Friday, 4 March 2016

All Saints' College,Outdoor Learning Teacher Jobs in Australia

About us
All Saints' College (ASC), one of Australia's leading independent, coeducational Anglican day-schools, is situated approximately 15 minutes south of the city on a beautifully landscaped 19 hectare property in Bull Creek.  Surrounded by ovals, paths, lawns and gardens, the campus caters for approximately 1300 students from Pre-Kindergarten through to Year
12. Facilities include a heated 25 metre indoor swimming pool on campus, a fully equipped gymnasium, rock climbing wall and an indoor sports centre. Our staff are welcome to use our facilities, enjoy the grounds or perhaps attend an evening show in the world-class theatre, also on site. In the mornings staff often drop by our own café for a coffee and a chat with other members of our All Saints' community.
We understand that balancing work and family commitments can sometimes be challenging, so we have implemented a number of strategies to assist our staff manage their work / life balance. Staff with school aged children are offered free before and after school care, and vacation care is provided during periods of school holidays, also free of charge, for the children of staff members who are required to work during the holiday periods. We also understand that members of our staff may need to attend to matters of a private nature, from time to time, so our 'Temporary Absence Policy' was introduced to enable staff to be absent from the workplace for up to two hours (without any deductions from leave accruals) during the working day to attend to such matters. We offer a broad range of other benefits to attract and retain outstanding staff, including:
  • Salary packaging
  • Deferred salary scheme (work 4 years and take the 5th year as leave)
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Generous long service leave entitlements
  • Generous discount on school tuition fees
  • Five weeks' paid annual leave for administration and support staff
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounted tickets for events held in the Centre for Performing Arts
  • Discounted flu vaccinations
  • An active Staff Association that provides regular social activities
  • Notebook computers (and iPads, depending on your role) for teaching staff and education assistants
  • Access to high level professional development (PD), including attendance at interstate and international events
  • Financial support to undertake academic studies
We are also committed to the welfare of our students, and they excel because we believe in providing a supportive, caring and challenging environment that encourages creative and critical thinking - our teaching staff and community are passionately committed to this endeavour. Similarly, our support and administration staff share this vision and, together, we strive to create a warm and friendly environment for all.
About you
You are a qualified and experienced Health and Physical Education Teacher, or Outdoor Education Teacher, who is available to work for the duration of semester 2, 2016, in our Outdoor Learning Program. Commencing 25 July 2016, you have the knowledge, skills and abilities to assist our Head of Outdoor Learning deliver our Outdoor Learning Program to students in Years 3 to 10.
In a time of increased social and environmental awareness, you understand the importance of using adventure and nature to foster an appreciation of the environment whilst instilling values and skills that students may reference for a lifetime. In this regard, you would make yourself available to attend approximately 25 days in the field, which is inclusive of several overnight programs. You possess a current and valid LR or MR motor driver's licence with an F (bus) extension, and can also demonstrate:
  • a high level of fitness;
  • familiarity with current curriculum and pedagogical developments;
  • a commitment to nurturing the individual student;
  • a commitment to self-development and ongoing learning, and the desire to be part of a dynamic educational team;
  • appropriate tertiary qualifications;
  • current registration with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia.
  • Apply First Aid certificate and an Aquatic Rescue certificate;
  • Wilderness First Aid (desirable but not essential);
  • Outdoor pursuit skills and camp management skills; and
  • a commitment to supporting the College's Anglican ethos.
How to apply
Your application should consist of a one page covering letter, addressed to the Principal, explaining the attributes, skills and experience you would bring to our Outdoor Learning Program, and why you wish to work at ASC. Please also attach a Curriculum Vitae containing your employment history and the contact details of three referees.
Applications may be emailed to:
Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact our Vice Principal, Helen Aguiar, on (08) 9313 9350.
Applications can also be submitted via the 'Apply for this Job' icon below.
Applications close at 1.00pm on Monday, 14 March 2016. 

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