Secondary Teaching Position - HSIE Stages 4-6, Lochinvar

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleLochinvar
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Location LOCHINVAR St Joseph's College
Vacancy TypePermanent Full Time
Description Classroom teaching and duties as directed by the School Principal. St Joseph’s College Lochinvar currently offers a Catholic co-education for students from Years 7-12 St Joseph’s College, founded in 1883 by the Sisters of St Joseph is situated 10 minutes west of Maitland and 40 minutes from Newcastle via the Hunter Expressway.
Position Requirements • an understanding of and a clear commitment to the philosophy and objectives of Catholic education
• willingness to fulfil the requirements of the Diocesan Faith Accreditation Policy
• willingness to learn about and engage with the Josephite charism and integrate this charism into all aspects of professional practice
• high level knowledge of the Stage 4-6 HSIE syllabuses
• high quality classroom teaching skills which enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve to their full potential
• thorough understanding of Standards Based Assessment, assessment processes and the importance of productive feedback
• capacity to engage a diverse range of students in learning so that they become successful independent learners
• sound understanding of pedagogy and the changing nature of learners
• proven capacity to use technology as a tool to enhance learning
• ability to adopt a range of strategies in order to provide high quality ongoing pastoral care of students
• exemplary values and attitudes appropriate to professional practice and the intellectual, physical and social development of students
• the capacity to reflect critically upon professional practice and a commitment to ongoing professional learning which reflects the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
• commitment and capacity to actively contribute to a broad range of school activities
• capacity to work as a productive member of a team
• excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills that are appropriate to engaging with students, parents and colleagues
Essential Criteria • 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
• Capacity to teach Ancient and Modern History - Stage 6
• Current NESA and Working With Children number must be recorded on application.
• Be appropriately qualified as a four year trained secondary teacher.
• 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.
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Thursday 15 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
  Patricia Hales ( 4930 7291
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Patricia Hales

By post:

St Joseph's College
New England Highway

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info A covering letter clearly addressing the criteria outlined above together with your Curriculum Vitae including the contact details as well as after hour contacts for referees should be submitted to the Principal 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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Address: PO Box 714, Newcastle, New South Wales, NSW 2300, Australia
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