Secondary Teaching Position - Religion and HSIE, Hamilton

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St Francis Xavier's CollegeHamilton
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location HAMILTON St Francis Xavier's College
Vacancy TypeTemporary Full Time
Description St Francis Xavier’s College is a Year 11-12 co-educational senior school located in Hamilton.

Duties include being part of the HSIE and Religion Faculties.

Teaching duties across both Year 11 and Year 12 including:

• Ancient History;

• Studies of Religion;

• Studies in Catholic Thought;

• Other HSIE courses.

As well as supporting the Wellbeing program within the College.

This position is a Maternity leave replacement with the possibility of continuing until end of term 3 2020.
Position Requirements • Qualified HSIE secondary teacher;

• Demonstrated experience and a proven track record in delivering stage 6 HSIE (Years 11 and 12) Ancient History, other HSIE courses, Studies of Religion and Studies in Catholic Thought;

• Proven capacity to improve student learning;

• High-quality and engaging classroom-teaching skills which will enable students with a diverse range of needs to achieve their full potential;

• Exemplary values and attitudes appropriate to professional practice for the intellectual, physical and social development needs of students;

• The ability to successfully implement and evaluate curriculum initiatives in accordance with curriculum and standards framework;

• Demonstrated capacity to reflect critically upon professional practice and a 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;

• A high level of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students, parents and other teachers.
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 D – Accreditation to Teach Religion;

• 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.
Desirable Criteria An ability to teach Religious Studies would be an advantage.
Finishing Date20/12/19
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Monday 26 August, 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
  Julia Lederwasch ( 4961 2863
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Julia Lederwasch

By post:

St Francis Xavier's College
PO Box 300

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.

More about St Francis Xavier's College
Address: 286 Parkway Avenue, Hamilton, New South Wales, NSW 2303, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 2 4961 2863