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German and French Teacher
Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time
Applications Close: 16 July 2021
Wenona is seeking a dynamic and passionate German and French teacher to join our outstanding Languages faculty.
<h4>(Temporary, Full Time)</h4><h4>
</h4><p>Wenona is seeking a dynamic and passionate German and French teacher to join our outstanding Languages faculty. The successful candidate will inspire our young women through dynamic classroom practice, refined professional knowledge and a commitment to high performance.
</p><p>All students at Wenona study a language from K-10, and we offer 5 languages at Wenona - Japanese, German, French, Spanish and Chinese. The successful candidate will be able to inspire a love of the German and French languages and ensure that these languages continues to prosper into the future.
</p><p>At Wenona, we have an obligation to our profession to ensure the highest quality educational outcomes for our students. We foster a love of learning, inquiry and collaboration through our own role modelling of such practices in our work. We expect our teachers to be committed to their own professional development and to want to make a contribution to the broader educational community.
</p><p>We view classroom teaching as a clinical practice, whereby teachers refine their skills and reflect on their own performance through the annual Wenona Improvement Cycle. This includes observed practice of our teaching by our colleagues and 360-degree feedback for all teachers.
</p><p>Wenona supports both academic and support staff to develop their expertise through initiatives such as Wenona Teaching Fellowships, Seeding Grants and ongoing outstanding professional learning that develops and supports career development into the future.
</p><p>This is a temporary role for the duration of Term 4, 2021.
</h4><p>• Experience in teaching German and French 7-12 including Continuers and Extension.
</p><p>• Outstanding professional practice, including demonstrated capacity to differentiate the curriculum.
</p><p>• A commitment to the study of Languages for all students at Wenona.
</p><p>• Ability to teach and aspire to the standards articulated in the Wenona Effective Teaching Cycle.
</p><p>• Proven ability to ensure teaching and learning activities reflect contemporary pedagogy, including the ability to integrate an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning.
</p><p>• An ability to plan and implement for authentic assessment that informs teaching and learning.
</p><p>• A commitment to student wellbeing and meeting the social and emotional wellbeing needs of young people.
</p><p>• An ongoing commitment to professional learning, including making a contribution to the broader educational community.
</p><p>• An understanding of and commitment to the educational needs of girls and young women.
</p><p>• A commitment to collaborative teaching practices and an ability to contribute to a Languages team of professional educators.
</p><p>• An ability to use ICT to facilitate and enrich student learning and engagement beyond the classroom.
</p><p>Wenona School seeks to provide a child safe environment. Our School actively promotes the safety and wellbeing of our students, and our School staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm, in accordance with their legal and ethical obligations. Wenona’s Child Safe policies and practices and our Staff Code of Conduct are available on our website.
</p><h4>Education and Experience
</h4><p>• Qualifications and experience teaching German and French (including HSC Continuers and Extension)
</p><p>• Potential to teach an additional language would be highly desirable.
</p><p>• Experience in teaching across 7-12.
</p><p>• NESA Accreditation.
</p><p>• NSW Working with Children Check.
</h4><p>• Excellent communication skills, with an ability to engage and communicate with all stakeholders including students, parents and staff.
</p><p>• Ability to inspire our German and French students and to continue to build our thriving Languages program.
</p><p>• Desire to use flexibility and creativity in day-to-day activities.
</p><p>• A sense of humour.
</p><p>Wenona is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.</p><p>General conditions of the role</p><p><b>• Award and Classification: </b>Independent Schools NSW (Teacher’s) MEA 2015 – 2017 Award.
</p><p><b>• Hours of work:</b> Temporary, Full-Time
</p><p><b>• Reporting Line:</b> All positions report to the Principal.
</p><p>•<b> The Line Manager for this position is</b>: Head of Languages.
</p><p>•<b> Professional Learning</b>: You will be expected to attend and contribute to all staff professional development days and requirements as outlined in the School’s calendar.
</p><p><b>• Other duties:</b> In addition to teaching duties, the successful candidate will be required to participate in other areas of the School including playground duties, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and school camps. This role involves the application of discipline and participation in the School’s program for pastoral care. Some of the duties will need to be performed at times outside the normal classroom teaching hours including weekends.
</p><p><b>• Parking</b>: There is no car parking provision for this role.
</h4><p>Applicants should apply below, sending a full curriculum vitae, a cover letter, copies of qualifications and names of two referees.
</p><p>Wenona School is a child safe environment. Our School actively promotes the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all School staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm, in accordance with their legal and ethical obligations including child safe standards. Wenona’s Code of Conduct is available on our website. The successful applicant for this position will be required to provide the school with a current Working with Children Check: (https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check
</b></p><p>3pm, Friday 16 July 2021