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Plenty Valley Christian College, VIC Reporting to:  Principal Appointment: Full time, ongoing Classification: PVCC Enterprise Agreement 2020 About the college Plenty Valley Christian College (PVCC) is a kinder to year 12, coeducational Christian college of approximately 820 students.  We are one College with four sub-schools, Early Years, Junior Years, Middle Years and Senior Years. The college is located in a magnificent semi-rural setting.  We are a member of Christian Education National (CEN) and as such are committed to the establishment of a close partnership with parents in the Christian education of their children.  Our aim is to offer quality education with a fully integrated Christian worldview, develop a strong sense of community amongst the students, parents and staff with every staff member playing a role in the pastoral care of the students.  We use the respected Arrowsmith Program. EMPLOYEES Teaching staff at Plenty Valley are selected on the basis of outstanding professional and personal qualities. Expectations include: ·       A minimum of four years tertiary training. ·       Current Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration. ·       A clear sense of calling and desire to work with and teach students within a Christian school. ·       A commitment to a relationship of faith and obedience to God that is lived out in both personal and communal aspects of life. This would be evidenced by a clear understanding and acceptance of the deity and redemptive work of Christ for them personally, commitment to private and corporate worship, prayer and Bible study and regular involvement with a Christian church community or fellowship group. ·       The ability to model the values and character qualities of biblical Christianity in their personal life and within the College community as part of their professional duties. ·       A demonstration of high standards of personal presentation, preparation, communication with other staff and parents, and respect for the ethos and protocols of the College. ROLE DESCRIPTION ·       Work collaboratively as a member of our teaching team. ·       Teach Primary Classes from Prep to Year 6 and/or specialist classes. ·       Experience in Early Years literacy. ·       Potentially teach other subjects that the Principal believes they are capable of teaching. ·       Integrate a Biblical perspective into their programming and teaching. ·       Interpret and apply curriculum and programming materials according to the whole College direction and plan accordingly. ·       Attend all staff meetings. ·       Fully support and participate in the co-curricular activities of the school. ·       Develop a disciplined, interesting classroom environment that uses varied teaching strategies and differentiation that stimulates and nurtures a love of learning in students. ·       Help identify and provide for children with particular needs, through liaison with the relevant College staff. ·       Nurture the spiritual and personal development of the students in your care by encouraging positive, caring relationships, a sense of wonder and gratitude for the world we live in, and through healthy discussion and prayer. ·       Be computer literate and committed to integrating the use of computer and information technologies in the curriculum. ·       Communicate with parents with regard to relevant activities, particular issues for their child and to answer enquiries. ·       Participate in an annual Performance Review Program. ·       Other related duties as required by the Principal from time to time. Accountability and extent of authority Teachers work closely within their assigned teams. They report to Head of Learning and Teaching – Primary for teaching and to Heads of Sub-school for the Wellbeing aspect of their responsibilities. They ultimately report to the Principal. Compliance responsibilities All staff are required to comply with all college policies, procedures and requirements for: ·       Risk management. ·       Occupational health and safety. ·       Equal opportunity. ·       Code of conduct and dress code. Interpersonal skills ·       Punctuality. ·       Relate well with staff, students, parents and visitors. ·       Flexibility and commitment to teamwork and collaboration. ·       Interact with people on all levels and maintain a high degree of confidentiality and trustworthiness. The terms, conditions and other obligations of your employment are covered under the Plenty Valley Christian College Enterprise Agreement 2020. To Apply for this position:  Applications should be emailed using the correct form “Employment Application Form“ located on the College’s website  https://www.pvcc.vic.edu.au/discover/work-with-us/ Work With Us – Plenty Valley Christian College – Private Christian School Melbourne (pvcc.vic.edu.au) to employment@pvcc.vic.edu.au , or by post to: Personal Assistant, Plenty Valley Christian College, 840 Yan Yean Rd, DOREEN 3754 no later than  5.00 pm Monday 13 September, 2021. Applications will not be considered without the following three items completed. Please submit: 1. Cover letter outlining your suitability for this position addressed to the Principal. 2. Completed Employment Application Form (from the PVCC website). 3. Current CV.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@pvcc.vic.edu.au.

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