Teacher | Full Time

Date: 29-Jul-2022

Location: Kingston, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane


YMCA Vocational Schools, part of the YMCA Brisbane, provide adjusted education programs and vocational training to secondary students, who would benefit from an alternative learning environment. Our Morton Bay Campus provides students with recording and dance studios, gyms, Skate Park, cafes, recreational spaces, Youth worker support, and strong community connections. Students participate in programs dedicated to enhancing practical and personal skills, at a pace that encourages school attendance, engagement and confidence.


The school mission is to positively engage young people in education and lifelong learning, empowering them to become well-rounded, confident and healthy human beings



We are now interested in appointing 1 permanent, full-time Teacher to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary team at the Clem Jones Senior Campus located in Kingston.


The ideal applicant will be looking for a challenge, have a passion for working with young people, a strong interest in the development of the holistic person, a personal interest in health and fitness, spirituality, personal well-being and values and ongoing professional development.


  • Teacher with confidence in delivering a combination of Australian Curriculum subjects and/or creative arts and/or Physical Education.
  • You will have experience and/or interest in working within a trauma informed framework
  • Dedicated to providing students with a real opportunity and commitment to continuous improvement is celebrated each and every day
  • You will be supported and encouraged to take ownership of our purpose built 21st century learning spaces;
  • You can make a real impact in the lives of some of South East Queensland's most disadvantaged young people.
  • Permanent Full time position




  • Hold a relevant Bachelor degree, current Queensland Teacher Registration, First Aid Certificate and CPR Qualifications;
  • Be able to demonstrate practical experience teaching and supporting young people and the development of positive student relationships;
  • Ability to apply appropriate knowledge to plan and prepare teaching and learning programs to meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of students who are at risk of disengaging from education, whilst ensuring program delivery is consistent with relevant syllabi, curriculum policies and vocational objectives;
  • Work successfully in a small team and within the schools' philosophy & ethos to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes.


The YMCA also offers an excellent employee benefits, which includes:


  • YMCA Vocational Schools will match the teaching level you are currently on as well as provide the opportunity for salary sacrifice. This equates to roughly an extra $10,000 per year on top of your salary or $6,000 extra in hand.
  • Our working year is 195 days total with 25 of those days being non-contact time focusing on: 15 days professional development and 10 days focused on student individualised planning.
  • Our school days are 9.30 – 1pm Monday & Friday, & 9.30 – 2.30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, &Thursday.
  • Increased promotional opportunities and Job Security
  • Increased non-contact time
  • Additional Holidays and much more……..



For a confidential discussion please call 07) 3253 1700 or visit our website https://www.ymcabrisbane.org/services/vocational-schools

How to Apply


Please send a covering letter detailing your experience and addressing the selection criteria outlined above and a resume. Please use the 'Apply for this role' button 

Our Commitment


At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:



The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people