Employment

Educational opportunities of the highest quality

Mount Clear College is nestled into an idyllic bush setting on the edge of the Woowookarung Regional Park, 6 kilometres from the centre of Ballarat.

Our College is a Year 7 to 12 co-educational College and we are renowned for, and proud of, our ability to maintain the friendly, caring approach of a small school, despite our student numbers being over 1000.

The essence of the College’s philosophy is to provide educational opportunities of the highest quality, where each student is challenged to reach their full potential. College resources include a highly experienced and dedicated staff who promote quality teaching and learning within a secure safe learning community. We are proud of being identified as an AVID (Achievement via Individual Determination) school. Adopting AVID’s WICOR learning and teaching and framework has allowed us to achieve and consolidate the great work already occurring in our classrooms in a more consistent manner across the College.

Current Positions Vacant

Student Wellbeing

Job ID – 1272791
Role Type – Student Wellbeing/Welfare
Full/Part Time – Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term – Fixed Term
Classification – Ed Support Level 1-Range 3
Apply By – 06/04/2022
Hours – Full-Time
Contact Name – Fionna Wooller
Phone – 0419 612 519

Responsibilities

  1. Work with students in a variety of settings and identify students at risk and seek the appropriate supports to assist students in engaging in their education
  2. Assist the Student Services Coordinator with implementation and facilitation of appropriate whole school/year level/small group programs to assist with the overall wellbeing of students
  3. Liaise with service providers, to facilitate student referrals to support the wellbeing of individual students.
  4. Provide individual support to students in line with school policies and procedures across all year levels
  5. Assist in the implementation of strategies that lead to student engagement in learning
  6. Update and maintain appropriate documentation and information relevant to Student Wellbeing.
  7. Work within a team and liaise with the Student Services Coordinator when responding to issues/incidents that present on a daily basis
  8. Provide feedback and liaise with the Student Services Coordinator to review and enhance policies and procedures including support services.
  9. Assist with the delivery of new and emerging needs including programs and individual support within the priorities of the College.

Selection Criteria

  • SC1    Demonstrated experience and skills in Student Wellbeing and Student Support.
  • SC2    Demonstrated capacity to develop procedures and guidelines relating to the work area.
  • SC3    Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills.
  • SC4    Possess the technical knowledge and expertise relevant to the position.
  • SC5    Demonstrated capacity to provide advice and support to line manager in respect to the work area.
  • SC6    Demonstrated commitment to professional learning and growth for both self and others.

Who May Apply

  • Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.
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Mental Health Practitioner

Job ID – 1272790
Role Type – Mental Health Practitioner
Full/Part Time – Part-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term – Ongoing
Classification – Ed Support Level 1-Range 4
Apply By – 06/04/2022
Hours – 34.20
Contact Name – Fionna Wooller
Phone – 0419 612 519

Role

The Mental Health Practitioners (MHP) initiative provides for a suitably qualified mental health professional in all government secondary school campuses.

Operating in collaboration with the Department of Education and Training’s Area-based multi-disciplinary teams, this role will have the following functions:

provide direct counselling support and other early intervention services for individual students and groups identified as at-risk and/or experiencing or demonstrating mild to moderate mental health needs;
coordinate supports for students with critical needs both within and external to the school, including proactively working with regions and other health professionals to engage further support as required; and
enhance promotion and prevention activities in the school by contributing to whole school health and wellbeing plans, building the capability of teaching staff and school leadership to manage student health and wellbeing, and helping to embed mental health promotion and prevention programs and strategies in the school.

Education Support Class Level 1 Range 4

The successful applicant will be an experienced professional who will carry out their duties and responsibilities, relative to their professional discipline, with a high level of autonomy and with minimal reliance on professional supervision. The successful applicant will be responsible for the development and implementation of professional support programs within an educational environment, including guidance to other professional staff.

As an education support class position, this role supports the educational services being provided to students, but will not include duties of teaching as defined in clause 2.6.1 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic).

For more information on the responsibilities of an Education support class level 1 range 4 employee, please visit:

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/rolesTS.aspx

Responsibilities

  1. Deliver professional support service/s in a school/s, including the direct counselling for students with a range of mental health issues, applying sound theoretical knowledge and practical expertise.
  2. Plan and implement evidence-based intervention strategies for students with complex needs including collaborating with families, other professionals and agencies when appropriate, and manage the associated risks.
  3. Work collaboratively with the school to contribute to policies and operational practices that will guide the work of others, including other school wellbeing staff and teachers.
  4. Demonstrate leadership and provide professional learning to others, such as teachers and other school wellbeing staff, to build the capacity of schools to improve students’ learning and developmental outcomes.
  5. Liaise with other Department areas (including secondary school nurses and Student Support Services staff) and external service providers where necessary to provide support to students.
  6. Maintain professional competence and continued professional learning, including attending professional development activities throughout the year.
  7. Meet relevant policies and legislative requirements in relation to student health information privacy.

