Primary Teaching Position - EAL/D, Mayfield

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St Columban's Primary SchoolMayfield
Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location MAYFIELD St Columban's Primary School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE0.7 FTE
Description Part-time Temporary EAL/D Teacher position at St Columban’s Primary School.
Position Requirements • A relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education.
• Ability to teach in the relevant curriculum area/s
• High level knowledge of the relevant key learning area/s and a proven capacity to improve student learning.
• High quality classroom teaching skills which enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve their full potential.
• Exemplary values and attitudes appropriate to professional practice and the intellectual, physical and social development of students.
• Ability to successfully implement and evaluate curriculum initiatives in accordance with curriculum and standards framework.
• Demonstrated capacity to reflect critically upon professional practice and commitment to ongoing professional learning.
• Commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities as a member of the school team.
• High level of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, parents and other teachers.
Essential Criteria • Be appropriately qualified
• Excellent classroom behaviour management skills
• Empathy with and understanding of the needs of students speaking English as an additional language or dialect
• A sound knowledge of the skills and processes needed to support the literacy needs of EAL/D students
• Employ a range of strategies to support and motivate student learning
• Experience working with students with developing language needs
• Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively as a team to support the literacy and English language skills of EAL/D students
• Sound knowledge of the ESL Scales and the EAL/D Learning Progressions
• Experience in teaching English as a Second Language to newly arrived students in Australia
• Share responsibilities in a team approach to supporting students with additional needs
• Your current NESA and Working With Children number must be recorded on your application.
• Evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied. Current references from recent employers to support the above criteria must be provided with the application. Note: To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by NESA.
Finishing Date21.12.2019
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Wednesday 14 November, 2018
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
  Jenny Crichton ( 4968 3315
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Jenny Crichton

By post:

St Columban's Primary School
PO Box 230

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae (full personal and contact details of referees) should address the criteria as outlined above. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00pm on the closing date.

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More about St Columban's Primary School
Address: Church Street, Mayfield, New South Wales, NSW 2304, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4968 3315