English Teacher

William Clarke College


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: English

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 4 November 2020

The College has an exciting opportunity for a passionate, highly skilled English Teacher to join us in a permanent full-time role, commencing Term 1, 2021.

<p>William Clarke College is a P-12, independent, Anglican College and is committed to being a Christ-centred community that develops extraordinary learners with a passion to serve others. Established in 1988, the College is located in the heart of Kellyville with an enrolment of approximately 1800 students and plans for future expansion. </p><p>The College is committed to enhancing the expertise of our staff, placing a strong focus on individual professional development and seeks to provide leadership opportunities for our staff. We are a vibrant community that values passionate and committed teachers who engage and challenge their students as Extraordinary Learners to pursue exceptional growth in Christian Character, Enterprise Skills and Academic Mastery. </p><p><b>Role Summary </b></p><p>The College is seeking a passionate, highly skilled <b>English Teacher</b> who is committed to delivering quality learning experiences for students that are engaging and meaningful. </p><p><b>Key Responsibilities </b></p><ul><li>Deliver quality teaching and learning experiences for students that develop deep understanding through exploring the ‘big ideas’ inherent in and across subject areas </li><li>Build learning relationships through employing restorative practices </li><li>Display a commitment to continued professional growth through self-reflection and further learning </li></ul><p> </p><p><b>Additional Responsibilities </b></p><p> </p><ul><li>Deliver the English curriculum in a dynamic way in the classroom, using initiative in bringing fresh and creative ideas to the curriculum </li><li>Teaching Stage 4, 5 and 6 English, as required by the College </li><li>Provide students with clear and fair assessment, including the provision of regular, meaningful feedback </li><li>Preparedness to engage with the College’s four pillared teaching and learning framework, including safe and supportive environment, explicit instruction, deep understanding and assessment for learning </li><li>Actively drive and be part of a reading culture amongst students and members of the faculty </li><li>Show initiative in the integration of digital technologies into the learning program </li><li>Uphold the Christian teachings of the College, encouraging students to serve others and explore Christ </li><li>Active participation in co-curricular activities, as well as fulfilment of other duty of care responsibilities as directed by the College </li></ul><p> </p><p><b>Skills / Knowledge / Attributes </b></p><p> </p><ul><li>Regularly practicing member of a Christian church </li><li>Experience teaching English Extension 1 and 2, an advantage </li><li>A comprehensive knowledge of the English syllabus and assessment strategies </li><li>Work ethic reflecting a commitment to excellence in teaching and a passion for student learning </li><li>Demonstrated passion for child-centred learning, and proven ability to effectively engage students, together with excellent classroom management skills </li><li>Proven ability to effectively collaborate with other teachers, and work as part of a team </li><li>Excellent organisation and planning skills; must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities within strict deadlines </li></ul><p> </p><p>To apply for this role, submit your Cover Letter, CV and College Application form (which <b>must</b> form part of your application) to <a href="mailto:employment&#64;wcc.nsw.edu.au" rel="nofollow"><b>employment&#64;wcc.nsw.edu.au</b></a> by the closing date. </p><p> </p><p><i>William Clarke College is a child safe workplace; all successful candidates will be subject to a Working with Children Check prior to commencement. </i></p><p> </p><p>Applications for this role close <b><i>midday, Wednesday 4 November 2020</i></b></p>
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