Hazel Glen College is located in the City of Whittlesea, one of Melbourne’s fastest growing municipalities. The local population has grown rapidly and continues to grow. Hazel Glen College has an active and integral role in the ongoing development of the Doreen community hub.
The College commenced at the beginning of the 2014 school year with 143 students. Growth of the College has been rapid, with the College growing to over 3000 students and over 300 staff, in the last few years. The College structures are based on educational research of the stages of learning. This comprises a Kindergarten, Junior School P-4, Middle School 5-8, Year 9 Centre and Senior School 10-12, with our first year 12 graduates in 2020.
A Child Family Centre, comprising, kindergarten, extended day care, playgroups, intervention services, maternal health centre and various other community service groups, co-located on the school site, creates an exciting and innovative early childhood education precinct.
The College motto, Learners today - Leaders tomorrow, leads the direction for our students. It is the expectation of all staff across the College to guide students and develop skills, attitudes and values required to fully participate in the rich educational journey at the College and life in the 21st century.
Hazel Glen College enjoys outstanding physical resources that provides students with the best possible educational opportunities. The modern facilities and teaching and learning practice represent an exciting opportunity for students and parents and establishes the College’s culture, values and nature.
Hazel Glen College is committed to the academic and personal growth of every student.
A focused curriculum, dedication to innovation and a culture of care and support, allows us to meet this commitment. A balanced and comprehensive curriculum constantly challenges students to extend their learning. In providing 21st Century teaching and learning, there is a strong focus on student agency in learning and a comprehensive STEAM education program across the College.
Our aim is to challenge students to be the very best they can be and importantly, assist every student to reach their potential. Teaching the skills needed for a fulfilling life in the 21st Century, and supporting a love of learning that goes well beyond the classroom, is actively embraced by our College.
SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.
SC2 Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.
SC3 Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.
SC4 Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.
SC5 Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.
Teachers currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and qualified to teach and/or have demonstrated experience in the curriculum area(s) specified for the position.
The Department values diversity and is committed to workforce diversity and equal opportunity in schools and all education workplaces. The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.
Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx