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Charles La Trobe P-12 College is proud to be a diverse and inclusive learning community.
We build the capacity of all our learners to achieve their personal best. The work of teachers is driven by a growth mindset: our teachers understand their students and expect that they will achieve to their full potential. We offer education programs that cater for students’ diverse interests to promote engagement in learning this enables each student to achieve to their full potential. In addition to our core curriculum, in which we focus upon developing literacy and numeracy skills, we offer a broad range of enriched I.T. opportunities including Tech. Ninjas, Astronomy Club and a Maker Space. Our STEM programs prepare students for the future world of work, in which creativity and problem solving will be critical skills. Our open learning spaces promote teaching as a public practice and enable us to provide a safe and orderly learning environment.
Engagement with the community and promotion of diversity are highly valued aspects of College life. We offer a REAL Education curriculum (based on our school values) to enable students to develop strong interpersonal and social capabilities. We pride ourselves on being a community that welcomes all students and families. Our Deaf Facility provides positive education experiences for secondary aged students who are deaf or have hearing impairments. Our International Student Program supports our students to become members of the global community.
Our goal to provide broad educational opportunities for all our students is supported by our partnerships with La Trobe University and Quantum Victoria. We are co-located with Quantum Victoria, which is one of six State specialist Mathematics and Science Centres. This partnership provides a breadth of Science and Mathematics extension and enrichment program for our students. Our partnership with La Trobe University includes:
At Charles La Trobe P-12 College we believe every student should be supported to learn to their full potential: to achieve their best and to be their best.
Our Moral Purpose
“Every student will fulfil their personal potential and graduate from school prepared for life’s pathways.”
Our motto is ‘to strive, to seek, to excel.’ We encourage all our students to strive to achieve their personal best, to seek new knowledge and skills, and to excel in their areas of special interests or talents.
The College Vision
Our vision is to support students to become confident learners who achieve to their full potential. To accomplish this, we offer an education approach based upon the Framework for School Improvement (DET).
Our REAL Values
We protect the right of all students to learn and teachers to teach. Mutual respect and personal responsibility of all members of the College community enable us provide a safe and orderly learning environment.
We encourage our staff and students to be reflective, disciplined, resilient and confident, to support deep levels of thinking and understanding.
We believe diversity is a strength. We promote diverse ways of learning, thinking and knowing to cultivate open minds and facilitate willingness to take risks to solve new problems. We are inclusive and build positive relationships by accepting one another.
We believe that strong leadership is vital for our community to thrive. Our student and staff leadership teams are responsive to those they serve, inclusive and visionary. We encourage all students to think and behave as leaders by supporting them to be self-motivated, disciplined and by having high expectations of themselves.
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.
SC6 Demonstrated high quality teaching and Auslan skills, and the ability to successfully employ adaptive appraches and constructive pedagogies, to allow deaf students, including those with additional needs, to reach their full potential.
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
The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx