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 Cairns Campus, you will be required to re-engage students and teach within the areas of Year 11 or 12.
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.
The successful candidate will have:
- 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 Schools are an environment where all employees are fully COVID-19 vaccinated pursuant to the Queensland Health Directive.
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.