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Secondary Teacher - PDHPE/Child Studies

St Pius X High School - Adamstown


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Child Studies, PDHPE

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 7 April 2020

St Pius X High School, Adamstown is seeking a full-time Temporary PDHPE/Child Studies Teacher to join the school for the 2020 school year. <br/>• Enjoy the luxury of proximity at this central Newcastle site, 2 minutes from shopping centres & amenities and 5 minutes from Newcastle’s beautiful beaches; <br/>• Work amongst modern, engaging and flexible learning environments facilitating you in delivering quality learning; <br/>• Join a community dedicated to high standards of education for gifted and talented students as well as students with disabilities. The community at St Pius X High School aims for excellence in all areas of study, providing a range of opportunities for all students to experience success. A co-educational Catholic school, serving students from Years 7 to 10, has a proud history and an excellent reputation in the Newcastle region. Priding itself on providing a space where the creativity, skill and talent of its teaching staff is greatly appreciated, embraced and encouraged. The curriculum incorporates both traditional and contemporary courses; with students regularly perform well above the state average in NAPLAN tests and continuing to be high achievers in the Higher School Certificate.

• A relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education; <br>• Ability to teach in the relevant curriculum area/s; <br>• High level knowledge of the relevant key learning area/s and a proven capacity to improve student learning; <br>• Effective classroom management and teaching skills which enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve their full potential; <br>• Exemplary values and attitudes appropriate to professional practice and the intellectual, physical and social development of students; <br>• Ability to successfully implement and evaluate curriculum initiatives in accordance with curriculum and standards framework; <br>• Demonstrated capacity to reflect critically upon professional practice and commitment to ongoing professional learning; <br>• Commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities as a member of the school team; <br>• Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and other teachers; <br>• Use of interpersonal skills to develop positive relationships with students, school staff and the wider community; <br>• Willingness to fulfil the requirements of the CSO Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead Policy. <br> <h3>Essential Criteria:</h3> <br> • Current NESA Accreditation and Paid Working With Children Check (WWCC); <br>• Qualifications as a four year trained teacher; <br>• Completion of Anaphylaxis training; <br> <h3>Desirable Criteria:</h3> <br> • Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead 2018 - formerly the Faith Education Accreditation (FEA) Policy 2012; <br>• Current Accreditation at Category B – Accreditation to Teach (Teaching staff who do not teach Religion) or working towards this accreditation. <br> <h3>Renumeration:</h3> <br> Salary is in accordance with New South Wales &amp; Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017. <br> <h3>Additional Info:</h3> <br> Benefits including: • a corporate fitness program; • employee assistance program (EAP); • paid parental leave; • training and staff development programs; • access to long service leave after just five years; • opportunity for leasing motor vehicles; and • 9.5 per cent superannuation. To apply: Please provide your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria directly to Principal – Bob Emery: Applications close: Tuesday 7 April, 2020. 3pm. *Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted* <br> <a href="" target="_blank">More Information</a>
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Application Instructions

Forward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.