Classroom Teacher

Loxton Lutheran School


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Casual/Relief Position

Applications Close: 3 August 2020

A vacancy exists for a fully qualified Primary Teacher at Loxton Lutheran School, Loxton, South Australia. The position is a Long Service Leave replacement position for Weeks 6-10 of Term 3. It commences on 24 August 2020 and concludes 25 September 2020.

<p><strong>LOXTON LUTHERAN SCHOOL</strong></p> <p><strong>Charter for Teachers in Lutheran Schools</strong></p> <p><strong>Preamble</strong></p> <p>The charter for teachers in a Lutheran school articulates the shared values and principles that teachers hold about their profession and the nature of their work. Lutheran teachers work in an educational community guided by Christian values, especially love, justice, compassion, forgiveness, service, patience, courage and hope.</p> <p>Teachers have a strong sense of the dignity and worth of their work in nurturing young people as a vocation from God.  Nurturing student growth depends upon teachers who are expert in their profession and who respect the individuality and dignity of each student as a unique individual created in the image of God.</p> <p>Teachers in Lutheran schools have a commitment to the Christian ethos of the school and to the development of their students socially, morally, physically, intellectually and spiritually.  They are committed to using their professional knowledge, skills, understanding and judgement encouraging their students to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives in service to self and others.</p> <p><strong>Charter</strong></p> <p>Teachers in Lutheran schools are committed to:</p> <ol><li>creating a teaching and learning environment that is safe, caring and free from harassment for all staff and students.</li><li>working constructively in professional teams of colleagues, support staff, community based professionals and other personnel to achieve positive learning environments.</li><li>working creatively and collaboratively with others to support and mentor members of the profession.</li><li>accepting responsibility for their personal work-related goals, reflecting on practice and engaging in ongoing professional growth.</li><li>maintaining a rich understanding of their subject matter and appreciating the ways in which knowledge is created, organised and applied to real life situations.</li><li>developing healthy relationships with students and their families to sustain an effective teaching-learning relationship.</li><li>building relationships with the wider community so that students can make meaning of the world around them.</li><li>establishing clear expectations and strategies that contribute to the effective learning of students.</li><li>accommodating individual difference through an understanding of the various ways in which students can be engaged to develop and learn.</li><li> monitoring and assessing students and reporting openly and clearly on their progress.</li></ol> <p> </p> <p><br /></p>
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Application Instructions

<p><b>Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for this position. </b></p><p>Intending applicants are asked to submit: </p><ul><li>A cover letter outlining your experience and reasons for applying for this position (Maximum 1 page) </li><li>A CV/Resume with the names and contact details of 2 referees, including the current Principal or Line Manager (Maximum 2 pages)</li></ul><p><b>Submit To</b>: </p><p> </p><p>Mr Brad Williams </p><p> </p><p>Principal </p><p> </p><p>Loxton Lutheran School </p><p> </p><p>Loxton, South Australia, 5333 </p><p> </p><p>Ph: 08 8584 7496 </p><p> </p><p>Email: bradw&#64; </p><p> </p><p>Applications Close: 5:00pm, Monday 3rd August, 2020</p>


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