Teacher/Curriculum Developer | The BUSY Schools

Our vision is to have more people in jobs, more people learning new skills, and more communities exposed to positive change, in partnership with employers and industry. 

About The BUSY School
At The BUSY Schools, we offer Year 11 and 12 students an alternative learning solution and the opportunity to re-engage with education and complete school (their QCE) while getting a head start into employment.     
Students complete a personalised educational program, learn skills for life and have the opportunity to start paid employment and training while still at school.  
The BUSY Schools are growing in the community and have campuses at Cairns, Salisbury, Shailer Park and Coolangatta.   
The BUSY Schools is part of The BUSY Group, which presents 40 years as a community partner offering an extensive range of employment services, vocational training, apprenticeships, mentoring, NDIS, disability employment support, and allied health services.
About the position
Based at the Coolangatta Campus, you will be required to re-engage students in year 11 or 12 and educate them to their educational needs, abilities and attainment potential. In this role you will also develop, plan, implement and evaluate curriculum and teaching plans in line with the educational standards of The BUSY Schools.
Our team is required to work together to assist our students and the school in achieving success. This involves building strong respectful relationships with a range of students while utilising behaviour management techniques to maintain the expectations of the classroom. It also involves working closely with teacher aides and utilising their abilities in the classroom to help the students.
We aim to achieve academic success while preparing our students for their future, with a heavy emphasis on vocational pathways as a roadmap to achievement.
In this role, you will:

  • Develop, plan, implement and evaluate curriculum and teaching plans with lessons designed to meet the educational standards of the BUSY Schools young people
  • Conduct research and consult with key collaborators for the purpose of curriculum development
  • Use evaluations and data to make recommendations for how to improve and edit existing curricula on an annual basis 

About you
The successful candidate will have:

  • Curriculum planning, development, implementation and evaluation experience
  • Experience and a passion for working with disengaged youth
  • A relevant teaching qualification
  • You hold full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration as a Teacher in Queensland
  • Ability to work within the curriculum of secondary education
  • English & Maths teaching experience
  • Ideally have experience with students with social-emotional challenges and knowledge of the senior school system
  • Be passionate about facilitating and supporting student education pathways

If you would like to be part of a fresh innovative environment, in a school that has a fundamental emphasis on what our young people can achieve for life, and above all, your values align with ours, then we highly recommend you apply now.
How to express your interest…
Our preferred method of application is on The BUSY School website listed above. Candidate care is important to us, so you will hear from us at some stage in the process, either via phone or email.
This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment.
The BUSY Group is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
The BUSY Group is an Organisation that puts the best interest of children and young people first by adhering to the Child Safety Organisation National Principles.

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