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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


NISSA Administration Officer

Reporting to the Northern Independent Schools Sporting Association (NISSA) Executive, the Administration Officer will support the NISSA sporting competition by providing oversight to all competitions and events organised by NISSA and provide administrative support for all NISSA activities.

NISSA schools are Genesis Christian College, Grace Lutheran College, Grace Lutheran Primary School, Prince of Peace Lutheran College, and The Lakes College.

Location: Grace Lutheran College, Rothwell Campus

Position type: Permanent, Part Time, Term Time 21 hours per week (additional hours as negotiated)

Anticipated Commencement Date: Tuesday 4 October 2022

Closing Date: Monday 3 October 2022, 5.00pm COB

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LIFT Coordinator (Primary)

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced learning enhancement professional to fill the role of LIFT Coordinator (Learning Intervention for Transformation) within the Primary sub school of The Lakes College commencing in January 2023.

In line with our Strategic Horizon, the LIFT Coordinator (Primary) will be tasked with the caseload management of students in years Prep to 6 who require support with their learning in order for them to achieve their potential.

Your goal as coordinator of the Primary LIFT Team will be to:

  • Provide all students with high-quality education that is based on the students’ diverse requirements.
  • Promote diversity and difference as important resources to enhance learning experiences.
  • Effectively collaborate and consult with teachers, students, families, and other external agencies.
  • Provide the best possible learning and emotional wellbeing outcome for all students.

Belonging – Believing – Becoming

This is our Character. This is who we are.

As a College of Belonging – we value Community and Justice.We know that all people need to feel connected to community.

As LIFT Coordinator, you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families, and your colleagues.You will be a relational leader with an ability to support teachers to implement effective interventions to address the needs of students in specific year levels, including practical interventions provided by self.

As a College of Believing – we value Faith and Love.We are Christ-centred in our approach, valuing Faith in God, and encouraging young people to have belief in their abilities.

As LIFT Coordinator your influence as part of high-performance teams and servant leader will include connecting and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, exploring partnerships that are meaningful, respectful, and underpinned by our faith-based values. Your will assist staff with pedagogical strategies to support students with diverse learning needs, promoting an inclusive environment for diverse learners.

As a College for Becoming – we value Hope and Courage.We are all on a journey of becoming, learning and growing each day – God’s works in progress.

As LIFT Coordinator, you will support our vision to be leaders in inspirational and innovative learning, supporting a College Community where students and staff members flourish.You will support pedagogical best practice, data driven learning outcomes and compliance reporting as necessary for achieving learning enhancement REACH and STRETCH.

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

Please address your applications to ‘The Principal, The Lakes College’ and email to: employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au.


Wellness Support Officer

This is a part time, term time role with the successful candidate required to work Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 1.30pm (25 hours per week).

The Lakes College as a Ministry of the Uniting Church is a growing independent P-12 school located in the heart of North Lakes and the wider Moreton Bay Region.

We are seeking to engage an experienced Wellness Support Officer, who will facilitate student independence and quality of life as part of their individual learning journeys with the College.

As a Wellness Support Officer. you will demonstrate a commitment to sensitive and respectful relationships within an education and care setting.

This will include facilitating student inclusion and participation, dependent on their individual needs, abilities and preferences, and support for students to establish and maintain relationships and interests through access to school based activities, venues, and services.

As a Wellness Support Officer, you will also perform direct care duties for individual students as specified in their personal care profiles including but not limited to supporting their intimate care needs and providing appropriate emotional support within approved professional boundaries.

Whilst students are attending timetabled classes, as a Wellness Support Officer you will be tasked with supporting the day-to-day operations of the Library and provide lunch break cover for the College Nurse in the Wellness Centre.

Please submit your completed application by close of business on Friday 26 August 2022 to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au ensuring you address the following requirements. Late applications may not be accepted.

  1. Cover letter addressing the following selection criteria
  • Demonstrated skills supporting and caring for young adults with complex support needs e.g. challenging behaviours and/or complex medical support needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish a professional working relationship with students that is supportive, encouraging, and challenging.
  • Demonstrate ability to work autonomously and use initiative within parameters of approved College policy and procedures.
  • A genuine and passionate commitment to the rights of people with a disability to enjoy fulfilled lives and valued roles within the community.
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or related qualifications.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Qualifications.
  • Current Working with Children Check (PAID Blue Card).
  • Evidence confirming your Vaccination Status as worker in a high-risk setting

2. Current resume detailing your work experience as specific to the role.

3. Contact details for three (3) referees (preferably current and/or former direct supervisors).

Please refer the Wellness Support Officer Position Description fro more details.


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.


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)


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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