Lutheran School Wagga Wagga


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 28 June 2022

Classroom Teacher (full-time, permanent/ongoing contract) Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW

<p><b>Job Summary </b></p><p>We’re looking for a Classroom Teacher who knows how to genuinely connect with students and has a passion for teaching that translates far beyond the classroom. Grow your career in a progressive and welcoming school. </p><p>The successful candidate will teach the remainder of 2022 in a Year 1 teaching team alongside a highly experienced teacher and learning assistant. In 2023 and beyond, the role may continue as a classroom role or may be a permanent, fulltime relief teaching role. </p><p>The school is committed to helping you build a career by investing in professional development related to our school priorities. Specifically, the vision is for research-based contemporary teaching and learning in a faith-based environment. We invite you to be part of this exciting journey.</p><p>You are a good fit for Lutheran school if you have the following:<br /></p><ul><li>Heart for service to making a real difference in the lives of your students</li><li>Desire to work in a school that values your ideas, unique experience and efforts</li><li>Commitment to work in a collaborative and innovative team alongside experienced teachers with a track record of achieving excellent results</li><li>Aspiration to grow your career in a school that values professional development</li></ul><p><b>About us </b></p><p>Established in 1982, Lutheran School Wagga Wagga is a Kindergarten to Year 6 double-streamed coeducational Christian school and Wagga Wagga’s longest-established primary school. Providing an outstanding education for students from all backgrounds and walks of life, Lutheran School’s community is built on a culture of relationships, which we believe is an important part of the educational experience. </p><p>Our teachers care for our students, supporting their academic pursuits and encouraging them to grow in all areas of their lives. The principles of the Lutheran Church of Australia form the foundation of our approach. </p><p><b>About the role </b></p><p>Reporting to the Deputy Principal, you will be responsible for leading each student to value and pursue excellence across all aspects of school life, incorporating a variety of age-appropriate teaching strategies to engage students in their learning. </p><p>This is your chance to:</p><ul><li>Demonstrate your professional approach to teaching and a high level of skill in classroom teaching duties including pastoral care</li><li>Develop positive working partnerships with students, parents and colleagues, and foster a supportive and effective environment for the development of the whole child</li><li>Commit to your own professional development through regular training and development opportunities and personal reflection or study</li><li>Support the development and improvement of the school’s policies and procedures</li><li>Actively support (and at times lead) the devotional and worship aspects of the school</li></ul><div><p><b>About you </b></p><p>We believe our students deserve extraordinary teaching and pastoral care so only those dedicated to being the best and bringing out the best in others need apply. While your qualifications and experience are important, we also look for the right person with the right values to fit our team. </p><p>You’ll have:</p><ul><li>Accreditation with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and knowledge of current education practice and NESA curriculum documents for key learning areas</li><li>Demonstrated professional skills that foster effective learning partnerships with students, parents and staff</li><li>Demonstrated skills in supporting the Christian ethos of the school, and some experience leading worship and devotional aspects</li><li>Demonstrated skills in analysing data, planning and implementing effective differentiated programs, and monitoring student progress to ensure high standards of learning</li><li>Demonstrated confidence, flexibility, team attitude and perseverance to work in a learning community</li></ul></div>
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Application Instructions

Applications for this position are to include: <div> </div><ol><li>A cover letter introducing yourself and outlining the reasons for applying</li><li>A resume outlining experience and qualifications as relevant to this role</li><li>Contact details for two professional referees and your congregational pastor (or equivalent)</li></ol><div>Please contact the Principal with any questions you have about the position. Your application, marked confidential, should be received by 8am, Tuesday, 28 June 2022. Interviews for shortlisted applicants will follow shortly after this date.</div><div><br /></div><div>Your application should be addressed to: </div><div>Ms Janet Moeller, Principal </div><div>Lutheran School Wagga Wagga </div><div>Tamar Drive, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 </div><div>Email: <a href="mailto:admin&#64;" rel="nofollow">admin&#64;</a></div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>Applications close: 28-06-2022 </div><div>Position commences: 18-07-2022</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div>


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