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Learning Support Teacher - Would suit an English Teacher

St Andrews College - Marayong

MARAYONG, NSW


Learning Support/Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 26 March 2019


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>St Andrews College is looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Diversity Teacher specialising in Numeracy and Literacy to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students.</p> <p><strong>Key focus areas</strong></p> <p>The Secondary Teacher will fit the following criteria:</p> <p>-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.</p> <p>-Understanding of how to differentiate learning to cater for students needs in order to maximise student learning.</p> <p>-Sound understanding of the learning environments, lesson plans, use of technology, teaching practices and delivery of assessment and learning feedback.</p> <p>-Committed to the continual improvement of their teaching practice and take opportunities for personal professional development.</p> <p>-Work creatively and constructively within a range of 'communities' inside and beyond the school and set high, achievable goals for themselves and their students.</p> <p>-Able to motivate students to achieve and to develop a life-long love of learning.</p> <p><strong>The successful candidate will also possess the following skills and/or experience:</strong></p> <p>Demonstrated successful experience and be suitably qualified to assist students with a range of learning difficulties.</p> <p>- An experienced teacher in their subject area&nbsp;demonstrating excellence in contemporary learning.</p> <p>- Knowledge and experience of using a variety of enquiry based pedagogies including project based learning (PBL).</p> <p>- Ability to inspire young minds in the awe and wonder of learning and to provide an experiential and futuristic direction.</p> <p>- Sound understanding and practice in student well-being development.</p> <p><strong>The Organisation</strong></p> <p>Catholic Education within the Diocese of Parramatta 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. One of the largest employers in western Sydney, Catholic Education's recruitment, selection and appointment processes reflect its purpose and intent, and that is 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.</p>