English/HASS Teacher (Middle/Senior College)

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Riverside Christian College

Riverside Christian College (QLD) is a rapidly growing Prep – 12 independent Christian College located in Maryborough, Queensland providing both Day School and Distance Education.

Riverside Christian College is a contemporary and innovative school, developing world-first educational initiatives for students. Our vision is to provide quality Christian education that develops character and empowers students to impact their community.

The College is a supportive and respectful environment defined by its Christian ethos and values framework reflecting and encouraging behaviours aligned with our College values of Excellence, Teamwork, Respect, Faith and Community. To do this we strive to be leaders of excellence in Teaching and Learning, Faith Development, Community Engagement and Organisational rigour.

Riverside is seeking to fill the Teaching position of English/HASS covering Middle/Senior College.

The role of English and Humanities, Arts & Social Science Teacher will work closely with the Middle and Senior Head of Faculty and the College Director of Teaching and Learning to plan, support and deliver quality Australian curriculum to students whilst upholding to the College pedagogy. The role requires a strong focus on providing an outstanding teaching program which meets the needs of all students and is an integral part of the Riverside Teaching & Learning Framework that provides a quality Christian education. The teaching structure within the College is informed by the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (AITSL) and the National School Improvement Tool (ACER).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, prepare and deliver teaching and learning programs that meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of students
  • Supporting students in a variety of settings, through the development of supportive learning environments and effective behaviour management practices, providing for their physical, social, cultural and emotional wellbeing
  • Maintaining teaching competency and currency of knowledge for relevant programs required by the College and relevant statutory authorities.
  • Participating in ongoing professional development to master the components of the Teaching and Learning Framework adopted by the College
  • Provide student assessment for development, feedback and reporting purposes, demonstrating precise knowledge of each student
  • Maintain student records and samples of work in line with College and relevant statutory authorities’ requirements
  • Participate in collaborative development and evaluation of curriculum, monitoring the effectiveness of teaching/learning programs
  • Establish and maintain relationships with all stakeholders including parents, relevant community bodies and colleagues. This includes preparation of student reports each semester
  • Maintain resources, equipment and the physical environment to the highest standards and placing student safety as paramount in day-to-day operations
  • Comply with College policies, procedures and practices, including
  • WHS and the Staff Code of Conduct
  • Participate in College related activities and events

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated experience and teaching qualifications in English and Humanities, Arts & Social Science
  • Hold a current QCT Registration
  • Demonstrated experience working with Australian Curriculum.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prepare and deliver effective programs to support students consistent with
  • Government regulations, the College pedagogy, relevant syllabi, curriculum policy and work programs
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to deliver programs through the establishment of a challenge learning environment including the use of information technology to maximise student outcome, whilst managing student behaviour
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students, families and colleagues
  • Demonstrated involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Possess strong Christian character and support the College Christian values

Applications close Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Applicants will be subject to police and referee checks, identification verification and required to disclose any information relevant to the candidates’ eligibility to engage in activities involving young people.

Apply Now

To submit your application, email the following to; recruitment@riverside.qld.edu.au

Your application must include;

1.      Covering Letter addressing key selection criteria as outlined above; and

2.      Resume, including contact details for two professional references (one of which may be a pastoral reference from your local church)

To apply for this job email your details to christopher.brooks@riverside.qld.edu.au.

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