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Teacher

Date: 14-Jan-2022

Location: Kingston, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

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The YMCA Vocational School is a multi-campus educational community based in Logan, North Lakes, Redlands, Ipswich and Acacia Ridge. The School is a Special Assistance School offering alternative schooling programs to assist disengaged students in having the opportunity to reach their full potential through positive educational studies, activities and outcomes.


 

ABOUT THE ROLE  

 

Based at Kingston Senior Campus, 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.  

  • You will have experience and/or interest in working within a trauma informed framework. 
  • Teacher with confidence in delivering Science subjects and with experience in and the ability to deliver HPE/Sport, Technology and/or Creative Arts (Music, Dance, Drama, Art) classes will be highly regarded.  

If you are looking for a role where you can make a real impact in the lives of some of South East Queensland’s most disadvantaged young people; where you are supported and encouraged to take ownership of purpose built 21st century learning spaces; where your dedication to providing students with a real opportunity and commitment to continuous improvement is celebrated each and every day, we want to hear from you. 

 

Selection Criteria   

 

To be successful in the role, you will be able to meet the following criteria:

  • 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.

 
More information about the school is available on our website: www.ymcaschool.org and/or if you would like to visit our site to understand our strong community culture and the nature of our 21st century universal designed spaces

https://www.ymcabrisbane.org/services/vocational-schools    

 

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

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

 

Applications  

 

To apply, candidates must supply a current resume with three (3) referees, and cover letter that addresses the key selection criteria as outlined above. 

Please review the position description prior to applying for this role under the following link: https://www.ymcabrisbane.org/position-description-downloads/291-teacher-ymca-vocational-school/file

Please submit your application by using the 'Apply Now' button below. 

 

Applications close on Friday 28 JANUARY 2022 

 

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • Holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws.

Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction 

Our Commitment

We take our responsibility for keeping children and young people safe very seriously and are proudly an Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Accredited Organisation.

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:  

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • rights to work in Australia.  

 

 Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

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