Secondary Mathematics Teacher - Permanent Position

St Patrick's College, Strathfield (see more jobs from this school)


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Mathematics

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 12 October 2020

<p>At St Patrick&#39;s College, our students have the opportunity to develop increasingly sophisticated and refined mathematical understanding, fluency, communication, reasoning, analytical thought and problem-solving skills. We are passionate about mathematics and focused on giving all students the confidence to grow and develop their mathematical abilities. </p><p><b>Permanent full time position commencing 27 January 2021. </b></p><p>We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary Mathematics Teacher with a talent for engaging students to think mathematically through questioning, communicating, reasoning and reflecting. You will be adept at fostering students ability to find connections and understand complex mathematical concepts at a level that every student can grasp, irrespective of ability. </p><p>You will be committed to the achievement of excellence as a classroom teacher; a strong collaborator; and, confident in effective pedagogy and classroom management. With a thorough content knowledge and mastery of the curriculum, you will be someone who has proven success in delivering the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences. </p><p>To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate you satisfy all of the following essential selection criteria: </p><p><b>Essential Criteria </b></p><ul><li>A working understanding of, and commitment to the Catholic ethos of a School in the Edmund Rice tradition. </li><li>Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours and professional boundaries that reflect child safeguarding values in practice. </li><li>Qualified to teach Mathematics - Stage 4 to Stage 6. </li><li>Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner. </li><li>Experience in differentiation of curriculum. </li></ul><p><b>Desirable Criteria</b> </p><ul><li>Postgraduate qualifications (in leadership, education, religious education or theology). </li><li>Previous experience in delivering Stage 6 Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 courses. </li></ul><p>To express your interest in joining our highly motivated professional teaching staff, apply via the online &#39;Career Application&#39; available on our website? </p><p>Your application should consist of: </p><ol><li>A cover letter </li><li>Specific statements addressing the essential and desirable criteria (in no more than 3 x A4 pages, size 11 font) </li><li>A current CV outlining your qualifications, experience and skills </li><li>Statements of Service </li><li>Certified academic transcripts </li><li>The names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) referees </li><li>A current Working with Children number and date of birth for the Working with Children Check verification. </li></ol><p>All applications should be addressed to The Principal (MS Word and PDF attachments are preferred). </p><p>A working understanding of, and a commitment to the Catholic ethos of a school in the Edmund Rice tradition, a valid Working with Children clearance and participation in the co-curricular program, are essential conditions of employment. </p><p><i>As part of our selection process, those applicants who are interviewed for this position may be required to deliver a lesson to showcase their exceptional teaching ability. </i></p><p>St Patrick’s College is a child safe and child-centred organisation, committed to the protection of children and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. It is our commitment to ensure that each and every child and young person under our care are kept safe and free from all forms of harm and abuse. </p><p><b>Applications close 4pm Monday 12 October 2020. </b></p><p>General inquiries may be directed to the Human Resources Leader by phoning 02 8705 9295. </p><p>The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment. </p><p><i>St Patrick’s College is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment and selection decisions are based solely on merit and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. </i></p><p><i>We are committed to reconciliation and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. </i></p>
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