Please note:

  • The relevant enterprise agreement underpinning this position is the Victorian Government Schools Agreement 2017.
    Continued professional learning is a registration requirement under the National Law, which governs the operations of the National Boards and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Who May Apply
Required

  • Applicants must be qualified as a psychologist, social worker, mental health nurse or occupational therapist. Specifically:
    • For Psychologists, applicants must hold full registration with AHPRA
    • For Mental Health Nurses, applicants must hold full registration with AHPRA and hold a postgraduate qualification in mental health
    • For Social Workers, applicants must be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers
    • For Occupational Therapists must hold full registration with AHPRA
  • Have demonstrated direct counselling experience
  • Have a current Working With Children Check

Desirable

  • For Psychology applicants, specialisation in education and/or developmental psychology.
  • For Mental Health Nurse applicants, hold a Mental Health Nurse Credential and membership with the Australian college of Mental Health Nurses.
  • For Social Work applicants, hold membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers and an Accredited Social Worker Trade Mark.
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Classroom Teacher - English

Job ID – 1273213
Role Type – Secondary Teacher
Full/Part Time – Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term – Fixed Term
Classification – Classroom Teacher
Apply By – 11/04/2022
Hours – 38.00
Contact Name – Nicole Quinney
Phone – 0427 144 571

Selection Criteria

  • SC1    Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.
  • SC2    Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.
  • SC3    Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.
  • SC4    Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.
  • SC5    Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.

Responsibilities
The role of classroom teacher may include but is not limited to:

  • Direct teaching of groups of students and individual students;
  • Contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of a curriculum area or other curriculum program within the school;
  • Undertaking other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the School Principal;
  • Participating in activities such as parent/teacher meetings; staff meetings; camps and excursions;
  • Undertaking other non-teaching supervisory duties.
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Classroom Teacher - Media, Digital Art and Art

Job ID – 1272226
Role Type – Secondary Teacher
Full/Part Time – Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term – Fixed Term
Classification – Classroom Teacher
Apply By – 04/04/2022
Hours – 38.00
Contact Name – Nicole Quinney
Phone – 0427 144 571

Selection Criteria

  • SC1    Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.
  • SC2    Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.
  • SC3    Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.
  • SC4    Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.
  • SC5    Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.

Responsibilities
The role of classroom teacher may include but is not limited to:

  • Direct teaching of groups of students and individual students;
  • Contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of a curriculum area or other curriculum program within the school;
  • Undertaking other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the School Principal;
  • Participating in activities such as parent/teacher meetings; staff meetings; camps and excursions;
  • Undertaking other non-teaching supervisory duties.
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Classroom Teacher - Mathematics and Science - Ongoing Position

Job ID – 1272268
Role Type – Secondary Teacher
Full/Part Time – Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term – Ongoing
Classification – Classroom Teacher
Apply By – 04/04/2022
Hours – 38.00
Contact Name – Nicole Quinney
Phone – 0427 144 571

Selection Criteria

  • SC1    Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.
  • SC2    Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.
  • SC3    Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.
  • SC4    Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.
  • SC5    Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.

Responsibilities
The role of classroom teacher may include but is not limited to:

  • Direct teaching of groups of students and individual students;
  • Contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of a curriculum area or other curriculum program within the school;
  • Undertaking other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the School Principal;
  • Participating in activities such as parent/teacher meetings; staff meetings; camps and excursions;
  • Undertaking other non-teaching supervisory duties.
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Classroom Teacher - Mathematics and Science

Job ID – 1272255
Role Type – Secondary Teacher
Full/Part Time – Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term – Fixed Term
Classification – Classroom Teacher
Apply By – 07/04/2022
Hours – 38.00
Contact Name – Nicole Quinney
Phone – 0427 144 571

Selection Criteria

  • SC1    Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.
  • SC2    Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.
  • SC3    Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.
  • SC4    Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.
  • SC5    Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.

Responsibilities
The role of classroom teacher may include but is not limited to:

  • Direct teaching of groups of students and individual students;
  • Contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of a curriculum area or other curriculum program within the school;
  • Undertaking other classroom teaching related and organisational duties as determined by the School Principal;
  • Participating in activities such as parent/teacher meetings; staff meetings; camps and excursions;
  • Undertaking other non-teaching supervisory duties.
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An exciting place to work

Mount Clear College is an exciting place to work and offers incredible opportunities and cultural diversity for both our students and our staff.

Alongside traditional education programs, Mount Clear offers a vast array of academic and cultural programs including Australia’s first Confucius Classroom, established in 2009. Staff have opportunities for international experiences including teacher training programs in China, the annual Victorian Young Leaders to China program and our biennial school trip to Japan. Mount Clear College’s purpose built Language Centre has become the Hub of LOTE and cultural programs throughout the region for Japanese and Chinese providing immersion programs to Primary Schools across the region.

We also have one of only six Specialist STEM Centres in Victoria – our Earth Ed Centre. The Centre provides specialist day programs for students, professional development activities for teachers and is a hub for science education across the State and hosts primary and secondary students from across Victoria who attend specialised programs provided by our Earth Education Centre.

The College’s Performing Arts program is highly regarded both within Victoria and also internationally for our outstanding Musical Futures Program.

Mount Clear College - Our Facilities

Our Facilities

We are extremely proud of the considerable building works, upgrades and refurbishments undertaken at our College during recent years. Major highlights include our state-of-the-art Technology Centre, Junior School, refurbished 300 seat Theatre, Visual Arts and Science Hubs and VCAL Learning Centre.

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Committed to being a ‘Child Safe’ school

Mount Clear College is committed to being a ‘Child Safe’ school with the expectation that all staff commit to our Child Safe policy and Child Safe Code of Conduct. Appropriate rigorous reference and background checking will be undertaken for this selection process, including a Working with Children Check and police record and identity check. We are committed to commitment to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. We are also committed to meeting the needs of all students, including those with a disability, our indigenous students and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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