Year 5 Classroom Teacher

Year 5 Classroom Teacher

Ruyton Girls School in Victoria


  • Full-time
  • Commencing Term 1, 2014
  • Maternity Leave Replacement


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced teachers. Experience and proven performance in both inquiry based teaching and learning and digital learning are an advantage.


You will be skilled in the development of personalised learning programmes, dynamic, innovative and creative in your approach to teaching, with a passion for your discipline. You will also be highly competent in utilising ICT in the classroom and have a strong commitment to the education of girls.


In meeting their professional obligations as a teacher the following apply:


  • demonstrates a current and comprehensive knowledge in one’s subject area(s)
  • shows a flexible approach to classroom methodology; use a variety of strategies to deliver the curriculum
  • adapts content to cater for individual differences, to extend and enhance students’ understanding of the curriculum
  • undertakes professional learning
  • provides constructive feedback to the students
  • considers and responds to the special needs of students where necessary
  • provides a caring learning environment
  • incorporates information and communication technology meaningfully into the curriculum
  • explores content in stimulating and inspiring ways
  • plans lessons effectively
  • models effective organisational skills
  • pre-tests to determine students’ prior knowledge
  • establishes clear and challenging expectations for students
  • uses effective classroom management strategies



  • contributes to the collegiality of Ruyton
  • supports the programmes in place and participate in the wider, co-curricular life of the school
  • attends required meetings and school fixtures
  • uses assessment procedures in line with the School’s policy on Assessment and Reporting
  • employs a wide range of teaching and assessment strategies
  • engages in self-evaluation of professional performance
  • monitors student progress and record this accurately and comprehensively
  • reports meaningfully on student performance 



  • maintains positive and respectful relationships with students and establishes an environment conducive to learning
  • is mindful and informed in relation to the students’ welfare
  • works collaboratively with colleagues
  • communicates effectively with colleagues, parents and students
  • is an exemplar to students in terms of conduct, fairness and personal integrity
  • contributes to a range of school activities and working groups



  • completes required supervisory duties
  • ensures administrative tasks are accurate and up to date
  • fulfills the teacher’s duty of care and other pastoral responsibilities with discretion and confidentiality.



  • tertiary qualifications in teaching
  • registration with Victorian Institute of Teaching
  • strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to work with colleagues and students at all levels
  • highly developed organisational and planning skills


How to apply; 


Applications, including the names of two referees, to be emailed to  by 9am Monday 28 October, 2013 No hard copies please.


Enquiries should be directed to Mr Brad Nelsen, Assistant Principal, Head of Junior School on


School Details


Ruyton Girls’ School 
12 Selbourne Road
KEW, VIC (Australia)
Phone: 03 9819 2422


Close Date: 9am Monday 28 October, 2013


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