Primary Teacher - St Michael's Baulkham Hills

St Michael's Primary School - Baulkham Hills

BAULKHAM HILLS, NSW


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 14 November 2021


Teachers within the Diocese are responsible to the Principal and share in the learning and teaching of subject matters to students of the school community. Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality contemporary learning and teaching for the community they serve which is embedded in the Catholic world view. It is a collaborative ministry of witness and service and part of the evangelising mission of the Church.

<div class="video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kEiwmRwZ4Ko" style="max-width:560px; width:100%; height: 315px;" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></div><p dir="ltr">As a part of the teaching team at St Michael’s Primary School, you are an instrumental part of an inclusive learning community that respects and values all within our reach. At St Michael’s, we work in teams.&nbsp; We recognise that student engagement in learning depends upon student wellbeing. We focus on developing strong relationships with our students to ensure wellbeing, maximise learning and promote student success.</p> <p dir="ltr">We believe that education enriches, empowers and prepares each student for the best future possible. At our school, teachers are highly driven, self-motivated individuals who demonstrate a passion for learning.</p> <p dir="ltr">St Michael’s Primary School is part of the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.</p> <p dir="ltr"><br><strong>About the opportunity:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Our curriculum is rich and diverse and we offer collaborative learning spaces designed to deliver personalised and student-centred education. You will work alongside a collaborative and community oriented team committed to achieving positive learning outcomes for each student. More specifically you will:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Structure lessons to meet the physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of each student, meeting them where they are at in their learning journey</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Create and maintain a safe, inclusive and challenging learning environment and implement fair and equitable behaviour management plans</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Evaluate all aspects of your teaching practice to ensure you are meeting the learning needs of each student</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Interpret and use student assessment data to diagnose barriers to learning and to challenge students to improve their performance, improving the overall academic achievement of the school community</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Effectively manage the learning cycle, including planning for learning and assessment, developing learning programs, teaching, assessing, providing feedback on student learning and reporting to parents/carers</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Engage with our school community within and beyond the classroom to enrich the educational context for students and work to promote the links between school, home and community in the social and intellectual development of your students</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span style="text-decoration: underline">This is an ongoing full-time opportunity, and commences in Term 1, 2022</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About you:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The successful applicant will be a dedicated and motivated teacher, who develops high quality teaching programmes. As well as this, the successful applicant is dedicated to supporting students to achieve academically, flourish as individuals and become life-long learners.</p> <p dir="ltr">To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the core purpose and values of CEDP along with:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Being prepared to be an active and visible participant in the dynamic life of our school.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Appropriately qualified and accredited in Primary Education, with a deep understanding of curriculum, especially in areas of literacy and numeracy.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Attainment of, or working towards/willing to commence a Religious Education certification.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Being an experienced, exemplary and creative classroom teacher.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrating an understanding of innovative, contemporary education practices that are student-centered and differentiated.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Having valuable experience in designing, implementing and assessing curriculum.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The ability to work effectively within a cooperative environment, where teamwork and flexibility are valued highly.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Developing a nurturing and positive classroom culture that promotes self-esteem, resilience and collaboration.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Establishing and maintaining open and positive relationships with students, parents, staff and the wider community.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Effectively integrating technology into a variety of Key Learning Areas to enhance learning experiences for students.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Working collaboratively with colleagues to ensure cohesion, continuity and progression in the curriculum.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Actively engaging in teacher professional learning and development and continually seeks to improve practice.</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><br><strong>Qualifications and accreditations:</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Compliance with NSW Child Protection Legislation - Working with Children Check clearance</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tertiary Qualification (minimum 4-year degree, or 75% complete)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Statements of Service</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><br>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 the future. We also offer competitive remuneration, salary packaging, parental leave, flexible work, wellbeing programs and professional development.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">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 <a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/">here.</a>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">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.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">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.&nbsp; To find out more about CEDP go to <a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/">https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</a>&nbsp; or follow us on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/catholic-education-office-parramatta/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true">LinkedIn.</a></p> <p><span><br><br><br><br></span></p>
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