Learning Support Coordinator

Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleChisholm
Location CHISHOLM St Bede's Catholic College
Vacancy TypePermanent Full Time
Description St Bede’s Catholic College is seeking a permanent full time Learning Support Coordinator to join its staff for Term 2 2021.

St Bede’s Catholic College, in the recently established suburb of Chisholm, is a new co-educational Catholic secondary school that is part of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. The College opened in 2018 and will eventually cater for 1,100 students in Years 7 to 12. In 2021 the College will have approximately 540 Year 7-10 students, with the first Year 12 cohort to graduate in 2023.

The key components that drive the development of the school are Courage, Knowledge, Community and Faith. These components align to the four domains of the College’s Strategic Plan – Catholic Formation and Mission, Learning and Teaching, Leadership, Wellbeing and Partnerships.
Position Requirements The Learning Support Coordinator works in collaboration with the school leadership team and has particular responsibility for the management of programs and processes to support students with additional needs (in consultation and collaboration with relevant school and CSO personnel).

The Learning Support Coordinator plays a vital role:

• In building partnerships between parents, students and staff and external specialists to ensure best care and education for students

• Identifying and support students with special education needs

• Working collaboratively to implement effective and targeted teaching and learning strategies within the classroom.
Essential Criteria Essential:

• Ability to articulate a clear understanding of and a personal commitment to Catholic Education and the mission of the Church through Catholic schools.

• Experience in Special Education in a Secondary School

• Qualifications in Special Education or commitment to undertake further study

• Qualifications as a four-year trained teacher

• Possess high level communication skills and interpersonal skills, including empathy and confidentiality.

• Understanding of legislation relevant to Special Education and students with disability

• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional learning

• Willingness to Comply or Compliance with the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead Policy. Category B – Accreditation to Teach (Teaching staff who do not teach Religion)

• Capacity to work collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure continual improvement within a rapidly growing school.

Applications must provide evidence of the following:

• Qualifications as a four-year trained teacher

• Current NESA Accreditation

• Paid Working With Children Check (WWCC)

• Completion of Anaphylaxis training.
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.
Applications Close Thursday 04 March, 2021
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Joanne West (joanne.west@mn.catholic.edu.au) 4088 8222
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Joanne West

By post:

Executive Assistant
St Bede's Catholic College
24A Heritage Drive

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info To apply: Please provide a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing the selection criteria along with your resume addressed to the Principal, John Murphy, via an email to Joanne West at joanne.west@mn.catholic.edu.au Applicants should nominate at least two (2) referees two of whom must be the person's current Principal and previous Supervisor. If you are not currently working in a school, please provide your previous Supervisor/Principal. Please ensure you provide out of hours contact details for your referees also, not providing these details can delay the recruitment process. Not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted. Applications close: 4th March 2021, 3:00pm
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