Education Officer - Numeracy

Catholic Education - Diocese of Wollongong (see more jobs from this school)

Wollongong, NSW


Curriculum / Learning

Teaching Subject: Numeracy

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 5 October 2021


Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong (CEDoW) comprises 38 Catholic schools with more than 19,000 students enrolled across the Illawarra, Macarthur, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands regions.

<p dir="ltr">The Director of Schools invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced personnel for this permanent full time Education Officer - Numeracy position based at the Marian Centre, Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong commencing 28 January 2022.</p> <p dir="ltr">As a member of the School Improvement Services Primary Team, this position requires significant experience in curriculum and the capacity to support primary schools in Commonwealth, State and Diocesan initiatives. The role will support schools in the area of Numeracy, to assist schools in implementing Collaborative Leadership Improvement Learning (CLIL) and in addressing the Mission Dimensions of the Strategic Direction document “Lighting the Way” through the implementation of the School Improvement Framework.</p> <p dir="ltr">ESSENTIAL SELECTION CRITERIA</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">A deep understanding and commitment to the mission and purpose of a Catholic school within the broader evangelising mission of the Catholic Church.</li> <li dir="ltr">Their capacity to support the Principals, Leadership Teams and Instructional Coaches in identifying needs and to strategically co-design and co-facilitate Professional Learning in Numeracy.</li> <li dir="ltr">Successful experience as an effective classroom practitioner.</li> <li dir="ltr">Knowledge and experience in the use of learning technologies.</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">DESIRABLE SELECTION CRITERIA</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Knowledge of and experience in Extending Mathematical Understanding (EMU).</p> </li> </ul> <p>The following GENERAL CAPABILITIES are applicable to the role:</p> <ul> <li>Well-developed interpersonal skills.</li> <li>Well-developed oral and written communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.</li> <li>Strong organisational skills.</li> <li>A commitment to ongoing professional learning relevant to this position.</li> </ul> <p>QUALIFICATIONS</p> <ul> <li>Appropriate qualifications for teaching Primary K–6.</li> <li>Accredited Level D to teach Religious Education in accordance with&nbsp;<strong>To Work, Teach and Lead</strong>&nbsp;policy or a commitment to gain this level within the first 5 years of employment with CEDoW.</li> <li>The applicant must be accredited with NESA to teach in NSW.</li> </ul> <p>WORKING WITH CHILDREN CLEARANCE</p> <p>This role is classified as child related work and therefore a Working With Children Check (WWCC) is required prior to your employment with CEDoW.</p> <p>POSITION APPLICATION&nbsp;</p> <p>Applicants are to complete an online application which asks to briefly address the essential criteria (equivalent to 2-3 pages) and submit a short CV (2-3 pages).</p> <p>To confidentially discuss your application contact Kay Blundell, Senior Professional Officer - School Improvement Services - Primary, on (02) 4253 0980.</p> <p>To submit your application please select the 'Apply Now' button at the bottom of this advertisement.</p> <p><em>The Catholic Education Office is an agency of the Church called to stewardship and service in support of the System of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Wollongong. Through partnerships with clergy, parents, staff, school leaders and students it contributes to strengthening the Communion of the Church.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><strong>Closing date: 5 October 2021 at 5pm</strong></p>
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