Learning Support Teacher - Temporary Full-Time for 2022

Marian Catholic College - Kenthurst

KENTHURST, NSW


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 28 October 2021


Marian Catholic College is seeking applications from suitably qualified teachers who are innovative, passionate and energetic in their teaching and are willing to work collaboratively with a dynamic team of professional educators within the Learning Support Unit. Applicants need to be comfortable working collaboratively in a team environment and be willing to be an active part of the Marian Community. This is a temporary full-time position for 2022.

<p>Marian Catholic College is looking for a skilled, innovative, contemporary and passionate teacher to enrich the lives of its learning support students.&nbsp; The successful applicant must have appropriate qualifications to teach and understand students with diverse needs so as to cater for their needs with compassion.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>Applicants need to be comfortable working collaboratively in a team environment and be willing to be an active part of the Marian Community.</p> <p><strong>About the opportunity:</strong></p> <p>Marian Catholic College, Kenthurst is looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Learning Support Teacher&nbsp;/ Literacy Coach to enrich the lives of our students.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The successful applicant must have the ability to support students with&nbsp;with diverse needs in a temporary full-time capacity for 2022.&nbsp; Although Marian Catholic College is a secondary school, teachers with a Primary background are encouraged to apply.</p> <div> <section> <div> <p>You will work alongside a passionate and supportive team committed to achieving positive learning outcomes for each student. More specifically you will:</p> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Structure lessons to meet the physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of your students&nbsp;</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Create and maintain a safe, inclusive and challenging learning environment and implement fair and equitable behaviour management plans</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Give the appropriate notice on all formal assessment tasks as per the assessment schedule;</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Maintain records of student achievement;</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Provide an extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how the identified subject areas are learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn the subject matter and how the learning and teaching of the subject matter can be enhanced.</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Work creatively and constructively within a range of 'communities' inside and beyond the school and set high, achievable goals for themselves and their students.</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Be committed to the continual improvement of your teaching practice and take opportunities for personal professional development.</p> </li> </ul> <p><strong>About you:</strong></p> <p>To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the core purpose and values of Marian Catholic College along with:</p> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance</p> </li> </ul> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)</p> </li> </ul> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Tertiary Qualification in Secondary or Primary Education&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Current teaching experience, preferably as an English or Learning Support Teacher&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Expertise in managing and understanding students with a range of diverse needs</p> </li> </ul> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Strong literacy skills</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Ability to differentiate the curriculum to meet the needs of individual students with diverse needs</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Ability&nbsp;to create effective assessment techniques and have the flexibility to differentiate learning activities for students with diverse needs</p> </li> </ul> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Knowledge and skills in completing Personalised Plans and tracking individualised student goals</p> </li> </ul> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Sound IT skills with good knowledge of accessibility features on different platforms&nbsp;and a willingness to integrate iPads and other technology into their teaching</p> </li> </ul> <ul style="list-style-type: none"> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Excellent communication and organisational skills to enable effective management of students with diverse needs&nbsp;</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc">Extensive pedagogical knowledge base and understanding of how the identified subject areas are learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn the subject matter and how the learning and teaching of the subject matter can be enhanced</li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Understanding of how to differentiate learning to cater for students needs in order to maximise student learning</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Sound understanding of the learning environments, lesson plans, use of technology and teaching practices</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc">Have the initiative and passion that drives your ability to collaborate with and assist staff to promote inclusive learning and involvement</li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Strong communication and organisational skills ensuring that reporting deadlines are met</p> </li> <li style="list-style-type: disc"> <p>Ability to motivate students to achieve and to develop a life-long love of learning&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p>We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring our students and their future. We also offer competitive remuneration, salary packaging, parental leave, wellbeing programs and professional development.</p> <p><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian&nbsp;<a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">here.</a>&nbsp;</p> <p>Applicants wishing to work in any of&nbsp; the schools within the Diocese, either as a casual, temporary or full time employee, must be classified with the CEDP.&nbsp; If you are not already classified, you&nbsp; must complete the online registration for teachers process found on the&nbsp;<a href="https://ceo-web.parra.catholic.edu.au/ceoweb/login.htm;jsessionid=25BEC5198F21769A575BF7C05706E4F5" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">CEDP website</a>.</p> <p>CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Applicants from non-religious backgrounds are encouraged to apply, however you must be willing to support the Catholic ethos.</p> <p><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p>If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.</p> </div> </section> </div> <div> <div> <div><strong>Applications close:</strong> Thursday 28 October 2021</div> </div> </div>
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