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					Vol 9 No 13 10 August 2006                                                                                                                                                                Xtra     1

                                                                                                                                                              CONTENTS
                                                                                                                                                    Bulletin board                                 3

                                                                                                                                                    ESD news                                       4

                                                                                                                                                    Jobs                                       6,7,8

                                                                                                                                                    HR bulletin                                    1

                                                                                                                                                    Training opportunities                       2,5


                                                                                                                                Publication for Department of Education and Children’s Services Staff

  Vol 9 No 13 10 August 2006                                                                                                                      www.decs.sa.gov.au/mediacentre



 Ethical Standards & Merit Protection Unit training
During term 3 and the school holidays, the Ethical Standards and Merit Protection Unit
(ESMPU) will offer the following training sessions for departmental employees.
                                                                                                            celebrations
There is no cost for any of these sessions and a certificate of attendance is provided.            Birdwood High School 75th Reunion
Check the last two editions of Xtra (15 and 29 June) for introductory course information          Everyone is invited back to celebrate Birdwood High Schools 75th Birthday on Saturday
or visit the website for full details (see below).                                                26 August (from 10.00am to 4.00pm).
                                                                                                  The program includes Sign-in, Catch up with Classmates & Teachers, Art/Craft Fair, Displays
ONLINE REGISTRATION: It is essential that bookings are made online in order to
                                                                                                  and Auction. Photos, student stories & memorabilia are being sought.
access the list of documents required for reading prior to the session.
                                                                                                  For more information, please email 75.years@birdwoodhs.sa.edu.au or ring the school on
Access the booking form at www.schools.sa.gov.au/schlstaff (click on Human Resources,             8568 5100.
Ethical Standards and Merit, ESMPU training). If you have difficulty accessing the form
please contact Karryn Saunders, ESMPU, tel 8226 1342.                                             Heathfield High School
MERIT SELECTION TRAINING (EDUCATION ACT/CHILDREN’S SERVICES ACT)                                  Organisers of Heathfield’s Class of 1991 Reunion are seeking contact details (preferably
                                                                                                  email addresses) of old scholars and teachers.
• Wed 16 August (wk 4) 9.00am to 4.00pm AEU Parkside                                              The event will be held at Hahndorf Old Mill (98 Main Street), Tuesday 19 September 2006
• Mon 28 August (wk 6) 9.00am to 4.00pm AEU Parkside                                              (from 7.30pm).
• Wed 30 August (wk 6) 9.30am to 4.30pm Victor Harbor PS                                          Please register with jayne.fulbrook@hhs.sa.edu.au (tel 8139 9300, fax 8139 9399).
• Thurs 5 Oct (hols)   9.30am to 4.30pm AEU Parkside
                                                                                                  Port Germein Primary School
MERIT SELECTION PANELLIST RETRAINING                                                              All past scholars, staff and parents are invited to help celebrate 125 years of education at
• Wed 23 August (wk 5) 2.00 to 4.00pm                   AEU Parkside                              Port Germein Primary School on Saturday 23 September. Celebrations will start at 1.00pm
• Wed 23 August (wk 5) 4.30 to 6.30pm                   AEU Parkside                              with an open afternoon, photo display, afternoon tea, old fashioned sporting events and a
                                                                                                  Roll Call at 3.00pm. An evening dance will be held from 7.00pm at the District Hall with
• Wed 30 August (wk 6) 2.00 to 4.30pm                   Victor Harbor Primary School              a pooled supper and a small entry fee.
• Mon 9 Oct (hols)     2.30 to 4.30pm                   AEU Parkside                              For more details, contact the school on 8634 5230 or after hours, Kristina Mudge, tel
                                                                                                  8634 6039.
PERSONNEL ADVISORY COMMITTEE TRAINING                                                             If you have any old photographs or memorabilia that you would be willing to lend please
• Tues 29 August (wk 6) 4.00 to 8.00pm   Nuriootpa Primary School                                 contact the school.
• Thurs 21 Sept (wk 9)  1.00 to 5.00pm   AEU Parkside
• Mon 9 Oct (hols)      9.30am to 1.30pm AEU Parkside                                             RETRAINING OPPORTUNITIES: Expression of interest
                                                                                                  Interested in retraining to teach in another learning area?
Moving forward with AST 2007                                                                      Periodically, teachers are asked to express interest in retraining in areas of shortage. While
From January 2007 the AST classification expands to include preschool teachers in the AST          no retraining opportunities in some of these areas may currently exist, the list is used when
1 assessment process. A further development is the introduction of the AST 2 classification        opportunities do arise. The areas identified for retraining are Mathematics, Technology
for eligible teachers. Workforce Planning and Development, in conjunction with AGQTP,             (Wood, Metalwork and Textiles) and Home Economics – Food.
is offering a conference to support each AST innovation.                                          Interested teachers can download an expression of interest form at www.schools.sa.gov.
Preschool Teachers: This AST 1 conference for preschool teachers and directors will               au/schlstaff (via Human resources, Recruitment and Teacher Retraining links, then scroll
explore good practice in preschools and outline the processes involved in undertaking an          down page), or contact Tanya, tel 8226 2219.
AST 1 assessment.                                                                                 Please note that the completed form must include your signature and must therefore be
Date and venue: Friday 6 October, Glenelg Golf Club (James Melrose Road, Novar Gardens).          posted or sent via courier (details are on the Expression of Interest form).
Registration closes Monday 4 September.                                                           Expressions of Interest for this round close on Friday 15 September. Please submit a separate
Further developments for preschool teachers and AST 1 include:                                    form for each area of shortage you are interested in.
• Information brochure distributed to all preschools through InfoConnect in term 3.               For further information about retraining, contact Glenys Thompson (email thompson.
• One-hour information sessions in term 4 at various venues across the metropolitan area          glenys@saugov.sa.gov.au or tel 8226 3963).
    (look out for details in InfoConnect and Xpress early next term).
• Country areas information sessions can be organised according to numbers of interested
    personnel. Please contact the AST peer evaluator, tel 8226 1231.                               Come and Try Higher Education seminars
                                                                                                   This seminar is for students with disabilties/medical conditions, from years 9-12 and
AST 2 - The Mentoring Connection: A key component of AST 2 is the demonstrated ability             for parents, teachers, career advisers, service providers and other supporters of students
to collaborate with and contribute to the professional development and support of peers.           with disabilties/medical conditions.
One way in which this might occur is through mentoring.
                                                                                                   The day, hosted by the Regional Disability Liaison Officer Program, TAFESA, UniSA,
This conference will explore what good mentoring looks like and how the use of mentoring           Flinders and Adelaide Universities, includes sessions for:
skills can facilitate the sharing of good practice. The facilitator for the day is Peter Hobart
(principal consultant with the Enterprise Development Network). Peter is a knowledgeable           • teachers, careers advisers and parents
and entertaining presenter with wide experience of educational settings.                           • students intending to do Certificate IV and above at TAFESA and university
Date and venue: Tuesday 3 October, Glenelg Golf Club (James Melrose Road, Novar                    • students intending to do Certificate 1-3 courses at TAFESA or other RTOs.
Gardens). Registration closes Monday 4 September.                                                  See what life at TAFE or university is like (UniSA and TAFE tours), discover the range
Registration forms and further information about the above opportunities can be                    of services available and talk to disability liaison officers and current tertiary students
downloaded from the AST website at www.developingpeople.sa.edu.au (click on the Teachers           with disabilties. (Morning tea and lunch are provided.)
link) or email waples.cathy@saugov.sa.gov.au (tel 8226 4168).                                      Dates and times: Wednesday 16 OR Thursday 17 August, 9.30am to 3.00pm
Interested and eligible teachers who would like to undertake either an AST 1 or AST 2              Venue: TAFESA, Adelaide Campus (Currie Street, Adelaide)
assessment in 2007 will be asked to apply by the end of week 4, term 4 this year.                  Please register as soon as possible by email to leonie.challans@unisa.edu.au or phone
For further information, contact Robyn Trabilsie, AST 1 peer evaluator (email trabilsie.           8302 1756 (you can leave a message on voicemail) and advise if you require services
robyn@saugov.sa.gov.au) or Meredith Evans, AST 2 project officer (email evans.                     or supports to participate.
meredith@saugov.sa.gov.au)


                                                                                                                                       TEACHING VACANCIES
                              Some teaching positions are currently advertised on the department’s website as part of the new Recruitment and Selection process (Stage 1),
                                                   (via the Schooling, Staff, Human Resources, Staffing Information, Recruitment and Selection links) at www.decs.sa.gov.au
                                   Alternatively, positions can be accessed directly at www.leadersdesktop.sa.edu.au/resource/pages/Resourcing_Human_Assets/4646/
                       Information about the process and eligibility criteria can also be found here. The closing date for applications is Thursday 18 August 2006, at 5.00pm.
                                                             Further information is available from your school’s Senior HR Consultant or Site Human Resources (tel 8226 1590).
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             Xtra
    Xtra publishes notices relevant
                                                                                              Training
    to Department of Education and              Sue Larkey                                         CEGSA                                               Drug Strategy PD
    Children’s Services employees and is        Strategies and behaviour support:                  Computers in Education Group of SA                  These seminars will highlight:
    published fortnightly during term           Autism/Asperger’s Disorder                         courses for term 3 focus on effective use of        • Keeping in Touch: resource supporting edu-
    time as a supplement to Xpress.             The Australian Association of Special              interactive white boards and on use of Web             cators working with students with drug issues
                                                Education (AASE) invites you to hear               2 tools such as wikis, blogs and podcasting.        • With Our Eyes Open: school leaders’ hand-
                                                international author Sue Larkey (current           Find out how to improve learning outcomes              book for supporting the development and
                                                publications include Making it a success:          for your students and make best use of these           implementation of a whole school drug
                                                Practical strategies and worksheets for teaching   tools in your classroom.                               strategy in South Australian Schools
                                                students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and The     The courses listed below are examples of the
                                                                                                                                                       • Learner Wellbeing Framework: what it means
    DISTRIBUTION                                essential guide to successful secondary school).   CEGSA courses on offer. Book early!
                                                                                                                                                          for sites in 2007, and how it might link with
    Every departmental staff member             Sue has taught students with Autism                • Pooling ideas through online tools                   Drug Strategy
    should receive a copy of the paper.         Spectrum Disorder (in the mainstream                   Wed 16 Aug, 7.00 to 9.00pm                      • Student drug forums: support materials
    Distribution inquiries: tel 8234 0140.      and at a specialist Autism School) and             • Getting smarter - more ideas for                     (LEAD) and grant opportunities.
