Classroom Teacher

Job No: Berry3350
Location: Noble Park

  • Noble Park Location
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Salary package equivalent to $83-104k pa dependant on experience (inclusive of base salary, super and salary packaging)

For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.

The Opportunity

The Berry Street School is a specialist independent school consisting of four campuses based in Shepparton, Morwell, Ballarat and Noble Park. We provide a Victorian Curriculum and VCAL program for students aged 12 to 18 years who have become disengaged from mainstream education, and delivers a trauma-informed education model.

Key Responsibilities

This teaching role requires planning, implementing and delivering an engaging curriculum based on the individual needs of the students. Applicants should offer a focus on the ability to teach well-being skills, and literacy and numeracy and have the ability to formulate individual education plans addressing the social, emotional and educational needs of the students.

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About You

To be successful in the role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in Teaching/Education, hold a current VIT registration and be able to work creatively to engage our young people in their education. You will understand of the importance of and have the ability to work in a team environment in this setting and an understanding of the trauma informed positive education model approach.

The Benefits

  • Additional salary packaging available for meals/accommodation.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including access for staff members’ immediate family.
  • Four day per week student contact, one planning/PD day per week.

How to Apply 

Applications including resume and a one-page cover letter addressing your suitability for the position to be submitted by 11pm on Monday, 09 December 2019. Queries to Joanne Alford, Principal Berry Street School on 03 9429 9266.

Please Note; the successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a National Police Check.


Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.

Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.


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