Teacher

Mungalla Silver Lining School

Mutarnee, QLD


Indigenous Education

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 14 May 2021


Are you a teacher with a passion for supporting Indigenous young people who have previously disengaged from schooling? Mungalla Silver Lining School has an exciting opportunity for a teacher with experience in Middle Years or Secondary Schooling.

<p>The Silver Lining Foundation Australia Ltd is a growing charity working with predominantly Indigenous young people to provide culturally appropriate education services. Mungalla Silver Lining School, located at Mutarnee (Crystal Creek) in Queensland is a small Independent non-state school which aims to cater for the diverse learning needs of disenfranchised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners from local communities. The school delivers learning experiences that are culturally rich, age appropriate and academically achievable. At Mungalla Silver Lining School, students are at the centre of professional practice, with their educational and cultural needs, backgrounds, perspectives and interested reflected in the learning programs. </p><p><b>The Role </b></p><p>Mungalla Silver Lining School has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Middle Years or Secondary Teacher to join the team. The successful applicant with be an engaging classroom teacher who is passionate about transforming lives through meaningful learning experiences. </p><p>Working collaboratively as part of a small team, the role of Teacher requires flexibility to deliver both the Middle Years (Foundational Literacy, Numeracy and Integrated Units) and Senior School programs (Applied Subjects and Short Courses). Teachers are supported in their roles by the Curriculum Development Officer, Senior Education Officer and Principal. </p><p>The successful applicant will be a QCT Registered Teacher with experience in Middle Years or Secondary schooling. Teachers with a Bachelor of Education (Primary) with experience in upper Primary are also encouraged to apply.</p><p> </p><p><b>Skills and Experience </b></p><p>• Demonstrated experience planning and delivering high quality, engaging, inclusive, and culturally appropriate teaching and learning programs. </p><p>• Demonstrated understanding of the impacts that adverse childhood experiences may have on student engagement and the implications for academic, social and emotional learning. </p><p>• Demonstrated ability to plan for, monitor and meet the needs of diverse learners through processes such as EALD Bandscales, NCCD and EAP. </p><p>• Demonstrated experience with using a variety of assessment and diagnostic tools to effectively and accurately monitor and report on student progress. </p><p>• Well-developed skills and strategies for proactive classroom management and effective behaviour intervention, including the ability to work restoratively when conflicts arise. </p><p>• Demonstrated ability to work within guidelines for promoting Health and Safety, including the ability to plan, monitor, report and resolve matters within policy guidelines. </p><p>• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other staff, parent/carers, and external stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for all students. </p><p>• Demonstrated ability to self-evaluate, reflect on professional practice, and engage in processes that support professional development. </p><p><br /></p>
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Application Instructions

<p>For further information, or to apply for this position, please email: admin&#64;slfa.edu.au. </p><p>Applications should include: </p><p>1. A cover letter including your educational philosophy and reason/s for applying. </p><p>2. A current CV / resume including two professional referees (referees will only be contacted with your consent following an interview). </p><p><br /></p>