                                                combines this practical experience with                integrating interactive whiteboards
                                                extensive research. She has spoken at the                                                              Dates and venues
    ADVERTISING                                 World Autism Congress and is a nationally
                                                                                                       Thu 17 Aug, 4.30 to 6.30pm
                                                                                                                                                       • Wed 23 Aug, Minlaton District School
    Xtra accepts paid advertising.              recognised ‘practical’ speaker.                    • W h a t ’s a w i k i ? C o l l a b o r a t i ve
    For cost and deadline details please        Date, time and venue, Sat 23 September,                workspaces for education.                       • Thurs 31 Aug, Gawler Primary School
    phone KRL Media on 8231 5433.               8.45am for 9.00am start, to 3.00 pm, EDC               Wed 30 Aug, 4.00 to 6.30pm                      • Thursday 7 Sept, Whyalla DO
                                                Hindmarsh                                          • Digital lear ning objects in the                  • Wed 13 Sept, EDC Hindmarsh
    TRADING TIMES                               Cost (incl. GST, and light refreshments): $50          classroom
                                                                                                       Thurs 31 Aug, 4.30 to 6.30pm                    • Thurs 14 Sept, Keith Area School
    Please send details of ‘For sale’ and       AASE members; $70 non-members
                                                For registration details, contact CEASA            • Ideas for Early Years classrooms in ICT           • Wed 29 Nov, Loxton Hotel.
    ‘Wanted’ items to be included in the
    Trading times spot to the ESD Team,         (Level 2 EDC Hindmarsh, tel 8463 5875,                 Thu 14 Sept, 4.30 to 6.30pm                     On Thursday 24 August, there will be a session
    by FAX on 8231 2358 or email to             email ceasa@ceasa.asn.au)                          Information/bookings: www.cegsa.sa.edu.             on the Keeping in Touch kit facilitated by
    haese.rosalie@saugov.sa.gov.au              Registration and payments must be received         au/pd/short/                                        Jan Burgess (special contributor & member
                                                by Thursday 21 September.                                                                              of the kit’s Project Reference Group), at
                                                                                                                                                       Payneham Library Complex (Torrens &
    EDITORIAL POLICY                                                                               Radio as a VET option?
    Xtra accepts notices from any
                                                Autism SA PD                                       Come to a fun 3-day workshop at Radio
                                                                                                                                                       Trinity Rooms).
                                                                                                                                                       Sessions commence at 4.15 and conclude
    departmental worksite.                      Forthcoming sessions (August/September)            Adelaide in the October school holidays,
                                                                                                                                                       at 6.00pm. (Refreshments from 4.00pm)
    Information from non-profit                  • Social stories and visual strategies             training you to work with Radio Adelaide’s
                                                                                                                                                       Flexible hours provision.
    organisations about activities or               are useful techniques to assist students       network of accredited trainers to deliver
                                                                                                   accredited courses.                                 Registration: Maija Robinson, tel 8226 1581,
    projects which may be of benefit                 with behaviour and social development.                                                             email robinson.maija@saugov.sa.gov.au
    to education communities may be                 This session examines the role they can        This is a great time to get involved because
    accepted for publication, at the editor’s       have in the support of students with an        the station has extra funding to support            There are no charges. The seminars are
    discretion.                                     Autism Spectrum Disorder.                      work with secondary schools, across SA.             supported by the Australian Government
                                                                                                   Schools working in partnership with Radio           through the Department of Education, Science
    Notices may need to be edited to fit         • Developing prewriting and writing                Adelaide can deliver units of the Certificate        & Training (DEST).
    available space and to conform to               skills: This session, presented by an          II in Broadcasting (Radio) CUF20401.
    house style.                                    occupational therapist, will discuss the
                                                    difficulties students experience, strategies
                                                                                                   The sessions cover basic radio skills including
                                                                                                   panel operation, digital recording and
                                                                                                                                                       Flinders: Dr Carol Westby
                                                                                                                                                       The Department of Speech Pathology and
    COPY                                            to help develop fine motor skills and
                                                    how to encourage writing skills.
                                                                                                   editing, script writing and presentation.           Audiology at Flinders University is hosting
    Please email notices/short articles etc                                                        Participants will be assessed against 2 units       another visit from Dr Carol Westby this
    for Xtra to west.claire@saugov.sa.gov.      • How to survive challenging behaviours            of the Certificate II in Broadcasting.               year. To highlight National Literacy and
    au                                              in the classroom: Overview of behaviour        The fee is $450 (no GST applicable).                Numeracy Week, Dr Westby will present two
                                                    characteristics, the principles of manage-     Date, time and venue: 9 to 11 October,              seminars, one of which will be repeated in
    Copy can can also be submitted by
                                                    ment and general strategies for support.       10.00am to 4.00pm, Radio Adelaide Studios,          Port Augusta.
    fax, snail mail, or on disk (contact
                                                    The main focus is on the day-to-day            North Terrace                                       See last edition of Xtra for details, visit the
    details below).
                                                    support required for individuals with an       Contact: training manager, tel 8303 5000,           website at www.flinders.edu.au/speechpath
                                                    Autism Spectrum Disorder to be able to         email nicky.page@adelaide.edu.au                    (via the Carol Westby Seminars link) or
    SUBSCRIPTIONS                                   manage their own behaviour.                    Visit the training page at www.radio.               email frances.graetz@flinders.edu.au
    Staff taking leave can subscribe to         • How to help students with sensory needs:         adelaide.edu.au for more information and
    Xpress and Xtra. Use the subscription           Covers sensory processing difficulties         application form.
    form in this issue or download a copy           associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders
                                                                                                                                                       Adelaide Zoo courses
    from the department’s website at www.
    decs.sa.gov.au/mediacentre (click on
                                                    and the impact on individuals.
                                                Bookings essential. All sessions 4.30 to
                                                                                                   UNESCO APNIEVE PD                                   Animal Art
                                                                                                                                                       Courses suitable for teachers, parents &
                                                                                                   Impact of values on thinking, learning
    ‘Xtra’ and scroll down).                    7.30pm, members $35, non-members $45.              and behaviour: How values-based learning            senior secondary students.
                                                For further information on dates and venues        environments affect the physical & emotional        Experience the Adelaide Zoo through artist’s
    DEADLINES                                   (Salisbury & Fullarton), please call Alison
                                                Burden at Autism SA, tel 8379 6976.
                                                                                                   responses of learners, in turn impacting on         eyes with professional wildlife illustrator
                                                                                                                                                       Rae Smith, who will guide you through a
    The deadlines for the next two issues                                                          thinking, learning & performance.
                                                                                                   Saturday 12 August, 10.00am to 4.00pm               range of techniques appropriate to drawing a
    of Xtra are 10 August (for distribution                                                                                                            variety of wildlife during this 6-hour course.
    to worksites by 24 August) & 24 August      CASTT Industry Skill                               Contact: Michele, tel 8278 3428, email
                                                                                                                                                       Participants will use colour pencils and a
                                                                                                   peaceprojects@aapt.net.au
    (for 7 September).
    Publication cannot be guaranteed if
                                                updates                                            Sustainability and values: moving forward!          range of other media to learn a variety of
                                                The Council of Australian Tourism Teachers         Reviewing the global context, practical             drawing styles, perfect for capturing the
    copy arrives after this time.               (SA Chapter) invites tourism, hospitality                                                              variations in colour and texture found in
                                                                                                   local applications, new learning strategies
                                                and other interested teachers to attend two        & planning for change (follow-up to term 1          the animal world.
    CONTACT                                     Industry Skill updates:                            workshops). Thurs 31 Aug, 4.30 to 7.00pm            Dates and times: Sundays 22 October OR
    DECS Public Relations Unit                  • Accommodation & attraction sector                Contact: Sue Coad or Owen Secombe, tel              12 November, 9.00am to 4.00pm
                                                   site inspections (inspections and               0432 972 596 email owensue@iprimus.com.au           Cost: $70.00 (plus materials, approx $15.00)
    GPO Box 1152, Adelaide 5001
    Courier: R11/21                                speakers at Adelaide Shores Holiday             Values and personal development through             Photography courses: Animals in Focus
                                                   Village, Dolphin Café, Glenelg Visitor          creative dance. Components: Creative                Courses for teachers, parents & senior secondary
    Tel: 8226 1124                                 Information Centre, the Beach House             dance, Personal development, Environment,           students who own an SLR camera.
    Fax: 8226 1605                                 & Glenelg Backpacker Hostel)                    Social justice/Global citizenship and a             These courses, one for ‘Beginners’ and
    Email: west.claire@saugov.sa.gov.au            Date and time: Saturday 12 August,              Methodology of peace.                               one for ‘Advanced’, will be conducted by
                                                   9.30am to 3.00pm                                Monday 4 September, 4.45 to 7.00pm                  photographer Kristina Jansons-Binns,
    EDITING & LAYOUT                            • Food preparation for small business
                                                   (hands-on preparation of gourmet and
                                                                                                   Contact: Maria, tel 8338 5934, email
                                                                                                   mariak@picknowl.com.au
                                                                                                                                                       and will give participants special photo
                                                                                                                                                       opportunities and include a component that
    Claire West                                    fresh foods with Suzette Kodair, owner          Values, youth & the inf luence of the               is devoted to some theory:
                                                   operator of the Burnside Gourmet Deli.          media: Using media in the classroom to              Beginners (Sun 29 Oct), shutter speed,
                                                   Enjoy eating your produce!)                     assist learners to critically examine values        aperture, film speed etc
    ISSN 1440-5768
                                                   Date, time and venue: Tuesday 15 August,        & to become discerning in their search for          Advanced (Sun 26 Nov), understanding of
                                                   5.00 to 8.00pm, Urrbrae Agricultural HS         truth.                                              composition, light and design, combining
                                                   Home Ec. Centre                                 Tuesday 5 September, 4.45 to 7.00pm                 this with previously learnt techniques
                                                Cost per session: $20 CASTT members; $30           Contact: Joy, tel 8274 1779 or 0416 274 177,        Cost: $80.00 for each course or a discount
                                                non-members                                        email apnieve@adam.com.au                           of $140.00 for both
    DEPARTMENT WEBSITE                          Registration of interest/payment to Margaret       Venue for all sessions: EDC Hindmarsh               Information/bookings: Adelaide Zoo Education
                                                Simpson, Urrbrae Agricultural HS                                                                       Service, tel 8267 2434, fax 8239 1329, email
    www.decs.sa.gov.au                          Further information: margaret.simpson                                                                  azes@adelaidezoo.com.au
                                                                                                            more training on page 5
                                                @urrbraehs.sa.edu.au                                                                                   Be early as numbers are strictly limited!
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                    bulletin board
Art Gallery of SA                                        Arbury Park Outdoor                                  Off The Couch                                      Term 3 SAMM highlights
                                                                                                              Carclew’s Off The Couch is looking
Forthcoming exhibitions
Rodin: Genius of Form (1 Sept to 18 Feb).
