Religious Education Teacher

Gilroy Catholic College - Castle Hill (see more jobs from this school)


Secondary Teacher

Teaching Subject: Religious Studies / Studies of Religion

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 26 March 2023

Teachers within the Diocese are responsible to the Principal and shares in the learning and teaching of subject matters to students of the school community. Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality contemporary learning and teaching for the community they serve which is embedded in the Catholic world view. It is a collaborative ministry of witness and service and part of the evangelising mission of the Church.

<p><b>Location: </b>Gilroy Catholic College - Castle Hill</p><p>Gilroy Catholic College, Castle Hill is looking for a skilled, contemporary and passionate Secondary Religious Education Teacher to be part of our school community where every student is nurtured to achieve in all aspects of their lives. This is a full time permanent position to commence as soon as possible.&nbsp;</p> <p>At Gilroy Catholic College, we understand that every student is unique with their own individual learning needs so we provide personalised learning experiences and differentiated learning within our classrooms. Teaching and learning across all faculties encourages critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, problem solving, and independent learning. We provide experiential and enquiry-based learning opportunities enabling our students to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to succeed in a changing world.</p> <p><strong>Key focus areas</strong></p> <p>The Secondary Religious Education Teacher will fit the following criteria:</p> <p>-Ability to teach Stage 6 Studies of Religion and Years 7-10 Religious Education</p> <p>-Ability to teach another subject would be an advantage</p> <p>-Demonstrate understanding of the curriculum and the Theology by which it is underpinned, by knowing key concepts, skills, pedagogy, subject specific literacy and language and current issues pertaining to Religious Education.</p> <p>-Teachers are able to critically select each of these appropriate to each student's stage of development and challenges students to be witnesses of faith by providing them appropriate activities in formation.</p> <p>-Teachers of Religious Education plan for and implement effective learning and teaching by negotiating with students to develop individual, explicit, challenging and achievable learning goals.</p> <p>-This teacher designs conceptually coherent learning programmes using research evidence and appropriate teaching strategies.</p> <p>-Analyses and evaluates a student's learning by using a range of strategies for providing feedback in relation to the student's current and future learning.</p> <p>-Teachers of Religious Education are foremost a Witness to Faith. They are committed to the continual improvement of their teaching practice by using professional teaching standards and key educational and Church documents to evaluate regularly their professional knowledge, practice and engagement. The Religious Education teacher takes opportunities for personal professional learning and regular formation for mission.</p> <p><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> <p><strong>How to Apply</strong></p> <p>Candidates should download the position description and read the candidate information guide on how to submit applications. Please state which role you are applying for in your covering letter.</p> <p>The successful applicant will be required to undergo a working with childrens' check. For more information please contact</p>
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