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EAL Teacher Prelim/Course – Fixed term, part-time

  • Fixed term part-time position
  • Possibility of securing a ongoing position with attractive salary packages
  • 18hrs per week  – 12hrs Face to face teaching/contact hours + 6 hrs non-contact hours (for preparation)
  • Monday – Thursday (9.00am-1pm)
  • Start date April 23rd or ASAP

Position Description – part-time – fixed term (school terms only) – EAL Programs

Days of work

Monday – Thursday – Total of 18 hours = 12 hrs face to face teaching/contact hours & 8 non-contact hours

Teaching Accredited EAL courses.  SEE and AMEP class and Skills First

Salary package

Fixed term, part-time Teaching:  salary dependant on experience and aligned to current Neighbourhood Houses and Adult Education Centres Collective Agreement, including 9.50% employer contribution to superannuation.  (salary packaging up to $15,886 and $5,000 meals and entertainment) as per ATO regulations)

Conditions of employment This position has holiday and sick leave as per the terms and conditions of employment under the Neighbourhood Houses and Adult Education Centres Collective Agreement 2016 underpinned by the SCHADS award.

Position Purpose

The position will contribute to achieving the vision and goals of the Wingate Avenue Community Centre.  The Teacher will undertake work as required by our adult education programmes working within a community development framework to ensure vibrant and achievable programs and services for the community.

Reporting Relationships and Accountability

The teacher reports to the Education Manager and will liaise with the Centre Management on the day-to-day running of programs and services.

All staff are required to take responsibility for a safe and healthy work environment, and display a commitment to equal opportunity and promote a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.

How to apply – Position commences April 23 or asap  2019.

  • Please carefully read the position description CLICK ON THIS LINK: Position Description – EAL programs – fixed term April 2019
  •  Applications should include a resume and cover letter.  Please address the key selection criteria within the cover letter.   It is essential that you possess the specified TESOL and Cert IV qualifications or your application will not be considered.
  • Please send completed applications to Education@wingateave.com.au
  • If you require further information please contact Fiona Koetsier Education Manager on  (03) 9376 5244.
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications Now Open for new Wingate Avenue Community Centre (WACC) Committee Members – a Chairperson and a Committee Member

Exciting opportunity to be an integral part of an award winning not-for-profit organisation! Are you interested in developing and supporting the community? Would you like to grow your experience of governance in a community organisation committed to achieving excellence in service and management? Do you have a few hours a month to commit whilst meeting new people and sharing your knowledge and experience?

Background Information

Wingate Avenue Community Centre (WACC) was established in 1985 and is a busy, vibrant community managed neighbourhood house based on a Ministry of Housing estate in Ascot Vale.  The Centre is a Registered Training Organisation that recently won the 2013 Learn Local Legend award as well as the 2017 Training Provider of the year, which recognises outstanding contribution to learners and the Victorian Learn Local education and training sector. As well as learning opportunities Wingate also provides social and recreational programs.  Wingate houses many co-located services which include Moonee Valley Legal Service, Maternal Child Health, ReGen Drug and Alcohol, the Networker for the Western Region and a Community garden. The focus of the Centre is to be a vibrant, innovative and diverse community where individuals feel valued and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

The Centre is a not for profit incorporated association governed by a volunteer Committee of Management which is made up of Centre and community members that provide a governance structure and strategic direction for the Centre’s management.

What we are looking for

WACC is currently seeking expressions of interest to join its small but dedicated Committee of Management to progress its strategic agenda and provide strong governance to this important service at a time of much change for its clients. The current Committee is particularly interested in building its diversity and recruiting two new members with strong leadership and stakeholder management experience.  We would welcome candidates  with good understanding of governance and an interest in providing a strong and sustainable advocacy service to the community The Committee aims to maintain a membership with a balance of expertise in all areas of operation of the organisation, together with a commitment to the philosophy and code of ethics of the organisation. The current Chair is seeking to transition out of the Chair role in the period ahead.  Please indicate in your application if you would like to be considered for the role of Chair.

How to apply

Please click here to view Position Description Office Bearer Policy

Application should include a cover letter (including a brief statement about why you would like to join the Committee of Management) and a resume.

Please send completed applications to Joel Grant via email: joel@fjpartners.com.au

Positions are appointed on a voluntary basis. The position descriptions are available on our website at www.wingateave.com.au

For further information regarding this position please contact: Jan Thorpe – General Manager; Monday – Friday on 9376 5244

Receiving applications now:  Final applications COB 30th November 2018