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Senior Teacher - Bundaberg

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

To be responsible for curriculum development and oversee the preparation and facilitation of an accredited , effective education program within a flexible learning environment. In line with TSA program mission of supporting young people to overcome adversity and build independence, this role will ensure that students are successfully re-engaged with education pathways, that students are supported to develop positive aspirations that enable alternative independent futures and good practice learning principles and standards are being implemented throughout the program.

The Tom Quinn Community Centre Alternative School is a special assistance school catering to co-education students from Year 7 to 10. We provide education to disadvantaged students who have disengaged from mainstream education in the Bundaberg region. Working within a trauma informed care framework, the school provides opportunities for students to develop social and emotional skills, life skills and industry and employment skills though their engagement with our onsite social enterprises.

Required experience

Within the context of the role described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who has the following key capabilities:

  • Experience teaching students who have been disengaged from school.
  • Understanding of the effects of trauma and attachment theory.
  • Experience with EAP and NCCD
  • Secondary Education experience (Year 7 -10)
  • Experience in developing and maintaining positive classroom environments
  • Experience working in collaborative teams

Qualifications & Mandatory Requirements

  • Education degree
  • Queensland College of Teachers Registration (current)
  • TAE 40116 Cert IV in Training and Assessment or the ability to rapidly gain the qualification
  • Willingness to undergo a police check
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • First Aid Certificate or willingness to undertake training to gain the qualification

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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