Alamanda K-9 College is seeking a highly motivated Drama teacher for our Year 7 to Year 9 secondary school. This position to start from the beginning of Term 1, 2023.
Alamanda K-9 College is located in the growth corridor of Point Cook. Alamanda College strives to be internationally minded, and provides a supportive, nurturing and challenging learning environment, while encouraging high expectations for student success.
The design of the permanent buildings in the school is open plan, the school has many relocatable classrooms. A strong focus is placed on collaborative teaching and learning. The schools design lends itself to flexible groupings of children with a differentiated focus on group and individual tasks. The classrooms are grouped in learning communities with shared learning spaces. The modern design requires a demonstrated ability to utilise pedagogical practices suited to these learning spaces. An emphasis will be placed on teachers and children working in home groups and breaking out into small focus groups within each community setting.
Alamanda is a 1-to-1-iPad/MacBook school, and uses technology to engage students with their learning, as well as meet their individual needs. Staff must be confident and willing to engage in study of “Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works” research to support this strategy. The primary school is based on the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program, which is offered for the Prep to Year 6 students, the secondary school is based on the Middle Years Program, which is offered for the Year 7 to Year 9 students. The PYP & MYP Learner Profile underpins the management of students and has helped to build a positive and engaging learning environment.
There is a strong focus on professional development for all staff, which includes an emphasis on building leadership capacity and implementation of best teaching practice. The 'Practice Principles for Excellence in Teaching and Learning' and Marzano research-based instructional strategies are utilised across the school to ensure that teaching practices are purposeful, and are proven to have a high impact on student learning.
The school motto is "Dare to be Wise" which underpins management of student engagement and teaching pedagogy. Leadership and the teaching staff strive to implement a guaranteed, viable and rigorous and differentiated curriculum that promotes lifelong learning and encourages students to become global citizens.
HOW TO APPLY
Remuneration will be in accordance with the Department of Education and Training teacher salary scale. Further detailed information about the positions available, including the Key Selection Criteria, can be found on Recruitment Online.
To apply for this position, please click on this link Careers (eduweb.vic.gov.au) and apply on Recruitment Online using the following Job ID – 1300433.
Application closes at midnight on 03 October 2022.