Teacher - YMCA Kingston Senior

Date: 15 Sep 2023

Location: Kingston, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane


The Y Queensland offers unique educational facilities that provide academic and wellbeing programs to disengaged young individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds. Our school is committed to offering tailored curriculum and comprehensive support to help students achieve their educational, wellbeing and vocational objectives.


Are you a dedicated educator with a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of young people? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! The YMCA Kingston Senior campus is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Teacher to join our team on a full time, permanent basis.





As a Teacher at YMCA Kingston Senior, you will become a part of this proud legacy of vocational education. Your role will encompass not only delivering exceptional academic and wellbeing programs but also supporting the implementation of vocational training initiatives. This legacy underscores our commitment to producing graduates who are not only academically proficient but also equipped with the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing world.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Deliver engaging and effective academic lessons that draw from both traditional pedagogy and innovative vocational training approaches
  • Implement holistic wellbeing programs that reflect the YMCA's long-standing focus on nurturing the overall health and wellbeing of students
  • Assist in the delivery of vocational training programs, building upon the foundation laid by YMCA's history of practical education
  • Collaborate with the Head of School and Head of Curriculum and Wellbeing Manager to ensure the effective operation of the campus and the continuation of YMCA's commitment to holistic education
  • Plan, prepare and deliver quality and effective teaching and learning programs which are consistent with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers incorporating relevant syllabi, curriculum policies, work programs and educational trends
  • Organise and participate in parent/carer – student/teacher meetings to share updates on student progress
  • Contribute to the maintenance of student records, case management, the collection of samples of work and reporting on the student performance as per the school’s policies and procedures
  • Liaise with other staff, parents/carers and external stakeholders concerning the educational, social and emotional status of students, including management of their learning, pastoral care and vocational pathways





  • Hold a relevant University degree and current Queensland College of Teachers Registration
  • First Aid Certificate and CPR Qualifications (desirable)
  • Proven ability to connect with and support disengaged and high-risk students
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills that align with YMCA's history of fostering community and inclusivity
  • Passion for holistic education and the ability to integrate academic, wellbeing, and vocational principles
  • Commitment to upholding YMCA values and mission
  • Previous experience in delivering vocational training programs is advantageous as is English curriculum teaching





A salary commensurate with experience and qualifications will be offered to the successful candidate, plus the ability to salary package (up to $15,900pa).  


In addition, The YMCA offers many employee benefits including:


  • Free YMCA gym membership
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities
  • Discounted rate on selected health care through Medibank Private
  • Discounted accommodation rates at the George Williams Hotel
  • A range of online benefits through our online employee discounts and benefits program





We look forward to welcoming an enthusiastic Teacher who will contribute to the continuation of YMCA's legacy of holistic and vocational education. Your dedication will further enrich the educational journey of our students, ensuring they are well-prepared for a successful future.


To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing how your experience meets the selection criteria.



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.