                                                         School 2007 programs                                 for young talented musicians and team
                                                                                                                                                                 Australia Under Attack 1942-1943
                                                         At Arbury Park Outdoor School, located                                                                  This travelling exhibition from the Australian
Auguste Rodin was one of the most important                                                                   members to be a part of six gigs to be held        War Memorial depicts the reality of life
                                                         near Bridgewater, students learn about their         during 2006 and 2007.
artists of the mid to late 19th century and              connections with the natural world and                                                                  during World War II, when Australia was
his sculptures are among the most widely                                                                      The program is dedicated to promoting and          under attack from Japanese forces. Darwin
                                                         living sustainably.                                  showcasing the talents of emerging young
recognised and admired works of art of the               The school provides outdoor and environ-                                                                suffered heavy bombing with serious loss
period. The Art Gallery of SA is home to the                                                                  bands and artists based in South Australia.        of life, the ports of Broome, Townsville and
                                                         mental learning experiences relevant to              Not only does it support and educate talented
largest collection of Rodin sculpture in the             client schools in a residential setting. It                                                             Sydney were also attacked and Port Moresby
Southern Hemisphere. For the first time, all                                                                   young songwriters/musicians/electronic
                                                         supports schools in the development of their                                                            seemed likely to fall. Fearing invasion, the
the Gallery’s Rodin works will be displayed                                                                   artists, it provides a great opportunity to hear
                                                         own outdoor and environmental education                                                                 country mobilised. The exhibition explores
together in a special exhibition.                                                                             the future of original Australian music.
                                                         programs.                                                                                               how ordinary Australians coped as everyday
Yingarti Jilamara: Art of the Tiwi Islands                                                                    Applications are now open to all musical
                                                         Arbury Park teaching staff negotiate with            acts (27 years and under). The gigs will           items such as food, clothing and fuel
(15 September to 28 January). This exhibition            client school teachers to prepare programs                                                              became scarce, rationing was introduced and
documents one hundred years of the                                                                            cover different genres (Rock, Hardcore,
                                                         of up to f ive days duration. Current                Acoustic and Hip Hop) and teams of young           people were encouraged to conserve, reuse
astonishingly rich art of the Tiwi* people.              program options, mapped within the                                                                      and recycle. Many objects in the exhibition
In Tiwi language yingarti jilamara means ‘lots                                                                volunteers will program all events.
                                                         SACSA framework to assist teachers to                Carclew is also looking for people interested      have never been seen by the public before.
of art’, hinting at the breadth and scale of             make connections with their own school                                                                  The entire exhibition is online.
this exciting exhibition, with works ranging                                                                  in event management to be part of the team
                                                         programs, can be viewed at www.arburypark.           and program, promote and produce Off The           Memorial boxes
from early objects created for ceremony to               sa.edu.au
contemporary paintings, prints, textiles and                                                                  Couch events. The first team meeting is on          Schools can book a box and have it couriered
                                                         The booking period for camps in terms 1 & 2 next     Wed 30 August (5.30pm at Carclew).                 to their site. Each box contains a fantastic
ceramics, dating from 1910 to today.                     year closes on Thurs 31 August. Information          Download an application form from the              range of artefacts, clothing, white gloves to
*The term Tiwi literally means ‘we [the only]            and downloadable application forms are               website at www.offthecouch.com.au or               handle them, laminated photographs and
people’ and refers to the indigenous inhabitants         available at www.arburypark.sa.edu.au                contact Georgina at Carclew Youth Arts (tel        documents, multimedia resources, etc.
of Melville and Bathurst Islands, NT.                    Information: tel 8339 3237, email                    8267 5111 or email offthecouch@carclew.            Box 04 - Australia under attack! Looks at
For information on the AGSA program, see                 info@arburypark.sa.edu.au                            org.au).                                           Australia under direct attack and explores
last edition of Xtra and visit the website at
www.artgallery.sa.gov.au                                                                                                                                         the wider impact on Australian life, eg
C o nt a c t: E d u c a t i o n S e r v i c e s , te l   Brighton SS                                          Our Mob                                            separation, civil defence, rationing, the
                                                                                                                                                                 austerity campaign, evacuation and the
8207 7033, fax 8207 7070, email agsa.
education@artgallery.sa.gov.au
                                                         Anniversary Concert                                  Adelaide Festival Centre exhibition
                                                                                                                                                                 social effects of the influx of thousands of
                                                         A major concert will be held at the University       Develop your student’s understanding,
                                                                                                              appreciation and respect for Aboriginal art        American defence personnel.
                                                         of Adelaide’s Elder Hall to celebrate Brighton
Botanic Gardens                                          Secondary School Special Interest Music              and design from artists living in different
                                                                                                              situations, expressing contemporar y
                                                                                                                                                                 Box 05 - We want to do more: the experience
                                                                                                                                                                 of women and children during Second World
Smart Gardens: The new SA Water Medi-                    Centre’s 30th Anniversary.
terranean Garden is full of great ideas and              The concert will feature all the school’s            Aboriginal traditions. Our Mob showcases           War. Explores the opportunities opened up
plants for learning about living sustainably             major ensembles and choirs as well as some           the breadth and diversity of Aboriginal            to women who enlisted or took over jobs
in our Mediterranean climate. The dazzling               international guests from Austria and well-          people, their cultures, stories and art.           that had traditionally belonged exclusively
landscape design, array of plants and magical            known old music scholars of Brighton.                Self-guided student worksheets will be             to men before the war. Examines the
water rill, all combine to create a special              The concert will be presented on Saturday            available at this free exhibition. Bookings        emotional impact of the war on children
space for enjoyment and learning. Bring                  26 August. Tickets are available from the            are recommended for groups over 25.                who were thrown into turmoil through loss,
your students (years 3-8) along for a FREE               school (tel 8375 8209), or at the door, for          Dates, times & venue: 9 Aug to 24 Sept             evacuation and uncertainty, and looks at
guided session in the garden.                            $11.00 each (no concession).                         (Wed, Thurs and Fri), 12noon to 5.00pm,            the variety of ways they contributed to the
Dates: 4 to 8 Sept; 10.00am, 11.15am,                    A special Choir CD recorded at performances          Artspace & Foyers (enter via the Playhouse         war effort.
12.30pm                                                  in Central Europe last year is being released        foyer)                                             Science Week webcasts with marine
Papermaking: Students get to make their                  by the school to mark the anniversary.               Contact CentrED: Helen Preece (tel 8216 8749) or   scientist Lloyd Godson in a world first - The
very own paper with KESAB experts while                                                                       Robyn Goldsworthy (tel 8216 8861).                 BioSUB Project (on 14, 15 and 16 August
                                                                                                                                                                 – different focus each day)
learning about the importance of waste                   Classical Association                                Free workshop opportunity for students
                                                                                                                                                                 SAMM’s internationally acclaimed dolphin
recycling to the environment. Before or after            Guest speaker at the next meeting of the Classical   Visiting regional artists will be in the
your class workshop, walk the Paper Chase                Association of SA is Sariah Willoughby, whose        Artspace demonstrating their work and              program, Finding Billie: Join Dr Mike
trail in the Botanic Garden to find out about             topic is ‘The ghosts of antiquity: beheading,        talking with students on Wed 9 Aug, Thurs          Bossley, tertiary marine science students, and
the different plants that are connected to               mutilations and burial exhumations’.                 7 Sept and Fri 8 Sept(10.00 to 11.00am,            international experts to explore the issues,
the history, production and uses of paper.               Date, time and venue: Monday 21 August,              11.30am to 1.00pm & 1.30 to 2.30pm).               research, policies and action associated with
Years 2 to 12.                                           8.00pm, Council room (7th floor Wills                 Arrangements can be made to link the visit         the Port River dolphins and their estuarine
Cost: $3.00 ($2.50 disadvantaged)                        Building, University of Adelaide)                    to the Artspace with a visit to Our city Mob       environment. Includes exhibition, cruise
Dates: 18 to 22 Sept; 10.15am, 11.30am,                  Information: Ron Newbold, tel 8303 5227,             at Tandanya. (35-seat bus available).              and workshop, plus excellent opportunities
12.45pm                                                  email ron.newbold@adelaide.edu.au                    Bookings for workshops are essential.              for continuing involvement..
SA Water National Water Week celebrates                                                                       While at the Centre, extend your student’s         Visit the website at www.history.sa.gov.au/
                                                                                                              visual thinking by also viewing the Adelaide       maritime/edu (via See, What’s new links) for
the significance of one of our most precious
resources for a sustainable future. Join in the
                                                         Fleurieu Scholarship                                 Festival Centre’s permanent Indigenous             more information about these SA Maritime
quiz trail fun and other learning activities             Art prize deadline extended                          Art Collection. Young Thinkers labels are          Museum activities.
that use the plants, displays, fountains,                Young artists looking for ways to take the next      displayed on selected works of art in and          Contact details: tel 8207 6255, fax 8207 6266,
lakes and creeks in the beautiful Botanic                step in their career now have until 16 August        around the Festival Theatre foyer.                 email maritime@history.sa.gov.au
Garden to get the message across about                   to enter the $10 000 Fleurieu Peninsula
                                                         Youth Scholarship (part of the Fleurieu
the importance of water to people and the
environment.                                             Peninsula Biennale Prize Program).                   SA Museum: Decorate yourself inside Sam’s Place
                                                         Entry forms are available for download at            Inside Sam’s Place 2006, is a program of contemporary craft & design on display in the
Expert presenters will provide a great range of                                                               museum foyer. The current exhibition, ‘Decoration’, created by Bridgette Minuzzo and
FREE educational activities, workshops and               www.artprize.com.au or by calling Grant
                                                         Hall, co-ordinator, Fleurieu Peninsula                           Adrian Potter, explores how animals and humans make and use decoration
performances. Dates: 17 to 20 October                                                                                     in their daily lives, investigating sources as diverse as butterflies, weapons and
                                                         Biennale, tel 8323 7984.
Aboriginal Plant Use: Join experienced                                                                                    tattoos.
Aboriginal cultural instructors from Tauondi                                                                              Special hands-on workshops for a limited number of school groups at the
College on a fascinating walk to explore                 Survivors                                                        museum will provide students with an opportunity to investigate the patterns
traditional uses of plants by Aboriginal                 A constructivist approach to                                     and plumage of animals, as well as the ornaments made and worn by Aboriginal
people. Walks take approximately one hour                exploring refugee issues                                         people on display at the museum. Students will create a colourful ornament
and cover both local and Australia wide                  The Migration Museum & DECS Outreach                             (inspired by their museum investigation) to wear and take home. (Tuesday 12
examples of traditional knowledge. Support               Education is presenting this 2-hour program.                     September. Suitable for years 3-7.)
material supplied free with booking.                     Through an interactive, guided role-play set                     Borrow a bit of the museum
Cost: $88 per class of up to 30 students                 in two hypothetical countries, students                          Discovery cases are available for loan from the museum. Insects, spiders, fossils,
                 Discovery Trails: Garden                explore the circumstances which create               Aboriginal technologies and marine specimens are all available to enliven your program.
                 Discovery trails explore                refugees, the laws that govern their fate and
                 many areas of the school                the decisions, dilemmas and perspectives of          From shore to sea - seashells, seadragons and other amazing sea creatures
                 curriculum. Trail booklets              each of the groups involved.                         Helen Tassie is passionate about marine life and collecting shells. Helen engages students
                 include teacher information,            Dates: 21 Aug to 29 Sept. For yrs 6 to 12.           in learning about marine life in South Australian waters with hands-on activities using
                 student activities and ideas            Limited spaces. Bookings essential.                  her outstanding collection of marine specimens. A Marine Life Trail through the museum
                 for incor porating into                 Cost: $6.50 per student (conc. $40.00 per class)     complements this program and includes a visit to the Museum’s Marine Fauna Gallery.
lessons back at school. The materials are                Information/bookings: tel 8207 7580, fax             Suitable for primary students (Mondays & Thursdays; 10.00am, 11.00am & 12.00pm).
free to schools booking trails.                          8207 7591, email rgarcia@oac.sa.edu.au               Information/bookings: Ann or Christina, tel 8207 7429, fax 8207 7430, email SAM.
