Teacher Grad Recruit Program Job at Schools (Government) – Melbourne VIC

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 28/01/2022 – 27/01/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1256160

Selection Criteria

SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the capacity to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated capacity to respond to student learning needs.

SC2 Demonstrated capacity to implement high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluate the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.

SC3 Demonstrated capacity to monitor and assess student learning. Demonstrated capacity to use data to inform teaching practice and to provide feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4 Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, wellbeing and engagement.

SC5 Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated capacity to reflect upon practice and engage in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.


The primary focus of the range 1 classroom teacher is on further developing skills and competencies to become an effective classroom practitioner with structured support and guidance from teachers at higher levels and the planning, preparation and teaching of programs to achieve specific student outcomes.

These teachers teach a range of students/classes and are accountable for the effective delivery of their programs. Range 1 classroom teachers are skilled teachers who operate under general direction within clear guidelines following established work practices and documented priorities and may have responsibility for the supervision and training of one or more student teachers.

At range 1, teachers participate in the development of school policies and programs and assist in the implementation of school priorities.

The focus of a range 1 classroom teacher is on classroom management, subject content and teaching practice. New entrants to the teaching profession in their initial teaching years receive structured support, mentoring and guidance from teachers at higher levels.

Under guidance, new entrants to the teaching profession will plan and teach student groups in one or more subjects and are expected to participate in induction programs and other professional learning activities that are designed to ensure the integration of curriculum, assessment and pedagogy across the school.

Teachers at range 1 are responsible for teaching their own classes and may also assist and participate in policy development, project teams and the organisation of co-curricula activities.


Core responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing a range of teaching programs or

courses of study

  • Teaching an area of the curriculum or a general curriculum to a

year level

  • Monitoring, evaluating and reporting student progress in key

learning areas

  • Implementing strategies to achieve targets related to student

learning outcomes

  • Maintaining records of class attendance and recording student


  • Implementing effective student management consistent with the

school charter.

  • Working with a mentor to participate in professional development

planning, implementation and reflection developing a professional


Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising a range of student activities including support and

welfare programs

  • Contributing to a range of co-curricular programs

Who May Apply

For the purpose of the Teacher Graduate Recruitment Program, graduate applicant eligibility is defined as a four-year trained qualified teacher who has completed all course requirements and graduated within the last four years; and not employed as a teacher by the Department at the time of the commencement of the advertised vacancy. Applicants must also be currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department values diversity and is committed to workforce diversity and equal opportunity in schools and all education workplaces. The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Conditions of Employment

All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.

Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.

A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.

Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department’s Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx


To be eligible for employment, transfer or promotion in the principal or teacher class a person must have provisional or full registration from the Victorian Institute of Teaching. In addition, from 3 August 2020, to be eligible for employment in the principal class or teacher class, a person who graduated from a Victorian Initial Teacher Education program after 1 July 2016, must demonstrate that they have passed the literacy and numeracy test for initial teacher education (LANTITE) requirements. This condition is satisfied where the LANTITE requirement is part of the Victorian Initial Teacher Education program completed by the person.

Location Profile

Amsleigh Park Primary School is situated in Oakleigh East (Melway Ref: 70 A7) which is the site of the original Oakleigh East Primary School. A successful merger in 1995 between Oakleigh East PS and Amstel PS led to a new school, ‘Amsleigh Park’ being established. The current student enrolment is stable at 330.

A recent whole-school modernisation has seen significant changes to our school facilities, and offer an exceptionally high standard of learning environment for students and staff. The very attractive ‘heritage style’ main building stands proudly at the front of our school and is home to the Administration Centre, Senior Learning Centre, Information Resource Centre (Library) and Multi-media Centre. The Junior Learning Centre offers a contemporary and flexible learning environment consisting of eight classrooms, break out spaces, wet areas and covered outdoor learning areas. The Thelma Bailey Centre consists of our school Gymnasium, Performing Arts and German learning spaces. In addition the school also currently has two MOD 5 portables on-site. Two separate buildings house a Multipurpose Room [before & after school Care] and Art Studio facilities.

Amsleigh Park Primary School implements the CAFE reading framework, and explicitly teaches a phonics based reading program and VOICES Writing Program from P-6. Our Mathematics Program follows the Victorian Curriculum and is comprehensively planned to incorporate a range of learning styles and approaches inclusive of problem solving. Inquiry based learning focuses whole school concepts and collaborative learning tasks that incorporate a range of critical and creative thinking Skills. Additionally, we offer a Reading Assistance program and English as an Additional Language (EAL) support. Our specialist programs include Physical Education, German Language, Performing Arts, STEM and Visual Arts for P-6. A range of extra-curricular programs include: Library, Bike Education, Swimming, Aerobics, Keyboard, Guitar and Outdoor Education (camping programs) are on offer at different stages of schooling.

Social-Emotional development and an emphasis on developing the ‘whole child’ are both a fundamental part of our core beliefs, and our school is also Tribes-Learning Community (TLC) school. We actively seek to personalise learning for and support each child to achieve their best.

Amsleigh Park Primary School is committed to safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making.

Amsleigh Park Primary School has zero tolerance for child abuse. Our Child Safety Policy applies to all members of the Amsleigh Park Primary School community and is inclusive of all school related activities, processes and procedures.

Amsleigh Park Primary School is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children with a disability.

Every person involved in Amsleigh Park Primary School has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role he/she plays individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make.

Amsleigh Park Primary School aims to provide an attractive, secure and stimulating educational environment to which children are eager and excited to come and learn.

We as a school:

  • Believe in the promotion of endeavour, self-esteem and excellence amongst individuals in our school community.
  • Believe in the importance of a partnership between children, parents, teachers and the local community.
  • Believe in a caring, unified and responsive school environment, where the individual needs of children are met, and where all children, whatever the level of their ability are treated with respect and are encouraged to reach their full potential.
  • Believe that each child has the right learn, the right to feel safe and the right to equal opportunity for success in their endeavours.
  • Believe that each teacher has the right to teach, the right to feel safe and the right to be treated with courtesy and respect.
  • Believe that the school curriculum should be adaptable and reflect the future needs of our society.
  • Believe that a variety of teaching methods should be used, depending upon individual student situations, including the fostering of the inquiring mind, developmental learning and practical experiences.

Amsleigh Park Primary School is a place to be proud of, where our motto, OUR BEST ALWAYS, is a real part of our school life.

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