English Teacher - Permanent, Full-time

Parramatta Marist High School - Westmead


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: English , Religious Studies

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 10 December 2021

Teachers within the Diocese are responsible to the Principal and shares in the learning and teaching of subject matters to students of the school community. Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality contemporary learning and teaching for the community they serve which is embedded in the Catholic world view. It is a collaborative ministry of witness and service and part of the evangelising mission of the Church.

<p>Parramatta Marist High School is a Catholic school with a history and tradition spanning 200 years.&nbsp; Since 1875 it has been shaped by the Marist charism, one that flows from a basic trust in God and a desire to follow Christ in the way of Mary.&nbsp; Our pedagogy is based around Project/Problem Based Learning and Flipped Classroom through a collaborative approach in PLTs and Team-Teaching.</p> <p>Applications are invited for a skilled, contemporary and passionate <strong>English Teacher </strong>to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Key focus areas</strong></p> <p>The Secondary English teacher will fit the following criteria:</p> <ul> <li>Extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how English is learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn English and how the learning and teaching of English&nbsp; can be enhanced.</li> <li>An understanding of our pedagogy being based around Project/Problem Based Learning and Flipped Classroom.</li> <li>Understanding of how to differentiate learning to cater for students needs in order to maximise student learning.</li> <li>Sound understanding of the learning environments, lesson plans, use of technology, teaching practices and delivery of assessment and learning feedback.</li> <li>Commitment to the continual improvement of their teaching practice and take opportunities for personal professional development.</li> <li>Work creatively and constructively within a range of 'communities' inside and beyond the school and set high, achievable goals for themselves and their students.</li> <li>Able to motivate students to achieve and to develop a life-long love of learning</li> </ul> <p>Applications close at 1:00pm on Monday 6 December, 2021</p> <p><strong>The Organisation</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian <a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check">here</a>.</p>
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