EALD Teacher

Holy Spirit Primary SchoolKurri Kurri
Location KURRI KURRI Holy Spirit Primary School
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE0.47 FTE
Description The Catholic Schools Office is seeking an experienced EALD Teacher for placement in a temporary part-time capacity at Holy Spirit Primary School, Kurri Kurri.
Position Requirements • Experience in implementing effective early literacy strategies with EAL/D students from ES1 to Stage 3.


• Sound knowledge of the ESL Scales and the EAL/D Learning Progressions


• Sound knowledge of the skills and processes needed to effectively support the literacy needs of young EALD students


• Employ a range of strategies to support and motivate student learning


• Empathy with and understanding of the needs of students speaking English as an additional language or dialect


• Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively as a team to support the literacy and English language skills of EAL/D students



The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect. The Diocese is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement and the Code’s of Conduct.
Essential Criteria • be appropriately qualified as a four year trained teacher and with appropriate TESOL qualifications

• 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.

The applicant must provide evidence of the following:

• Current NESA Accreditation;

• Current Paid Working with Children Check (WWCC)number;

• Completion of Anaphylaxis training.
Desirable Criteria • Experience in teaching English as a Second Language to newly arrived students in Australia
CommencementStarts27/1/21
Finishing Date1/4/21
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Friday 15 January, 2021
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
  Paul O'Heir (paul.oheir@mn.catholic.edu.au) 4937 2165
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Paul O'Heir
paul.oheir@mn.catholic.edu.au

By post:

Principal
Holy Spirit Primary School
PO Box 223
KURRI KURRI 2327

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae should address the criteria as outlined above and include the contact details of your after hour contacts for other referees. 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.

Holy Spirit Primary School

Kurri Kurri

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