Primary Coordinator - Kotara South - 399

St James' Primary School - Kotara South



Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 8 July 2022

St James’ Primary School, Kotara South is seeking a temporary fulltime Primary Coordinator to join the team for the remainder of 2022.

St James’ Primary School, Kotara South&nbsp;is seeking a temporary fulltime Primary Coordinator&nbsp;to join the team for the remainder of 2022.&nbsp; This position will teach Stage 3.<br><br>St James’ Primary School&nbsp;is a Catholic systemic school in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6.<br>With contemporary evidence-based teaching and learning, St James’ uses a collaborative and personalised approach where teachers and students work together to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment.<br>Promoting a supportive and safe learning community, St James’ focuses on providing a quality, holistic education that enables each student to reach their full potential.<br><br>The successful applicant would have the right of return to their substantive position if currently at another school within the&nbsp;Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.<br><br><br><head3><b>POSITION DESCRIPTION</b></head3><br><br>The Primary Coordinator works in collaboration with the school leadership team and colleagues to promote the school as a place of learning and excellence. As a member of the school leadership team, they are entrusted with the responsibility to assist students in making sense of their world, to make informed decisions and judgements, and to act with moral and ethical integrity. Across the school they will:<br><li>develop, implement and oversee the school’s strategic learning initiatives<br></li><li>support the monitoring and review of school improvement initiatives<br></li><li>support the monitoring and review of school compliance<br></li><li>lead, model and support the ongoing development, implementation and oversight of quality teaching programs and learning outcomes<br></li><li>model and promote contemporary and innovative pedagogical practices<br></li><li>contribute to the development of a culture of collegiality and reflective practice<br></li><li>support individuals in identifying new learning experiences to support their continued professional development<br></li><li>know their students and strive to provide engaging learning that supports student wellbeing<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>