- Jagera, Yuggera and Ugarapul Country
- Multiple positions across Year 7 to 12
ABOUT THE ORGANISATION
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.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Ipswich Flexible Learning Centre is looking for an energetic and creative person to compliment an existing team. This position is continuing, full-time, commencing 17 January 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.
- 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
- Small class group.
- 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.
- 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, recognise rights, responsibilities and consequences.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience of working within QCAA/QCEC/EREA requirements, accountabilities and processes.
- Current Queensland Driver’s Licence.
- Primary trained teacher
- Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAE40116 CERTIFICATE).
- Experience in teaching applied and short course subjects and/or national curriculum from years 5 to 10.
- Outdoor Education experience and qualifications
- Visual Art / Design Technology / Digital Technology
- Experience embedding First Nations into curriculum
- Trauma Informed Practice
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
- Learn how to do school differently
- Free onsite parking
- Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment
- Options for salary packaging
- Enhanced superannuation benefits
- Induction, wellbeing and ongoing professional development
- Free EAP counselling services
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
To apply for this role please click "Apply Now" and provide the following documents:
- Cover letter addressed to Michelle Kinnane, Principal, Xavier Flexi Schools Network, 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
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.