Bookings/information: booking officer, tel                The Migration Museum is located at 82                Education@saugov.sa.gov.au
8222 9311, fax 8222 9399                                 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide
Email: bariamis.helen@saugov.sa.gov.au
Website: www.botanicgardens.sa.gov.au
                                                         For further details, visit the website at www.
                                                         history.sa.gov.au/migration/edu
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                                                      ESD NEWS
TravelSmart workplace program                                                                   Clothes washing and drying
The TravelSmart workplace program has been developed to support several objectives of           How can I save?
South Australia’s Strategic Plan and is a key component of the Greening of Government           Each year, energy use for clothes washing and drying can generate up to 120 kilograms of
Operations (GoGO) framework.                                                                    greenhouse gases and cost over $100.
DECS is being encouraged to develop a TravelSmart workplace plan which encourages               Which appliance?
employees to use alternative transport methods (eg walking, cycling, public transport,          Select a washing machine that uses the least energy, water and detergent, and has a high
carpooling) whenever possible.                                                                  spin-dry speed. Front-loading models usually rate best, but some top-loaders now perform
TravelSmart aims to improve the everyday lives of South Australians by:                         well. Check the energy label.
• reducing greenhouse gas emissions                                                             Choose a size that suits your household – an oversized model will often be used with part-
                                                                                                loads, while and undersized model may be used too often – both are wasteful.
• reducing traffic congestion                                                                    Use the washing machine efficiently
• increasing physical activity.                                                                 Wash your clothes in cold water: you will generate less than one-fifth of a kilogram of
Simple measures such as:                                                                        greenhouse gas per wash. Heating the water for a hot wash generates up to four kilograms
• cycling, walking or catching public transport at least one day a week                         of greenhouse gas.
                                                                                                Avoid washing more loads than necessary: washing a full load or only a few socks generates
• choosing shops and facilities in your local area to reduce travel (and support local          almost the same amount of greenhouse gas.
    business)                                                                                   Don’t waste detergent: 1.3 kilograms of greenhouse gas is generated in the manufacture of
• thinking about and planning your travel in advance by combining trips into one                100 grams of detergent (the approximate amount used per wash in top-loading machines
    journey                                                                                     – front-loaders use half as much). Using more than the recommended amount of detergent
• increasing your physical activity by including walking or cycling into your travel            does not make clothes cleaner.
    routine                                                                                     Dry clothes efficiently
• sharing a ride with family and friends to cut down the number of kilometres covered           More than three kilograms of greenhouse gas are generated when a load of clothes is dried
    individually                                                                                in an electric dryer. A solar clothes dryer (your backyard clothes line) generates none.
will assist in producing a cleaner, greener environment.                                        Remove as much water as possible from clothes by spin drying them before they are put
                                                                                                in a dryer: save up to two kilograms by reducing time.
Watch this space for more information about the program!                                        Clean the lint filter in your clothes dryer after drying each load.
                                                                                                Washing machines and clothes dryers carry energy labels to help you choose energy-efficient
Holding a ‘zero waste’ function                                                                 models. Remember, the more stars, the better the energy rating.
For those who work in Central Office or visited during the month of June, you may have                                                                                                                              Global Warming Cool it!
wondered about all the rubbish displayed in the ground floor gallery. It was in fact a display
featuring waste management initiatives in DECS, organised by the ESD team.                      Climate change legislation
The display’s organisers embedded an interesting message into the event: we must be             The State Government’s first Climate Change and Greenhouse Emissions Reduction Bill has
mindful of the need to keep our resources to a minimum and ‘practice what we preach’            been released for public consultation. This Bill commits the State to a target of reducing
when we host events.                                                                            greenhouse gases by 60 per cent of 1990 levels by 2050.
How many of us attend functions and conferences and end up with reams of conference             The state aims to achieve the Kyoto protocol greenhouse emissions target in the first
notes that we will never refer to again and yet another name badge?                             commitment period – which is between 2008 and 2012 – as part of South Australia’s
We are often forced to drink our coffee from polystyrene cups and wonder about what will        Strategic Plan.
happen to all the food scraps.                                                                  The Bill will also commit South Australia to increasing the State’s use of renewable energy
The best way to deal with waste is not to create it in the first place. Meetings and events      so that it will comprise 20 per cent of total electricity consumption by 2014.
can be planned in such a way as to eliminate, reduce or recycle waste.                          The Government believes that South Australia is well placed to lead the nation in how
Here are some ideas which may help when planning your next function:                            government, in partnership with business, can make a difference.
• Use double-sided printing for promotional materials and handouts and have them                South Australia now has 51 per cent of the nation’s wind power, and more than 45 per cent
    printed using recycled paper and vegetable and soy-based inks.                              of the nations’ grid-connected solar power.
• Send out invitations and other information via email whenever possible.                       Solar panels have been installed on several North Terrace institutions including Parliament
• Provide reusable name badges or encourage attendees to wear their own.                        House. The new Adelaide airport will have solar panels, along with 250 schools.
                                                                                                The new City Central building in the CBD will be the first building in Adelaide to get the
• Collect unused papers and other items for use on other occasions.                             5-Star Green Star rating from the Building Council of Australia which is achieved through
• Ensure there are clearly labelled receptacles for recyclable paper and cardboard.             innovative design and engineering, incorporating ‘passive chilled beam’ air conditioning,
• Provide washable/reusable items for food and drinks                                           double-glazing and louvres, efficient lighting and waterless urinals.
• Where reusable items are not feasible, select products that are made from recovered           From 1 July 2006, new laws came into place to bring a number of sustainable initiatives
    materials and that also can be recycled.                                                    into homes, for example:
• Plan catering needs carefully to avoid over supply and unnecessary waste.                     • New buildings and major renovations must have solar or high efficiency gas hot water
                                                                                                    systems
• Arrange for food scraps to be composted.
                                                                                                • A rebate of up to $400 to plumb rainwater tanks into existing homes
• Centrally located functions that are close to public transport routes will save fuel – and
    reduce greenhouse gases.                                                                    • New homes to have plumbed rainwater tanks.
• Ensure displays and exhibitions are in areas which are naturally lit.                         The draft Bill has been released for public consultation and submissions are due by Friday
                                                                                                29 September 2006. To view the Bill, go to greenhouse@state.sa.gov.au
• Clearly communicate to attendees that your event is environmentally friendly.
For more information, contact the ESD Team on 8226 0091.
                                                                                                   ROSES: Re-use of Office Supplies & Equipment Scheme
What contributions do volcanic eruptions make                                                            Tap into ROSES now and access used office supplies for your school.
to global warming?                                                                                A widerange of office supplies is currently available.
Volcanoes emit water vapour and carbon dioxide, but contribute very little to the actual          Visits to ROSES to view materials are by appointment only. To make an appointment
level of global greenhouse gases.                                                                 or for further information contact Roy Lindholm, 8262 7659.
Large volcanic eruptions, however, can blast huge amounts of sulphur dioxide into the             Donations of furniture to ROSES are currently being sought. Sites are encouraged to
upper atmosphere (the stratosphere). The sulphur dioxide transforms into tiny particles of        ensure that furniture, equipment and stationery are of sound condition and will have
sulphate aerosol. These particles reflect energy from the sun back into space, preventing          a real use.
some of the sun’s rays from heating the Earth.
Conversion of sulphur dioxide to sulphuric acid aerosol in the stratosphere takes some
months, so maximum cooling occurs up to a year after the eruption. It may take as long as
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     training opportunities
EChO Conference                                  SASTA                                               SA Middle Years                                  SAETA State Conference
                                                 Introduction to positron emission tomo-                                                              The theme of this year’s SA English Teachers
Gizmos and Gadgets: Switching on
to Science and Technology                        graphy (PET): for senior physics teachers           Association PD                                   Association conference is ‘How do we know
Keynote speaker on this Early Childhood          Date, time and venue: Friday 31 August, 4.30        Metacognition in the Madness                     we are making a difference?’
Organisation conference theme is Dr Sharon       to 6.30pm, Royal Adelaide Hospital                  Students are increasingly asked to better        Keynote speakers are: Julia Atkin and
Russo, lecturer in Science Education with        Presenter: Max Bellon (chief nuclear                understand their own strengths and weak-         Barbara Kamler.
the de Lissa Institute of Early Childhood        medicine technologist, RAH)                         nesses and know how to use this knowledge        There are, once again, a large number of
and Family Studies. Sharon has studied and       Information/online registration: www.sasta.         about themselves to carve out their own          exciting papers and workshops catering for
worked in the USA for two years, conducted       asn.au/prof_dev.htm                                 future in a less than certain world. Teachers    the middle and the senior years, and dealing
a study tour in the UK and travelled and                                                             are expected to develop programs that cater      with a wide range of texts.
                                                 Call for workshop presenters                        for these individual talents and develop         Dates and venue: Friday 18 (pm) and
lived in Europe and Asia.                        Science in the Middle conference (Monday
Workshop topics:                                                                                     flexible, independent, responsible, life long     Saturday 19 August, EDC Hindmarsh
                                                 4 December). Expressions of interest are            learners.                                        For program details and to register for the
Put it under the Microscope, with Josie          sought from educators involved in the
Miels (Kensington Gardens Preschool): A                                                              This workshop offers a practical look            conference, please visit the SAETA website
                                                 teaching of science from years 6-10 to              at metacognition and ideas to promote            at www.saeta.org.au
term’s project on Habitats and Wetlands          present 75-minute workshops.
- children’s engagement and involvement                                                              metacognition in the classroom. It makes
                                                 Possible topics include Information technol-        links between metacognition, SACSA               SAETA Annual General Meeting
through excursions to the Urrbrae wetlands       ogy in Science; Integrating science across                                                           The AGM of the SA English Teachers
and looking at the local park and kindergarten                                                       Framework learning outcomes and the
                                                 other learning areas; Career pathways               proposed new SACE.                               Association will be held from 2.30 to 3.30
environment.                                     through science; Improving confidence in                                                              pm on Saturday 19 August, at the conclusion
Interactive whiteboards, with Graham                                                                 Date, time and venue: Tuesday 15 August,
                                                 science; Industry engagement in science.            4.30 to 6.30pm, Christian Brothers College       of the Annual Conference, in Room 1.11 A/
Wegner and Suzanne Dunn (Lockleys                Workshop presenters will be entitled to a                                                            B in the Education Development Centre.
