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  • A community of Belonging - We value Community and Justice.
  • A community of Believing - We value Faith and Love.
  • A community that is Becoming - We value Hope and Courage.

Unearth your worth as a member of our inclusive College Community, developing people of character, who embody Uniting Church values in the community.

Deputy of Business Operations

The Deputy of Business Operations position is a new management role at The Lakes College tasked with providing support to the Director of Corporate Services in meeting the day to day strategic business operations of the College.

The Deputy of Business Operations contributes to The Lakes College ‘Strategic Horizon’ through their stewardship and commitment to high performance teams, governance, stability, innovation, connection and collaboration across the financial, facilities, operations, risk management and compliance business functions of the College as an independent school and Ministry of the Uniting Church.

Belonging – Believing – Becoming.

This is our Character. This is who we are.

In a community of ‘Belonging’ you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families and your colleagues. As Deputy of Business Operations you will provide contemporary business and financial acumen to our business operations embracing opportunities for innovation and best practice, within a community that celebrates diverse thinking.

In a community of ‘Believing’ your influence as part of a high-performance team will include a commitment to care for our people, business and physical environment. As Deputy of Business Operations, you will work to connect and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, exploring partnerships that are meaningful, respectful and underpinned by our faith-based values.

As a community that is ‘Becoming’, you will support our vision to be leaders in inspirational and innovative learning. As Deputy of Business Operations you will support the creation of a College Community where students and staff members can flourish, ensuring our stewardship of College resources is sustainable, risk averse and future proofed.

Candidates must also submit as part of their application all elements listed on the 'How To Apply' page of the 'Candidate Information Pack' and Position Description.

Applications close Midnight on Sunday 19 September 2021.

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Head of Library and Research

(January 2022 commencement)

As the Head of Library and Research, your influence will ensure that library and research services at the College play an active and stimulating role in the intellectual life of the College.You will be responsible for the ongoing development and oversight of all aspects of the Library Research Centre, demonstrating a commitment to and concern for the learning, growth and wellbeing of each student.

With a passion for learning, literature and research, the Head of Library and Research is an impactful leader of learning, who inspires students and staff through the development of innovative learning and research spaces, the implementation of engaging literature programs, and instilling a genuine love of reading in all members of the College community.

Belonging – Believing – Becoming.

This is our Character. This is who we are.

In a community of ‘Belonging’ you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families and your colleagues. As the Head of Library and Research, you will lead and manage the College’s physical and digital information services and work collaboratively across the College to support the curriculum and develop the research capacity of all students.

In a community of ‘Believing’ your influence as part of a high-performance team will include a commitment to care for our people, business and physical environment. As the Head of Library and Research, you will work to connect and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, exploring partnerships that are meaningful, respectful and underpinned by our faith-based values.

As a community that is ‘Becoming’, you will support our vision to be leaders in inspirational and innovative learning. As the Head of Library and Research, you are committed to a high-quality holistic and innovative approach to learning that embeds within a well-being framework to promotes engagement, confidence and resilience.

Candidates must also submit as part of their application all elements listed on the 'How To Apply' page of the 'Candidate Information Pack' and should also refer to the The Lakes College ‘Strategic Horizon’and Position Description.

Applications close 4:00pm on Wednesday 29 September 2021.

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Science Teacher (Secondary)

Candidates who can teach Physics as a specialty will be considered favourably.

This will be a full-time continuing appointment commencing January 2022.

The Lakes College is a Ministry of the Uniting Church, independent school. As a Secondary Subject Teacher you will contribute to The Lakes College ‘Strategic Horizon’ through our calling – Learning, Mission and Service, Wellbeing, Pathways and Growth.

As a Science Teacher you will engage students through inquiry and contextual hands on learning opportunities that foster curiosity using an inquiry-based approach. Through student-centred classroom practices you will allow students to develop an understanding of core concepts necessary, not just for success in the Senior subjects but for their future roles as citizens and custodians of our Earth.

As a Physics teacher you will bring a depth of knowledge and the ability to explain phenomena in every day and technical terms to make understanding accessible to students of all abilities. Your understanding and use of contextual examples will bring the curriculum alive for students as you help them navigate through a cognitively demanding program.

Belonging – Believing – Becoming.

This is our Character. This is who we are.

