Secondary Teacher - Alice Springs

Job No: 118150
Location: Alice Springs

  • Exciting and unique opportunity now available for a Secondary Teacher working within a multidisciplinary and supportive workplace!
  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration circa $75,000–$105,000 (in line with exp.) + super!

About Youth+

Edmund Rice Education Australia Youth+ (EREA Youth+) is a network of flexible learning centres that offer young people an opportunity to reconnect with education in a setting that is inclusive and flexible. With a focus on literacy and numeracy, all programming and learning activities are developed based on young people’s individual learning plans which are differentiated based on learning levels and what they require to re-engage.

St Joseph's Catholic Flexible Learning Centre is a coeducational Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition under the EREA Youth+ Central West Flexi Schools Network. It has a clear commitment to social justice and stands in solidarity with disenfranchised young people of all social, cultural and religious backgrounds, with a particular sensitivity to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. The school provides holistic learning experiences that address the complex needs of students and promotes their emotional, cognitive, spiritual and academic development.

About the Opportunity

EREA Youth+ now has an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a full-time Secondary Teacher to join the team at St Joseph's Catholic Flexible Learning Centre in Alice Springs. 

Reporting to the Co-Campus Principals and the Network Principal, this role will see you responsible for implementing teaching strategies that cater to the needs of secondary-aged students who have disengaged from mainstream education, encouraging a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

You will be responsible for developing and maintaining learning and social inclusion responses of the campus, including:

  1. Planning, preparation and delivery of engaging learning and teaching programs for young people in both middle and senior phases of secondary education;
  2. Contributing to the development and implementation of the FLC’s objectives and planning; and
  3. Contributing to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive school environment.

About You

To be considered for this position you must hold relevant tertiary qualifications in Teaching, and be eligible for registration with the Northern Territory Teacher Registration Board. Experience in either primary or secondary education will be essential (2-5 years minimum), while any experience working within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities will be highly regarded.

The ability to develop and implement a range of engaging, flexible learning programs focusing on improving educational and wellbeing outcomes to meet the needs of secondary aged young people is a requirement of this role.

Although not essential, any specialist areas such as adventure based learning, STEM teaching and/or special education would be looked upon favourably.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in a multidisciplinary and supportive workplace while reaping the incredible rewards that arise from the challenges faced day to day. You will see the direct impact you've made on young people's educational journey during your time with EREA Youth+, and will enjoy a long-lasting and extremely gratifying career.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration circa $75,000 - $105,000, based on your experience level (in line with the Catholic Schools (Northern Territory) Collective Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021) plus super

In addition, EREA Youth+ also provides ongoing professional development opportunities.

Please note: Prior to commencement, you must obtain an OCHRE Card (NT Working with Children Clearance). This role requires regular travel around Alice Springs, including transporting students, and as such, a Current Unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence is essential, with Light Rigid highly regarded.

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law. EREA supports the rights of Children and Young People, and as such, please include in your cover letter, a declaration that you are a suitable person for Child Related employment.

Bring your creativity and passion for reuniting young people with educational opportunities to this rewarding career path - Apply Now!

Applications close 23 January 2020.

To apply for this role, please provide the following documents:

  • A cover letter outlining your experience including a declaration that you are a suitable person for Child Related employment.
  • A curriculum vitae outlining relevant work history, including contact details of at least two referees, relevant to the position.

Please note: To apply for this role, please submit your answers to the first round questions below.

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