Literacy Champion (Teacher) - McAuley College, BEAUDESERT, Beaudesert

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McAuley CollegeBeaudesert
Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term:

The successful applicant will:


  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • hold current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

McAuley College is seeking a qualified and experienced teacher for the role of Literacy Champion. This position will be coupled with a part time teaching load across a combination of subject areas including English, Humanities and Religious Education. The successful applicant will work as part of a team to assist the College to improve student learning outcomes, specifically in the area of literacy. The work will involve partnering directly with teachers, co-planning and co-teaching, to improve their pedagogical practices. Knowledge and experience of the High Yield strategies, expected and effective practices are essential in this role. The applicant should be conversant with our Vision for Learning and clear processes for implementing the same. The Literacy Champion will have a reduced teaching load to provide time to work alongside teachers both in and out of the classroom. The Literacy Champion will be part of the Accelerate team, joining the Middle Leader of Learning Enhancement (Literacy and Pedagogy) and the Education Officer. McAuley College will enter its third year of operation in 2019, with students in Years 7 to 9. Establishing a new school is a privilege which requires teachers who are resilient, hardworking and flexible. We are looking for people who are creative, both in the creation, planning and delivery of a contemporary and innovative curriculum, but also in their capacity to problem solve in a school which is developing resources, policies and procedures. We are seeking teachers who will share the journey, be prepared to work collaboratively, and be excited about building our community. All applicants must have either interim or full registration with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) or be eligible for registration. The successful applicant will be required to complete a number mandatory on-line training around areas such as Student Protection and Code of Conduct prior to commencing teaching duties. Accreditation to teach Religion in a Catholic School is a distinct advantage.

McAuley College is a Brisbane Catholic Education master-planned secondary co-educational College situated in Beaudesert in the heart of the Scenic Rim.  McAuley College opened with Year 7 this year and will expand each year until our first Year 12 students graduate in 2022.  The College has a vision for learning that is contemporary and innovative, whilst also encouraging our students to be life-giving through an active social justice program and appreciation of their ecological footprint. Our College motto of BELIEVE-LEARN-SERVE are the foundational values and priorities upon which our College will grow in the Mercy tradition.

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Estimated Start Date:
 January 2018

Employment Tenure:   Full Time + Continuing

Tenure Duration (if "Fixed Term"):  

If Part Time, hours and/or days required:

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019 

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Contact Person:   Deidre Young

Contact Telephone Number:   07 5542 3000

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More about McAuley College
Address: 30 Oakland Way, Beaudesert, Queensland, QLD 4285, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 5542 3000