Diverse Learning Teacher

Job No: WFS51
Location: Rockhampton

Diverse Learning Teacher

Full Time Ongoing (includes a 6 month probation period)

Rockhampton Flexible Learning Centre is a coeducational Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition. It has a clear commitment to social justice and stands in solidarity with disadvantaged people of all social, cultural and religious backgrounds with a particular sensitivity to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. The school provides holistic learning experiences that address the social needs of students, and promotes their emotional, cognitive, spiritual and academic development.

EREA provides a supportive, flexible working environment where we are committed to supporting the ongoing professional learning of all staff members including specific targeting programs as identified.  We endeavour to employ people that have the drive and motivation to work towards successful outcomes for our young people.

What is the role? 

The role of the Diverse Learning Teacher is to develop and maintain learning and social inclusion responses of the school including planning, preparation and delivery of effective learning and teaching programs for young people. This includes contributing to the development and implementation of the school's objectives and planning. The position involves working directly with children and young people on a daily basis and therefore must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate child safeguarding behaviours when engaging with children. All young people are owed a duty of care while in the supervision of the position.

We are seeking applications from both primary and secondary trained Teachers.  The position has an immediate commencement available however start date is also negotiable. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Apply knowledge and understanding of effective teaching strategies to support students’ literacy and numeracy achievement
  • Design and implement effective learning and teaching programs that meet the needs of young people using knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, as well as formative assessment techniques and reporting as feedback on learning
  • Select and use relevant teaching strategies including offsite learning, project based learning and experiential learning to develop knowledge and transferable skills, in particular literacy, numeracy, digital literacy, problem solving, creativity, cultural awareness, communication, collaboration
  • Establish and maintain collegial and collaborative relationships within multidisciplinary teams that may include youth workers and allied health workers with the purpose of meeting the diverse learning needs of young people

To join our small school community, you’ll need:

  • Queensland College of Teachers registration or ability to obtain prior to commencement date
  • Ability to work within the four principles of Honest, Participation, Respect and Safe and Legal
  • An ability to flexibly use a range of pedagogical approaches
  • Capacity to integrate a range of learning areas

For full details of the position please refer to the Position Description by clicking here.

Employee benefits include:

  • Small class groups and flexible approach to learning
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution (if an employee co-contribution is made)
  • Salary Sacrificing options
  • Induction, Wellbeing and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Dedicated support to assist new teachers
  • Further individualised study options negotiable 

Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted as they are received.

Our organisation supports the rights of children and young people and is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment directed at ensuring their safety and wellbeing. 

All applications for this position will be subjected to screening procedures as detailed in the Commission of Children and Young people and Childs Guardian legislation.  These checks are consistent with Edmund Rice Education Australia's commitment to child protection policies and procedures.



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Privacy Acknowledgment

“Wollemi Flexi Schools Network is part of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA), which is an organization consisting of schools, entities and offices offering a Catholic education in the tradition of Blessed Edmund Rice.” The network consists of four schools being Albert Park Flexible Learning School, Mount Isa Flexible Learning School, Rockhampton Flexible Learning School and Southport Flexible Learning School.

  1. Wollemi Flexi Schools Network school’s collects personal information, including sensitive information about job applicants. This includes information provided in your job application, in the course of conversation or as collected from third parties on your behalf, such as employment referees. The primary purpose of collecting this information is to enable the school to consider your application for employment with the school.
  2. Some of the information the school collects is to satisfy the school’s legal obligations, particularly to enable the school to discharge its duty of care to enrolled students.
  3. Laws governing or relating to the operation of a school require certain information to be collected and disclosed. These include relevant Education Acts and Public Health and Child Protection laws.
  4. In order to consider your application for employment and to facilitate and manage your employment relationship with the school, you consent to our collecting personal information about you from recruitment agencies, law enforcement agencies for criminal checks and working with children checks, educational institutions to verify your qualifications, and other individuals or businesses we contact for the purpose of reference-checking as agreed with you.
  5. The personal information that is collected about you will be stored securely in a recruitment record. If you are successful and become an employee then an employee record will be created and the personal information we have collected will be stored in this file. Employee records are exempt from the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) under the Privacy Act 1988.
  6. If you are not offered a position or if you decline an offer of a position at the school the information stored in your recruitment record will be stored for 12 months, unless you advise us to destroy the records at an earlier time. At this time, the school will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify the information as appropriate.
  7. The school may disclose personal and sensitive information for administrative, educational and support purposes (or may permit the information to be directly collected by third parties). This may include to: government departments; people providing administrative and financial services to the school; anyone you authorise the school to disclose information to; and anyone to whom the school is required or authorised to disclose the information to by law, including under child protection laws.
  8. Failure to provide the information to the school will affect the school’s ability to evaluate your application and may result in the recruitment process not proceeding.
  9. The school may also use cloud computing service providers to store personal information (which may include sensitive information) on their servers in the 'cloud'. These servers may be located in or outside Australia. This may mean that personal information may be stored or processed outside Australia.
  10. EREA’s Privacy Policy contains further information about its use of cloud and other third-party service providers.
  11. EREA’s Privacy Policy is accessible via the school website or from the school office. The Policy sets out how job applicants and employees may seek access to, and correction of their personal information which the school has collected and holds. However, access may be refused in certain circumstances such as where access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of others or may result in a breach of the School’s duty of care obligations. Any refusal will be notified in writing with reasons if appropriate.
  12. EREA’s Privacy Policy also sets out how job applicants and employees can make a complaint about a breach of the APPs and how the complaint will be handled.
  13. If you provide the school with the personal information of others, such as other employment referees, doctors or emergency contacts, we encourage you to inform them you are disclosing that information to the school and why, that they can request access to and correction of that information if they wish and to also refer them to EREA’s Privacy Policy for further detail about such requests and how the school otherwise handles personal information it collects and complaints it receives.

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Edmund Rice Education Australia

Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) is a child safe organisation committed to the protection of children and has a zero tolerance of abuse of children. Wollemi Flexible Schools Network (FSN) being a subsidiary of EREA is also committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people therefore, all applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures.

These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child safeguarding policies and procedures. This includes complying with our Child Safeguarding policy and code of conduct.
Wollemi FSN is an equal opportunity employer that promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.