VET Leader of Learning / Coordinator (1pt)

Marian Catholic College - Kenthurst


Curriculum / Learning

Teaching Subject: VET

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 10 July 2022

Marian Catholic College, Kenthurst has an exciting opportunity on offer for a suitably qualified VET / TAS teacher to fill our new VET Leader of Learning position. The ideal applicant will have the initiative, creativity and drive to implement, coordinate and develop this new and exciting middle leadership role. Applicants need to be also able to teach Technical and Applied Studies (TAS) courses and be comfortable working collaboratively in a team environment and be willing to be an active part of the Marian Community.

<p><b>Location: </b>Marian Catholic College - Kenthurst</p><p>Marian Catholic College, Kenthurst is seeking applications from suitably qualified VET teachers who are passionate and energetic in their field to fill this 1pt VET Leader of Learning / Coordinator position.</p> <p>Applicants need to be also able to teach Technical and Applied Studies (TAS) courses and be comfortable working collaboratively in a team environment and be willing to be an active part of the Marian Community.</p> <p>This is a permanent full-time (1FTE) position and attracts the relevant allowance for a 1pt Leader of Learning / Coordinator.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <div>The VET Leader of Learning is directly responsible to the Leader of Learning - Curriculum and shares in leading the Marian Catholic College Learning Community by supporting the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team.&nbsp; They would also support the delivery of high quality contemporary learning and teaching, as well as the design, development and delivery of quality curriculum within the area of Vocational Education and Training. Further, the VET Leader of Learning is responsible to ensure quality assessment and reporting, both internal and external is achieved. Furthermore, this role the VET Leader of Learning must ensure compliance with CEDP and NSW Education Standards Authority.</div> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The Responsibilities and Accountabilities of the VET Leader of Learning are:</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">Encourage and support the Catholic culture, mission and religious ethos of Marian Catholic College.</li> <li dir="ltr"> <div>Give personal witness and model Gospel values and actively support the College motto of ‘Walk with Christ’.</div> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <div>Provide sound leadership to and administration of VET within the College. Including: Spiritual, Curriculum, Professional Development, Pastoral Care, Teaching and Learning, Assessment and Evaluation, Extra and Co-Curricular, Management, WHS, Financial and Strategic areas of responsibility.</div> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <div>Support the implementation of Diocesan and College initiatives.</div> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <div>Contribute, as a member of the Middle Leadership Team, to the cohesive implementation of the overall direction and function of the College.</div> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <div>Support subject selections and subject selection counselling.</div> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <div>Undertake professional learning.</div> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <div>Perform other duties as requested by the Leader of Learning – Curriculum and/or College Principal.</div> </li> </ul> <h4>The successful applicant will fit the following criteria:</h4> <ul type="disc"> <li>Extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how the identified subject areas are learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn the subject matter and how the learning and teaching of the subject matter can be enhanced.</li> <li>VET and TAS qualifications and an outstanding knowledge of the relevant subject area.</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>Committed 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>The capacity to challenge, inspire and lead teachers in contemporary and innovative learning and teaching practices.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The successful candidate will also possess the following skills and/or experience:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Current TAS teaching qualifications</li> <li>VET teaching qualifications (or willingness and suitably qualified to undertake VET training as soon as possible)&nbsp;</li> <li>Experience teaching VET and TAS courses, preferably up to stage 6.</li> <li>High quality classroom management skills.</li> <li>Strong ICT skills with the ability and willingness to integrate iPads and other technology into their teaching.</li> <li>Strong communication and organisational skills ensuring that personal and team reporting deadlines are met.</li> <li>Able to motivate students to achieve and to develop a life-long love of learning.</li> <li>Able to create effective assessment techniques and have the flexibility to differentiate learning activities for students.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>How to Apply:</strong></p> <p>Applicants need to*:</p> <ul type="disc"> <li>upload a cover letter addressing the above mentioned criteria</li> <li>upload&nbsp;their resume.&nbsp;</li> <li>upload&nbsp;their relevant academic transcripts.</li> <li>provide contact details of three professional referees from within education that have been your supervisor and/or Principal.</li> <li>upload current Working with Children Check confirmation (or include WWCC#, expiry date and DOB).</li> <li>Please ensure you include your PIN or HRTC number in your application if you already have one.#</li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt">#&nbsp;Applicants not already classified will not have a PIN or HRTC number.&nbsp; If you wish to work in any of the Parramatta Diocese schools, either as a casual, temporary or full time employee, you need to complete the online registration for teachers process found on the <a href=";jsessionid=25BEC5198F21769A575BF7C05706E4F5">CEDP website</a>.&nbsp; This will provide you with an HRTC number.<br></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt">*Please note: applications will not be accepted unless <strong>ALL</strong> of the above has been addressed/provided (including referees).</span></p> <p>For more specific information about the position, please contact the College on&nbsp;9654 6700.</p> <p>Please submit applications asap as suitable applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date.</p> <p><strong>Closing Date: Monday 13/06/22</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The Organisation</strong></p> <p>Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment in its primary and secondary schools and for early learning and out-of-school hours care centres in western Sydney. As one of the largest employers in western Sydney, CEDP’s recruitment, selection and appointment processes reflect its purpose and intent: to provide quality Catholic schooling by strengthening the professional lives of staff, and to improve the learning outcomes for each student within a Catholic faith community.<br><br>If you are interested in working for an organisation that makes a difference to the quality of life of young people of western Sydney and their families, we are keen to hear from you.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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