North Primary School): ACTIVboard -                                                                  (Wakefield St, Adelaide)
                                                 discount on their registration fee.                 Cost: $20.00 non-members; $10.00 members;        Nomination forms are available from Lucy
the technology of interactive whiteboards,       Register expressions of interest online at                                                           Carberry, tel 8332 2845 or from the SAETA
websites to use and science ideas - best                                                             $5.00 full time students (pay with cash or
                                                 www.sasta.asn.au/prof_dev.htm by Friday             cheque on the night)                             website at www.saeta.org.au
practice.                                        29 September.                                                                                        Although only members may vote at the
Robotics: Larry Spry (Crafers Primary                                                                Afternoon tea provided (please bring own
                                                                                                     cup).                                            AGM, guests are welcome to attend.
School) will share his experiences in using
Robotics with the Early Years.                   Communication & Language                            To register, email bifrost@bigpond.com by
Kitchen chaos, with Rona Sakko (CSIRO):          Disorder Support Service                            Friday 11 August.                                Facilitator training 2007
Science experiments that are fun and                                                                                                                  First Steps in Mathematics (Number)
educational using common ingredients             Visual strategies: make-it and take-it
                                                 The team provides materials, assistance
                                                                                                     Montessori workshops                             • This 7-day intensive course equips part-
around the kitchen. Amazing toys as well!                                                            The Australian Centre for Montessori Studies         icipants to run 3-day Teacher Courses.
Date, time and venue: Saturday 26 August,        and access to Boardmaker to make oral               is presenting the following workshops at the
8.30am to 12.00pm, EDC Hindmarsh                 language games and visual supports                  Montessori Children’s Centre, Royal Park.        • Participants should have a high level of
Cost: $35.00 EChO members, $15.00 full-          (useful tools to help students demonstrate          The workshops assist students to achieve             interest in mathematics and experience
time students, $50.00 non-members                positive behaviour, gain independence and           competency in ACMS Units 05 and 17, within           in leading professional learning activities
Registration: CEASA Level 2, EDC, Milner         increase comprehension in daily routines).          the nationally accredited qualifications of           with teachers.
St, Hindmarsh 5007. Courier: North (fax          Visually-cued oral language games develop           Certificate 3, Montessori Studies.                • Teachers who have completed the First
8463 5855, tel 8463 5875) by Friday 18           oral language skills and support literacy                                                                Steps in Mathematics (Number) Teacher
                                                 development in a fun way.                           Early literacy - adopting a
August. Cheques payable to EChO Inc.                                                                 Montessori approach                                  Course will be best placed to train as a
NO registration/money will be accepted on        Date, time and venue: Monday 4 September,                                                                facilitator.
the day.                                         10.00am to 3.00pm, SERU (72a Marlborough            • Setting the stage. Fostering early literacy,
                                                                                                                                                      • An information session will be held
                                                 St, Henley Beach)                                       16 August
                                                                                                                                                          early in 2007 for teachers intending to
                                                 Cost: $1 per A4 sheet (pay on the day)              • The road to writing, 23 August
Working with refugee                             Bring your own lunch (tea & coffee                                                                       undertake this training.
                                                                                                     • Giving them the skills, 30 August              Working with Aboriginal learners? Funding
students                                         available).
                                                 Limited places - please register by Wednesday       Developing the mathematical mind                 is available to support teachers working in
Behaviour of refugee students in                 30 August.                                                                                           schools with high numbers of Aboriginal
schools: Is that child frightened?                                                                   • Materials for developing concepts of 0-
                                                 Information/registration: Jeanne Hall,                  10 writing numerals, 13 September            students to undertake this training.
This presentation by Dr Jon Jureidini (Head      SERU, tel 8235 2871, email hallj@seru.                                                               Dates and venue: 5, 6 March (week 6); 28,
of Psychological Medicine, Children,                                                                 • Introducing the decimal system (bead           29, 30 March (week 9); 16, 17 April (first
                                                 sa.edu.au                                               materials), 20 September
Youth and Women’s Health Service) is                                                                                                                  week holidays); Sunnybrae Function Centre
highly relevant for teachers and service                                                             • Developing the four processes using the        (Regency Park)
providers working with students with refugee     SAIER/FUIIE seminars                                    bead materials, 27 September                 Cost: up to $2500 (depends on numbers)
experience.                                      Research issues on the future of post-              All workshops held on Wednesdays, from           Please register as soon as possible as places
It was previously given at the AGCA              compulsory secondary education in SA                7.00 to 9.15pm. Full series discount and         are limited.
conference (Enhancing the psychological          Two seminars conducted by the SA Institute          refresher rate available. Please register now.   Information/registration: John Bleckly,
health of students with refugee experience),     for Educational Research [SAIER] and                Contact: ACMS, phone/fax 8278 4677,              Policy and Program officer, Numeracy, tel
on 30 June.                                      Flinders University Institute of International      email info@australian.montessoricentre.          8226 4320, email bleckly.john@saugov.
Participants reported that Dr Jureidini’s        Education [FUIIE] will provide an                   com.au                                           sa.gov.au
presentation was ‘an immensely practical         opportunity to discuss future directions in
and insightful look at trauma/mental             SA post-compulsory secondary education:
health issues’ and ‘helps us understand the
students’ behaviour’.
                                                 • Research & the Australian Certificate                                                 TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE
                                                     of Education: Prof Geoff Masters (CEO
This after-school session is being offered in                                                                                                                          Milner Street Hindmarsh
                                                     ACER) and Prof John Keeves (Flinders
response to many requests from teachers who
                                                     University); 29 Aug, 5.00 to 7.00pm                                                      For online bookings and full list of courses on offer,
were unable to attend that conference.
Date, time and venue: Monday 21 August,          • Research and SACE Review: 5 Sept,                                                                       including the new Twilight Showcases,
4.00 to 5.45pm, AEU (163 Greenhill Road,             5.00 to 7.00pm                                                                                                      visit www.tsof.edu.au
Parkside)                                        Venue: Sturt Lecture Theatre, Flinders University
To register, please send your details (name,     Further details: FUIIE website at ehlt.                                                              INQUIRIES: tel 8463 5999, fax 8463 5900
position, worksite & phone) to Theresa           flinders.edu.au/education/fuiie/
Alternetti (email alternetti.theresa@saugov.     Contact: Dr Marietta Rossetto (marietta.             COURSE TITLE                               DATES/TIMES                               COST*
sa.gov.au or fax 8359 3001) by COB Monday        rossetto@f linders.edu.au) , Dr Ted
14 August.                                       Sandercock (sanderwt@westnet.com.au) or               Centra advanced leader training           17 August, 9.00am to 4.00pm            $110.00
Further information: Jill Brodie-Tyrrell, ESL    Dr Kelvin Gregory (kelvin.gregory@flinders.
Program, tel 8226 3212.                          edu.au).                                              Clay animation for beginners              11 August, 9.00am to 4.00pm            $110.00
                                                                                                       Clicker 5 for literacy development        21, 28 August, 4.30 to 7.00pm           $88.00
                                                                                                       Creating movies: Movie Maker 2            24 August, 4.30 to 6.30pm               $55.00
           YOU CAN DO IT! EDUCATION T & D                                                              and still photos
               Michael Bernard, founder of YCDI!, will be in Adelaide on                               Garageband: music making on the Mac       16 August, 4.30 to 6.30pm               $55.00
          Thursday 24th and Friday 25th August to present four T&D sessions.                           Moodle - introduction to a Learner        15 August                               $71.50
  1) “The Best of You Can Do It! Education: A whole school approach to developing                      Management System                         9.00am to 12.30pm
  social-emotional learning capabilities; 2) An after-hours’ session - The release of the              NetAlert Expo - Internet Safety           16 August, 9.00am to 10.30pm              $0.00
  revised Program Achieve (3rd edition): A social and emotional learning curriculum
                                                                                                       NetAlert Expo - Internet Safety           16 August, 1.30 to 3.00pm                 $0.00
  (Primary & Secondary); 3) The resilient teacher & 4) Emotional resilience training for
  working with children and adolescents. Attend 1, 2, 3 or all 4 sessions.                             NetAlert Expo - Internet Safety           16 August, 4.30 to 6.00pm                 $0.00
               For further details and registration forms contact Julie Baker                          Twilight Showcase: SMC Pneumatics         24 August, 5.00 to 7.30pm                 $0.00
    Ph. 0414862748          Fax (08) 82500831           Email jbakerycdi@bigpond.com                   Australia
                                                                                                                                                                                       *includes GST
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                                                COORDINATOR 3: ARTS FOCUS SCHOOL                COORDINATOR 3: COUNSELLING,                        Information: Mr P Leverenz tel 8562 2022
    vacancies continued from page 8             Location: Charles Campbell Secondary            STUDENT SUPPORT & LEARNING                         Specifications: Ms D Leibie tel 8562 2022
                                                School (1028-11)                                PATHWAYS (MALE ONLY)                               Applications close: 31.08.2006
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 1: STUDENT                  Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Location: Marden Senior College (0583-15)
                                                Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 24.01.12           COORDINATOR 3: TEACHING AND
WELL-BEING
                                                Teacher Conditions                              Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/         LEARNING THROUGH INFORMATION
Location: Solomontown Primary School
                                                Information: Ms A Millard tel 8337 6844         Teacher Conditions                                 TECHNOLOGY
(0406-001)
                                                Specifications: Ms T Bowman tel 8337 6844        Information: Mr C Dolan tel 8366 2801              Location: Parafield Gardens High School (1137-4)
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 21.01.10
                                                Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Specifications: Ms S Ferrall tel 8366 2888          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Classification/conditions: Salary $72,175/
                                                                                                Applications close: 31.08.2006                     Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Teacher Conditions
                                                COORDINATOR 3: RESOURCE BASED                                                                      Teacher Conditions
Information: Ms J Chegwidden/Specifications:
                                                LEARNING & STAFF LEARNING                       COORDINATOR 3: MUSIC COORDINATOR                   Information: Mr S Fitzpatrick tel 8258 9855
Ms K Bowering, tel 8632 2191
                                                Location: Charles Campbell Secondary            Location: Marryatville High School (0817-7)        Specifications: Ms J Arbon tel 8258 9855
Applications close: 31. 08.2006                 School (1028-12)                                Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12           Applications close: 31.08.2006
COORDINATOR 3: IGNITE/SCIENCE                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
                                                Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Teacher Conditions                                 COORDINATOR 3: COMMUNITY
Location: Aberfoyle Park High School                                                                                                               BASED LEARNING
(1673-4)                                        Teacher Conditions                              Information: Mr M Leahy tel 8304 8420
                                                Information: Ms A Millard tel 8337 6844         Specifications: Ms E Casey tel 8304 8425            Location: Parafield Gardens High School (1137-5)
