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Casual Relief Teacher

Santa Maria College
Type
Casual Relieving
Role
Teaching
Hours
Full-time
Closes
28-06-2024

About the role

Santa Maria College is a Catholic Girls’ Secondary School enriched with the tradition of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan catering for over 800 students from Year 7–12. Authorised as an International Baccalaureate global school, Santa Maria College offers the Middle Years Program (Year 7–10) as part of their contemporary approach to learning. Santa Maria College promotes the safety, wellbeing, protection and inclusion of all children and young people.

At Santa Maria College, our vision of One Community, Three Villages embodies our commitment to educate young women now and into the future. Acutely aware of the interdependence between Faith, Learning and Wellbeing, our curriculum aims to naturally wed the IB Program and the values of the Good Samaritans.

About the Role:

The Casual Relief Teacher (CRT) is a qualified, VIT-registered teacher, employed on a casual basis to temporarily cover the absences among the College’s teaching team. The main objective of the role is uninterrupted learning. This requires the smooth running of lessons and maintaining order in classrooms so that curricular continuity is upheld. The CRT can sometimes be given several days’ notice, but often is required to be available at very short notice.

We are looking for candidates to join our pool with the following methods;

  • English (all levels including Literature)
  • Mathematics and Science (all levels including Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Psychology)
  • Humanities (History, Politics, Legal Studies, Business Management, Religious Education)
  • Arts & Technology (Visual Arts, Media, Design Technology, Food Technology, Drama, Dance and Music
  • Languages (Italian and Japanese)
  • Physical Education and Health

In this role your duties and responsibilities consist of;

  • Actively create classroom atmosphere and tone that matches Santa Maria College culture and policies. 
  • Actively teach by providing a safe and stimulating learning environment
  • Actively teach students by delivering the curriculum material provided by the absent teacher. 
  • Actively teach students using methods and manner supportive of the Santa Maria College culture 
  • Adhere to the VIT Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics 
  • Proactively complete the administrative requirements for responsible supervision of students this includes but not limited to Roll Marking, Mandatory Reporting, leaving student notes on SIMON. 
  • Respond professionally to the differing learning needs and strengths of all students, including students with special needs. 
  • Work collegially with other teachers and respond intelligently and professionally to challenges or crises. 
  • To supervise a student/s on yard duty if deemed necessary. 
  • To accompany a student/s on excursions or at events if necessary. 
  • To aide in helping ALL students who need extensions re academic, social, or emotional development. 
  • Be able to work in all settings and in all responsibilities for the supervision and teaching of students. This includes non-classroom settings in maintaining neatness in school spaces, assisting with first aid when required or ensuring students are conforming with college protocols.

About you

  • Available at short notice
  • Relevant Teaching Qualification 
  • Current Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive and effective working relationships with staff and students
  • Demonstrate professional behaviours when engaging with children
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Uphold confidentiality and discretion
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong understanding of the developmental needs of adolescents and emerging young adults.
  • Proficient in the use of ICT for communication and record keeping.
  • First Aid (desirable)
  • Demonstrated understanding of Child Safety and Health & Safety requirements
  • Maintain a positive environment which is respectful of all present and fosters student learning and motivation.

For a detailed scope of the role, please view the below position description. If you think you have the right skills and passion for this role, please apply now by completing the attached Application Form alongside your resume and cover letter to christie.alki@santamaria.vic.edu.au. Please include your Qualifications and the Days you are available for work.

All children and young people who come to Santa Maria College have a right to feel and be safe. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. We are committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment. We regard our child safety obligations and responsibilities with the utmost importance. All Staff are required to adhere to the College’s Child Safety Policy, Child Safety Responding and Reporting Obligations Policy and the Child Safety Code of Conduct and be committed to the safety and wellbeing of children.

Application Procedure

Applications should be made in writing and forwarded via email to the HR Manager: christie.alki@santamaria.vic.edu.au

Applications close

28th June 2024

Attachments

PD- Casual Relief Teacher.pdf https://admin.cecv.catholic.edu.au/CEOPositionsVacant/attachments/119295_125635.pdf
Santa Maria College Application for Employment- Teaching Role.doc https://admin.cecv.catholic.edu.au/CEOPositionsVacant/attachments/119295_125636.doc

Contact details

PrincipalMs Joanne Rock
Email addressprincipal@santamaria.vic.edu.au
Phone9488 1600
Address50 Separation Street
Northcote, 3070