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Situation Vacant - Outdoor Education Teacher PLC (Closed)


PLC invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the role of Outdoor Education Teacher. This will be a permanent role with a negotiable FTE of between 0.6 through to full time. The successful candidate will be an experienced educator, specialising in Outdoor Education.

Applications should be submitted to including a cover letter, your current resume, certifications and qualifications by close of business Wednesday 4 April 2018.

PLC takes child protection seriously.  All candidates for roles at PLC are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.

For further information please see the link below.

Outdoor Education Teacher

Key Result Areas

1. Outdoor Education:
1.1. Design & develop Outdoor Education programmes within the college.
1.2. Attend all Year level Outdoor Education programmes
1.3. Co-ordinate & lead programmes as determined by the Director of Outdoor Education at the beginning of each year. This includes pre, during and post programme planning & logistics.
1.4. When co-ordinating a programme, lead a team of programme staff, allocating responsibility and planning activities collaboratively.
1.5. Lead groups of students during outdoor activities.
1.6. Provide direction to PLC academic staff, casual instructors and support staff as required on programmes.
1.7. Shared responsibility for co-ordinating co-curricular programmes.
1.8. Shared responsibility for co-ordinating departmental digital content & specialised teaching / instructing resources.
1.9. Shared responsibility for ensuring the equipment held by the PLC Outdoor Education Department is clean and well maintained.
1.10. Shared responsibility for co-ordinating menus and catering on all programmes.
1.11. Shared responsibility for co-ordinating the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme.

2. Health and Safety
2.1. Demonstrate in daily activities a commitment to health and safety in the workplace by always performing tasks in the safest possible manner – safe for the individual, co-workers and students.
2.2. Ensure at all times that you work in compliance with all laws, acts, regulations and internal policies outlined in all manuals and handbooks, as updated from time to time.
2.3. Report all hazards and incidents that the individual is party to, or observes, in the correct manner and file them on Complispace.
2.4. When required or directed by PLC, participate in any health and safety training.

3. Context and Limit of authority
3.1. All positions require some degree of problem solving, creativity and judgment in order to fulfil the objectives and requirements of the position.
This position generally makes routine decisions on a daily basis that are within current policies or procedures.
3.2. This position undertakes some activities in a routine manner with the work being largely defined. However, a large degree of autonomy is required at times when the Teacher might be working away from the Director of Outdoor Education or other PLC employees.
3.3. It will undertake activities that require minimal supervision and may need to make decisions about risk and safety, without guidance from the Director of Outdoor Education, especially if events arise that are not within defined policies or normal procedures for PLC.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Attributes
• Working With Children Check
• WATRB Registration (or ability to register) mandatory
• A National Police Clearance less than 6 months old if not WATRB registered
• Leader’s Wilderness First Aid and current CPR
• Current Western Australian Light Rigid vehicle license (minimum) with ‘F’ endorsement (or equivalent)
• Current water based rescue qualifications
• Logged experience as a leader/instructor/guide in the following activities:
Bushwalking, camping, navigation, canoeing, sea kayaking, abseiling, caving, expedition travel
• Administration skills
• Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to relate to a broad range of stakeholder groups


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• Significant facilitation/de-briefing experience
• Tertiary qualifications in Outdoor Recreation / Outdoor Education.

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