In a community of ‘Belonging’ you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families and your colleagues. As a Secondary Subject Teacher you will be committed to providing opportunities to students that nurture individual strengths and interests , preparing them for vibrant and rewarding futures.

In a community of ‘Believing’ your influence as part of a high-performance team will include a commitment to care for our people, business and physical environment. As a Secondary Subject Teacher, you will work to connect and collaborate with students and their caregivers, exploring partnerships that are meaningful, respectful and underpinned by our faith-based values.

As a community that is ‘Becoming’, you will support our vision to be leaders in inspirational and innovative learning. As a Secondary Subject Teacher you are committed to a high-quality holistic and innovative approach to learning that embeds within a well-being framework to promotes engagement, confidence and resilience.

Candidates must also submit as part of their application all elements listed on the 'How To Apply' page of the 'Candidate Information Pack' and Position Description.

Graduate Teachers are encouraged to apply.

Applications close 4:00pm on Monday 27 September 2021.

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Visual Art Teacher (Secondary)

This maternity leave contract will be full-time on a fixed term basis for the 2022 school year.

The Lakes College is a Ministry of the Uniting Church, independent school. As a Secondary Subject Teacher you will contribute to The Lakes College ‘Strategic Horizon’ through our calling – Learning, Mission and Service, Wellbeing, Pathways and Growth

As the Visual Art Teacher, you will engage, inspire and enrich all students, exciting their imagination and encouraging them to reach their creative and expressive potential. The successful candidate will be a passionate and influential Educator with a demonstrated ability to foster a love of artistic expression and experimentation in students across the Junior and Senior Secondary school.

Candidates with experience teaching Year 12 Art plus a commitment to supporting the Secondary Art Club, an established extension program run as part of the College extra-curricular program, will be considered favourably.

Belonging – Believing – Becoming.

This is our Character. This is who we are.

In a community of ‘Belonging’ you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families and your colleagues. As a Secondary Subject Teacher you will be committed to providing opportunities to students that nurture individual strengths and interests, preparing them for vibrant and rewarding futures.

In a community of ‘Believing’ your influence as part of a high-performance team will include a commitment to care for our people, business and physical environment. As a Secondary Subject Teacher, you will work to connect and collaborate with students and their caregivers, exploring partnerships that are meaningful, respectful and underpinned by our faith-based values.

As a community that is ‘Becoming’, you will support our vision to be leaders in inspirational and innovative learning. As a Secondary Subject Teacher you are committed to a high-quality holistic and innovative approach to learning that embeds within a well-being framework to promotes engagement, confidence and resilience.

Candidates must also submit as part of their application all elements listed on the 'How To Apply' page of the 'Candidate Information Pack' and Position Description.

Graduate Teachers are encouraged to apply.

Applications close 4:00pm on Monday 27 September 2021.

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Relief Teaching & Teacher Aide Work

The Lakes College welcomes expressions of interest for relief teaching and teacher aide work across our Primary and Secondary schools at any time during the year.

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

  • Cover letter confirming availability and any College connections you have (prior or existing)
  • Current resume detailing your work experience as specific to the role
  • Proof of QLD Teacher Registration (Teacher candidates only)
  • Certificate IIII Qualifications and Paid Working with Children Check Blue Card (Teacher Aide Candidates only)
  • Contact details for three (3) referees (preferably former direct supervisors)

Position Descriptions:

All enquiries should be directed to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au or (07) 3491 5504.

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Vocational Teacher Aide Placements

Candidates enrolled to study a Certificate III in Educational Support can apply for a Vocational Teacher Aide placement at any time during the year, however applications are pooled for consideration as part of two block placements per year.

Block placement one covers Term 1 & 2 and Block placement 2 covers Term 3 & 4.

Places are limited, and successful candidates must be prepared to work across both the Primary and Secondary schools. A vocational placement with the College does not guarantee employment with the College on completion of your course.

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

  • Cover letter confirming availability and any College connections you have (past, present and future)
  • Current resume detailing your work experience as specific to the role
  • Proof of enrollment in a Certificate III in Educational Support course
  • Current Volunteer Working with Children Check Blue Card
  • Contact details for three (3) referees (preferably former direct supervisors)

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Volunteer Roles

Candidates can apply for a Volunteer role at any time during the year. All Volunteers – except if an approved or registered teacher and a volunteer parent of a child attending the school – must hold a current Volunteer Working with Children Check Blue Card

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

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