Secondary HSIE (History) & Religious Education Teacher

St Patrick's College, Strathfield (see more jobs from this school)

STRATHFIELD, NSW


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: HSIE , History , Legal Studies , Religious Studies

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 28 January 2022


A tremendous opportunity for a new graduate ready to begin their career!

<p>We are seeking a suitably qualified Secondary Teacher, with a focus on History and Religious Education / Studies of Religion. As an experienced classroom practitioner or a new graduate ready to begin your career, you will delight in the complementary nature of these key learning areas, providing a powerful context to enhance understanding of the nature and significance of religion, balanced with analysing sources and evidence and sequencing major historical events.</p><p><b>Permanent full-time position - Immediate Start!</b></p><p> </p><p>You will be committed to the achievement of excellence; a strong collaborator; and, confident in effective pedagogy and classroom management. You will be committed to delivering the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences, integrated with a thorough content knowledge and mastery of the curriculum. </p><p>To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate you satisfy all of the following essential selection criteria: </p><p><b>Essential Criteria</b>: </p><ul><li>A working understanding of, and commitment to the Catholic ethos of a School in the Edmund Rice tradition. </li><li>Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours and professional boundaries that reflect child safeguarding values in practice. </li><li>Qualified to teach History and Religious Education (Stage 4 to Stage 6) including the ability to deliver the Studies of Religion I Stage 6 HSC syllabus. </li><li>Willing to teach Legal Studies. </li></ul><p><b>How to apply </b></p><p>To express your interest in joining our highly motivated professional staff, apply via the online ‘Career Application’ available on our website <a href="https://www.spc.nsw.edu.au/working-spc/" rel="nofollow">https://www.spc.nsw.edu.au/working-spc/</a> </p><p>Your application should consist of: </p><p><b>1.Cover letter</b> (maximum 2 pages) that highlights your claim for the role and demonstrates your suitability by addressing the following two target questions: </p><p>(a) What motivates you to want to become a teacher with St Patrick’s College, Strathfield? </p><p>(b) How would you use your expertise to enrich the learnings of our students? </p><p><b>2.Current CV </b>(maximum 5 pages) outlining your qualifications, experience and skills together with the contact information for three (3) referees (at least two must be from your current employer). </p><p>All applications should be addressed to The Principal (MS Word and PDF attachments are preferred). </p><p>A working understanding of, and a commitment to the Catholic ethos of a school in the Edmund Rice tradition, a valid Working with Children clearance and participation in the co-curricular program, are essential conditions of employment. </p><p>Evidence of a valid WWCC clearance and compliance with the current Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021 will be required prior to employment. </p><p>St Patrick’s College is a child safe and child-centred organisation, committed to the protection of children and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. It is our commitment to ensure that each and every child and young person under our care are kept safe and free from all forms of harm and abuse. </p><p><b>Applications close 4pm Friday 28 January 2022. </b></p><p><i>The College reserves the right to commence interviewing as applications are received. </i></p><p>General inquiries may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, Risk and Governance by phoning 02 8705 9295. </p><p>The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment. </p><p><i>St Patrick’s College is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment and selection decisions are based solely on merit and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. </i></p><p><i>We are committed to reconciliation and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.</i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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