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

  • 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.

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ENGLISH AND HUMANITIES TEACHER (SECONDARY)

THIS IS FULL TIME SEMESTER 2 OF 2022 COVER CONTRACT

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 an English Teacher you will be influential in supporting students to be confident communicators, imaginative thinkers, and informed citizens as they increase their control over language to analyse, understand, communicate, and build relationships with others and the world around them. Because the study of English is central to the learning and development of all young people, your role will be to develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills and abilities.

As a Humanities Teacher you will support students develop the ability to question, think critically, problem solve, communicate effectively, make decisions, and adapt to change as active and informed global citizens. Your study of human behaviours and interactions in a range of context – social, cultural, environmental, economic, and political – will have both an historical and contemporary focus and incorporate personal and global perspectives.

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.

* Mid-year and recent graduates are encouraged to apply for this role. *

Please refer to the 'How To Apply' page of the 'Candidate Information Pack' and 'Position Description' for more details.

Applications should be received by 4:00pm on Monday 27 June 2022.

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BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY TEACHER (SECONDARY)

THIS IS A PERMANENT FULL TIME APPOINTMENT COMMENCING IN SEMESTER 2 OF 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 Biology Teacher you will facilitate problem-based learning to student’s study of life and key biological concepts – the evolution of living things, the interdependence and interaction between living things and their environment, how the form and feature of living things are related to the functions their systems perform.

As a Chemistry Teacher you will encourage students to develop confidence in their study of the properties and interaction of elements; and their understanding and application of chemistry concepts - the chemical and physical properties of substances as determined by their structure at an atomic scale, how substances change, and new substances are produced through the rearrangement of atoms through atomic interactions and energy transfers.

*** Candidates with the ability to teach Food and Nutrition 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.

* Mid-year and recent graduates are encouraged to apply for this role. *

Please refer to the 'How To Apply' page of the 'Candidate Information Pack' and 'Position Description' for more details.

Applications should be received by 4:00pm on Monday 27 June 2022.

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Relief Teacher and/or Relief Learning Assistant

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
  • Contact details for three (3) referees (preferably former direct supervisors)
  • Proof of Queensland Teacher Registration (Teacher candidates only)
  • Paid Working with Children Check Blue Card (Learning Assistant Candidates only)
  • Proof of current vaccination status (the College is considered as a high-risk setting)
  • Copies of your formal qualifications as specific to the role you have applied for

Position Descriptions:

All enquiries should be directed to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au or (07) 3491 5555.

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Vocational Teacher Aide Placements

The Lakes College will not be taking on any vocational placements until Semester 2 of 2022.

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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