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STAFF SURVEY

Our most recent staff survey, conducted by Insync Surveys, shows that Peninsula School staff have very strong support for the School as a workplace, consistent across Academic and Business staff. The School has an active Staff Association.

our golden jubilee celebrations

All members of our community - past, present and future - were invited to join us as we celebrated fifty years of outstanding education on the Mornington Peninsula. We had a host of celebratory Golden Jubilee events in 2011.

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About the School

Peninsula Grammar has an outstanding reputation for being a school which offers world class educational opportunities to its students and enviable workplace conditions for its employees. A willingness to embrace best practice and deliver exceptional customer service is fundamental to the culture of the School.

All employees are required to abide by the Core Values of the School and the School's Positive Psychology imperative. Details of these can be found under Our School.

Peninsula Grammar, Private Bag No 3, PO Mount Eliza, VIC 3930.
Tel: (03) 9788 7777 Fax: (03) 9787 7646.

 

Child Safety

Peninsula Grammar has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the protection of all children from all forms of child abuse.  Every staff member at The Peninsula School is responsible for the care and protection of the students in our care and the reporting of information about suspected child abuse.

 

The following employment opportunities currently exist:

 

Primary Teacher – Year 4

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Year 4 Teacher to this full-time replacement position for Terms 2, 3 and 4, 2017. The successful applicant will:

• Be an innovative and creative educator who embraces and practices targeted teaching;
• Enjoy working as part of a collaborative teaching team;
• Have the ability to build trusting relationships with students, parents and colleagues;
• Be a leader in the use of technology for learning within the Primary setting;
• Use contemporary pedagogies in their classroom practice and be able to demonstrate the impact of these on student learning; and
• Demonstrate a reflective approach to their own practice and a proactive interest in their professional growth as a teacher.

The successful candidate will be an energiser, able to positively influence the work of colleagues and students. More details of this role are attached.

It should be noted that all academic staff are required to contribute to our extensive pastoral care and co-curricular programs.

Applications should be addressed to The Principal and emailed to employment@tps.vic.edu.au by 5pm on 31 March 2017.

Queries relating to this position should be directed to:
Louise Nicholls-Easley
Head of Junior Years
E: lnichollseasley@tps.vic.edu.au
P: 9788 7831

 

Vocational Experience Coordinator

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and innovative Vocational Experience Coordinator to contribute to the development and enhancement of Peninsula Grammar’s Vocational Experience and Careers offerings. Careers education is considered to be an integral part of the school program from Year 9 to Year 12. In Year 9 students are given the opportunity to observe and explore a range of career options through the ‘Pathways for Life’ program. Students in Years 10 to 12 are assisted by the Careers Department to develop an awareness and understanding of their own interests, aptitudes and competencies, as well as the many training and career options available.

The successful candidate will have:

• Tertiary qualifications in Careers Education or similar • Working With Children Check
• Current knowledge of the tertiary sector in Australia and internationally
• Experience in the development and delivery of vocational programs in a secondary school setting
• A thorough working knowledge of the Work Experience Program and its administration
• An understanding of the management of VET programs.

The successful candidate will be an energiser, able to positively influence the work of colleagues and students.

This is a part-time appointment (0.8) commencing at the beginning of Term 2 or as soon as possible thereafter. Click to read more about this role.

Questions relating to this position should be directed to:
Kristen Burt
Careers Coordinator
E: kburt@tps.vic.edu.au

Applications, including the contact details of 2 referees, should be addressed to the Principal and emailed by 5pm on Wednesday 29 March to employment@tps.vic.edu.au.

 

Middle Years Classroom Music Teacher

Long Service Leave replacement – Term 2 2017

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Middle Years Classroom Music teacher to a 0.8 Long Service Leave replacement position for Term 2, 2017.

Peninsula Grammar boasts a long and proud tradition of quality music making through its vibrant and well-resourced Music Department. Our co-curricular program draws from, and is supported by, a strong core curriculum classroom music program from Prep through to Year 8, leading into an elective program from Year 9 through to Year 12 (VCE Music Performance). We believe that students learn most about music and their own musicality through creating, performing and evaluating music. This philosophy is embedded in our curriculum.

The successful applicant will:

•    be familiar with multiple music technology platforms (including Acid Music Studio, Sonar X2, Ableton Live 9) and their application in the classroom environment.
•    ideally have the ability to provide basic instruction on Ukulele to Primary age students.
•    be a positive mentor to students, guiding their learning through the practical application of skills and providing timely feedback.
•    be an exemplary and innovative classroom practitioner who can teach Music across multiple year levels from Year 5 to Year 10.  
•    provide a flexible learning environment that caters to individual students.
•    be a reflective practitioner who consistently adapts and refines their teaching practice.
•    actively engage in professional development opportunities.

The successful candidate will be an energiser, able to positively influence the work of colleagues and students. Read more about this role.

It should be noted that all academic staff are required to contribute to our extensive pastoral care and co-curricular programs.

Applications should be addressed to The Principal and emailed to employment@tps.vic.edu.au by 5pm on Friday 17 March.

Queries relating to this position should be directed to:

Narelle Umbers

Deputy Principal – Learning & Development
numbers@tps.vic.edu.au
9788 7717

 

Teach in China


We seek to recruit 2 experienced, qualified and VIT registered teachers for one of 5 partner schools in China – The Nanjing Number One Experimental School.

1.    VCE Physics teacher
2.    VCE Mathematics teacher.
Experienced in one or more of the following: Mathematical Methods, Further Mathematics or Specialist Mathematics.

Employment to begin in February 2017 for a minimum 11 month period. Open this link for more Nanjing recruitment information.

Initial enquiries should be directed to Carol Leach, International Program Manager via email at cleach@tps.vic.edu.au or by calling +61 3 9788 7734.