Religious Education Teacher - 0.6 FTE Temporary Contract (Commence Term 1, 2023)

St Patrick's College, Strathfield (see more jobs from this school)


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Religious Studies / Studies of Religion

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.60 FTE)

Applications Close: 14 February 2023

<p>The Religious Education program of St Patrick’s works in partnership with all other faculties of the College. In particular, this program works with the Spiritual Development program to ensure a holistic, human and authentically Catholic formation of students, staff and parents. As an experienced educator, you will delight providing a powerful context to enhance understanding of the nature and significance of religion. </p><p><b>Temporary part-time (0.6 FTE) contract position - commence Term 1, 2023 (by negotiation), concluding 8 December 2023.</b></p><p>You will be committed to the achievement of excellence; a strong collaborator; and, confident in effective pedagogy and classroom management. You will be someone who is committed to delivering the best possible teaching practices and learning experiences, integrated with a thorough content knowledge. </p><p>This position would suit a new or recent graduate who wishes to gain experience working in a well-supported, experienced and collegial Religious Education faculty. </p><p>To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate you satisfy all of the following selection criteria: </p><p><b>Essential criteria </b></p><ul><li>A working understanding of, and commitment to the Catholic ethos of a School in the Edmund Rice tradition. </li><li>Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours and professional boundaries that reflect child safeguarding values in practice. </li><li>Qualified to teach Religious Education (Stage 4 and Stage 5). </li><li>Commitment to excellence as a classroom practitioner. </li><li>Ability to cater to a diverse range of learning needs through differentiation of curriculum. </li></ul><p><b>How to apply </b></p><p>To express your interest in joining our highly motivated professional staff, apply via the online ‘Career Application’ available on our website <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a> </p><p>Your application should consist of: </p><p><b>1.Cover letter</b> (maximum two pages) that highlights your claim for the role and demonstrates your suitability by addressing the following two target questions: </p><p><b>(a)</b> What motivates you to want to become a teacher with St Patrick’s College, Strathfield? </p><p><b>(b)</b> How would you use your expertise to enrich the learning of our students? </p><p><b>2.Current CV</b> (maximum five pages) outlining your qualifications, experience and skills together with the contact information for three (3) referees (at least two must be from your current employer). </p><p>All applications should be addressed to The Principal (MS Word and PDF attachments are preferred). </p><p>A working understanding of, and a commitment to the Catholic ethos of a school in the Edmund Rice tradition, a valid Working with Children clearance and participation in the co-curricular program, are essential conditions of employment. </p><p>Evidence of a valid WWCC clearance and compliance with the College&#39;s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy will be required prior to employment. </p><p>St Patrick’s College is a child safe and child-centred organisation, committed to the protection of children and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. It is our commitment to ensure that each and every child and young person under our care are kept safe and free from all forms of harm and abuse. </p><p><b>Applications close 4:00 PM Tuesday 14 February 2023. </b></p><p><i>The College reserves the right to commence interviewing prior to the closing date.</i></p><p>General inquiries may be directed to the Human Resources Adviser by phoning 02 8705 9251. </p><p>The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment. </p><p><i>St Patrick’s College is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment and selection decisions are based solely on merit and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. </i></p><p><i>We are committed to reconciliation and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.</i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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