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Secondary Subject Teacher (2 Positions)

Staff movement in 2020 has created an opportunity for us to invite passionate educators to join our inclusive and diverse College Community.

Successful candidates will have a passion for their chosen disciplines, display enthusiasm and initiative, and be supportive of the Uniting Church Christian ethos within the College.

They must also be able to demonstrate a willingness to contribute to the wider College community through both co-curricular and extra-curricular programs.

NOTE: Candidates must address the selection criteria and competencies listed in the position descriptions

ENGLISH / HUMANITIES (12-month contract)

As an English Teacher you will use both literary and non-literary texts to develop our students as independent, innovative and creative learners and thinkers. You will inspire students to interact confidently and effectively in everyday, community and social contexts.

As a Humanities Teacher you will deliver Humanities and Social Science subjects that provide a broad understanding of the world, focusing on the significance of ‘place’ and ‘space’ in understanding our world, and on how people can participate as active and informed citizens skilled to meet the needs of the 21st century.

The successful candidate will be able to deliver the curriculum with confidence across both teaching areas.

SCIENCE (full time continuing)

We are looking for a Secondary Science Teacher, with a demonstrated ability to design and deliver an engaging Science curriculum that provides an understanding of scientific inquiry methods, a foundation of knowledge across the disciplines of Science, and develops an ability to communicate scientific understanding, problem solving and make evidence-based decisions.

Candidates who are Chemistry, Biology and Psychology trained as a teaching area will be considered favourably.

Please refer to the Candidate Information Pack and Position Description for more details.

Applications close 4:00pm on Monday, 25 November 2019.

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Grounds and Maintenance Officer

Previous candidates need not reapply for this vacancy.

As a member of the Facility and Site Operations Team you will manage your own work, demonstrating responsibility for building maintenance and the visual appeal of our College grounds and gardens.

A large percentage of your time will be spent working outdoors and as such we are looking for someone who has a passion for the outdoors and gardening.

Given the manual nature of the position the successful candidate will also need to be physically fit and competent in the use and maintenance of a hedger, whipper snipper, chainsaw, ride on mower and with the safe handling and application of chemicals including poisons and fertilizers.

A current manual drivers licence and Paid Working with Children Check (Blue Card) is also essential for this role.

Applications should demonstrate your ability to meet the following key responsibilities:

  • Carrying out repairs and minor project works on site facilities
  • Assisting with the set up and pack down for small and large scale College events
  • Ensuring gardens are maintained and kept tidy throughout the seasons
  • Pruning of trees and hedges
  • Ensuring paths and drains are kept free from weeds and debris
  • Regular servicing and maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • Carrying out work in accordance with Health and Safety requirements
  • Safety reporting for identified hazards

Please refer to the Candidate Information Pack and Position Description for more details.

Applications should be received by 4:00pm on Friday 29 November 2019.

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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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