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Caulfield Grammar School Yarra Junction Campus

2 Fixed Term Education Outdoors Teachers (full-time)

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Caulfield Grammar School is an internationally recognised, independent, co-educational school committed to providing exceptional educational opportunities from Early Learning through to Year 12. With over 3300 students across 5 campuses, Caulfield Grammar passionately strives to deliver innovative specialist educational programs to develop a mind for life, so that learners are equipped with the mental, emotional, and academic capabilities they need for their chosen paths.

Yarra Junction Campus is the School’s centre for Education Outdoors and Earth Studies. The teaching and learning program at Yarra Junction provides students with innovative and challenging experiential learning opportunities through unique residential immersion experiences of varying durations.

Through involvement in the Education Outdoors program, students develop their understanding of sustainable living through learning activities centred around the eco-cabins, which accommodate the students, the self-sufficient earth studies centre, Wadambawilam, the commercial dairy farm and the surrounding natural environment.  A variety of challenging educational activities are delivered across the year level programs including canoeing, bike riding, high ropes and bushwalking.

As a member of the Yarra Junction Campus Teaching and Learning team, the Education Outdoors Teacher is responsible for leading and delivering elements of the Yarra Junction Education Outdoors Program and building a strong learning culture for both students and staff. 

There are two positions available:
  • 1st Term only full-time  
  • 12 month fixed term full-time
Key responsibilities:
  • Assist in leading a strong and vibrant learning culture that strives for continuous improvement and ensures quality learning in all settings for both staff and students
  • Constructively contribute to Campus meetings
  • Work closely with the Deputy Head of Campus to lead and co-ordinate the day-to-day operation of the relevant program (including student timetable management, staff rostering, new staff orientation/induction, casual staff management, program resourcing, staff training and daily organisation)
  • Ensure consistent curriculum documentation and delivery of a high-quality teaching and learning program
  • Review assessment and reporting tools and strategies currently being utilised within the relevant teaching and learning program
  • Represent and promote the Yarra Junction Campus and the relevant program at parent briefings and student briefings
  • Maintain an active involvement in professional learning in and beyond the school. In CGS Professional Development sessions show evidence of creative methodology and implementation
  • Model and live the Caulfield Grammar School values and behaviours
Key Skills:
  • Experience in Outdoor and Environmental Education
  • Demonstrated curriculum development and teaching experience
  • A passionate commitment to the provision of experiential education to junior, middle, and senior school students
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to improve learning outcomes for both students and staff through continuous improvement initiatives
  • VIT Registration, Leaders Wilderness First Aid, Bronze Medallion, Anaphylaxis Management
  • Training and experience in the delivery of bushwalking, canoeing and challenge ropes courses

Please see the attached position description for further information regarding this opportunity.

Enquiries: Employment@caulfieldgs.vic.edu.au

Please submit your application by Friday 21 January 2022. Applications will be reviewed and screened upon submission.

The COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No 6Health Directions) sets out the steps that Caulfield Grammar School must take in order to limit the spread of COVID-19 in school settings. The effect of the Health Directions is that staff must be fully vaccinated to work on-site, unless an exception applies. 

Caulfield Grammar School is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our School community. All employees, direct/indirect contact volunteers, third party contractors and external education providers are required to comply with our Child and Youth Safe Policy and our Child and Youth Safe Code of Conduct.

Applicants will be required to undergo background checks as per the Schools Security Vetting Policy and guidelines.

In line with the Victorian Government Health Directions related to COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination, proof of partial or full COVID-19 vaccination must be provided prior to commencement of employment, unless an exemption applies.

Education Outdoors Teacher - PD.pdf

Where: Yarra Junction, Victoria, Australia

Workload(s): Full Time, Contract

Closing Date: Friday, January 21, 2022

Louiza Constantinou
Caulfield Grammar School Yarra Junction Campus

Email: Employment@caulfieldgs.vic.edu.au

Website: https://www.caulfieldgs.vic.edu.au

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