Secondary English Teacher - Permanent Position

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

STRATHFIELD, NSW


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: English

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 27 September 2021



<p>At St Patrick&#39;s College, we believe the study of English is fundamental to fostering our students’ understanding of themselves and the world. Our vision is to inspire and motivate students&#39; love of literature and language and to challenge and engage our students to appreciate, enjoy and reflect on the English language and make meaning in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive, critical and powerful. </p><p><b>Full time permanent position commencing 27 January 2022. </b></p><p>We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Secondary English Teacher with a genuine love of English, literature and learning who is passionate about inclusive education for all students, 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 English - 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 English Extension 1 and 2 courses. </li></ul><p><b>How to apply </b></p><p>To express your interest in joining our highly motivated professional staff, apply via the online ‘Career Application’ available on our website <a href="https://www.spc.nsw.edu.au/working-spc/" rel="nofollow">https://www.spc.nsw.edu.au/working-spc/</a> </p><p>Your application should consist of: </p><p><b>1.Cover letter </b>(maximum 2 pages) that highlights your claim for the role and demonstrates your suitability by addressing the following two target questions: </p><p><b>(a)</b> What motivates you to want to become a teacher with St Patrick’s College, Strathfield? </p><p><b>(b) </b>How would you use your expertise to enrich the learnings of our students? </p><p><b>2.Current CV</b> (maximum 5 pages) outlining your qualifications, experience and skills together with the contact information for three (3) referees (at least two must be from your current employer). </p><p>All applications should be addressed to The Principal (MS Word and PDF attachments are preferred). </p><p>We look forward to hearing how your capabilities, knowledge and experience make you the best person for this role. </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>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 27 September 2021. </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> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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