Careers at the Brotherhood

Replacement Classroom Teacher - Short term contract

Apply now Job no: 494354
Work type: Maximum Term Full-Time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Teaching – Secondary

We’re looking for a professional Replacement Classroom Teacher with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a 5 Month Maximum Term Full-Time basis, working 38 hours per week based in Frankston.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - 
a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.



As a critical member of the Teaching and Learning team, the Classroom Teacher is expected to be a skilled education practitioner with demonstrated experience in the delivery of best practice teaching, learning assessment and classroom management. This is a full-time position and requires full VIT registration.

David Scott School’s student-centred curriculum; underpinned by strengths based, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) principles, is aligned to VCAL certification at Foundation, Intermediate and Senior levels and provides an individualised learning pathway for every student.

  • Plan and deliver best practice VCAL curriculum (across all VCAL strands) to a classroom cohort of up to 15 students.

  • Apply principles of differentiated learning and classroom instruction to implement individual learning plan (ILP) recommendations. 

  • Contribute to the development and evaluation of applied learning VCAL curriculum, including daily lesson plans and scope and sequence documentation utilizing the Compass learning system. 

  • Undertake ongoing professional development through a tailored performance and development plan that aligns with the school’s strategic plan.


Salary will be in alignment with current DET incremental progression, based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available.



Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for an who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in teaching and current full VIT registration.

  • Demonstrated experience in a secondary school education environment, including a sound background in teaching, applied learning, and administration.

  • Demonstrated commitment and capacity to actively contribute to whole school improvement initiatives, major curriculum or student activities.

  • A high level of interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including the capacity to develop strong relationships with external stakeholders, as well as the ability to negotiate effectively and work through issues constructively with staff, students and relevant stakeholders.



  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program



BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.


If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Stacey Bushell on 03 8781 5907 for a confidential discussion.

Please review the Position Description and address the Key Selection Criteria.

Applications close: Monday 3rd May at 11:55pm


We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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