Secondary English Teacher

St Mark's Coptic Orthodox College (see more jobs from this school)


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: English

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 20 February 2023

English Stages 4 - 6 with the possibility of English Extension. Wattle Grove is 2 minutes from the M5 Heathcote Rd Exit.

<p><b>English Teaching Position</b><br /></p><p> </p><p>Due to recent growth and one of our senior staff members supporting NESA on a 12 month contract, St Marks Coptic Orthodox College has an outstanding opportunity for a gifted Senior English Teacher to join our high performance school, for an immediate start in 2023.</p><p>The St Mark&#39;s English Faculty is an exciting and passionate team to work with, with exceptional quality teaching and learning, resulting in 5 years of strong Higher School Certificate results and being featured in the Sydney Morning Herald&#39;s top 50 HSC English top performers. St Mark&#39;s College is looking for an exceptional teacher for English who is focused on making a difference in the life of students and has aspirations for professional growth.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The College is committed to enhancing the expertise of our staff, placing a strong focus on tangible and intangible student and teacher growth in an ever changing educational landscape. We are a vibrant community that values passionate and committed teachers who engage, challenge and grow their students in their Christian faith journey, personal development and academic study.</p><p>We are seeking a passionate, highly skilled English Teacher who is committed to delivering quality learning experiences for students that are engaging and meaningful; resulting in evident value added and results growth.</p><p><b>Key Responsibilities</b></p><ul><li>Deliver quality teaching and learning experiences for students that develop deep understanding through exploring the conceptual and general capabilities inherent in and across English</li><li>Build learning relationships through employing restorative practices </li><li>Display a commitment to continued professional growth through self-reflection and further learning</li><li>Have an understanding of reflective practice and constantly refine pedagogy for the delivery of quality teaching and learning</li></ul><p> </p><p><b>Additional Responsibilities </b></p><ul><li>Deliver the English curriculum in a dynamic way in the classroom, using initiative in bringing fresh and creative ideas to the curriculum </li><li>Teaching Senior English, including up to Extension 1 </li><li>Show an expertise in explicit and scaffolded learning, to help in the development skills pertinent to the English KLA </li><li>Provide students with clear and fair assessment, including the provision of regular, meaningful feedback, in a timely manner. </li><li>Preparedness to engage with the English Department’s teaching and learning framework, including safe and supportive environment, explicit and intentioned instruction, deep understanding and assessment of and for learning. </li><li>Actively drive and be part of a reading culture amongst students and members of your Faculty </li><li>A commitment to your own ongoing professional development and growth </li><li>Show initiative in the integration of ICT into the learning program </li><li>Uphold the Christian teachings of the College, encouraging students to serve others and explore Christ </li></ul><p> </p><p><b>Skills / Knowledge / Attributes </b></p><p> </p><ul><li>Experience teaching HSC English, including Extension 1 (not essential)</li><li>Experience in marking HSC English is not essential but preferred </li><li>A comprehensive knowledge of relevant subject content </li><li>Work ethic reflecting a commitment to excellence in teaching and a passion for student learning </li><li>Proven ability to effectively engage students </li><li>Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with other teachers, and work as part of a team </li><li>Excellent organisation and planning skills; must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities within strict deadlines</li></ul><p>Applicants should submit a Cover Letter addressing the key aspects of the Job advertisement, CV outlining employment history and three referees with a preference to a pastor or parish priest contact. All applicants are to submit an application to <a href="mailto:recruit&#64;" rel="nofollow">recruit&#64;</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We are excited to hear from you!<br /></p><p><b>Closing Date 20th February 2023</b>. </p><p> </p>
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<p>Applicants must be practicing Christians.  Forward Cover Letter, CV and include 3 Referrees  <a href="mailto:recruit&#64;" rel="nofollow">recruit&#64;</a> by February 20th 2023</p>


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