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12                                                                                                           Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Specifications: Ms T Bowman tel 8337 6844        Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                     Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Teacher Conditions                                                                              COORDINATOR 3: DAILY PROGRAM                       Teacher Conditions
Information: Ms W Teasdale-Smith/Specifi-        COORDINATOR 3: SOCIETY &                        MANAGEMENT & TIMETABLE                             Information: Mr S Fitzpatrick tel 8258 9855
cations: Ms C Turner tel 8270 4455              ENVIRONMENT & LOTE                              Location: Marryatville High School (0817-8)        Specifications: Ms J Arbon tel 8258 9855
Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Location: Gawler High School (0774-10)          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12           Applications close: 31.08.2006
COORDINATOR 3: STUDENT COUNSELLOR/              Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
                                                Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Teacher Conditions                                 COORDINATOR 3: ARTS AND
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR                                                                                                                   SCHOOL PERFORMANCE
(MALE)                                          Teacher Conditions                              Information: Mr M Leahy tel 8304 8420
                                                Information: Ms S Lowery tel 8522 2044          Specifications: Ms E Casey tel 8304 8425            Location: Para Hills High School (0574-12)
Location: Aberfoyle Park High School (1673-5)                                                                                                      Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Specifications: Ms L Paterson tel 8522 2044      Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                     Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/                                                      COORDINATOR 3: SCIENCE / OHS&W                     Teacher Conditions
Teacher Conditions                              COORDINATOR 3: SCIENCE &                        Location: Modbury High School (0964-5)             Information: Mr T Rogers tel 8258 5466
Information: Ms W Teasdale-Smith/Specifi-        AGRICULTURE                                     Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 24.01.12           Specifications: Ms S Levendis tel 8258 5466
cations: Ms C Turner tel 8270 4455              Location: Gawler High School (0774-11)          Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/         Applications close: 31.08.2006
Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Teacher Conditions
                                                Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Information: Ms J Strudwick tel 8264 1955          COORDINATOR 3: STUDENT
COORDINATOR 3: PERFORMANCE                                                                                                                         COUNSELLOR / WELLBEING
ARTS - MUSIC, DANCE, DRAMA                      Teacher Conditions                              Specifications: Ms P Bartemucci tel 8264 1955
                                                Information: Mr S Lowery tel 8522 2044          Applications close: 31.08.2006                     COORDINATOR (FEMALE ONLY)
Location: Aberfoyle Park High School (1673-6)                                                                                                      Location: Paralowie School (1099-2)
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Specifications: Ms L Paterson tel 8522 2044
                                                Applications close: 31.08.2006                  COORDINATOR 3: INTEGRATION OF                      Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/                                                      TECHNOLOGY INTO TEACHING OF                        Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Teacher Conditions                              COORDINATOR 3: EDUCATION OF                     MATHEMATICS / NUMERACY                             Teacher Conditions
Information: Ms W Teasdale-Smith/Specifi-        BOYS / STUDENT COUNSELLING                      Location: Modbury High School (0964-6)             Information: Ms D Garwood tel 8258 3055
cations: Ms C Turner tel 8270 4455              Location: Glenunga International High                                                              Specifications: Ms K Michels tel 8258 3055
                                                                                                Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 24.01.12
Applications close: 31.08.2006                  School (0927-16)                                                                                   Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                                                                Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
COORDINATOR 3: ICT ACROSS ALL                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Teacher Conditions
                                                Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Information: Ms J Strudwick tel 8264 1955          COORDINATOR 3: TECHNOLOGY STUDIES
LEARNING AREAS                                                                                                                                     Location: Paralowie School (1099-12)
Location: Adelaide High School (0768-4)         Teacher Conditions                              Specifications: Ms P Bartemucci tel 8264 1955
                                                Information: Mr R Knight tel 8379 5629          Applications close: 31.08.2006                     Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 26.01.12                                                                                                           Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Specifications: Ms E Dalkos tel 8379 5629
                                                Applications close: 31 .08.2006                 COORDINATOR 3: THE ARTS/                           Teacher Conditions
Teacher Conditions                                                                                                                                 Information: Ms D Garwood tel 8258 3055
Information: Mr S Dowdy tel 8231 9373                                                           COMMUNITY AND SERVICE
                                                COORDINATOR 3: CRITICAL LITERACY                Location: Mount Barker High School (0783-4)        Specifications: Ms K Michels tel 8258 3055
Specifications: Ms P Mibus tel 8231 9373         IN AN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL                                                                         Applications close: 31.08.2006
Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                  Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.13
                                                Location: Glenunga International High           Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
                                                School (0927-17)                                Teacher Conditions                                 COORDINATOR 3: MIDDLE SCHOOL
COORDINATOR 3: ENGLISH & IBMYP                                                                                                                     COUNSELLOR
APPROACHES TO LEARNING                          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Information: Mr G Winner tel 8391 1599
                                                Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Specifications: Ms C Draper tel 8391 1599           Location: Port Augusta Secondary School (0790-16)
Location: Blackwood High School (0905-4)                                                                                                           Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Teacher Conditions                              Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                Information: Mr R Knight tel 8379 5629                                                             Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/                                                                                                         Teacher Conditions
Teacher Conditions                              Specifications: Ms E Dalkos tel 8379 5629        COORDINATOR 3: STUDENT COUNSELLOR
                                                Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Location: Mount Barker High School (0783-5)        Information: Ms M Coady tel 8647 3300
Information: Ms S Hyde tel 8278 6777                                                                                                               Specifications: Ms M Schulz tel 8647 3300
Specifications: Ms S Dorshorst tel 8278 6777                                                     Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.13
                                                COORDINATOR 3: INTERNATIONAL                    Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/         Applications close: 31.08.2006
Applications close: 31.08.2006                  PROGRAMS / IB DIPLOMA                           Teacher Conditions                                 COORDINATOR 3: SENIOR SCHOOL
COORDINATOR 3: MATHEMATICS &                    Location: Glenunga International High           Information: Mr G Winner tel 8391 1599
                                                School (0927-18)                                                                                   COUNSELLOR
IBMYP APPROACHES TO LEARNING                                                                    Specifications: Ms C Draper tel 8391 1599           Location: Port Augusta Secondary School (0790-17)
Location: Blackwood High School (0905-5)        Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/                                                         Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12                                                                                                           Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Teacher Conditions                              COORDINATOR 3: TECHNOLOGY
                                                Information: Mr R Knight tel 8379 5629          Location: Mount Barker High School (0783-6)        Teacher Conditions
Teacher Conditions                                                                                                                                 Information: Ms M Coady tel 8647 3300
Information: Ms S Hyde tel 8278 6777            Specifications: Ms E Dalkos tel 8379 5629        Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.13
                                                Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/         Specifications: Ms M Schulz tel 8647 3300
Specifications: Ms S Dorshorst tel 8278 6777                                                                                                        Applications close: 31.08.2006
Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                  Teacher Conditions
                                                COORDINATOR 3: STUDENT                          Information: Mr G Winner tel 8391 1599
                                                COUNSELLOR (MALE ONLY)                                                                             COORDINATOR 3: R-5
COORDINATOR 3: TECHNOLOGY &                                                                     Specifications: Ms C Draper tel 8391 1599           Location: Quorn Area School (0793-5)
IBMYP HOMO FABER                                Location: Golden Grove High School (1834-15)    Applications close: 31.08.2006                     Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 20.01.10
Location: Blackwood High School (0905-6)        Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 24.01.12
                                                                                                                                                   Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      COORDINATOR 3: MIDDLE SCHOOL                       Teacher Conditions
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Teacher Conditions                              MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE                            Information: Mr S Finch tel 8648 6101
Teacher Conditions                              Information: Ms J Leak tel 8282 6400            Location: Norwood Morialta High School (0787-18)   Specifications: Ms J Crisp tel 8648 6101
Information: Ms S Hyde tel 8278 6777            Specifications: Ms M Reed tel 8282 6400          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 26.01.12           Applications close: 31.08.2006
Specifications: Ms S Dorshorst tel 8278 6777     Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                  Teacher Conditions                                 COORDINATOR 3: MIDDLE SCHOOL,
                                                COORDINATOR 3: SCIENCE & MIDDLE                 Information: Ms P Parha tel 8364 2299              HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION, IB
COORDINATOR 3: MATHEMATICS                      SCHOOL YEAR LEVEL MANAGEMENT                    Specifications: Ms S Bujitas tel 8364 2299          Location: Reynella East High School (1547-13)
Location: Bordertown High School (0894-9)       Location: Hallett Cove School (0640-12)         Applications close: 31.08.2006                     Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12                                                           Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      COORDINATOR 3: THE ARTS                            Teacher Conditions
Teacher Conditions                              Teacher Conditions                              Location: Norwood Morialta High School (0787-19)   Information: Mr R Mutton tel 8381 8466
Information: Mr S Dick tel 8752 1455            Information: Ms D Graham tel 8392 1020          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 26.01.12           Specifications: Ms S Rowland tel 8381 8466
Specifications: Ms J Mathews tel 8752 1455       Specifications: Ms G Brierly tel 8392 1020       Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/         Applications close: 31.08.2006
Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Teacher Conditions
                                                                                                Information: Ms P Parha tel 8364 2299              COORDINATOR 3: STUDENT
COORDINATOR 3: ENGLISH &                        COORDINATOR 3: TEACHING &                       Specifications: Ms S Bujitas tel 8364 2299          COUNSELLING, STUDENTS WITH
HUMANITIES                                      LEARNING (ENGLISH, LOTE & SOSE)                 Applications close: 31.08.2006                     SPECIAL NEEDS, BOYS’ EDUCATION
Location: Bordertown High School (0894-10)      Location: Hamilton Secondary College (0823-5)                                                      Location: Reynella East High School (1547-14)
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12        COORDINATOR 3: STUDENT ACHIEVE-                    Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/      MENT - MATHEMATICS AND NUMERACY                    Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Teacher Conditions                              Teacher Conditions                              Location: Nuriootpa High School (0788-12)          Teacher Conditions
Information: Mr S Dick tel 8752 1455            Information: Mr D Moyle tel 8275 8360           Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12           Information: Mr R Mutton tel 8381 8466
Specifications: Ms J Mathews tel 8752 1455       Specifications: Ms C Spencer tel 8275 8360       Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/         Specifications: Ms S Rowland tel 8381 8466
Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Teacher Conditions                                 Applications close: 31.08.2006
