Learning Support Teacher

Bethany College, Hurstville (see more jobs from this school)

HURSTVILLE, NSW


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Special Needs

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 1 November 2021



<p>We are seeking an innovative and energetic educator who is qualified to teach in our College in this temporary, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022.</p><p><b>Key Selection Criteria:</b><br /></p><p>The successful applicant will be a highly effective teacher who demonstrates the following:</p><p>Commitment to Catholic Education, a clear understanding of the vision and mission of Catholic Schools and a willingness to support the faith formation of students.</p><p>Current knowledge of the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD), its processes and obligation to schools. </p><p>Ability to work in collaboration with teachers to differentiate the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of students. </p><p>Evidence of highly developed planning, organisational and resource management. </p><p>Committed to supporting student wellbeing. </p><p>Qualifications in Special Education and/or extensive teaching experience in a specialised setting. </p><p>Experience in personalised planning for ATSI students and students with disabilities. </p><p>Ability to develop and deliver quality Life Skills programs and differentiate the curriculum to meet the needs of a diverse range of learners. </p><p>Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills. </p><p>Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively within a team environment and with the wider school community, inclusive of parents / carers. </p><p>Willingness to contribute to student learning initiatives beyond the classroom. </p><p>Working knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and the Disability Standards for Education (DSE) legislation and its implications for schools.</p><p>Exemplary classroom practice, including the application of a range of evidence-based pedagogical practices that support effective learning and academic rigour.</p><p>Facilitates the ongoing development of differentiated pedagogy and assessment which is informed by evidence-based approaches and the skilled use of data</p><p>A commitment to continual improvement of teaching and learning in at least 1 KLA by modelling differentiated pedagogy and reflective classroom practices as well as facilitating staff professional development in best practice teaching skills and content knowledge.</p><p>Highly developed interpersonal skills reflecting an ability to effectively communicate with parents, staff and students.</p><p>Collaborates with colleagues to build genuine and professional relationships and to promote shared commitment and a sense of alignment with College strategic directions.</p><p>Excellent time management, organisational and administrative skills.</p><p>Exhibit knowledge of emerging technologies and the ability to integrate these into a wide range of curriculum applications.</p><p>An innovative educator who is future-focused and has a passion for working collaboratively.</p><p>Bethany is a technology-rich school with a Newman Selective Gifted Education Program School which offers a selective class in Years 7 - 10. The ability to integrate technology into everyday learning and planning would be an advantage as is any credential in modifying curriculum to meet the needs of gifted and diverse learners from Years 7 to 12.</p> <p>Applicants are asked to submit their letter of application, curriculum vitae and append any supporting documentation or letters. </p><p>To apply, applicants must show proof of NESA and Working With Children Check accreditation and be registered to teach with Sydney Catholic Schools or be in the process of. </p><p>Please provide the name and contact details of three referees, two of whom should be your current and immediate past employer. </p><p>Email applications to <a href="mailto:principal&#64;bethanyhurstville.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">principal&#64;bethanyhurstville.catholic.edu.au</a>. </p>
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