Classroom Teacher (Kindergarten) - Mother Teresa School - Harrison, ACT

Mother Teresa School (Harrison)

Harrison, ACT 


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 3 July 2022


Mother Teresa School is a child-centred Catholic learning community where student learning occurs in a climate of discovery and inquiry, and where the vibrant and innovative learning environment and facilities foster a love for learning for all members of the community.

<p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Harrison, ACT<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Part-time, Temporary&nbsp;<br><strong>Salary Range:</strong>&nbsp;$71,428 - $119,707 (based on skills and experience) (paid pro-rata for part-time appointments)<br><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;18 July, 2022<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong>&nbsp;11.55pm, Sunday 3 July, 2022</p> <p>Mother Teresa School caters for students from four years of age, where students are enrolled in our Early Learning Centre, to students in Year Six. Our school motto “do small things with great love” inspires us to care for fellow members of our school community as well as reach out into the wider community. The School prides itself on the diverse range of activities it offers students and this is due to the generosity and expertise of the staff.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br><strong>About the Role<br><br></strong>An excellent and rewarding opportunity exists for an energetic <strong>Classroom Teacher (Kindergarten)</strong> to join our committed and welcoming team. To be successful in this role, you will have a sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum, a well-developed self-awareness and the capabilities to reflection on your own performance, with an aim to continue to grow and develop as a classroom practitioner.<strong><br><br></strong></p> <p><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></p> <ul> <li>An understanding and commitment to the Church’s mission in Catholic Education and the capacity to contribute to the spiritual and community life of the school.</li> <li>Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills so as to engage positively with colleagues, students and parents.</li> <li>The capacity to be a proactive member of a professional learning community complying with the legal, administrative and professional requirements.</li> <li>Classroom practices and organisational skills that create supportive and safe environments for all students, including meeting a variety of learning needs.</li> <li>A sound knowledge of the Australian Curriculum with the ability to organise, select and design content for effective teaching and learning.</li> <li>Successful planning and implementation of Literacy and Numeracy programs, which include best-practice pedagogy such as explicit instruction, daily reviews, and integration of technology.</li> <li>A comprehensive understanding of assessment and reporting strategies and the need to provide effective and timely feedback to parents and students.<br><br></li> </ul> <p><em>Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br></em><br><em>This position is temporary in nature because the substantive occupant (the incumbent) is taking parental leave. The incumbent is entitled to return earlier to their substantive position in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009.</em><br><br><strong>Application Process</strong></p> <p>Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.</p> <p>Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the Position Description.&nbsp;</p> <p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.<br><br><em><strong>Please note:</strong>&nbsp;This position involves work in an ACT school.&nbsp; The appointment of successful applicants is subject to compliance with Public Health (ACT School or Early Childhood Education and Care Workers COVID-19 Vaccination) Emergency Direction 2021. Individuals who are appointed to a position in a ACT school are required to have either received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, or have obtained an approved medical contraindication certificate. Individuals are required to present evidence of either their vaccination status or a medical contraindication certificate to their school to be able to work in a ACT school.</em><br><br>For further information about the School please visit our <a href="http://www.motherteresa.act.edu.au/">website</a>. Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed <a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">here</a>.</p> <p><strong>Position specific queries:</strong> Please contact Carmel Maguire on 02 6241 5604 or via email <a href="mailto:carmel.maguire@cg.catholic.edu.au">carmel.maguire@cg.catholic.edu.au</a><br><br><strong>Application queries:</strong> Please contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/498798/classroom-teacher-kindergarten-mother-teresa-school-harrison-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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