Teacher - Learning Support

The first affiliated school was established by the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church in 1993. The Agnew School provides a unique learning environment for students, guided by our focus on “Learning to Learn”. A self-directed approach to teaching and learning provides a foundation for lifelong learning, and prepares students for tertiary education and the workplace. We are committed to achieving the highest levels of teaching from our staff and academic potential from our students. This focus on high standards and student-driven learning has resulted in achievement levels for our students that are well above the national average in Australia.

LocationWakerley, Queensland, Australia
Type Part-Time
Status Contract
Contact Jessica Gregory

About this job

  •  Rewarding career opportunity at a reputable private school

  •  Global education group with more than 10,000 students across 175 Campuses globally

  •  Innovative, visionary and dynamic approach to student learning

Agnew School is seeking to appoint an experienced and dedicated educator in the role of Teacher – Learning Support at our Brisbane campus situated in the Wynnum Manley district. This role is Part Time and is required Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (3 days per week) and is available for an immediate start.

The Position

This role, reporting directly to the Head of Campus and Head of Faculty, has responsibility for delivering the teaching function and providing individualised support to students whom require additional learning support across both our primary and secondary year levels.

In this role, you will be required to prepare daily lessons and unit plans of work for students with individual needs in accordance with syllabus requirements, plan collaboratively with subject teaching teams across our four campuses, evaluate and report on the progress of students and discuss individual performance and problems with students and their parents.

This role will also provide close assistance and support to a grade 3 student whom has a range of learning and medical conditions including Spina Bifida. Specifically, this role will have responsibility for the development of lesson plans for this student, and will provide support to the Teacher Aide team in the delivery of these lesson plans. This role would also be required to provide some level of physical and emotional support to the student, including assistance with eating, drinking and catheterisation.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be a team player, have a genuine love of teaching, possess a patient and compassionate nature and a "can do" attitude, and be comfortable in providing educational and special needs support to a wheelchair bound student. The ideal candidate will take great job satisfaction in being able to positively contribute to a childs life via their learning journey, and be comfortable in stepping away from traditional classroom teaching practices to embrace modern teaching methods and technologies including video conferencing and online resources.

As the school has a strong faith based approach to life and learning, the successful applicant will also need to be able to respect and support this aspect of the lives of the students.

The successful candidate will have relevant teaching experience, including specific learning support experience, and will hold relevant qualifications and a current teacher registration certificate with the Queensland College of Teachers.

The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake first aid and manual handling training, and a willingness to undertake catheterisation training would be desirable. Agnew School will also invest in additional training with the students team of medical support personnel for the successful applicant.

Why work at Agnew School?

About Agnew School

Agnew School is a registered and accredited Non-State School that operates 4 campuses (Brisbane, Nambour, Toowoomba and Maryborough) in Southeast Queensland for years 3-12, and is an affiliation of OneSchool Global.

OneSchool Global was established to provide a quality learning environment, including the upholding of Christian principles and beliefs as held by the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church community. OneSchool operates in 21 countries with more than 10,000 students in 175 Campuses globally. In Australia, it operates 33 campuses and 6 satellites throughout Australia, providing quality education services to 2,750 students.

OneSchool is renowned for its innovation, and offers a range of learning opportunities that vary by age and classroom size: from traditional classrooms, to video conferencing and online resources. This "blended learning" offers creative opportunities for teachers and students to work collaboratively on personalized learning programmes.

Guided by our "Learning to Learn Framework", we are committed to self-directed learning in which students set their own goals, whilst being actively supported by their teachers. Our innovative teaching practices are complemented by state-of-the-art specialist learning centres and student and teacher resources.

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice, and value our teachers as being essential to the school's vision of providing a well-rounded holistic education that develops all students to their optimum potential. As such, we offer competitive remuneration, ongoing professional development and training, career progression opportunities and a safe, caring and supportive work environment.

Other benefits of working at Agnew School include excellent student discipline, proven academic performance, small class sizes and work life balance.

Are you interested?

This role presents an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join a successful global organization with a truly exciting future. If you are looking for an opportunity to achieve your full potential working within a supportive environment of quality educators, please click "Apply Now".

Any enquiries can be directed to Jessica Gregory, HR Advisor via email jessica.gregory@agnewschool.qld.edu.au