EDUCATION OUTDOORS TEACHER


START DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

CLOSING DATE: 3 UNTIL FILLED


If you value quality learning and the opportunity to contribute to the development of students, yourself and education, then join us at Caulfield Grammar School. We are looking for employees with a passion in and for life, who seek excellence and achievement through creativity and innovation.


Caulfield Grammar School offers a diverse range of employment opportunities across its five campuses, where you will be welcomed and encouraged to thrive and belong.



DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Caulfield Grammar School is an internationally recognised, independent, co-educational school committed to providing exceptional educational opportunities from Early Learning through to Year 12. With over 3300 students across 5 campuses, Caulfield Grammar passionately strives to deliver innovative specialist educational programs to develop a mind for life, so that learners are equipped with the mental, emotional, and academic capabilities they need for their chosen paths.


Yarra Junction Campus is the School’s centre for Education Outdoors and Earth Studies. The teaching and learning program at Yarra Junction provides students with innovative and challenging experiential learning opportunities through unique residential immersion experiences of varying durations.


Through involvement in the Education Outdoors program, students develop their understanding of sustainable living through learning activities centred around the eco-cabins, which accommodate the students, the self-sufficient earth studies centre, Wadambawilam, the commercial dairy farm and the surrounding natural environment. A variety of challenging educational activities are delivered across the year level programs including canoeing, bike riding, high ropes and bushwalking.


As a member of the Yarra Junction Campus Teaching and Learning team, the Education Outdoors Teacher is responsible for leading and delivering elements of the Yarra Junction Education Outdoors Program and building a strong learning culture for both students and staff. This opportunity is for a full time position as an Education Outdoors Teacher.


Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in leading a strong and vibrant learning culture that strives for continuous improvement and ensures quality learning in all settings for both staff and students

  • Constructively contribute to Campus meetings

  • Work closely with the Deputy Head of Campus to lead and co-ordinate the day-to-day operation of the relevant program (including student timetable management, staff rostering, new staff orientation/induction, casual staff management, program resourcing, staff training and daily organisation)

  • Ensure consistent curriculum documentation and delivery of a high-quality teaching and learning program

  • Review assessment and reporting tools and strategies currently being utilised within the relevant teaching and learning program

  • Represent and promote the Yarra Junction Campus and the relevant program at parent briefings and student briefings

  • Maintain an active involvement in professional learning in and beyond the school. In CGS Professional Development sessions show evidence of creative methodology and implementation

  • Model and live the Caulfield Grammar School values and behaviours


Key Skills:

  • Experience in Outdoor and Environmental Education

  • Demonstrated curriculum development and teaching experience

  • A passionate commitment to the provision of experiential education to junior, middle, and senior school students

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to improve learning outcomes for both students and staff through continuous improvement initiatives

  • VIT Registration, Leaders Wilderness First Aid, Bronze Medallion, Anaphylaxis Management

  • Training and experience in the delivery of bushwalking, bike riding, canoeing and challenge ropes courses


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we will be reviewing and screening upon submission.


Application for Position:


Please send all enquiries and applications to Employment@caulfieldgs.vic.edu.au and please add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Education Outdoors Teacher - in the subject of your email.