Leader of Learning Support (full time, ongoing)

Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College (see more jobs from this school)


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Teaching Subject: ESL / EALD , English , LOTE , Literacy

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 18 December 2020

An excellent opportunity to join a leading, independent Catholic girls school as our full time, ongoing Leader of Learning Support!

<p><i>Monte Sant&#39; Angelo Mercy College is an independent school for girls in years 7 - 12. Established in 1875 by the Sisters of Mercy, Monte has a proud tradition of commitment to the Catholic faith, academic achievement and cultural endeavour. Heritage buildings and landscaped grounds provide an attractive educational environment.</i></p><p><b>Leader of Learning Support - Full time, permanent.</b></p><ul><li>Commencing Term 1, 2021</li><li>Full time - 1.0 FTE</li><li>Leader of Learning Support with a teaching load</li></ul><p>The College is seeking to employ an innovative <b>Leader of Learning Support</b> to lead our Learning Support team. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of working and leading Learning Support with students of diverse abilities in Years 7 to 12. </p><p>The Leader of Learning Support has the responsibility to coordinate support and monitoring of students with individual and diverse learning needs.</p><p>This role coordinates the provision of Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions to help students improve their proficiency in literacy/numeracy and to also support individual students who have diverse learning needs.</p><p>The Leader of Learning Support assists Heads of Department and classroom teachers to meet the needs of students with additional cognitive, physical, sensory and socio-emotional needs through appropriate evidence based strategies. The Leader of Learning Support is an advocate for best practice for students with identified disabilities and/or additional needs in an inclusive environment.</p><p>As a school community, Monte places a strong emphasis on collegiality and professional development. Monte staff embrace and celebrate the Mercy values of respect for human dignity, compassion, justice, service to others, and commitment to the poor. All staff are dedicated to preparing our students for a life of success, significance and purpose and support the belief that education should be a rich interweaving of knowledge, skills and spirituality.</p><p>Monte provides a professional working environment that reflects and celebrates diversity.</p><p>Our teaching staff are dynamic educators who share a passion for learning and continuously seek to improve their practices through collaboration and ongoing professional development.</p><p>Successful applicants must be willing to support the Catholic ethos of the College. </p><p><b>Applications close 16 December 2021.</b></p><p><i>Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to provide a current Working With Children Check number.</i> </p>
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