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‘Lead and succeed as a member of our inclusive College Community’

  • Character Matters @TLC
  • Community Matters @ TLC
  • Thriving Together Matters @TLC

Business Manager (Readvertised)

PREVIOUS CANDIDATES NEED NOT REAPPLY

In a College where Character Matters’ your influence and business acumen will secure and sustain the commercial viability of the College through best practice governance and financial management.

In a College where Community Matters’ you will foster and promote stakeholder engagement, exploring new business opportunities as a servant community leader.

‘Thriving Together’ you will be impactful, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation where business and environmental sustainability aligns with the vision, mission and values of the Uniting Church in Australia.

Previous experience providing best practice governance and financial management within the independent education sector will be considered favourably.

The successful candidate will also have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

PARTNERSHIPS

  • Experienced in the development, execution and management of strategic and operational business plans
  • Relational in the way you build relationships and communicate, engaging and inspiring staff, students, parents and those in the wider College community

CULTURE

  • Collegial and consultative leadership qualities with the ability to understand, engage and motivate staff teams
  • Demonstrated integrity, adaptability, resilience, resourcefulness and outcome orientated
  • Provide influential and impactful leadership to foster a culture of excellence that is willingly adopted by staff

LEARNING

  • A commitment to continuous improvement in the financial, governance and operational areas of the College
  • The ability to develop and articulate a coherent commercial vision and strategy that achieves broad stakeholder support and engagement
  • The capacity to develop non-academic staff in their professional practice, with a focus on setting high standards and achieving best practice commercial outcomes for the College

SUSTAINABILITY

  • A specialist business and finance administrator with an intimate knowledge of the commercial undertakings required within a large independent College
  • Effective operational implementation that is timely and sustainable including resource, financial, risk and people management and an understanding of governance
  • Experienced in the positioning of the College in such a way as to support continuing enrolment growth and continuing financial viability

SERVICE

  • Support for the provision of an environment of excellence in educational and other commercial endeavours
  • Support for a Uniting Church Christian ethos and a demonstrated servant leadership
  • Personal attributes that include warmth, sound judgment, resilience, energy, tenacity and integrity

Other requirements:

  • A degree or relevant tertiary qualifications in accounting and/or business administration, post graduate management, finance or accounting
  • Eligibility for membership of a relevant professional association is essential (i.e. CA, IPA or CPA)
  • Eligibility for employment under the requirements of the Commission for Children and Young people and Child Guardian Act 2000 (i.e. can obtain and maintain a current ‘Blue Card’)

Refer to the attached Candidate Information Pack, Position Description and Strategic Plan for more details.

Applications should be received by 4:00pm on Tuesday 10 November 2020 at employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

Primary Teacher (P-2 Coordinator)

In a College where ‘Character Matters’ your influence as a Primary Classroom Teacher will extend beyond student engagement. You will contribute to and advocate for a holistic Early Years approach.

In a College where ‘ Community Matters’ you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families and your colleagues.

‘Thriving Together’ your influence will be impactful, demonstrating creativity and a hunger to inspire and innovate on a daily basis.

‘This is a Specialist Teaching position that will have a teaching load as directed by the Head of Primary’.

As a Primary Teacher (P-2 Coordinator) you will contribute to the development and delivery of a contemporary, innovative curriculum which is appropriate to a modern, technological and culturally diverse society.

You will work closely with school leaders to provide pastoral care and support within a secure learning environment, facilitate the implementation of curriculum changes as required and ensure students receive the support they need.

You will be involved in all aspects of the Early Years approach at The Lakes College, including a Walker Learning pedagogical approach and the Art and Science of Teaching framework.

You will advocate for early intervention practices and lead in developing cohesion and collegiality across the early years, facilitating teamwork, effective decision making, an improved delivery of learning experiences, and the application of resources, staff and time.

In addition to a teaching load as directed by the Head of Primary, you will also play an active role in the provision of a P-2 afternoon Sports program.

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

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

As a College we are committed to advancing teaching as a profession and formally invite and encourage graduating teachers to apply for this role.

Applications should be received by 4:00pm on Monday 26 October 2020 at employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

Specialist Mathematics and Physics Teacher

In a College where ‘Character Matters’ your influence as a subject specialist will extend beyond student engagement. You will contribute to the whole person and developing people of character.

In a College where ‘ Community Matters’ you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families and your colleagues.

‘Thriving Together’ your influence will be impactful, demonstrating creativity and a hunger to inspire and innovate on a daily basis.

As a Specialist Mathematics Teacher you will encourage students to develop confidence in their mathematical knowledge and ability, gaining a positive view of themselves as mathematics learners and an appreciation of the true nature of mathematics.

As a Physics Teacher you will provide opportunities for students to engage with the classical and modern understandings of the universe, becoming critical thinkers in their study of Physics as a body of scientific knowledge.

You will develop and deliver contemporary and innovative curriculum offerings that demonstrate the significant contribution mathematics and physics has made to contemporary society.

  • Candidates must demonstrate their knowledge of the ACARA Senior Syllabus for Specialist Mathematics and Physics
  • Candidates will be passionate about inspiring in our students a love of learning and its application in the real world.
  • Candidates will also display enthusiasm, initiative, and be supportive of the Uniting Church Christian ethos within the College

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

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

As a College we are committed to advancing teaching as a profession and formally invite and encourage graduating teachers to apply for this role.

Applications should be received by 4:00pm on Monday 26 October 2020 at employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

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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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