Outdoor Education Teacher

St Joseph's College

HUNTERS HILL, NSW


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Outdoor Education

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.90 FTE)

Applications Close: 9 November 2020


The College seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and well-qualified Outdoor Education teacher to live and work at the College’s Colo Outdoor Education Campus.

<p>Founded in 1881 by the Marist Brothers, St Joseph’s College is a boarding and day secondary boys school, whose Catholic identity is shaped by Marist spirituality and traditions. Governed by Marist Schools Australia, the College enrolment is 1,100 students. </p><p>The College seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced, and well-qualified Outdoor Education teacher to live and work at the College’s Colo Outdoor Education Campus. This well-established centre is situated on 30 hectares bounded by the Colo River and the Wollemi National Park, with extensive facilities and equipment. </p><p>The Campus is the base for the College’s sequential Outdoor Education program for Years 7-9 and offers multiple program activities including an adventure ropes course, bushwalking, canoeing, mountain biking, group problem-solving initiatives, camping and expedition skills, rock climbing and orienteering. <br /></p><p>The successful applicant will have strong skills and proven teaching experience in several of the program activity areas; be committed to the value of Outdoor Education; pastoral care; curriculum development and have the personal attributes to teach in a close-knit professional team. </p><p>Appointees must be supportive of the Catholic ethos and traditions of the College and give witness to its values. <br /></p><p>Onsite accommodation will be provided as part of this position. </p><p>Further information, including a comprehensive role description, is available on the College website www.joeys.org or by contacting the Coordinator of the Colo Outdoor Education Campus, Mr Paul Bryant, on (02) 4565 9246 or colo&#64;joeys.org <br /></p><p>Applications should contain a cover letter, full curriculum vitae including university transcripts, and the current contact details for three referees, including the current employer. Please address the cover letter to the Headmaster, care of Mr Magdy Habib, Director of Personnel Services, and complete the online application process via the employment page at www.joeys.org <br /></p><p>Applications should reach the College by <b>Monday, 9 November 2020. </b><br /></p><p><i>Child Protection screening procedures apply </i></p>
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