Teacher of SCIENCE A full-time, permanent position commencing Term 1, 2021

St Luke's Catholic College (Secondary) - Marsden Park


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Science

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 4 November 2020

Teacher of SCIENCE A full-time, permanent position commencing Term 1, 2021

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The School&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Having commenced in 2017 with 86 students across Kindergarten to Year 6, St Luke’s at Marsden Park is a next generation learning community within the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP). As a ‘next generation Catholic Learning Community’ we are designing and establishing the ‘new normal’ for preschool to post school learning in an environment characterised by a flexible, stage based curriculum which nurtures and grows faith-filled, curious children to become creative contributors and innovative problem solvers for a changing world. In 2021, we will enrol over 1200 students from Kindergarten to Year 10 in addition to 59 children per day in our long day centre.</p> <p><br><br></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Teacher Role Requirements</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">At St Luke’s, teachers strategically work in teams across a stage to collaboratively plan, prepare, teach, assess and evaluate student learning and are required to:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Support and assist the evangelising mission of Catholic education;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">See themselves as learners and be committed to ongoing professional learning;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Work collaboratively with other teachers to design inquiry learning experiences where students exercise choice to demonstrate knowledge and understanding;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Enhance social skills and nurture the growth of enterprise skills including critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration for each student;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Use digital technology as an enabler and accelerator for student and teacher learning;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Use diagnostic data, summative data and formative data, including observations, annotations and work samples, to inform ‘next steps’ for students;</p> </li> </ul> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrate deep understanding of curriculum and pedagogy and how these underpin:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: circle"> <p dir="ltr">Developing our <a href="http://www.stlukesmarsdenpark.catholic.edu.au/en/Learning/Our-6-Pillars-of-Learning">6 Pillars of Learning;</a></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: circle"> <p dir="ltr">inquiry-based interdisciplinary learning;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: circle"> <p dir="ltr">responses to complex real-world questions and problems; and,</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: circle"> <p dir="ltr">using technology for both consumption and creation.</p> </li> </ul> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Regularly provide students with feedback as part of the teaching and learning cycle;&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Be open to growth and development through professional learning experience which includes practice analysis conversations, classroom observations and input from St Luke’s coaches; and,</p> </li> </ul> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Experience teaching Science in a secondary school.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Know and apply NESA and Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) requirements.</p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">We seek people with ‘character’ and skills!&nbsp;</p> <p><br><br><br><br></p> <div dir="ltr" align="left"> <table><colgroup><col></colgroup> <tbody> <tr> <td><br> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Application Requirements</strong></p> <br> <p dir="ltr">Initially…&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Do some research on us by viewing <a href="https://twitter.com/?lang=en">Twitter</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/StLukesMP/">Facebook</a>, and <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuI0qOJr16CWkmUdv0YIyxw">Youtube</a>.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Read the <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S5bYKAmOoznVksFE0w-Jaj7IbMaIgofD/view?usp=sharing">St Luke’s Teacher Norms</a></p> </li> </ul> <br> <p dir="ltr">And then, <strong>by no later than 9:00am, Thursday 5 November</strong> formally express your interest by forwarding:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A cover letter of no more than one A4 page, or a 2-3minute video outlining why you are suitable for this role.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A supporting statement of no more than two A4 pages how your skills set, expertise and experience align with this new thinking, ‘new normal’ teaching role. 4-6 hyperlinks with supporting evidence may be advantageous.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">One page resume with three referees.&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <br> <p dir="ltr">All applications are to be marked attention and sent to Principal Leader, Mr Greg Miller&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">via email, <a href="mailto:jobsatslcc@parra.catholic.edu.au">jobsatslcc@parra.catholic.edu.au</a>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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