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Temporary English Teacher (Maternity Relief)

Parramatta Marist High School - Westmead

WESTMEAD, NSW


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: English

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 6 April 2020


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>Parramatta Marist High School is a Catholic school with a history and tradition spanning 200 years.&nbsp; Since 1875 it has been shaped by the Marist charism, one that flows from a basic trust in God and a desire to follow Christ in the way of Mary.&nbsp; Our pedagogy is based around Project/Problem Based Learning and Flipped Classroom through a collaborative approach in PLTs and Team-Teaching.</p> <p>Applications are invited for a Temporary <strong>English Teacher </strong>from qualified teachers who demonstrate a sincere commitment to the aims and philosophy of Catholic education and possess appropriate teaching qualifications.&nbsp; Previous applicants need not re-apply.</p> <p><strong>Key focus areas</strong></p> <p>The Secondary English teacher will fit the following criteria:</p> <ul> <li>Extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how English is learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn English and how the learning and teaching of English can be enhanced.</li> <li>An understanding of our pedagogy being based around Project/Problem Based Learning and Flipped Classroom.</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>Commitment 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>Able to motivate students to achieve and to develop a life-long love of learning.</li> </ul> <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>
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