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COORDINATOR 3 - HEALTH &                         COORDINATOR 3: CURRICULUM                         COORDINATOR 2: LOTE (FRENCH)                    Classification/conditions: Salary $72,175
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND WHOLE                     PATHWAYS, QUANTITATIVE                            Location: Hackham East Schools K - 7            FTE/CS Act Conditions
SCHOOL PROJECT                                   EXPERIMENTAL FOCUS                                (1066-3)                                        Information: Ms T Sizer tel 8638 4295
Location: Salisbury East High School (1011-1)    Location: The Heights School                      Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 20.01.10        Specifications: Ms M Rephrey tel 8638 4295
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12          Classification/conditions: Salary $68,278/      Applications close: 24.08.2006
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/        Teacher Conditions
Teacher Conditions                               Teacher Conditions                                Information: Mr R Thiele tel 8382 3824          PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR (PSD1) (0.4)
Information: Mr P Mader tel 8258 2070            Information: Ms S Cameron tel 8263 6244           Specifications: Ms C Searcy tel 8382 3824        Location: Wilmington Kindergarten (6675-1)
Specifications: Ms H Long tel 8258 2070           Specifications: Ms M Thomas tel 8263 6244          Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                    Classification/conditions: Salary $72,175
                                                                                                   COORDINATOR 2: IBMYP / SHIP R-7                 FTE/CS Act Conditions
COORDINATOR 3 - THE ARTS                         COORDINATOR 3: PERFORMING ARTS                    Location: Kidman Primary School (0996-5)        Information: Ms T Sizer tel 8638 4295
AND WHOLE SCHOOL PROJECT                         AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT                         Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 20.01.10        Specifications: Ms M Remphrey tel 8638 4295
(COMMUNITY LINKS)                                Location: The Heights School                      Classification/conditions: Salary $68,278/      Applications close: 31.08.2006
Location: Salisbury East High School (1011-2)    Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12          Teacher Conditions
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/        Information: Ms M Davidson tel 8353 2444        COORDINATOR 3: DISABILITIES
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Teacher Conditions                                Specifications: Ms C Adamopoulos tel            COORDINATOR (0.6) (MODIFIED
Teacher Conditions                               Information: Ms S Cameron tel 8263 6244           8235 1357                                       APPLICATION)
Information: Mr P Mader tel 8258 2070            Specifications: Ms M Thomas tel 8263 6244          Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Location: Limestone Coast District Office
Specifications: Ms H Long tel 8258 2070           Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                    Term of appointment: 24.01.07 to 23.01.08
Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                     COORDINATOR 2: CURRICULUM                       Classification and conditions: Salary $71,364
                                                 COORDINATOR 3: DESIGN AND                         SUPPORT TO STUDENTS WITH                        FTE/Teacher Conditions
COORDINATOR 3 - LOTE / ESL                       TECHNOLOGY, OHS AND FACILITIES                    HEARING IMPAIRMENT                              Information: Ms S Gleed Tel: 8724 5331
AND WHOLE SCHOOL PROJECT                         Location: The Heights School                      Location: Klemzig Primary School (0898-2)       Specifications: Ms K Wright Tel: 8724 5304
(INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION)                        Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.12        Applications close: 24.08.2006
Location: Salisbury East High School (1011-9)    Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/        Classification/conditions: Salary $68,278/
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.12         Teacher Conditions                                Teacher Conditions                              COORDINATOR 3: DISABILITIES
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Information: Ms S Cameron tel 8263 6244           Information: Mr Tony Zed tel 8261 1944          COORDINATOR (more than one
Teacher Conditions                               Specifications: Ms M Thomas tel 8263 6244          Specifications: Ms Judy Uren tel 8261 1944       position, full-time and part-time)
Information: Mr P Mader tel 8258 2070            Applications close: 31.08.2006                    Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Location: North East District Office
Specifications: Ms H Long tel 8258 2070                                                                                                             Term of appointment: 24.01.07 to 20.01.10
                                                 COORDINATOR 3: DESIGN &                           COORDINATOR 2: HEALTHY LIFE                     Classification and conditions: Salary $71,364
Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                 TECHNOLOGY                                        CHOICES AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY                   FTE/Teacher Conditions
COORDINATOR 3 - ENGLISH /                        Location: Urrbrae Agricultural High School        Location: Woodcroft Primary School (1776-6)     Information: Ms S Davis Tel: 8366 8839
LITERACY ACROSS THE CURRICULUM                   (0798-9)                                          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 20.01.10        Specifications: Ms T Roberts Tel: 8366 8856
Location: Salisbury East High School (1011-10)   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12          Classification/conditions: Salary $68,278/      Applications close: 31.08.2006
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.12         Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/        Teacher Conditions
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Teacher Conditions                                Information: Ms A Kibble tel 8322 2784          ABORIGINAL EDUCATION WORKER
Teacher Conditions                               Information: Mr W Czernezkyj tel 8372 6955        Specifications: Ms S Mosley tel 8322 2784        LEVEL 2
Information: Mr P Mader tel 8258 2070            Specifications: Ms M Cranwell tel 8372 6919        Applications close: 31.08.2006                  Location: Berri Primary School and Winkie
Specifications: Ms H Long tel 8258 2070           Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                    Primary School
                                                                                                   TEACHER: INCLUSIVE PRESCHOOLS
Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                     PROJECT (0.5)                                   Term of Appointment: C o m m e nc i ng
                                                 COORDINATOR 3: ENGLISH AS A                                                                       16.10.06
COORDINATOR 3: THE ARTS &                        SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) SERVICE                     Location: Kirton Point Preschool (6627-2)
                                                                                                   Term of Appointment: 16.10.06 – 20.01.10        Classif ication and conditions: Salar y
MULTIMEDIA                                       PROVISION                                                                                         $41,319pa/46/52 Conditions
Location: Salisbury High School (0892-4)         Location: Valley View Secondary School (1184-5)   Classification/conditions: Teacher Salary/CS
                                                                                                   Act Conditions                                  Information: Ms K Bannear 8582 1077
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Term of Appointment: 25.01.07 - 20.01.10                                                          Specifications: Ms K Bannear 8582 1077
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/        Information: Ms D Hemming tel 8682 3788
                                                                                                   Specifications: Ms T Schramm tel 8682 3788       Applications Close: 24.08.06
Teacher Conditions                               Teacher Conditions                                                                                35hpw
                                                 Information: Ms L Mead tel 8360 6111              Applications close: 31.08.2006
Information: Ms H Paphitis tel 8182 0200                                                                                                           (Please note: The hours are to be worked
Specifications: Ms C Bermingham tel 8182 0200     Specifications: Ms B McKeough tel 8360 6111        PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR (PSD1) (0.6)                 over both sites)
Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Applications close: 31.08.2006                    (MODIFIED APPLICATION)                          In accordance with Section 56(2) of the
                                                                                                   Location: Peterborough Communit y               Equal Opportunity Act 1984(SA), applicants
COORDINATOR 3: SCIENCE                           COORDINATOR 3: MATHEMATICS /
                                                                                                   Preschool (6649-1)                              for this position must be of Aboriginal or
Location: Salisbury High School (0892-5)         NUMERACY / SCIENCE R-12
                                                                                                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.08        Torres Strait Islander descent.
Term of Appointment: 23.01.07 - 25.01.12         Location: William Light R-12 School (0907-5)
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 27.01.11
Teacher Conditions                               Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Information: Ms H Paphitis tel 8182 0200         Teacher Conditions
Specifications: Ms C Bermingham tel              Information: Ms M Pope tel 8297 0488
8182 0200                                        Specifications: Ms L Kalms tel 8297 0488                          CLASSROOM MUSIC POSITIONS
Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                 COORDINATOR 3: THE ARTS R-12
                                                                                                         SPECIAL INTEREST MUSIC CENTRES - 2007
COORDINATOR 3: ENGLISH &
LITERACY                                         Location: William Light R-12 School                 Persons who are registered or are able to obtain registration to teach in South Australia
Location: Salisbury High School (0892-6)         (0907-6)                                            and who meet employment requirements are invited to apply for classroom music
Term of Appointment: 23.01.07 - 25.01.12         Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 26.01.12            teacher positions in the following schools.
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/
Teacher Conditions                               Teacher Conditions                                       Brighton Secondary School, Fremont-Elizabeth City High School,
Information: Ms H Paphitis tel 8182 0200         Information: Ms M Pope tel 8297 0488                             Marryatville High School and Woodville High School
Specifications: Ms C Bermingham tel              Specifications: Ms L Kalms tel 8297 0488             Tenured and contract positions for full and part time classroom music teachers MAY
8182 0200                                        Applications close: 31.08.2006                      occur in Special Interest Music Centres in 2007.
Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                 COORDINATOR 3: VET - COMMUNITY                      Special Interest Music Centres have a dual role. Firstly, they provide musical challenges
COORDINATOR LEVEL 3: MIDDLE                      LEARNING & ENTERPRISE                               for Special Music students and, through the provision of intensive courses of musical
SCHOOL COUNSELLOR                                Location: Willunga High School (0909-3)             study, the opportunity for them to develop their musical expertise. Secondly, they
Location: Seaford 6-12 School (0641-15)          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12            provide musical opportunities for other students within the school to develop
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/          their skills of listening, composing and performing. Music Centres also provide the
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Teacher Conditions                                  opportunity for students to study SACE Music at Stage 1 and 2.
Teacher Conditions                               Information: Ms J Reimann tel 8556 2105             Intending applicants will be required to contribute to the educational and musical
Information: Ms M Asikas tel 8327 2222           Specifications: Ms J Watkins tel 8556 2105           program of the school.
Specifications: Ms S Davis tel 8327 2222          Applications close: 31.08.2006
Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                       Information regarding vacancies and job and person specifications for the particular
                                                 COORDINATOR 3: STUDENT                              centres is available from:
COORDINATOR 3: TECHNOLOGY                        COUNSELLOR (FEMALE ONLY)
                                                 Location: Woodville High School (0801-9)                The Head of Music, Brighton Secondary School, 305 Brighton Road,
ACROSS THE CURRICULUM                                                                                    North Brighton 5048, tel 8298 6515, fax 8296 0949
Location: Seaton High School (0941-5)            Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/              The Head of Music, Fremont-Elizabeth City High School, Philip Highway,
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Teacher Conditions                                      Elizabeth 5112, tel 8255 7566, fax 8287 1113
Teacher Conditions                               Information: Ms M Edwards tel 8445 9833
                                                 Specifications: Ms M Edwards tel 8445 9833               The Head of Music, Marryatville High School, 170 Kensington Road,
Information: Mr D Tonkin tel 8445 2944
                                                 Applications close: 31.08.2006                          Marryatville 5068, tel 8304 8431, fax 8332 3228
Specifications: Ms M Hoile tel 8445 2944
Applications close: 31.08.2006                                                                           The Head of Music, Woodville High School, 11 Actil Avenue,
                                                 COORDINATOR 3: MATHEMATICS/                             Woodville 5011, tel 8445 6642, fax 8244 4095.
COORDINATOR 3: CURRICULUM                        SACE MANAGEMENT
INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY                            Location: Woodville High School                     NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
Location: Seaview High School (0893-8)           (0801-10)                                           • No guarantee is given that vacancies will exist in each of the above schools.
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/       Classification/conditions: Salary $71,364/          • Employable teachers must meet DECS employment requirements including having
Teacher Conditions                               Teacher Conditions                                    a current ‘Application for Employment’ form, VL135 lodged with the Recruitment
Information: Mr J Mulraney tel 8296 8833         Information: Ms M Edwards tel 8445 9833               Unit, 13th Floor, 31 Flinders Street, Adelaide 5000.
