Learning Support & Learning Enrichment Coordinator (Years 5-6)

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



Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 27 September 2021

<p>As part of St Patrick’s College’s overall commitment to the education of every child, we have developed strong Learning Support and Learning Enrichment teams that provide a range of interventions in both the junior and senior years. </p><p><b>3 year (1.0 point Leadership) promotional appointment (2022 - 2024) &#43; full time permanent teaching position - commence 27 January 2022. </b></p><p>Reporting to the Diverse Learning Coordinator (Years 5-12), the Learning Support &amp; Learning Enrichment Coordinator (Years 5-6) promotes the College and EREA ethos by working to cater to a diverse range of students with various needs and abilities. You will be an exceptional communicator, able to work collaboratively with the Director of the Junior School, Leader of Curriculum (5-6), Diverse Learning Coordinator (5-12) and with the junior school class teachers in the planning for and delivering of well-balanced programs, making suitable adjustments for students with additional learning enrichment or learning and support needs. </p><p>You will use your outstanding classroom teaching skills and capacity to model high impact classroom teaching strategies and lead colleagues to improve their teaching and learning to enable all students to achieve their full potential. The emphasis for this position is in developing teacher confidence and capacity to plan for and support approaches to differentiation and develop appropriate effective strategies and resources. This will include identifying and with classroom teachers, planning for the acceleration of Junior School students in Mathematics and English. </p><p>The leadership aspects of the role are primarily operational, with the administrative responsibilities such as NCCD, disability provisions and development of personal plans for students in Years 5 and 6 to be shared across the team. </p><p>You will have your own teaching allocation and be committed to the achievement of excellence, a strong collaborator and confident in using effective pedagogy and classroom management. You will be someone who has proven success in delivering the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences, integrated with a thorough content knowledge and mastery of the curriculum. </p><p>To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate you satisfy all 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 Primary Teacher.</li><li>Experience in instructional coaching.</li><li>Proven experience and ability to plan, implement, model, monitor and evaluate teaching programs for students with additional learning and support needs in conjunction with regular classroom teachers.</li><li>Demonstrated excellence as a classroom practitioner. </li><li>Postgraduate qualifications in one or more areas related to special education, inclusive education and/or gifted differentiation or working towards one. </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>How will you ensure effective collaboration and communication occurs with the Learning Support and Learning Enrichment teams, middle leaders and teachers to provide purposeful and relevant learning experiences for all students? </p><p><b>(b)</b> How would you use your expertise to support and 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>
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