Learning Development and Support teacher

Learning Development and Support teacher

Overnewton Anglican Community Collegein Melbourne


Overnewton Anglican Community College was founded in 1987 as an affordable Prep to Year 12 co-educational College. In 2008 there are over 2200 students on two campuses, Keilor and Taylors Lakes. Both campuses are an easy 20 minute drive from the Melbourne CBD. 

Overnewton College is known for the commitment it makes to and expects of its families. The College’s parents and staff work together to ensure that students have the opportunity to enjoy a rich diversity of curricular and co-curricular experiences that will help them to develop as articulate, questioning, literate global thinkers with integrity and depth of character.


Learning Development and Support teacher


(Special Education) 0.6 FTE (3 days a week)
Contract position (leave replacement): 22 July until 13 December, 2013
Taylors Lakes Campus


Expressions of interest are invited from teachers with Special Education qualifications and experience. In addition, classroom teaching experience will be highly regarded. The successful applicants may be working with students from Prep to Year 9; much of their time will be spent working with Junior School (P-4) students. The successful applicant will work with students in groups or individually, within or withdrawn from classrooms, as determined by the Head of Learning Development and Support and in accordance with student needs.

The teachers we are seeking will have the following qualities:

- Enthusiasm for the ethos of the College, and a sense of excitement about learning for themselves as well as for their students
- Detailed knowledge of VELS/Australian Curriculum requirements as relevant to the position

- Demonstrated expertise in teaching at relevant levels
- Well-developed classroom management and communication skills, combined with an ability to engage students
- Excellent general teaching skills and student-centred conceptions of knowledge
- Strong understanding and appreciation of the social, relational, attitudinal, physical and cognitive development of students of the relevant age-groups
- Skills in negotiating the curriculum, managing group work and catering for a wide range of interests, learning styles and abilities
- An ability to incorporate information and communication technologies as an integral part of curriculum
- Collaborative and proactive approaches to handling day to day matters
- Willingness to contribute to Assemblies and Chapel Services



A preliminary short list of applicants will be prepared and first-round interviews conducted. A further shortlist will be prepared and further interviews will be conducted as appropriate. Final appointments are made by the Principal or his delegate.

- All applicants are required to complete the appropriate application form, including additional information as specified on the form found at www.overnewton.vic.edu.au

Applications which do not include evidence of registration with the Victorian Institute of Teachers (VIT) will not be considered.

In the first instance, enquiries and applications should be directed to:
Mrs Andrea Turner, Human Resources Assistant
Email: humanresources@overnewton.vic.edu.au
Telephone: 03 9334 0035


Closing Date for Applications: Friday 19 July, 2013

Applications will be acknowledged by email. If acknowledgement of your application has not been received after two working days, please contact the Head of Human Resources, Di Nunan (Ph: 9334 0147).


School Details

Overnewton Anglican Community College


Close Date: 19/07/2013


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