Classroom Teacher (Science / STEM) - St Francis Xavier College - Florey ACT

St Francis Xavier College (Florey)

Florey, ACT 


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: STEM , Science

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 9 January 2023


St Francis Xavier College is a coeducational Christian College in the Catholic tradition. Staff, students and parents are encouraged to see the glass as half full, and to live the truth, lead with courage and learn for life.

<p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Florey, ACT</span><br><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Temporary, part-time</span><br><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong>Salary Range:</strong>&nbsp;$72,499.00 to $121,503&nbsp; + Superannuation (based on skills and experience, paid pro-rata to part-time positions)&nbsp;</span><br><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong>Employment Term:</strong>&nbsp;Commence January 2023</span><br><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong>Closing Date:</strong>&nbsp;11.55pm,&nbsp;Monday 9 January 2023</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif">St Francis Xavier College is an exciting place to be - we are wholeheartedly committed to educating children and providing them with an educational experience where they feel valued and they belong.&nbsp;We strive to be people who see the glass as half full, not half empty. St Francis Xavier College is a place where everyone in the community is encouraged to learn, to grow and to work towards a brighter future.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong><br>About the Role</strong></span></p> <div> <p>This role is for a dedicated and dynamic teacher of Science/STEM. The position will suit a teacher who has the ability and commitment to teach Science from years 7 to 12. Knowledge and experience in teaching senior years is favourable.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Science faculty is a highly skilled, professional, creative and dynamic team who are passionate about the Science curriculum. In conjunction with teaching the course, the teacher is charged with keeping up to date with changes in the curriculum and developing new resources. Commitment to professional development is essential, as is excellent skills in the use of technology in the classroom.<br><br><em>This position is temporary in nature because the substantive occupant (the incumbent) is taking parental leave. The incumbent is entitled to return earlier to their substantive position in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009.</em></p> </div> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong>Essentia</strong><strong>l Criteria</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif">We are seeking dynamic professionals able to demonstrate:</span></p> <ul> <li>A commitment to uphold the Catholic ethos and willingness to support the Catholic tradition of St Francis Xavier College;</li> <li>Ability to maximise student learning through the delivery of high quality teaching programs, employing effective and high yielding, pedagogical practices;</li> <li>Tertiary educational qualifications in the Science area, with the ability and willingness to teach in more than one area;</li> <li>Capacity to actively employ technology seamlessly to assist in effective learning;</li> <li>Ability to implement cooperative learning strategies to increase engagement through student centred learning; and</li> <li>Active and continuous professional learning that is relevant to their area/ discipline as well as concerns and debates in the education sphere more generally.</li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><em>Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br></em></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong><br>Application Process</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif">Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.</span></p> <p>Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experiences as outline in the Position Description.</p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif">For further information about the School, please visit our school website <a href="https://sfx.act.edu.au/">here.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif">Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed <a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">here</a>.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif"><strong>Position specific queries:</strong> Please contact Jennifer Madgwick on 02 6278 9040 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:jennifer.madgwick@sfx.act.edu.au">jennifer.madgwick@sfx.act.edu.au</a></span></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/500817/classroom-teacher-science-stem-st-francis-xavier-college-florey-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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