Secondary Leader of Learning Support - Lochinvar - 345

St Joseph's College - Lochinvar



Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 24 July 2022

St Joseph’s College is seeking a permanent full-time Leader of Learning Support to join the team in 2023.

St Joseph’s College is seeking a permanent full-time Leader of Learning Support&nbsp;to join the team on 27 January 2023.<br><br>St Joseph’s College, founded by the Sisters of St Joseph in 1883 is a co-educational secondary school providing a rich and diverse educational experience for 940 students from Years 7 to 12.<br>The College aspires to be a place of learning where students, staff and families are valued and respected for their uniqueness.<br>The community of St Joseph’s welcomes all who are ready to actively share the mission, vision, identity and life of the College.&nbsp;<br><br>Located in the stunning Hunter Valley, St Joseph’s has a blend of heritage and modern buildings which include a Chapel &amp; Heritage Centre, new Administration and Resource Centre, a purpose-built hall and associated Café &amp; Hospitality Centre, well equipped, modern Technology/Trade Centre as well as refurbished Performance and Creative Arts spaces.<br><br><br><head3><b>POSITION DESCRIPTION</b></head3><br><br>Leaders of Learning Support work in collaboration with the school’s leadership team to:<br><li>Support the development of inclusive learning environments<br></li><li>Manage programs and processes to support students with additional needs<br></li><li>Consult and collaborate with parents/carers, colleagues, CSO personnel, and external providers<br></li><li>Build capacity of school staff in the area of Special Education<br></li><li>Assist teachers with adjustments and curriculum differentiation to meet the specific learning needs of students with additional needs<br></li><li>Lead, supervise and work collaboratively with members of the Learning Support team<br><br>The work of the Leader of Learning Support should enhance access to, and participation within the school community, for students with a disability, as required by the Disability Standards for Education 2005 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.<br><br>Teachers in a Catholic school have a unique role to play and are assigned with the task of ensuring each child has the opportunity to grow both academically and spiritually and to live purposeful lives. The teacher will promote the school as a place of learning and excellence in accordance with contemporary evidence-based learning and wellbeing principles (including digital learning) and will ensure the ongoing development and implementation of pedagogical practices that impact on student learning outcomes.&nbsp; The teacher will acknowledge and agree to the requirement to work within the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.<br><br>The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect, and is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement, and the Codes of Conduct.</li>
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