Assistant Science Coordinator/ 1pt Leader of Learning

Marian Catholic College - Kenthurst


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Biology , Physics , Science

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 7 March 2021

Marian Catholic College Kenthurst is seeking applications from suitably qualified Science teachers to join the Marian Community as an Assistant Coordinator / 1pt Leader of Learning. Applicants need to be passionate and energetic in their teaching and are willing to work collaboratively with a dynamic team of professional educators and be an active part of the Marian Community.

<p>Marian Catholic College, Kenthurst is looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Secondary Science Teacher to enrich the lives of our students as the Assistant Science Coordinator/Leader of Learning.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The successful applicant must have the ability to teach HSC Biology and/or Physics and be capable of assisting the Science Leader of Learning in running the faculty.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Applicants need to be comfortable working collaboratively in a team environment and be willing to be an active part of the Marian Community.</p> <p>Teachers within the Diocese are responsible to the Principal and share 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> <h4>The successful applicant will fit the following criteria:</h4> <ul type="disc"> <li>Extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how the identified subject areas are learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn the subject matter and how the learning and teaching of the subject matter can be enhanced.</li> <li>Qualifications and an outstanding knowledge of the relevant subject area.</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>Committed 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> </ul> <p><strong>The successful candidate will also possess the following skills and/or experience:</strong></p> <ul type="disc"> <li>Current qualifications and experience&nbsp;teaching HSC Biology and/or Physics.</li> <li>High quality classroom management skills.</li> <li>Ability to effectively communicate with the job share partner.</li> <li>Strong ICT skills with the ability and willingness to integrate iPads into their teaching.</li> <li>Strong communication and organisational skills ensuring that reporting deadlines are met.</li> <li>Able to motivate students to achieve and to develop a life-long love of learning.</li> <li>Able to create effective assessment techniques and have the flexibility to differentiate learning activities for students.</li> </ul> <p><strong>How to Apply:</strong></p> <p>Applicants need to*:</p> <ul type="disc"> <li>attach a cover letter addressing the above mentioned criteria</li> <li>attach their resume.&nbsp;</li> <li>attach their relevant academic transcripts.</li> <li>provide contact details of three professional referees from within education that have been your supervisor and/or Principal.</li> <li>have completed and provide a copy of their Working with Children Check approval letter.</li> <li><strong>Please ensure you&nbsp;include your PIN or HRTC number&nbsp;in your application</strong>.# <p><em>#&nbsp;Applicants not already classified and wishing to work in any of the schools in the Parramatta Diocese, either as a casual, temporary or full time employee, must complete the online registration for teachers process found on the CEDP website.&nbsp; This will provide you with an HRTC #.<br>(<a href=";jsessionid=25BEC5198F21769A575BF7C05706E4F5" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">;jsessionid=25BEC5198F21769A575BF7C05706E4F5)</a></em></p> <p><em>*Please note: applications will not be accepted unless&nbsp;ALL&nbsp;of the above has been addressed/provided (including referees).</em></p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Position Closes Sunday 7/3/21</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <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>