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Seeking – Prace College Teacher

Posted May 23, 2024

Prace College is seeking experienced & dedicated Vocational Major & Vocational Pathways teacher to teach across campuses in Reservoir and Mernda. This is a part-time 0.6 position.

You will be part of a dynamic team passionate about helping students to achieve their goals through education. The role requires dedicated professionals to maximise student engagement and learning outcomes.

Prace College provides the supportive, flexible and inclusive education to meet the needs of young people within the community, and to support them to participate in learning, community and work activities. We are a not-for-profit organisation. 

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Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor of Education or equivalent (essential)
  • Masters in a complimentary discipline such as Special Education, Psychology, Social Work (desirable)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116 or successor; or TAE40110 plus (or including) TAELLN401A / TAELLN411 and TAEASS502 / A / B (essential or willing to get the qualification) 
  • First aid (desirable)

To Apply

Please submit your resume, cover letter and a response to the selection criteria below to office@prace.vic.edu.au
Applications close – 11.59pm Sunday 16th June, 2024.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Selection Criteria

  • Understanding of learning theories and delivery styles appropriate to an alternative learning environment, including learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, mental health disorders and substance abuse
  • Extensive experience in developing an engaging and integrated curriculum 
  • Well-developed skills in teaching, including the ability to select and use a wide range of teaching and assessment strategies appropriate to a diverse learner population
  • Ability to integrate I.C.T. into teaching & learning practices
  • Highly developed administrative & organisational skills
  • Capacity to meet requirements of the relevant accredited courses, VCAA & VRQA school registration and compliance requirements
  • Highly developed communication skills that demonstrate a capacity to engage with staff, students, networks and partners
  • Demonstrated ability to complete Quality Assurance documentation

Responsibilities and duties duties will be across two campuses

  • Teaching and assessing
  • Student support
  • Administration and compliance

Equity and Diversity
Prace College understands the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that
everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated
with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender,
ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Child Safety – Statement of Commitment

Prace prides itself on being a child safe organisation with zero tolerance for child abuse. We recognise our legal and moral responsibilities to keep children and young people safe from harm.

This will be achieved by:

  • having a zero tolerance for child abuse
  • working to actively listen to and empower children
  • having systems to protect children from abuse, and will take all allegations and concerns very seriously and responding to them consistently in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures
  • being committed to promoting cultural safety for Aboriginal children, cultural safety for children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability
  • engaging only the most suitable people to work with children along with providing high quality supervision and professional development.

All staff employed by Prace are required to have a current Working with Children Check card or VIT registration. See our Child Safety Code of Conduct.

As part of Prace’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process. Successful appointments to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National Police Check, VIT registration check, current and valid Driver’s Licence. All costs associated with safety screening will be at the applicant’s expense.

For further information, contact our Assistant Principals Amaya or Meg on 94626077 or office@prace.vic.edu.au.