry/project based learning programs, accredited learning opportunities and literacy development </p><p>• Ability to embed indigenous cultural perspectives within learning programs </p><p>• Develop individual learning plans in collaboration with young people based on their learning ability </p><p>• General knowledge and understanding of child safeguarding requirements and obligations that cover legal and policy requirements in an educational setting or similar</p><p><i>Professional Practice</i> <br /></p><p>• Analyse complex situations and implementation of appropriate strategies </p><p>• Support young people to access other external support services </p><p>• Create and maintain socially inclusive program that responds to the physical, intellectual, social, spiritual and cultural needs of the young people </p><p>• Maintain and record appropriate records and prepares reports as required </p><p>• Participates in young person cross agency meetings </p><p>• Assist in development of elective programs to support engagement </p><p><i> Professional Engagement </i></p><p>• Operate against the four principles Respect, Safe and Legal, Honesty and Participation towards a common ground </p><p>• Capacity to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team, work collaboratively and establish and maintain professional relationship with all stakeholders </p><p>• Support/develop cultural links, community and family connections which support the engagement and connection of young people to learning and the wider community </p><p>• Build connections with families to support learning outcomes for each young person </p><p>• Participates in regular whole team reflective practice sessions and daily routines and activities of the school </p><p>• Participates in professional supervision and professional development </p><p><b>Mandatory Qualifications, conditions and requirements </b><br /></p><p>• Registration with the Queensland College of Teachers (or ability to obtain prior to commencement) </p><p>• Computer literacy, high level of oral and written communication skills and effective program delivery skills </p><p>• Desirable: </p><p>o Ability to teach primary or junior maths </p><p>o Current TAE Qualification </p><p>• Travel is a requirement of this position therefore it is a requirement that the applicant hold a current ‘C’ drivers licence </p><p><b> Interested in applying? </b><br /></p><p> To be considered for this role you need to submit the following to Wollemi.recruitment&#64;youthplus.edu.au: </p><p>• Cover letter </p><p>• Response to the questions listed below (maximum three pages) </p><p> o Professional Knowledge: Knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, the Australian Core Skills Framework and how to embed these into flexible educational programs </p><p> o Professional Practice: Ability in developing and implementing a range of flexible learning choices (curriculum) which meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of young people disenfranchised from education and social connectedness.   </p><p> o Professional Engagement: Highly developed interpersonal skills in the context of relating to work colleagues, young people and parents in a cross-cultural environment. In particular demonstrated success in building relationships with disenfranchised young people </p><p> • Current resume including two referees (one current employer) </p><p> The panel understand if you wish to be notified prior to making contact with referees in particular current employer. </p><p><br /></p>