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Literacy Teacher

Aquinas Catholic College, Menai

Menai, NSW


Secondary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.40 FTE)

Applications Close: 12 December 2019



<p>Aquinas Catholic College is a Systemic Co-educational College located in the Sutherland Shire with an enrolment of over 1,070 students and more than 80 teaching staff and 25 support staff. Established in 1993 the College is a faith based educational community centred on Jesus Christ, enlivened by the Gospels and with the model of St Thomas Aquinas as a faithful learner. </p><p> We are seeking an innovative and energetic educator who is qualified to teach in our College in this temporary, part-time position commencing in January 2020. This allocation is for 0.4 or 2 days per week and allows flexibility with days. </p><p> The Literacy teacher reports to the Leader of Teaching and Learning - Pedagogy and collaborates with teachers to build their capacity to raise students’ literacy outcomes in reading and writing. Applicants should address the following essential criteria in a cover letter addressed to the Principal. </p><p><b> Essential Criteria </b></p><ul><li>A strong commitment to the mission of Catholic Education and a willingness to actively support and promote the Catholic, religious, academic and pastoral dimensions of College life. </li><li>Successful experience as a teacher. </li><li>Experience in developing students’ reading and writing skills. </li><li>Ability to work collaboratively with the teaching team to model, coach, co-create and promote literacy strategies. </li><li>The ability to encourage students and teachers to be enthusiastic about literacy. </li><li>Ability to design and deliver quality professional learning experiences for teachers. </li></ul><p>Applicants for the above position should provide their curriculum vitae as well as a written response to both the essential criteria to the Principal - principal&#64;aquinasmenai.catholic.edu.au </p><p> Applications should include the contact details of three referees (including your current and previous Principal) who may be contacted as part of the short listing process. Only emailed applications will be considered. </p><p> Applications close 8.30am Thursday, 12 December 2019. </p><p>Applicants for this position must be qualified to teach with Sydney Catholic Schools and have completed the Working with Children Check. </p><p><br /></p>
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Application Instructions

<p><b>Please email applications to principal&#64;aquinasmenai.catholic.edu.au</b></p><p><b>**Applications close 8.30am Thursday, 12 December 2019**</b><br /></p>