Science Coordinator

St Pius X High School - Adamstown

ADAMSTOWN, NSW


Coordinator

Teaching Subject: STEM , Science

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 28 September 2021


St Pius X High School, Adamstown is seeking a permanent full time Science Coordinator (2 pts) to join the team in Term 1, 2022. St Pius X High School, Adamstown, is a coeducational Catholic School serving students in Years 7 to 10. The community at St Pius X High School aims for ...

St Pius X High School, Adamstown is seeking a permanent full time Science Coordinator (2 pts) to join the team in Term 1, 2022. St Pius X High School, Adamstown, is a coeducational Catholic School serving students in Years 7 to 10. The community at St Pius X High School aims for excellence in all areas of study, providing a range of opportunities for all students to experience success. St Pius X has a proud history and an excellent reputation in the Newcastle region, priding itself on providing a space where the creativity, skill and talent of its teaching staff are appreciated, embraced and encouraged. The curriculum incorporates both traditional and contemporary courses; students regularly perform well above the state average in NAPLAN tests and continue to be high achievers in the Higher School Certificate <p> The coordinator is a member of the School's leadership team, which comprises the Principal, Assistant Principal(s) and other Coordinators. As a member of the management team the coordinator will offer assistance and support in: <br>• the day to day operation of the School <br>• promotion of the Catholic ethos of the School <br>• the initiation of and contribution to quality teaching and learning programs <br>• the implementation of the School's policies and procedures <br>• the promotion of the hospitality, accessibility and visibility of the management team. The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect. The Diocese is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement and the Code’s of Conduct. </p> <h3>Essential Criteria:</h3> <p> • Ability to articulate a clear understanding of and a personal commitment to Catholic Education and to actively supporting the Catholic ethos and culture of the school <br>• Ability to apply appropriate knowledge to plan and prepare contemporary and compliant teaching and learning programs in your nominated areas which meet the diverse characteristics, needs and learning styles of students and encourage them to work towards attainment of their potential <br>• Demonstrated ability to effectively utilise data to optimise organisational and educational outcomes <br>• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with school staff and members of the wider community to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes <br>• Desire to contribute to the establishment of a staff-wide culture of professional learning, reading and reflective practice <br>• Demonstrate an innovative and agile mindset that supports and enhances a culture of continuous improvement within the school environment <br>• Evidence of excellent organisational and administrative skills <br>• Willingness to Comply or Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead Policy. Category B or D – Accreditation to Teach or Accreditation to Teach Religion. The applicant must provide evidence of the following: <br>• Qualifications as a four year trained teacher; <br>• Current NESA Accreditation; <br>• Current Paid Working with Children Check (WWCC) number; <br>• Completion of Anaphylaxis training. </p> <h3>Desirable Criteria:</h3> <p> • Experience in leading, innovating and teaching in the area of STEM education would be a distinct advantage. </p> <h3>Renumeration:</h3> <p> Salary is in accordance with New South Wales &amp; Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020. This position attracts a 2 Point Coordinator Allowance of $16,756.00. </p> <h3>Additional Info:</h3> <p> To apply: • Please provide a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing the selection criteria along with your resume. • Applicants should nominate at least two (2) referees including, one of whom must be their current principal. • If you are applying as a Graduate Teacher, please provide contact details for your most recent Supervising Teacher. If you are not currently working in a school, please provide your previous supervisor/principal. • Please ensure you provide out of hours contact details for your referees also, not providing these details can delay the recruitment process. • Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted. • Applications close: Wednesday 29 September 2021 at 3.30pm. </p> <a href="https://www.mn.catholic.edu.au/employment/positions-vacant/job/11514/" target="_blank">More Information</a>
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