Secondary Teacher Mathematics

St John XXIII Catholic School and St Mark's Catholic College - Stanhope Gardens


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Mathematics

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 17 July 2022

St John XXIII Catholic College is at the frontier of learning. Connecting and encouraging every student and staff member so that they can flourish and be the very best person they can be. St John XXIII Catholic College will proactively co-adapt, co-create and transform in ever changing local and global ecosystems.

<p><b>Location: </b>St John XXIII Catholic College (Secondary)</p><div class="video"><iframe src="" style="max-width:560px; width:100%; height: 315px;" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></div><p dir="ltr" style="text-align: center"><strong>IMAGINE...</strong>&nbsp;a school at the frontier of learning</p> <p dir="ltr" style="text-align: center"><strong>IMAGINE...</strong> a school that challenges traditional learning spaces and traditional pathways. An education that has no physical boundaries.</p> <p dir="ltr" style="text-align: center">Learning that extends way beyond classroom walls.</p> <p dir="ltr" style="text-align: center"><strong>IMAGINE...</strong> learning measured by more than the written word. A school where students’ knowledge and growth is expressed in music ensembles, choir, bands, dance, drama, musical theatre, sport, cultural immersions, technology, public speaking, faith, social justice, play, genius, passion projects and beyond.</p> <p dir="ltr">You are a learning leader and you’re ready to prove it in a large and complex setting. Your work has touched on many aspects of learning – collaboration, leadership, inspiration, adaptability, pedagogy, risk-taking and new metrics. You’re looking for an environment to bring that experience together to make a huge impact on the future of learning. You have a vocation to Catholic education, you work hard, know your stuff and deserve to be recognised and rewarded for it. You don’t need to be micromanaged because you have a big vision and are motivated to turn ideas into action. You are eager to contribute your unique talents in a collaborative effort to bring world-class learning to reality. Most importantly, you stand ready to lead in a dynamic environment where every day brings new opportunities and challenges. As important as it is to develop the strategy, your best work will come when you inspire, empower, coach and enable your team to deliver. The successful candidate will be able to do X today and be able to pivot to Y tomorrow.</p> <p dir="ltr">Our ideal candidate is someone who is both comfortable - working independently as collaboratively, who communicates easily with team members, accepts feedback and critique as tools to improve, and most of all is ready to grow into an exceptional and critical member of our leadership team.</p> <p dir="ltr">We are moving quickly, so you will need to show that you can think creatively, deliberate clearly, and move decisively. We expect your prior work and current interests to represent what you can do for our community. Most of all, we employ people who prove themselves through their vocation, and who share our ambition to imagine and create the next frontier of learning.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Key Accountabilities</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">actively live and promote the College Mission, vision and values with a focus on developing responsible Christian learners</li> <li dir="ltr">willingness to adopt a 21st Century Pedagogical approach with an emphasis on the 7Cs (Catholic Worldview; Creativity; Collaboration; Critical Thinking; Connectivity; Culture and Communication)</li> <li dir="ltr">create and maintain safe, inclusive and challenging learning environments and implement fair and equitable behaviour management strategies</li> <li dir="ltr">ensure a contemporary approach to design thinking and fabrication</li> <li dir="ltr">ensure that all undertakings are student-focused</li> <li dir="ltr">ensure there is a strong relationship between the built environment, specifically in collaborative learning spaces, the human domain, contemporary learning and teacher pedagogy</li> <li dir="ltr">ensure that learning and teaching is personalised and that digital technology and other learning tools support students</li> <li dir="ltr">regularly provide students with formative feedback as part of the learning cycle</li> <li dir="ltr">perform other duties that are assigned by the Principal</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Catholic ethos</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">Be supportive of the ethos of the Catholic Church</li> <li dir="ltr">Participate in staff liturgical and formation opportunities</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Team contribution</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">Understand and contribute to the delivery and continuous improvement of relevant strategic initiatives and operational plans</li> <li dir="ltr">Deliver and report on day-to-day performance and accountabilities to ensure effective and efficient service delivery</li> <li dir="ltr">Engage in continuous learning and contribute positively to a collaborative and respectful working environment aligned with the culture and values of St John XXIII Catholic College&nbsp;</li> <li dir="ltr">Other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or delegate.</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Key focus areas</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The Secondary Mathematics Teacher will fit the following criteria:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">Strong knowledge base of the subject’s content, how mathematics is learned, what affects students’ opportunities to learn mathematics and how the learning of mathematics can be enhanced.</li> <li dir="ltr">Make a positive difference to the learning outcomes of the students taught.</li> <li dir="ltr">Sensitive and responsive to all aspects of the context in which they teach including use of technology and other resources, teaching practices and ways in which assessment and feedback is provided to students.</li> <li dir="ltr">Commitment to the continual improvement of teaching practice and take opportunities for personal professional development.</li> <li dir="ltr">Work creatively and constructively within a range of 'communities' inside and beyond the school and set high, achievable goals for self and students.</li> <li dir="ltr">Exhibit personal approaches characterised by caring and respect for others.</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Risk and Compliance</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">Contribute and adhere to policies and processes of St Mark’s Catholic College as a learning community within the CEDP network of schools</li> <li dir="ltr">Identify and report risks and where possible propose appropriate mitigation strategies</li> </ul> <p><br><strong>The Organisation</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian <a href="">here</a>.</p>
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