Secondary HSIE (Business Studies & Economics) Teacher - Permanent Position

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


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Business Studies , Commerce , Economics

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 30 October 2020

<p>As a secondary teacher in the area of human society and its environment (HSIE) you will open the eyes of our students to the world and its environs and equip them with a powerful context to enhance key competencies including the investigation, interpretation, and communication of information and ideas. </p><p><b> Full-time permanent position commencing 27 January 2021.</b></p><p>Due to the growing popularity of our HSIE course offering, we are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary HSIE Teacher, with a focus on Business Studies and Economics. </p><p>As a valued member of the HSIE Faculty, you will be instrumental in encouraging the acquisition of higher-order critical thinking and analysis skills for our students; committed to the achievement of excellence as a classroom teacher; a strong collaborator; and, confident in effective pedagogy and classroom management. </p><p>You will develop students&#39; knowledge and understanding operation of the global and Australian economy in a contemporary context, balanced with the theoretical and practical aspects of business management, marketing, finance and human resources. </p><p>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 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 Business Studies, Economics and Commerce. </li><li>Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner. </li><li>Demonstrated success 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 the Geography and History (Stage 4 and Stage 5) 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 Friday 30 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><p><i> </i></p><p><br /></p>
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