Primary Teaching Position – Temporary position, Mayfield

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleMayfield
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location MAYFIELD St Dominic's Centre
Vacancy TypeTemporary Full Time
Description St Dominic’s is a co-educational K-10 school catering for students with a disability, inclusive of Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Moderate Cognitive Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Position Requirements • Must be practicing Catholic in accordance with the requirements of the Diocesan Faith Education Accreditation Policy – please include Priest Reference Form in application (contact Principal to request if needed).
• A relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education.
• Ability to teach in the primary curriculum area K-6.
• Applies comprehensive knowledge and understanding of curriculum assessment and reporting procedures to develop personalized plans which inform classroom programs.
• Demonstrates effective use of specialized teaching strategies to promote learning.
• Ability to develop individualized positive behavior supports and plans and respond to critical incidents using MAPA strategies
• Demonstrates capacity to utilize and embed Alternative and Augmentative communication systems to promote communications.
• 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 • A relevant understanding of the philosophy at Catholic Education.
• Applicants will need to comply with the Accreditation to Work Teach and Lead - formerly the Faith Education Accreditation (FEA) Policy 2012 and will need to work towards Accreditation at Category B – Accreditation to Teach.
• Current NESA and Working With Children number must be recorded on application.
• Be appropriately qualified as a four year trained teacher
• Qualifications in Special Education and experience teaching students with developmental disabilities.
• Evidence of completion of Anaphylaxis training certificate must be supplied. ( 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 Tuesday 15 January, 2019
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
  Veronica McLoughlin ( 4968 1295
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Veronica McLoughlin

By post:

St Dominic's Centre
76 Havelock Street

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Your application should include a covering letter, curriculum vitae and statements addressing position requirements and Priest Reference, using the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle template. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Please email applications to Principal as directed or applications and will be received until 9:00am on the closing date

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Address: PO Box 714, Newcastle, New South Wales, NSW 2300, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4979 1200