Reading Recovery Teacher - Primary

St Oliver's Primary School - Harris Park

HARRIS PARK, NSW


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 12 December 2021


At St Oliver's, we strive to provide a Catholic education in a Christ-centred learning environment. Our values and attitudes are based on Gospel values and Catholic traditions.

<ul> <li dir="ltr">Commencing :&nbsp; 28 January, 2022</li> <li dir="ltr">Position status: Part time (0.5 allocation - ½ day Five days a week)</li> <li dir="ltr">Temporary 6 months, with potential to extend to 12 months</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">At <strong>St Oliver's</strong>, we strive to provide a Catholic education in a Christ-centred learning environment. Our values and attitudes are based on Gospel values and Catholic traditions. The staff members at our school are enthusiastic and committed to quality teaching and learning, which equips your child as a lifelong learner. They work with dedication to develop the skills and knowledge that enable the students to face new challenges with confidence and enjoyment.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>St Oliver’s Primary</strong> is part of the <strong>Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP),</strong> 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"><strong>About the opportunity:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">We are looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Reading Recovery teacher to be part of our school community and enrich the lives of our students.</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 for reading recovery students 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, and analysing the Reading Recovery student progress</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">Engage with teams within the school community to enrich the educational context for Reading Recovery students&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Supporting K-2 literacy professional learning initiatives</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About you:</strong></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">A deep understanding of contemporary pedagogical approaches for primary years learners</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Demonstrated ability to build meaningful relationships with students and support an inclusive learning environment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A demonstrated understanding of what constitutes effective, developmentally appropriate strategies in learning and teaching programs for a variety of learners</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Ability to make content meaningful to students at different levels</p> </li> </ul> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A natural aptitude and drive to work with and within a collaborative team environment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A passion for transformational education, integrated into curriculum and delivered in a faith based environment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Well-developed communication, administration and interpersonal skills</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A demonstrated passion for transforming the lives of young learners</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><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 community 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>
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