Primary Teacher (Year 2)

Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School


Primary Teacher

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 10 April 2023

Our Lady of Lourdes Primay School, Ingham is seeking an experienced Primary Teacher (Year 2). This role is a part time (27.5 hours per week), fixed term position commencing Monday, 17 April 2023 for the duration of the 2023 teaching year.

<p>Position: Primary Teacher (Year 2)</p><p>Commencing Date: Monday, 17 April 2023</p><p>Tenure: Part Time, Fixed Term</p><p>Salary Range: $50.14 - $72.21 per hour pending experience</p><p>Closing Date: Monday, 3 April 2023 unless filled prior</p><p><b>Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School, Ingham </b>offers Prep to Year 6 in a Catholic co-educational environment. Located in Ingham in the Hinchinbrook Shire, the school was established over one hundred years ago by the Sisters of Mercy in 1915 who continued to have a strong involvement in the school for many decades. Today the school is administered by a lay principal and staff however the Mercy tradition and charism remain strong in the school’s culture and community.</p><p>Faith, Mercy, Education and Hope are the values on which the school operates today, delivering quality Catholic education that gives students the opportunity to develop to their full potential. Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School is a strong community that is proudly supported by the parish and parents. The school is IT-driven with an emphasis on embedding technology into the pedagogy. Through faith, we show mercy, growing in education and giving hope for the future.</p><p><b>About the role</b></p><p>Our Lady of Lourdes Primay School, Ingham is seeking an experienced Primary Teacher (Year 2). This role is a part time (27.5 hours per week), fixed term position commencing Monday, 17 April 2023 for the duration of the 2023 teaching year.</p><p><b>To join this vibrant school community, you&#39;ll need</b></p><ul><li>To have knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic ethos and mission of the school</li><li>To be able to work as a member of a committed team of professional teachers, dedicated to providing quality teaching and learning in partnership with the parent community</li><li>To have an understanding of contemporary pedagogy and the ability to differentiate, and provide for, a diverse range of abilities</li><li>To have an ability to collaborate and work positively as a part of a professional learning community</li><li>To have a willingness to change and develop instructional strategies to increase student growth and achievement </li></ul><p><b>Mandatory Criteria/Professional Registration/Other</b></p><ul><li>Appropriate Tertiary qualification with registration or eligibility for registration with Queensland College of Teachers</li><li>Current Driver’s Licence</li><li>Ability to travel from time to time within the Catholic Diocese of Townsville</li><li>Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner</li></ul><p><b>What we offer</b></p><ul><li>Competitive Hourly Rate $50.14 - $72.21 per hour pending experience </li><li>Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading</li><li>Access to salary packaging options to maximise employee benefits and salary </li><li>Modern facilities, equipment and resources</li><li>Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions</li><li>Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)</li><li>14 Weeks’ paid parental leave</li><li>Deferred Salary Scheme</li><li>Access to corporate health schemes</li><li>Induction processes, professional learning programs and Early Career Teacher Support</li><li>Access to Employee Assistance Program</li><li>Leadership development opportunities</li><li>Firm lifelong teacher networks</li><li>Wellbeing programs and initiatives</li></ul><p><b>Our Organisation</b></p><p>Townsville Catholic Education supports a diverse region extending from Townsville to the Burdekin and Whitsunday regions in the south, and north to Ingham and Halifax, south-west to Winton, and west to the border with the Northern Territory, encompassing Mount Isa and several small, isolated western towns and east to Palm Island. Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission. </p><p><b>How to apply</b><br /></p><p>If you have a relevant teaching qualification or you are currently working towards one, the TCE Recruitment Team are interested in hearing from you.</p><ul><li>Upload a current resume</li><li>Upload a cover letter addressing the skills, attributes and experience to support the key accountabilities of the role identified in the position description</li><li>Complete the application form including your two nominated professional referees (name, position title and email address)</li></ul><p>Please see the Position Description for more information.  <br /></p><p>Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential. <br /></p><p>Applications close 3.00pm Monday, 3 April 2023 unless filled prior.<br /></p>