K-2 Stage Coordinator and Classroom Teacher

Lutheran School Wagga Wagga


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 10 October 2022

Teachers, remember your teaching dream? Like you, we at Lutheran School aspire to make a positive difference … and you don’t have to be Lutheran to work here! We offer: • A safe, calm campus • Well-resourced classrooms • Opportunities for development • Enthusiasm for new ideas, and • A true sense of community. Lutheran School Wagga Wagga – A place to grow your career.

<p><b>Job Summary </b></p><p>Classroom Teacher (full-time, permanent/ongoing contract)<br />K-2 Coordinator Role (3 year, fixed term)</p><p>We’re looking for an experienced Classroom Teacher who is looking to expand or consolidate their skills in a leadership role. The successful candidate will know how to genuinely connect with students and will have a passion for teaching that translates far beyond the classroom. Grow your career in a progressive and welcoming school.</p><p>The school is committed to helping you build a career by investing in professional development related to our school priorities. Specifically, the vision is for research-based, contemporary teaching and learning in a faith-based environment. We invite you to be part of this exciting journey.</p><p>You do not have to be Lutheran to teach at Lutheran School. You are a good fit for Lutheran school if you have the following:<br /></p><ul><li>Heart for service to making a real difference in the lives of your students</li><li>Desire to work in a school that values your ideas, unique experience and efforts</li><li>Commitment to work in a collaborative and innovative team with a track record of achieving excellent results</li><li>Aspiration to grow your career in a school that values professional development</li></ul><p><b>About us </b></p><p>Established in 1982, Lutheran School Wagga Wagga is a Kindergarten to Year 6 double-streamed coeducational Christian school and Wagga Wagga’s longest-established independent primary school. Providing an outstanding education for students from all backgrounds and walks of life, Lutheran School’s community is built on a culture of relationships, which we believe is an important part of the educational experience. </p><p>Our teachers care for our students, supporting their academic pursuits and encouraging them to grow in all areas of their lives. The principles of the Lutheran Church of Australia form the foundation of our approach.</p><p>We offer you:</p><ul><li>A safe, friendly and calm campus </li><li>Well-resourced classrooms </li><li>Opportunities for professional and personal development </li><li>Enthusiasm for new ideas and innovations, and </li><li>A true sense of community.</li></ul><p> </p><p><b>About the role </b></p><p>Reporting to the Deputy Principal, you will be responsible for leading each student to value and pursue excellence across all aspects of school life, incorporating a variety of age-appropriate teaching strategies to engage students in their learning. </p><p>This is your chance to:</p><ul><li>Demonstrate your professional approach to teaching and a high level of skill in classroom teaching duties including pastoral care</li><li>Develop positive working partnerships with students, parents and colleagues, and foster a supportive and effective environment for the development of the whole child</li><li>Commit to your own professional development through regular training and development opportunities and personal reflection or study</li><li>Support the development and improvement of the school’s policies and procedures</li><li>Actively support (and at times lead) the devotional and worship aspects of the school</li></ul><div><p><b>About you </b></p><p>We believe our students deserve extraordinary teaching and pastoral care so only those dedicated to being the best and bringing out the best in others need apply. While your qualifications and experience are important, we also look for the right person with the right values to fit our team. </p><p>You’ll have:</p><ul><li>Accreditation with or the ability to attain accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)</li><li>Demonstrated professional and personal skills that foster effective learning partnerships with students, parents and staff</li><li>Demonstrated skills in supporting the Christian ethos of the school, and some experience leading worship and/or devotions</li><li>Demonstrated skills in analysing data, planning and implementing effective differentiated programs, and monitoring student progress to ensure high standards of learning</li><li>Demonstrated confidence, flexibility, team attitude and perseverance to work in a learning community</li><li>Resilience and humility necessary for ongoing personal and professional growth</li></ul></div>
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Application Instructions

Applications for this position are to include: <div> </div><ol><li>A cover letter introducing yourself and outlining the reasons for applying</li><li>A resume outlining experience and qualifications as relevant to this role</li><li>Short statements addressing the Selection Criteria in the Position Outline</li><li>Contact details for two professional referees and your congregational pastor (or equivalent)</li></ol><div>Please contact the Principal with any questions you have about the position. Your application, marked confidential, should be received by 8am, Monday, 10 October 2022. Interviews for shortlisted applicants will follow shortly after this date.</div><div><br /></div><div>Your application should be addressed to: </div><div>Ms Janet Moeller, Principal </div><div>Lutheran School Wagga Wagga </div><div>Tamar Drive, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 </div><div>Email: <a href="mailto:admin&#64;lpsww.nsw.edu.au" rel="nofollow">admin&#64;lpsww.nsw.edu.au</a></div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>Applications close: 10-10-2022 </div><div>Position commences: 20-01-2023</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div>


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