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Teacher - Ipswich Flexible Learning Centre

EREA Flexible Schools Ltd


Ipswich Flexible Learning Centre is a Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition with approximately 100 young people enrolled. There are 22 Flexible Learning Centres (FLCs) throughout Australia who offer a full-time and multiyear secondary education program for young people who have disengaged from mainstream schooling. Enrolled young people may express a broad range of complex education and social needs and FLCs respond with a variety of flexible and innovative teaching and learning practices including vocational planning and the development of social connectedness.

The purpose of a Flexible Learning Centre is to provide young people with a varied and holistic set of learning experiences supporting them to identify and pursue an individual transition to adulthood, employment, further education and training and social connectedness.


Ipswich Flexible Learning Centre is looking for an energetic and creative person to compliment an existing team.

This position is continuing, full-time, commencing 8 July 2024

The successful applicant will:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver Australian curriculum with a focus on literacy and numeracy skills for young people with a history of disengagement from schooling who are typically working at an upper primary, middle school level.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the FLC’s objectives and planning.
  • Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive school environment.
  • Work alongside an expert adventure-based learning coordinator to deliver group programmes.
  • Strong focus on integrated learning, with an emphasis on transferable skills from the Human capabilities framework
  • Contribute to the accountability processes including, reporting, individual personal learning plans and requirements for NCCD.
  • Work in and as part of a multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary supportive learning team.
  • Small class group.

Please click here to read the full position description also attached below.


  • Bachelor of Education or similar and current QCT Registration 
  • Genuine interest and experience in developing and implementing a range of learning choices to meet the diverse needs and learning styles of young people supporting positive educational and social outcomes. 
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills in the context of relating to work colleagues, young people and parents in a cross-cultural environment. In particular, demonstrated success in building relationships with young people at risk. 
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and in an integrated manner as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. 
  • Commitment to participate in critical reflection around working together under four principles of operation: Respect, Safe and Legal, Honesty and Participation as a means to resolve conflict, negotiate learning, recognize rights, responsibilities and consequences. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of working within QCAA/QCEC/EREA requirements, accountabilities and processes. 
  • Current Queensland Driver’s Licence. 


  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAE40116 CERTIFICATE).
  • Experience teaching QCAA Short Courses and Applied Subjects, VET, or in a flexible learning environment will be highly desirable.
  • Skills, training and qualifications in Trauma Informed Practice 
  • Outdoor Education experience and qualifications
  • Design Technology 


  • Learn how to do school differently
  • Free onsite parking
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Options for salary packaging
  • 12.75% Super Contribution
  • Induction, wellbeing and ongoing professional development
  • Free EAP counselling services


Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Do not delay in applying for this wonderful opportunity to join our team!

To apply for this role please click Apply Now and provide the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressed to Dave Capra, Area Principal, outlining your suitability for this position and reasons for applying for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae outlining relevant work history including contact details of at least three referees including your current employer.

Please contact Peta Freney, Head of Campus (07 3447 9310) should you have any questions.

All applications for this position will be submitted to screening procedures as detailed in the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) legislation and the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005. These checks are consistent with Edmund Rice Education Australia’s commitment to the protection of children and young people in their care.

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