Specifications: Ms D Hoskin tel 8296 8833         Specifications: Ms M Edwards tel 8445 9833                          Applications close 5.00 pm, Friday 18 August 2006
Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Applications close: 31.08.2006
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Children’s Services, School and other vacancies
                                                 JOBS JOBS JOBS
Persons who are members of one of the following groups are eligible to apply for these             PRINCIPAL (PC01)                                 Information: Mr D Vause, tel 8445 7944
advertised positions:                                                                              Location: Millbrook Primary School (0264-2)      Specifications: Mrs C Draper, tel 8445 7944
• permanent DECS employees                                                                         Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 26.01.12         Applications close: 03.08.2006
                                                                                                   Classification/conditions: Salary $72,986/
• persons who are appointed by the department on a temporary or a casual basis (including          Teacher Conditions                               ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 2: CURRICULUM,
    contract teachers and temporary relieving teachers), on any day during the period for          Information: Ms N Arnold tel 8256 8102           T I M E TA B L I N G , A S S E S S M E N T &
    which applications are being accepted for the position                                         Specifications: Ms F Ryan tel 8256 8102           REPORTING (READVERTISED)
• eligible public sector employees as listed in the Notice of Vacancies for the South              Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Location: Findon High School (0805-002)
    Australian public sector.                                                                                                                       Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 21.01.14
In addition:                                                                                       PRINCIPAL (PC01)                                 Classification/conditions: Salary $76,437/
                                                                                                   Location: Port Kenny Primary School (0358-1)     Teacher Conditions
• applicants must hold teacher registration before taking up any teaching position in              Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 20.01.10         Information: Mr D Vause, tel 8445 7944
    preschools and schools, including a leadership position or any seconded teacher                Classification/conditions: Salary $72,986/       Specifications: Mrs C Draper, tel 8445 7944
    position                                                                                       Teacher Conditions                               Applications close: 31.08.2006
• teacher registration is required for those Education Act Section 9(4) or Children’s              Information: Mr B Parker tel 8682 3788
    Services Act Section 12 (1) positions where this is stated in the person specification. These   Specifications: Ms I Plane tel 8682 3788          ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 2: FUTURES
    positions are Ministerial appointments. There is no appeal process for these positions.        Applications close: 31.08.2006                   CONNECT, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
    There is no page limit unless specified. The general principles of personnel management                                                          AND TRAINING, SENIOR SCHOOL
    standards apply (Part 2, Section 5, Public Sector Management Act, 1995).                       PRINCIPAL (PC01)                                 ENGAGEMENT
                                                                                                   Location: Robertstown Primary School             Location: Port Augusta Secondary School
At the conclusion of their appointment permanent employees of DECS will be placed                  (0385-1)                                         (0790-15)
according to the terms of their substantive appointment and the policies in operation at           Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
the time. The placement of employees from other public sector organisations will be the            Classification/conditions: Salary $72,986/       Classification/conditions: Salary $76,437/
responsibility of these organisations.                                                             Teacher Conditions                               Teacher Conditions
DECS is an equal opportunity employer.                                                             Information: Ms N Arnold tel 8256 8102           Information: Ms M Coady tel 8647 3300
                                                                                                   Specifications: Ms F Ryan tel 8256 8102           Specifications: Ms M Schulz tel 8647 3300
PLEASE NOTE:                                                                                       Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Applications close: 31.08.2006
Applications must not exceed 5 pages unless otherwise specified in information to applicants.
Please refer to the Merit Selection Policy and Procedures (School sector 1997).                    DEPUTY PRINCIPAL (PC04)                          ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 2: MIDDLE
There is no page limit for Education Act Section 9(4) or Children’s Services Act Section 12        Location: Paralowie R-12 School                  SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL
                                                                                                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.13         PARTICIPATION AND ENGAGEMENT
(1) positions unless specified. The general principles of personnel management standards
                                                                                                   Classification/conditions: Salary $87,382/       Location: Port Augusta Secondary School
apply (Part 2, Section 5, Public Sector Management Act, 1995). These positions are Ministerial     Teacher Conditions                               (0790-18)
appointments. There is no appeal process for these positions.                                      Information: Ms D Garwood tel 8182 7222          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
For all Xtra advertised positions, the Vacancy Approval (E004) and Job & Person Specifications      Specifications: Ms K Michels tel 8182 7222        Classification/conditions: Salary $76,437/
(E002) forms need to be lodged with your school/preschool’s HR Consultant or Senior HR             Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Teacher Conditions
Consultant (R11/10) by the dates published on the DECS website (see below).                                                                         Information: Ms M Coady tel 8647 3300
Advertised salaries are those which currently apply. Any salary increases that flow on from         DEPUTY PRINCIPAL (PC03)                          Specifications: Ms M Schulz tel 8647 3300
the Enterprise Bargaining process will apply.                                                      Location: John Pirie Secondary School (0792-5)   Applications close: 31.08.2006
                                                                                                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
                                                                                                   Classification/conditions: Salary $82,584/       ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 1: JP & PS
    Vacancies advertised in Xtra can be found on the department website at the
                                                                                                   Teacher Conditions                               Location: Dernancourt Primary School
    following location: www.decs.sa.gov.au/schlstaff (click on Human Resources, then
                                                                                                   Information: Ms J Weckert tel 8632 1763          (0982-5)
                                                                                                   Specifications: Ms A Barker tel 8632 1763         Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 20.01.10
PRINCIPAL (PC04)                                 Information: Mr G Petherick tel 8366 8864         Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Classification/conditions: Salary $72,175/
Location: Allendale East Area School (0751-1)    Specifications: Ms J Avery tel 8366 8864                                                            Teacher Conditions
                                                                                                   DEPUTY PRINCIPAL (PC02)                          Information: Ms K Terrell tel 8261 2677
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Applications close: 31.08.2006                    Location: Para Hills West Primary School
Classification/conditions: Salary $87,382/                                                                                                          Specifications: Ms R Gale tel 8261 2677
                                                 PRINCIPAL (PC03) (MODIFIED APPLICATION)           (1045-3)                                         Applications close: 31.08.2006
Teacher Conditions                                                                                 Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
Information: Mr C McGavisk tel 8724 5300         Location: Peterborough Primary School
                                                 (0339-1)                                          Classification/conditions: Salary $72,986/       ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 1: INTER-
Specifications: Ms K Wright tel 8724 5300                                                           Teacher Conditions                               NATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PYP
Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 23.01.08
                                                 Classification/conditions: Salary $82,584/        Information: Ms M Carter tel 8258 2216           Location: Linden Park Primary School
PRINCIPAL (PC04)                                 Teacher Conditions                                Specifications: Ms M Carter tel 8258 2216         (1295-5)
Location: Parafield Gardens JPS (1341-1)          Information: Ms T Sizer tel 8638 1801             Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 20.01.10
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Specifications: Ms M Remphrey tel 8638 4295                                                         Classification/conditions: Salary $72,175/
                                                                                                   DEPUTY PRINCIPAL (PC02): HEAD OF                 Teacher Conditions
Classification/conditions: Salary $87,382/       Applications close: 24.08.2006                    SCHOOL R-3                                       Information: Mr G Graham tel 8379 2171
Teacher Conditions
                                                 PRINCIPAL (PC03)                                  Location: Solomontown Primary School             Specifications: Ms S Gaden 8379 3382
Information: Mr R Nancarrow tel 8256 8113
                                                 Location: Smithfield Plains JPS (1292-2)           (0406-3)                                         Applications close: 31.08.2006
Specifications: Ms K Evans tel 8256 8113
Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12
                                                 Classification/conditions: Salary $82,584/        Classification/conditions: Salary $72,986/       ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 1: STUDENT
PRINCIPAL (PC04) (READVERTISED)                  Teacher Conditions                                Teacher Conditions                               WELL-BEING (WITHDRAWN)
Location: Willunga Primary School (0744-25)      Information: Mr B Semmens tel 8256 8230           Information: Ms J Chegwidden tel 8632 2191       Location: Lockleys North Pri mary School
Term of Appointment: 16.10.06 - 25.01.12         Specifications: Ms E Pinnegar tel 8256 8230        Specifications: Ms K Bowering tel 8632 2191       (0406-001)
Classification/conditions: Salary $87,382/       Applications close: 31.08.2006                    Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 21.01.10
Teacher Conditions                                                                                                                                  Classification/conditions: Salary $72,175/
Information: Mr M Hudson tel 8207 3766           PRINCIPAL (PC02) (READVERTISED)                   DEPUTY PRINCIPAL (PC01)                          Teacher Conditions
Specifications: Ms S Williams tel 8207 3762       Location: Gumeracha Primary School (0162-1)       Location: McDonald Park Primary School           Information: Ms J Chegwidden/Specifications:
Applications close: 31.08.2006                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12          Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Ms K Bowering, tel 8632 2191
                                                 Classification/conditions: Salary $77,784/        Classification/conditions: Salary $72,986/       Applications close: 17.08.2006
PRINCIPAL (PC03) (WITHDRAWN)                     Teacher Conditions                                Teacher Conditions
Location: Gumeracha Primary School (0162-1)                                                        Information: Ms J Giles tel 8724 9811                                 continued on page 6
                                                 Information: Ms N Arnold tel 8256 8102
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Specifications: Ms F Ryan tel 8256 8102            Specifications: Ms B Waters tel 8724 9811
Classification/conditions: Salary $82,548/       Applications close: 31.08.2006                    Applications close: 31.08.2006
Teacher Conditions
                                                                                                   ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 2: DAILY
                                                                                                                                                                          PEER
Information: Ms N Arnold tel 8256 8102           PRINCIPAL (PC02)
Specifications: Ms F Ryan tel 8256 8102           Location: Kersbrook Primary School (0204-1)       ROUTINE, MATHS & SCIENCE                                          PANELLISTS
Applications close: 17.08.2006                   Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12          MANAGEMENT (READVERTISED)
                                                 Classification/conditions: Salary $77,784/        Location: Findon High School (0805-001)                   When positions are advertised
PRINCIPAL (PC03) (READVERTISED)                  Teacher Conditions                                Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 21.01.14                   in this publication, the Ethical
Location: Lock Area School (0230-1)              Information: Ms N Arnold tel 8256 8102            Classification/conditions: Salary $76,437/               Standards and Merit Protection
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 – 25.01.12         Specifications: Ms F Ryan tel 8256 8102            Teacher Conditions                                   Unit allocates appropriately trained
Classification/conditions: Salary $82,584/       Applications close: 31.08.2006                    Information: Mr D Vause, tel 8445 7944                             Peer Panellists to sites.
Teacher Conditions                                                                                 Specifications: Mrs C Draper, tel 8445 7944               This process can take up to ten
Information: Mr B Parker tel 8682 3788           PRINCIPAL (PC02)                                  Applications close: 31.08.2006                                working days to complete.
Specifications: Ms I Plane tel 8682 3788          Location: Koonibba Aboriginal School
Applications close: 31.08.2006                   (1003-1)                                          ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL 2: CURRICULUM,                         If your site has not received
                                                 Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 20.01.10          T I M E TA B L I N G , A S S E S S M E N T &
PRINCIPAL (PC03)                                 Classification/conditions: Salary $77,784/        REPORTING (WITHDRAWN)                                        Peer Panellist nominations
Location: Parkside PS                            Teacher Conditions                                Location: Findon High School (0805-002)                                  after this time,
Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 25.01.12         Information: Mr B Parker tel 8682 3788            Term of Appointment: 24.01.07 - 21.01.14               please email Karryn Saunders at
Classification/conditions: Salary $82,584/       Specifications: Ms I Plane tel 8682 3788           Classification/conditions: Salary $76,437/           saunders.karryn@saugov.sa.gov.au
Teacher Conditions                               Applications close: 31.08.2006                    Teacher Conditions

				
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