Instructional Specialist (3 Point Coordinator)

Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School, Hoxton Park



Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 25 September 2020

Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School is a systemic K-6 school within the Archdiocese of Sydney, located a short distance from the M5/M7 exit. We serve a vibrant, aspirational community that is hope-filled and grounded in faith. Staff are highly committed to bringing our pedagogical statement of practice to life: KNOW the Learner, INSPIRE the Learner, EMPOWER the Learner

<div><b>INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIALIST  K-6  439 Students</b></div><div><br /></div><ul><li>Are you a self-motivated and innovative Educator?</li><li>Can you provide instructional strategies to influence change in teaching practices?</li><li>Are you energised by creating experiences that challenge schools, students, teachers and parents to achieve and grow in ways they never thought possible?</li></ul><p>The Instructional Specialist role is a 0.5 FTE classroom teacher performing at the level of an exemplary classroom practitioner and a 0.5 FTE role within the school, modelling classroom practitioner excellence, improving learning outcomes and bringing about change in the instruction of leaders K-6. The Instructional Specialist is a member of the school&#39;s Leadership Team. <b>The successful applicant will meet the requirements of the role as outlined below, drawing upon sound knowledge and experience of early years pedagogical practices. </b></p><p><u>Commencement Date: January 2021</u><br /></p><p><b><i>The Instructional Specialist is required to perform tasks which include but are not limited to:</i></b><br /></p><p>Strong teaching capability proven through meeting all aspects of the proficient teacher in the Australian Professional Standards and operating at the level of a highly accomplished/lead teacher in accordance with the NESA teaching standards (although they may not formally hold this accreditation).</p><p>Demonstrating exemplary classroom teaching practice in their own classroom teaching.</p><p>Setting standards, build teacher capacity (with extra focus on early career teachers) and support school wide improvement.</p><p>Support and demonstrate high impact teaching strategies (HITS) used by teachers to craft lessons that provide the right amount of support and challenge for every student.</p><p>Understand and implement high quality, evidence-based instruction that meets students&#39; needs within their zone of proximal learning development and has clear SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-based) goals.</p><p>Coach, mentor and model excellent teaching practice to peer teachers within the school in the instruction.</p><p>Analysing data and trends within the school to identify areas for growth.</p><p>Strong capabilities to lead adult learning (including emotional intelligence).</p><p>Developing future Instructional Specialists.</p><p><br /></p>
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<h4>Please forward your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to the Principal </h4><p><a href="mailto:brendan.oconnor&#64;" rel="nofollow">brendan.oconnor&#64;</a></p><p>Please include at least two (2) referees, including your current Principal and Parish Priest</p>


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