The SCOTS PGC Teacher is tasked with creating exceptional relationships with our students that will enable the teacher to guide each student to achieve their potential in academic, co-curricular, service and spiritual pursuits. Each teacher is responsible for creating and monitoring a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment within and beyond the classroom, where each student can grow to be their best. The Agriculture Teacher will also have specific focus and responsibilities for the oversight of the animals and facilities required for curriculum and co-curricular programs.
Skills, abilities, knowledge and qualifications
• The ability to develop exceptional relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
• Possess a detailed understanding of the academic, social, emotional and spiritual developmental needs of students.
• A detailed understanding of the relevant curriculum.
• The ability to integrate ICT’s to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
• A desire to work within, and contribute to a Secondary School environment.
• An empathy with the Christian values of the Uniting Church in Australia.
• The ability to meet deadlines and an understanding of overall school processes, such as academic reporting, and the work of the teacher within those processes.
• The ability to teach Agriculture in Years 7-10, Agricultural Science in Years 11 and 12.
• The ability to deliver content and assess competencies in Certificate III in Agriculture.
• Training and Assessment qualifications or the ability to obtain these qualifications as soon as possible.
• Current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.
• Current First Aid and CPR qualifications.
• Relevant tertiary qualifications for registration and teaching responsibilities.
The key responsibilities may be modified from time to time to ensure the expected outcomes are co-ordinated with the College’s strategic plan. Without limiting the above, the key responsibilities and duties shall include:
1. Plan, prepare and deliver quality and effective teaching and learning programs which are consistent with internal and external requirements and expectations.
2. Document all teaching and learning processes in accordance with the College’s expectations. This will include the use of the Learning Management System and other storage and publication systems.
3. Actively engage in the pastoral care responsibilities assigned to the teacher. Each teacher will plan, prepare and deliver structured pastoral care sessions in accordance with the relevant pastoral care and well-being programs. Teachers also engage in day to day pastoral care and well-being discussions and check-ins with the students in their care and collaborate with other staff such as Heads of Year, Heads of School, the Chaplain and the Counsellor to provide the very best support for our students. The teacher will have a detailed understanding of the child protection requirements of the College and external authorities.
4. Assess and report on student progress and outcomes in accordance with the College’s assessment and reporting processes as well as those of relevant external agencies. Assessment and reporting responsibilities will be completed within designated timeframes.
5. Contribute to the holistic nature of education at SCOTS PGC College through an active involvement in the co-curricular program as well as other activities, functions and events.
6. Commitment to professional growth through internal and external professional development, collaborating with colleagues, mentoring colleagues and other development opportunities.
7. Maintain teaching competency and currency of knowledge of relevant curriculum programs as required by the College or other relevant statutory authorities.
8. Provide for the physical, social, cultural and emotional wellbeing and physical safety of students whilst at school, in boarding houses and during other designated school activities.
1. Oversee the welfare of the sheep and cattle that are used as a part of curriculum and co-curricular programs.
2. Oversee the maintenance and upkeep of the plant and infrastructure relevant to the area.
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