Classroom Teacher

Job No: Berry2778
Location: Shepparton, VIC

  • Shepparton’s only specialist Trauma Informed school
  • 12 month fixed term position for 2019
  • $82-92K Remuneration (inclusive of Salary Packaging and superannuation)
  • $5K relocation package on offer


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 - 18 years.

Our school motto is Thrive, Achieve and Belong. We aim to do this through building positive relationships, academic rigor and providing opportunity and skills to learn how to be engaged and connected to school and community.

About the role

  • This role is a fixed term, full time position.
  • This position is for the 2019 school year and is anticipated to begin in January 2019.
  • Our Shepparton Campus is a small school in a beautiful setting offering years 7 to VCAL Intermediate, and a rich teaching opportunity.
  • We are a leader in Trauma Informed Positive Education. Students achieve when they feel safe, are connected and are assisted to regulate their emotions and behaviour in order to learn.
  • We are seeking a passionate classroom teacher who is committed to young people who have re-engaged in education through the Berry Street School.
  • We have small classes, provide additional specialist classroom support to teachers, as well as individual training and a range of professional development opportunities.
  • Remuneration is based on experience.

About you

  • You will hold a tertiary qualification in Education.
  • You will have full VIT registration.
  • You will passionate about building relationships and connections with disengaged students.
  • You will display a sound knowledge of a range of teaching and learning strategies designed to meet the individual needs of students.
  • Have the ability to plan, design, differentiate and deliver a range of curriculum in line with the trauma informed positive education model approach.
  • Holding a tertiary qualification in special education would be viewed as highly desirable.
  • VCAL experience would also be viewed as a plus.

What can Berry Street offer you?

  • A thorough induction program
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A great harmonious environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual Employee Opinion Survey participation
  • Focus on positive work/life balance
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • An organisation that cares about you

 For further information about this role please refer to the position description.


Queries to Teresa Deshon (Assistant Principal – Berry Street School) on (03) 5822 8100

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible as shortlisting will commence as applications are received

To download the position description, please click here

To download the key selection criteria template, please click here


Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.



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