Learning Support Teacher - Primary - Abermain

Holy Spirit Infants School - Abermain


Special Needs

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.60 FTE)

Applications Close: 18 December 2022

Holy Spirit Infants School is seeking a permanent part time (0.6FTE) Learning Support Teacher to join the team in Term 1, 2023.

Holy Spirit Infants School&nbsp;is seeking a&nbsp;permanent part time (0.6FTE) Learning Support Teacher to join the team in Term 1, 2023.<br><br>As the only Infants school in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, Holy Spirit Infants School, Abermain is proud to provide a holistic Catholic education for early learners in the Hunter Valley area.<br>Our school’s story is a special one and we have built a solid reputation for providing spiritual enrichment, quality teaching and learning, and cultural and sporting experiences within a safe, supportive and connected community.<br>We foster a faith-filled learning culture where students can grow as confident, courageous and collaborative learners.<br>We encourage curiosity and questioning through play-based learning and support students to develop social and emotional resilience, problem-solving skills and capabilities which utilise creative thinking.<br>At Holy Spirit Infants School, we provide a strong foundation to enable all students to reach their full potentia.<br><br><a href="https://diocesemn.azurewebsites.net/media/5704/position_description_-_cso_-_learning_support_teacher_-_primary.pdf" target="_blank"><strong><br><br><head3><b>POSITION DESCRIPTION</b></head3></strong></a><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 a purposeful life.<br><li>Supported by the Catholic community of which they are a vital part, teachers invite students and their families into a faith-filled educational experience<br></li><li>Teachers promote the school as a place of learning and excellence where creativity and curiosity are nurtured and students are connected with their world through deep learning and engagement<br></li><li>Teachers differentiate learning for students according to their educational needs and abilities and are responsible for the creation of effective assessment practices and quality teaching programs<br><br>Learning Support Teachers work in collaboration with the school leadership team to:<br></li><li>Support the development of inclusive learning environments<br></li><li>Manage programs and processes to support students with disability<br></li><li>Consult and collaborate with parents, colleagues, CSO personnel, and external providers<br></li><li>Build capacity of school staff in the area of Special Education<br><br>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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