Biology and Science Teacher

Firbank Grammar is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Biology and Science Teacher to work in our Senior School. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the education and wellbeing of students and applying the best practice for our Senior School girls to achieve success.The key role of this job is to provide engaging and thoughtful lessons, following planned activities in accordance with the faculty syllabi and school priorities. Key responsibilities:Demonstrate passion for teaching in the Biology/Science field Identify individual learning needs Teach in a way that enables all students to succeed Provide an appropriate role model for students in terms of punctuality, dress and conduct Observe safe work practices, maintain a safe and supportive environment Key AttributesFlexibility and adaptabilityEffective communication skillsStrong organisational and interpersonal skillsAbility to work collaboratively Understands obligations in relation to Health and Safety and meets expectationsQualifications and Experience Current VIT registration Appropriate teaching qualification First Aid Certificate (or willing to obtain one) Experience teaching VCE Biology and 7-10 Science would be advantageous.Willingness to coach co-curricular sports teams and programsMust hold or be willing to gain a certificate in teaching swimming and water safetyThis is a full time ongoing role at our Brighton Senior School Campus, commencing Term 1 2024. About Firbank Grammar SchoolFor more than 110 years Firbank Grammar has been at the forefront of teaching and learning, providing exceptional education and outstanding opportunities to its students. We offer world-class learning programs, activities and facilities to give our students the very best launchpad into the future.  As a leading independent school in Melbourne, our students consistently achieve academically and in their co-curricular pursuits and are a part of a vibrant community that supports excellence. Firbank Grammar is committed to ensure all relevant Child Protection and Safety laws, Ministerial Orders, regulations and standards in Victoria are upheld. Why join Firbank?Inclusive and supportive cultureFantastic opportunity to work in a highly regarded independent school in BrightonAccess to professional developmentOnsite cafe and use of swimming pool facilitiesSalaries and packages paid well above Award levelOnsite parking ‘lottery’ availableClose to public transport12 month ‘Life Leave’ opportunitiesFour weeks Annual LeaveSix days ‘free annual leave’ on set calendar daysThree weeks of Personal LeaveEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Paid parental and partner leave schemesStaff social groups and eventsStaff discounts for incredible School productions AUD Brighton 3186