Secondary Teacher - HSIE/Religious Studies

St Joseph's High School - Aberdeen (see more jobs from this school)

ABERDEEN, NSW


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: HSIE , Religious Studies

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 1 November 2021


St Joseph's High School is seeking a temporary full time HSIE/Religious Studies Teacher (Stages 4 to 6) to join the team for 2022. St Joseph’s High School is a co-educational, Year 7-12 school committed in partnership with the community to meeting the academic, social, physical a...

St Joseph's High School is seeking a temporary full time HSIE/Religious Studies Teacher (Stages 4 to 6) to join the team for 2022. St Joseph’s High School is a co-educational, Year 7-12 school committed in partnership with the community to meeting the academic, social, physical and spiritual needs of its students. St Joseph’s promotes an authentic learning community with a rigorous and comprehensive academic curriculum encouraging high standards of education for every student. The teaching community are deeply committed to helping students achieve their goals with a strong focus on Catholic identity and the development of the whole person. Among the school community it is highly recognise that learning has its greatest outcomes when parents, students and teachers form strong relationships based on mutual respect and trust. Teachers maintain high expectations of students, fostering the formation of well-rounded and spiritually centred young people. Relocating to a new community to live and work is a leap of faith. It involves a shifting away from family, friends and familiar routines. However, it can also open up possibilities of opportunities for professional growth, unique experiences and new friendships. <br>• Join a school set among green fields with extensive picturesque views of rich farmlands, cattle grazing, the Hunter River and distant mountains; <br>• Join an agricultural environment committed to enriching staff and students with a variety of real life experiences through interactive agricultural projects. <p> Teachers in a Catholic school have a unique role to play and are assigned with the task of ensuring each child has the opportunity to grow both academically and spiritually and to live purposeful lives. The teacher will promote the school as a place of learning and excellence in accordance with contemporary evidence-based learning and wellbeing principles (including digital learning) and will ensure the ongoing development and implementation of pedagogical practices that impact on student learning outcomes. The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect. The Diocese is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement and the Codes of Conduct. </p> <h3>Essential Criteria:</h3> <p> • Catholic, with the ability to articulate a personal commitment to Catholic Education (Primary and Religion Teachers only) <br>• Ability to apply appropriate knowledge in order to plan and prepare contemporary and compliant teaching programs and assessments in your nominated areas which meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of students; and encourage them to work towards attainment of their potential <br>• Demonstrated ability to effectively utilise assessment and relevant school data to optimise organisational and educational outcomes <br>• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with school staff and members of the wider community in order to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes <br>• Desire to contribute to the establishment of a staff wide culture of professional learning, reading and reflective practice <br>• Demonstrate an innovative and agile mindset that supports and enhances a culture of continuous improvement within the school environment <br>• Evidence of excellent organisational and administrative skills <br>• Willingness to Comply or Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead Policy. Category B or D – Accreditation to Teach or Accreditation to Teach Religion. The applicant must provide evidence of the following: <br>• Qualifications as a four year trained teacher; <br>• Current NESA Accreditation; <br>• Current Paid Working with Children Check (WWCC) number; <br>• Completion of Anaphylaxis training. </p> <h3>Desirable Criteria:</h3> <p> </p> <h3>Renumeration:</h3> <p> Salary is in accordance with New South Wales &amp; Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020. </p> <h3>Additional Info:</h3> <p> To apply: • Please provide a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing the selection criteria along with your resume. • Applicants should nominate at least two (2) referees including, one of whom must be their current principal. • If you are applying as a Graduate Teacher, please provide contact details for your most recent Supervising Teacher. If you are not currently working in a school, please provide your previous supervisor/principal. • Please ensure you provide out of hours contact details for your referees also, not providing these details can delay the recruitment process. • Preferred applicants will be asked to participate in orientation processes, including a formation conversation, following the interview, to introduce them to the local Parish context and the culture of the Catholic school. • Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted • Applications close: Tuesday 2 November 2021 at 3.30pm. </p> <a href="https://www.mn.catholic.edu.au/employment/positions-vacant/job/11619/" target="_blank">More Information</a>
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