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Reference Number 14243
Position Title Secondary Teacher
Employment Type Maximum Term Full Time
Organisation Social Mission
Location Tom Quinn Community Centre
Award/Enterprise Agreement Educational Srvs Teacher
Position Summary

Secondary Teacher  
Tom Quinn Community Centre - Bundaberg

Full-time – fixed term to December 2019

"Work for an organisation that really makes a difference"

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical branch of the universal Christian Church.  Our message is based on the Bible; our ministry is motivated by love for God.  The mission is both spiritual and practical, encompassing the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the alleviation of human suffering and distress without discrimination.

The Tom Quinn Community Centre Alternative School is a special assistance school catering to co-education  students from Year 7 to 10. We provide education to disadvantaged students who have disengaged from mainstream education in the Bundaberg region. Working within a trauma informed care framework, the school provides opportunities for students to develop social and emotional skills, life skills and industry and employment skills though their engagement with our onsite social enterprises.

The Role
To be successful in this challenging work environment you will need the ability to manage and facilitate classes in an engaging and flexible way, while having a positive and constructive approach to complex student behaviour. It is expected that the successful applicant will have skills that complement and facilitate student transition from the learning environment to practical tasks and social enterprise ventures.

What we are seeking from you?

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Current full registration, or provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland.
  • A Tertiary qualification in Education.
  • High level of understanding of issues regarding disengaged young people and the ability to re-engage and motivate youth back into education.
  • Demonstrated high level of communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively cultivate and maintain relationships with students and other stakeholders.
  • Possess a sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum.
  • Have the ability to deliver trauma informed care and to case manage complex student needs.
  • Positive Notice Working with Children suitability card (Commission for Children and Young People Blue Card) or willingness and ability to obtain.
  • It is desirable that the successful applicant will have experience in working with youth in settings outside of education.

If this sounds like you, please apply now following the instructions below. 
Applications close 30 April 2019 or when a suitable applicant is found

How to Apply - External Applicants

1. Click the 'Apply Now' button
2. Click the 'Register & Apply' button to complete the online form and application

How to Apply - Current Salvation Army Employees
1. Click the Apply Now button
2. Click 'Login & Apply' button 
3. If you do not have a password, click the 'Forgotten password or username' link.
4. Enter your payslip email address and follow the prompts
(If you experience difficulties, please contact your local HR team.)

Contact Person Richard King
Closing Date 30/04/2019
Position Description
2019.04.16 Teacher PD.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.