Teacher (VCAL) - Berry Street School

Job No: Berry2378
Location: Morwell, VIC

  • Morwell location
  • Flexible learning setting
  • Full time ongoing position
  • Generous salary packaging benefits!


Are you looking to utilise your teaching skills and experience in a meaningful and challenging new setting? Do you see the value in individualising and improving outcomes for students who don’t ‘fit in’ to mainstream education? Then we have the job for you!

The Berry Street School caters for young people primarily aged 12 to 18 years who have become disengaged from mainstream education. The school currently has 4 campuses at Noble Park, Morwell, Shepparton and Ballarat. Each campus delivers the Trauma-informed Positive Education model. The school offers an adaptation of the National Curriculum for years 7-10 and the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL). The Morwell Campus has an enrolment of approximately 65 students.

The Berry Street School works from our Berry Street Model of Education, which encompasses a structured vision of wellbeing in the school community including the support of education case-management for each of our students. All students have an individual education plan encompassing holistic support for all learning activities.

We are seeking a passionate VCAL Teacher to join our friendly team at our Morwell Campus. This role requires the incumbent to adapt a flexible learning environment, be creative and innovative in engaging our young people and lead from a strengths based perspective. Our students have complex educational needs and need your expertise to achieve their educational goals and outcomes.

To be successful in the role, you will be an experienced teacher with a tertiary qualification in Teaching, hold a current VIT registration and have effective organisational and administrative skills. You will have experience in developing and implementing individual learning plans and a sound understanding of VCAL curriculum.

In return, Berry Street offers a generous remuneration package with salary packaging incentives. We are genuine in our commitment to staff care and wellbeing and offer fantastic professional development opportunities for all our Education staff.

Queries to Elodie Ryan, Assistant Principal on 03 5134 5971

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Sunday 20th May 2018

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Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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